Ukrainian politics is not just irrational and devoid of logic – and why the Europeans cannot understand it, cannot then stand on one or the other side, and it’s becoming even worse now – [Ukrainian politics] has been arranged generally outside the framework of traditional politics. [—] the main problem of the current Ukraine is that it has buried its European choice in front of the eyes of Europe.
As an answer to the challenges from the USSR became the formation of a powerful middle class, development of education, guaranteeing human rights, and overcoming permitting segregation [in the West].
Powerful middle class, high standards of education, human rights, overcoming segregation etc. are the result of the Western democracy’s development throughout its centuries-old history, not the Bolshevik revolution in 1917.