12:15 Jul. 24, 2016
Free trade deal with Canada may not encourage investment there
Their country is divided by a war that has killed thousands and displaced more than a million people.
And yet when polled on which is more urgent — the war against pro-Russian rebels or the war against corruption — Ukrainians say it's corruption, by a margin of more than two-to-one.
Such is the scale of disgust with what is seen as rampant thievery by many of Ukraine's ruling elite.
And the current president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has been at times a reluctant recruit to the anti-corruption campaign.
Despite that hesitancy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to Ukraine earlier this month. While there, he signed a free trade agreement with Poroshenko and pledged Canada's continuing support for the nation as it battles Russian-backed rebels. Full story