October 26, 2012
Parliamentary elections in Ukraine haven’t finished yet, and the EU already worries about the presidential elections. The overwhelming majority of the European observers don’t expect positive results from the elections to the parliament of Ukraine. Their honesty and transparency is doubted already. Over the last year the President of Ukraine hasn’t made any visit to Europe. And the main goal of the advertised visit to Russia at the end of October was the mobilization of the electorate.
It becomes more and more difficult for the European Union and Ukraine to hide the crisis of relations. Both participants understand that none of the parties can affect honesty and transparency of the electoral process. Thus, the EU – can’t do this, and the Ukrainian authorities – don’t want to. Hence, the European Union starts to connect the overcoming of this problem with the following elections. At least, meanwhile, with the presidential ones. Although, […]