Search Results for: Leshchenko

‘Oligarch-infested kleptocracy’? Ukraine’s corruption undermining democratic prospects

     

  By pumping so much money through the hands of Ukrainian officials and businessmen — often the same people — the surge in military spending has held back efforts to… Read more »

What’s ahead for Ukraine’s reform movement?

     

Can Ukraine win its war on corruption? ask Melinda Haring [Editor of the Atlantic Council’s UkraineAlert and a former Penn Kemble fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy] and Maxim… Read more »

Civil society defending Ukraine’s revolution against Ukraine’s leaders

     

As Ukraine’s oligarchic status quo re-asserts its power, the country’s international partners need to step up their support for democracy, says Sergii Leshchenko, a Ukrainian journalist and a member of… Read more »

Civil society countering Ukraine’s ‘corrupt counter-revolution’

     

In Ukraine, revolution and reform has given way to reaction, with vested interests entrenching themselves even further, notes Sergii Leshchenko, a Ukrainian journalist and a member of the Verkhovna Rada. Today,… Read more »

Ukraine about to enter a ‘more difficult and dangerous phase’

     

What is happening in Ukraine shows that if there is sufficient courage and strength in numbers, people power can make a difference, says Carnegie analyst Judy Dempsey. The sheer pressure… Read more »

Corruption overshadows Ukraine aid package

     

  “You can’t catch a big fish with a small, thin rod” said Volodymyr Groysman, the prime minister of Ukraine, when asked why not a single “big fish” has been… Read more »

Reforming Ukraine after the revolutions

     

  Sergii Leshchenko and Mustafa Nayyem [above] were two muckraking journalists who had contempt for Ukraine’s corrupt political system. So they became politicians, Joshua Yaffa writes for The New Yorker:… Read more »