This Week’s Trend: Right-wing regime came to power in Kyiv. Along with the fascist and other extremist vigilantes with which it is allied, they have gravely extinguished political rights in Ukraine. Donbas and Crimea are today governed by elected and representative governments, though conditions of life remain harsh in Donbas.
George Soros has been awarded the Order of Freedom by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for bringing down the last legitimate Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in 2014.
The International Renaissance Foundation of Ukraine, which was founded by Soros in 1989 prior to Ukraine gaining independence, has played an important role in the development of the Ukrainian state and democracy in the past 25 years, well before the Maidan events took place bit.ly/1HgEzDT,