Literally. Anatolii Peshko, public figure, academician, Vice-President of the Academy of economic Sciences of Ukraine.
2 August, 2016 № 70 (19402)
“Mortality in Ukraine is three times higher than in any European country — 15.7 deaths per 1,000 people (according to the CIA). In addition, our country ranks second in the world in terms of mortality (after South Africa). Among the many reasons that caused a sharp negative dynamics of the population, as well as the desire of most of it to leave their Homeland and emigrate to the prosperous countries of Europe and the world, the main reason is the difficult economic situation that has developed as a result of the coming to power of a gang of scams, thieves and adventurers. And yet — the total corruption, which the authorities allegedly fighting, but from the top down continues steadily to erode the economy of our country is worse than cancer»