Vox Populi with Oksana Markina: What do you wish for Ukraine in its next 20 years?

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Aug. 25, 2011, 9:58 p.m. | Vox Populi — by Sacha Tessier-Stall
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Tetyana Go
assistant auditor

“I want our country to develop an educational system and a system of public health. We should have a well-developed infrastructure as well. We also need to establish good relations with the European Union so that we will be considered as a democratic state.”

Vyacheslav Yush­chenko

“I want my country to achieve its aims. We are a young state, with a lot of purpose. But we should also crave well-being. I also wish to reach some higher standards so that the European Union accepts us as equals. I want our people to live no worse than other European people.”

Oksana Sklyarenko

“I wish for many things, but the most important is to have upstanding persons as heads of state.”

Serhiy Hryniv

“I want to see my country successful: without corruption, with a normal government and with a better educational system.”

Albina Volo­darska

“I want Ukraine to flourish and to live very well. I want our people to respect our country and treat it politely. And also we should not forget about our culture. I wish a little more positive emotions and health as well. And if we have it, everything will be just perfect.”
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