But the opposite is true when I hold a reception at the residence to mark the national rollout of “Youth Business Ukraine”.
I’m often accused of being too optimistic about Ukraine. Others accuse me of being too pessimistic. But it’s difficult not to be optimistic about the future when you meet some of the young entrepreneurs who are being helped by Youth Business Ukraine.
YBU is an organisation that helps young Ukrainians to start up and grow new businesses by providing a comprehensive support package of loan capital, one-to-one mentoring and training.