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President Zelenskiy Makes Ukraine Investment Pitch in Shadow of War Zone

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy promised to create a level playing field for businesses on Tuesday as he made an investment pitch for Ukraine in the unlikely venue of Mariupol, a port city 20 km (12 miles) from a rumbling separatist conflict.A popular comedian who won a landslide election in April with no prior political experience, Zelenskiy came to office promising to end Ukraine’s war with Russian-backed forces that has killed more than 13,000 people since 2014.In a battle for the hearts and minds of those living in the eastern Donbass region, he sited his government’s first major investment conference in Mariupol, …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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