KyivPost

The Economist: Walking the tightrope

Print version
Aug. 6, 2012, 3:36 p.m. | Op-ed — by Economist

It is election season in Ukraine. Parliamentary polls are scheduled for October 28th, and last week marked the official start of campaigning.
© AFP

It is election season in Ukraine. Parliamentary polls are scheduled for October 28th, and last week marked the official start of campaigning. It also brought a respite for the country's only remaining independent TV channel, TVi: tax evasion charges were formally dropped against Mykola Kniazhytsky, its director. 

Read the full story here 

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
comments powered by Disqus

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.