The Craig Fahle Show

Ukraine's Presidential Favorite: "The Chocolate King"

Monday, May 19, 2014





Photo | Reuters

Petro Poroshenko, a pro-Western billionaire, is the front-runner of the Ukrainian presidential race. Aaron Retish joins Craig on Skype from Kazakhstan to give an update on happenings in Ukraine.

Ukranians will go to the polls May 25 to cast their vote.

"If the elections do not go off well, it shows that Kiev's government is even weaker than we had imagined."

Aaron Retish | Associate professor of History, Wayne State University

In addition, reports say Russian troops have not withdrawn from Ukraine's border as originally claimed.