Will Ukraine’s Oligarchs Now Snatch Defeat?

written by On December 4, 2015 in 2010-2016, Uncategorized, WIIS Blog
By Elizabeth Pond

Ukraine has miraculously fought the Russian military behemoth to a standstill and fighting has ceased in the Donbas.  With Russian pressure off, Ukraine’s oligarchs are turning complacent and sliding back into corruption as usual.  The question now becomes whether they will block real reform and snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

The full article is available here.