An Ostrich Reaction
By Piotr Pogorzelski, Polish Radio Correspondent in Kyiv:
Leather shoes are not the only thing that Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has in connection with an ostrich. His recent attitude is similar to that of burying his head in the sand. The Ukrainian leader has yet to respond to the possible boycott of the Euro 2012 Football Championships, as a result of the alleged abuse of the jailed former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko.
To read the full article: https://www.neweasterneurope.eu/node/310
New Eastern Europe mentioned in the Guardian:
The above text was also quoted today in the Guardian online in a text on Ukraine and the decision to boycott the Central Europe Summit in Yalta.
"Ukraine Postpones Summit after 13 EU Countries Pull Out" by Luke Harding
Read the Guardian article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/08/ukraine-postpones-summit-eu-countries