Some question whether rival is also shackled by old system that reasserted itself despite hopes of Maidan revolution

When Petro Poroshenko won Ukraine’s presidential election five years ago, it was with the campaign slogan: “Live in a new way!”

Ukrainians voted for him in the hope he would make real the hopes and desires of all those who had poured into the streets for the Maidan revolution and forced the country’s corrupt kleptocratic president Viktor Yanukovych to flee.

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