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Another one to watch

It’s all too
easy to get hung up on learning the new names running Kyiv’s ministries and
parliament and forget local politics altogether. But that would be a terrible
mistake and lead one to miss real reformers at the grassroots.

One local politician who caught my eye is Leonid Antonenko, a 41-year-old attorney and a member of the Kyiv Team in the Kyiv city council. Antonenko recently spent two weeks in Washington as a Denton Fellow with the Center for European Policy Analysis. In mid-October, Antonenko became an advisor to the new head of the State Property Fund.

The soft-spoken
Antonenko is a potent …read more

Source:: Atlantic Council


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