The new pro-EU Ukrainian administration is hoping to rejuvenate its failing economy through privatization. But first its 26-year-old head of customs is faced with the difficult task of clearing out corruption in the Black Sea port of Odessa.
Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political system.
As Russian-backed forces wreaked havoc among disorganized, often lightly armored and mostly ad-hoc Ukrainian troops, the Baltic states watched. Now NATO allies are implementing blood-stained lessons from Ukraine.
After stepping down as governor of Odessa, Georgia's ex-president is founding a new party in Ukraine. He outlines his political goals in an interview with DW.
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has resigned from his post as governor of a Ukrainian region after 18 months. The controversial pro-West reformer accuses Kyiv of not being serious about tackling corruption.
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