Lutsenko Pardon is No Signal for Change
April 9, 2013 - Example Author - New Eastern Europe newsletter
The rollercoaster that is Ukrainian politics took an unexpected turn on April 7th, when President Viktor Yanukovych pardoned several opposition figures, most notably Yuriy Lutsenko. The move was welcomed by European leaders, who have repeatedly appealed for Ukraine to address the issue of selective application of justice – a key condition for the Association Agreement to be signed at the Eastern Partnership summit in November.
Jakub Parusinski, from the Kyiv Post, discusses the release of Yuriy Lutsenko.
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