New statistical data and the formation of a new government in Kyiv offered a small dose of optimism. True, new Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman is part of the old system, and we have our reservations about calling him a “reformer.” Yet, the Cabinet’s initial moves are moves in the right direction, though the reasons for the careerist Groysman’s initiatives are open to speculation. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “Timid Signs of Recovery”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.