Will Ukraine's election signal a new direction?

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On Sunday 31 March Ukrainians will vote in a presidential election whose outcome is likely to determine the pace of critical anti-corruption reforms that has so far underwhelmed western backers and investors. Nathan Andrews asks if these elections will herald long-awaited and much needed reforms. Five years after the Maidan revolution swept away the Yanukovich regime, Ukraine has battled rapid inflation, the annexation of its eastern Crimean peninsula by Russia and a grinding war in its industrial heartland, the Donbass, which has claimed over 12,000 lives since 2014. As the dust begins to...

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