Thursday, September 13, 2012
Yanukovych humiliates political heavyweights
Yesterday president Yanukovych publicly humiliated two of Ukraine's most experienced senior cabinet ministers: First Deputy Prime Minister Valeriy Khoroshkovsky, and Economics Minister Petro Poroshenko, treating them as errant schoolboys... or much worse.
[Story here ]
Both of these immensely wealthy ministers have built up, and now run, successful multifacetted business empires - they are also both active advocates of Euro-integration.
To take them down in such a course manner was highly stupid - a time will come when he will need their support. This is the time when the two ministers wil take their revenge..
Earlier today [Wednesday] Ukraine's one remaining independent tv channel, TVi, had its foreign currency accounts frozen by the Economy Ministry.
A few hours later Poroshenko ordered then to be unblocked...