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Ukraine’s new government will hurt the president’s ratings

Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who became prime minister of Ukraine immediately after Euromaidan revolutionaries took power in late February 2014, had the herculean task of undertaking unpopular reforms after he inherited a bankrupt country from kleptocrat President Viktor Yanukovych. This was made doubly worse by Russia’s undeclared war that destroyed a fifth of Ukraine’s industrial capacity. Nevertheless,… Read article ›