Getting Worse


Ukraine’s political problems keep worsening.  The country seems to be following in Belarus’ footsteps, slowly sinking into international embarrassment.  In response, President Viktor Yanukovich is consolidating his personal power over the Armed Forces.  Meanwhile, the lack of progress on the gas issue promises a steadily growing current account deficit, with an almost inevitable hryvnia slump.  More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “Getting Worse”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (  Trial access is available.

February 20, 2012