Make way for Kentucky Fried, Chicken Kiev

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Dec. 5, 2012, 11:56 a.m. | Business — by Mark Rachkevych

A partial "coming soon" advertisement by KFC is seen on Dec. 5 on Gorky Street at the newly opened Ocean Plaza mall in Kyiv next to the Lybidska metro station.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan, Mark currently is editor-at-large and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He has written bylines with the Financial Times, Bloomberg News, Associated Press, Irish Times, and Ukraine Business Insight, among other publications. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Ukraine’s signature poultry dish, the Chicken Kiev, will soon have an American-inspired competitor.

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