Leonid Kozhara - Foreign Policy Advisor to the Ukrainian President
Tim Franks speaks to Leonid Kozhara, foreign policy advisor to the Ukrainian president. With some of the government's critics in jail, has Ukraine turned its back on the EU?
Tim Franks speaks to Leonid Kozhara, the man who advises the Ukrainian president on foreign policy.
Ukraine's just held parliamentary elections. A cause for celebration, and the flowering of democracy in a former Soviet republic? Not if you read the reports of international election monitors or hear the comments of the world's top diplomats. So eight years after the Orange Revolution, with some of the government's leading critics serving long sentences in jail, has Ukraine made its choice? Is it in effect turning its back on the offer of membership of the EU, the club of Europe?