Financial Times: Ukraine is losing friends fast

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Oct. 20, 2011, 7:16 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Roman Olearchyk

Viktor Yanukovych

Roman Olearchyk

Kyiv Post Staff Writer

Roman Olearchyk writes:"Ukraine, ruled with an iron fist by president Viktor Yanukovych and his oligarch backers, seems to be getting on everyone’s bad side of late."
According to the report, in addition to irritating the EU through the alleged political persecution of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, investors and credit rating agencies are also down on President Yanukovych-run Ukraine.
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