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Ukraine’s Fight Against Corruption May Be Toughest Struggle Yeti
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June 20, 2014 7:52 PM
"Corruption is a cancer," said Ukraine's new president during his recent inaugural address, vowing to root his nation of the backdoor deals that have dogged the nation since its post-Soviet days -- and created countless oligarchs. But can this seemingly clean oligarch-turned-president really clear out such an entrenched system? VOA's Anita Powell looked into the lifestyle of the rich and former leader of the country at his luxurious pleasure palace north of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv.

Ukraine’s Fight Against Corruption May Be Toughest Struggle Yet

Published June 20, 2014

"Corruption is a cancer," said Ukraine's new president during his recent inaugural address, vowing to root his nation of the backdoor deals that have dogged the nation since its post-Soviet days -- and created countless oligarchs. But can this seemingly clean oligarch-turned-president really clear out such an entrenched system? VOA's Anita Powell looked into the lifestyle of the rich and former leader of the country at his luxurious pleasure palace north of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv.


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