For Poroshenko, last week started as a disaster: His offshore schemes were made public through the Panama Papers leak. The disclosure of his British Virgin Islands holding company for his Roshen confectionery came through leaks rather than any detailed public explanation from the president beforehand.
The April 3 revelations instantly reminded Ukrainians of at least three of Poroshenko’s failings in nearly two years as president:
1. He is not as honest as he pretends to be;