Western concerns over the recent period of time so increased investments in agriculture of Ukraine, because it is equivalent to the absorption, the Director of the strategic planning Institute in Oakland California Frederick Musso. His words led print edition.
"The West wants the Ukrainian land, and it's not just a metaphor," he said. According to the German newspaper, Musso and His colleagues in 2 reports recorded "excessive interest" Western agricultural organizations in the Ukrainian territories.
These reports, for example, show how in the last few years has increased in Ukraine, the activities of such American plants, such as the Monsanto Company, engaged in the production of genetically modified seeds, chemical company DuPont agricultural Company Cargill.
Musso emphasizes that Western firms more often in control "all aspects of the supply chain of the Ukrainian agrarian sector" - from production to export.
From His point of view, supervision of the agricultural sector is one of the determining factors in the confrontation between East and West since the cold war." in Ukraine, we see the confrontation between Russian and Western interests, " he says.
Musso stressed that some Ukrainian oligarchs have very good ties With Russia, and Eastern regions of the country traditionally maintained close trade relations With her.
"However, Western corporations act does not. They promote their desires very aggressive, " adds the expert.
Die Zeit emphasizes that " the Ukrainian fields and in truth very popular ": some where in the world is so precious and it is not economically exploitable land. For example, writes a publication within the country is located a quarter of a Chernozem soils of the planet.