Posts Tagged ‘ Yulia Tymoshenko ’

Help Ukrainians Stand Up for Western Values

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Bloomberg View Op-Eds By Vitaly Sych Dec 18, 2013 7:53 PM ET Before Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed a deal to bail out our country’s economy this week, there was excitement among Western officials and analysts about the way some businessmen who have bankrolled the president’s rise to power appeared to be distancing themselves from…


Back in the USSR The Ukraine protests aren’t about the dream of Europe, but the fear of a Belarusian nightmare.

Dec 15th, 2013 | By

BY Michael Weiss DECEMBER 13, 2013 The marriage of nationalism with supranational bureaucracy is a strange sight for most Americans to behold. Who rallies for an idea such as “Europe,” much less one embodied by an institution that from these shores seems to function like a giant, overweening Department of Motor Vehicles spanning two dozen…


As Pro-European Protests Seize Ukraine, Jewish Oligarch Victor Pinchuk Is a Bridge to the West

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law By Maria Danilova — Dec 13, 2013 One breezy evening last September, Viktor Pinchuk, Ukraine’s second-richest man, stepped onstage at the Livadia Palace in the Black Sea resort of Yalta to introduce the star speaker…


My letter to Bryan Adams

Oct 17th, 2011 | By

On September 23, 2011 I wrote the following letter to Bryan Adams with copies to Ukrainian community leaders, politicians and the Canadian media. I copy went to the Kyiv Post which was  finally published yesterday. Reader urges Bryan Adams to boycott Yanukovych Yesterday at 21:51 | William Pawlowsky Dear Bryan Adams, I am writing to…


An orange carrot called Euro-2012

Oct 14th, 2011 | By

The powers that be in Ukraine think they are entitled to hosting the Euro-2012 championships. They are not entitled; Ukraine was given a carrot for a job that was ongoing in terms of developing a democracy. Under the current regime that democracy has been floundering in many different areas.