After a year and a half After the revolution on the Maidan reforms have been invisible and ancient forces are still strong, writes in the explanation of Frank Hofmann.
When in the Donbass atmosphere was calm, the attention returns to the requirements of the Maidan, who stood up for democratic, Pro-Western country of equal opportunities, writes Hofmann. However, according to him, the ministries and the intelligence services of Ukraine are still Authorized of the old regime.
in the end, for example, it took over a year to appoint the investigators anti-Corruption Bureau. Every week it became known about new cases of bribery, as well as among them in international projects, such as the construction of a new sarcophagus over the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. In bribery suspect even the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the journalist emphasizes the DW.
"Shockingly undemocratic" Hofmann refers the sanction list of Kiev, in Western correspondents. After a loud international protest With a punishment part of them were removed, but it doesn't changed the fact that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine monitors foreign correspondents." in Kiev is not willing to admit, because it resembles the methods of the Stasi. There is no understanding that in a democracy right and wrong ", says the German journalist.
according to his statement, there gradually grows the suspicion that the head Poroshenko, publicly spoke about the battle With the oligarchs, in reality conspires With them, most importantly With Rinat Akhmetov. The participants of the protests on the Maidan a year and a half on work in the ministries, becoming a cover for politicians of the old regime. In the end, the old system has not changed, only strengthened, says Hofmann." on this background seem almost arrogant words Poroshenko wonder that the EU helps Greece than Ukraine, " he writes.
"To really translate Ukraine on democratic rails will not do, probably, without another explosion," - says Hofmann. There are serious concerns that the new revolution will be even bloodier, taking into account the number of free weapons in the country. On the reverse side, third square has the ability to be peaceful, says the journalist: because in the change, he said, most importantly, interested citizens, young and employed in the field of culture. The European Union, According to Hofmann, it is necessary to massively Express support for them.