Ukrainians will choose a new president on May 25, Leon Aron, American Enterprise Institute Director of Russian Studies explained. After the vote, it will be more difficult for Russian President Vladimir Putin to claim that Ukraine is without a legitimate government and in need of Russian stabilization. Will Putin act before this approaching 'deadline?'

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