HERE’S HOW UKRAINE’S CORRUPT ELITES ARE PROFITING FROM THE CONFLICT

Desultory Heroics

Ukraine’s newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) walks to his Presidential office after a ceremony of his oath in the Ukrainian Parliament, in Kiev, Ukraine. © STR / NurPhoto via Getty Images

By Olga Sukharevskaya

Source: New Cold War

For years, and particularly since the beginning of Russia’s military offensivein Ukraine, the United States, the European Union – and their allies – have providedKiev with $126 billion worth of aid, a number almost equal to the country’s entireGDP but Olga Sukharevskaya reports that officials and oligarchs have diverted much of the financial support sent to Kiev
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Since the beginning of Russia’s military offensivein Ukraine, the United States, the European Union – and their allies – haveprovidedKiev with $126 billion worth of aid, a number almost equal to the country’s entireGDP. Moreover, millions of Ukrainians have found refuge in the EU where they were given housing, food, work…

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