Archive for Poroshenko

Poroshenko’s inaugural speech

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on June 8, 2014 by Adrian J Ivakhiv

The inaugural speech of Ukraine’s new president, Petro Poroshenko, can be read in its entirety in English translation here.

Bojcun: Poroshenko’s sticky wicket

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on May 27, 2014 by Adrian J Ivakhiv

In “The Chocolate King Walks Onto a Sticky Wicket,” left-wing Ukraine analyst Marko Bojcun provides an excellent overview of the prospects facing post-presidential election Ukraine: deteriorating socio-economic conditions, a fragile state, chaos in the eastern provinces, and so on.

The article is well worth reading.

 

 

 

On the presidential election

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on May 27, 2014 by Adrian J Ivakhiv

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Every serious newspaper in the world announced something yesterday about the winner of Sunday’s Ukrainian presidential election, Petro Poroshenko.

Canadian journalist (and Liberal Party politician) Chrystia Freeland’s piece in the center-left Toronto Star encompassed more of the meaning of the election for Ukrainians than most other reports. Read more »

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