Cooler Heads Address the Ukraine Question

21 November 2019 — Asia Times

The Ukrainian president seems to be eyeing improved ties with Moscow

By M.K. Bhadrakumar

The relationship of the famous Ukrainian oligarch and billionaire Ihor Valeriyovych Kolomoyskyi with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky lends itself to various interpretations. Both Kolomoyskyi and Zelensky (rather, his spokeswoman Iuliia Mendel) are in denial mode about their past business association, but the impression lingers that the oligarch has been the kingmaker.

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