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Among the national treasures of Ukraine’s state-owned companies, Ukrzaliznytsya is the crown jewel and yet a flawed diamond at the same time.

A colossal monopolist, the state’s only railroad company is constantly criticized for being inefficient, disorganized and massively corrupt.

In the middle of 2016, the government hired Wojciech Balczun, the ex-head of Polish Railways, to put Ukrzaliznytsya back onto a proper track. But only seven months later, critics say that Balczun is wasting the unique opportunities he was given, while the CEO himself shuns publicity and brushes off criticism, saying he didn’t come to Ukraine to participate in public debates.

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