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2/26/16

Ukraine: Can Ukraine Save Itself? - by Geoffrey Berlin

Two years after Ukraine’s “Maidan uprising,” the Ukrainian people’s expectations for government reform and economic progress are being betrayed.

Last week, Ukraine’s Parliament voted to declare the work of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s government to be “unsatisfactory.” It then fell short on a no-confidence vote that would have dismissed his government.

Two minority parties have now exited the governing coalition, depriving it of a majority in parliament.

In fact, this political turmoil offers Mr. Yatsenyuk an 11th-hour opportunity to salvage his country’s increasingly desperate state of affairs and get his government’s reform program back on track.

Read more: Can Ukraine Save Itself? - The Globalist

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