"Of course this reform is pretty complicated… And it is not easy to explain the people how they will benefit from the reform in their daily life," said Vasilyev, according to Ukraine Today.

The expert boasts that there is a “huge progress in understanding the process of decentralization by people”. “I can say that there is a better flow of information which is received by Ukrainians on daily or monthly basis," he adds.

The discussion is the latest in the series of interviews with professionals on this topic, as Ukraine has been implementing a wide range of reform with decentralization efforts among top priorities.

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