„EU Did Not Care About Ukraine“

CommentOpinion ♦ Published: March 1, 2014; 10:42 ♦ (Vindobona)

Herbert Stepic, former CEO of Raiffeisen Bank International, criticizes the EU fiercely.

„EU Did Not Care About Ukraine“ / Picture: © Flickr / St. Petersburg International Economic Forum


Stepic thinks that Ukraine did not receive support from the EU after the revolution in 2004. “The EU did absolutely not care about Ukraine. The country was entirely left up to itself.” After 2004, the oligarch system could further cement the hold on power, Stepic added. At the same time, the revolution movement had a major falling out. “However, the Ukrainians called for…