Ukraine Takes 1 Step Forward and 2 Steps Back

Kyiv Post

It’s only been six weeks since I was last in Kyiv, and yet the mood now feels completely different.

When I was last in Kyiv, posters advertising rock star Slava Vakarchuk’s Independence Day concert were everywhere and he was the talk of the town. No longer. Now former prime minister and campaigner extraordinaire Yulia Tymoshenko’s “New Course for Ukraine” billboards dot major roads as she tops the polls. 

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