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Ukraine: Public Perceptions of Economic Reform

AFTER MORE THAN THREE YEARS OF independence, Ukraine is finally moving toward economic reform. The official beginning of these reforms is associated with a speech President Leonid Kuchma gave to parliament on 11 October 1994. The bold program – aimed at creating a full-fledged market economy – depends on many factors, such as financial stabilization, privatization, and institutional and legal reforms.