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Ukraine election: Petro Poroshenko remains unpopular in Odessa

Ethnic diversity may be why voters in Odessa reject their incumbent president in the first round of the presidential election.

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky maintains lead over Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s runoff of in presidential election.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker visited the Ukrainian sea port of Odessa to find out more as Poroshenko struggles for his political survival.