Fifty-two-year-old oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskiy didn’t take the news lying down. Within hours of the parliamentary vote on March 19 he mobilized a group of armed men who barricaded themselves in UkrTransNafta’s offices in Kyiv, the Deutsche Welle reports.
“After that compromise between the politicians the threat is minimized to almost zero,” Yuriy Yakymenko, Deputy Director General and Director of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Center, said. “Both understand that it’s not in their interest to fight with one another but rather focus on the threat by separatists.” …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre