In the latest novel by Serhiy Zhadan, a public relations consultant encounters the seedy underside of life in today’s Ukraine.
Somewhere in the machinery of government lurk people who want to do the right thing, given a chance.
Six months after his arrest, former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuri Lutsenko says the corruption case against him is purely political. From openDemocracy.
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