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A nation must think before it acts.
On June 15, Ukraine’s presidential race officially began when former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko straightened her blond locks, donned hipster glasses and outlined a manifesto to revive Ukraine’s economy in a 2 ½-hour-long speech in Kiev.
Three days later, current President Petro Poroshenko launched his own reelection bid with an op-ed in The Post taking credit for just about every major anti-corruption reform since 2014. With Ukraine on the explosive front line of a deepening confrontation between Putin’s Russia and the West, this election, slated for spring 2019, matters.