Opinion

Volodymyr Zelensky's appeal lies in his service to Ukrainians above all else

By Ajnesh Prasad
March 4 2022 - 6:16am
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the Ukrainian people from Kyiv on February 28. Picture: Getty Images

To gain popular appeal among voters, political elites routinely cast themselves in the role of a servant leader - that is, someone who sets aside self-interest in favour of serving others. For the servant leader, the office they occupy is not intended to capture and maintain power, but rather to advance the interests of the constituents they serve.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.