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.
Antonenko is a potent …read more
Source:: Atlantic Council