Ukraine Becoming Increasingly Authoritarian, Tomas Valasek Of Center For European Reform Says

GlobeEurope reports: Ukraine becoming increasingly authoritarian, says Tomas Valasek (CER):

Many in Europe worry that the new government in Kyiv is taking Ukraine into Russia’s orbit. Others fear that the president, Viktor Yanukovich, will play Russia off against the West. Both groups miss the main change in Ukraine: the country is turning inwards and becoming increasingly authoritarian.

See also a report by Taras Kuzio at the Eurasian Daily Monitor: “Constitutionalism and the Rule of Law in Retreat in Ukraine”, here.

And BusinessWeek reports Audit claims Ukrainian officials misspent millions

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