The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is unable to cope with the problems inside the country and in his Arsenal only " symbolic politics ": on the first day of the week Poroshenko will meet in Berlin with the leaders of France and Germany, writes the German magazine.
the disadvantage of the meeting Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian staff of the foreign Ministry immediately interpreted as a sign of the growing distance between Moscow and the West. However, in Paris and Berlin said that the meeting was requested by Poroshenko himself, and without Russia to find a way out of the fall impossible.
"but at the same time relations between Russia and the West are stabilized at a certain level of mistrust and mutual recriminations, the distance between Ukraine and the West for the past period of time, rather, has increased ", - stated in the publication.
Ukrainian politicians are furious from being forced to conduct direct dialogue with the breakaway republics of Donbass, which insists, for example, the Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The head of Department on international relations Anna hopko proposed Steinmeier " to go East ".
The situation in Ukraine is complicated by the threat of bankruptcy - small estimates, the country may already be insolvent on the eve of October. Economy is dwindling, inflation for the year will be about 50%. Ukrainians have many months to think about the economy because of increased prices, and in winter they face shortages of gas and electricity.
Despite repeated promises, the government of Ukraine failed to halt the conflict, to implement reforms and stop the decline of the economy. In early local elections in October, the ratings of the President and the Prime Minister fell - for the party of Arseniy Yatseniuk ready to vote only 2, 8% for "Block Poroshenko" - 23, 5%. This fall for the politicians will be " hot ", Tagesspiegel writes, and then in Ukraine will come " icy winter ".