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You're reading: Ukraine rings in 2014 balancing on brink of national economic abyss

Those choices were driven by a hatred of entrepreneurs, fetishism towards large industries and tolerance toward monopolies, and spiced with a deep-rooted belief in the government’s omnipotence.
Many also chose to support gangsters guided by the logic of “well, he is a thief, but it’s ok, provided that he shares with us.”

So, what do we have as a result?

The economy is in decline, the treasury is empty, and hard currency reserves are fast depleting. Meanwhile the country is being offered for sale to the highest bidder as Donald Tusk, the Polish president, has put it.

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