January 10, 2011
Ukraine Defying Low Expectations
Alexander Feldman, New Europe
While Ukraine still faces many challenges, 2010 was without doubt a year of progress with new President, Viktor Yanukovych, carrying out key reforms much to the surprise of his critics. Stability has returned, the economy is on the up, and foreign policy is being carefully balanced. From being an unreliable, inconsistent, unstable country Ukraine has become dependable, consistent and progressive.