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Ukraine, Russia: “An Octopus of Cash and Gas Flows”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Development, Economics & Business, Environment, Governance, International Relations, Law, Politics

Ukrainiana sums up the results of Yulia Tymoshenko's recent visit to Moscow [1]: “It’s still unclear when and to what extent the current matryoshka system will be redesigned in favor of a more transparent one. The system Ukraine has today — an octopus of cash and gas flows — hinders energy efficiency, destroys the public good, and operates as an incubator for overnight fortunes.”