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Time Ripe for Ukraine Anti-Corruption Reforms

Ukraine’s new president, billionaire Petro Poroshenko, ran for office promising voters that he would institute reforms to end the kleptocracy seen during the regime of deposed President Viktor Yanukovych.   His election was the culmination of reform demands expressed last winter on the Maidan, a square in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, where at least 100 people died during the anti-Yanukovych protests.   “There is a huge desire and demand,” said Sarah Mendelson, an analyst at the...

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