WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.Earlier this year, Ukraine elected a comedian as its new president, kicking off a wave of reform that swept the country. Just as Ukrainians felt as though they finally had a chance at ending corruption in their country, they found themselves embroiled in a corruption scandal here in the United States.
NPR’s Gregory Warner of the podcast Rough Translation joins the NPR Politics Podcast to share his reporting from Ukraine. He shares the story of one newly elected parliamentarian as he races to fix a broken system before time runs out.
Listen to Part 1 and Part 2 of Rough Translation’s mini series on Ukraine.
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