The Ukrainian Drama
William Gleason is Higher Education Project Director at the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
Most of the history of the Ukraine has been painful, even the decade following the break up of the Soviet Union has not brought the expected progress and stability to the country. Now Ukrainians are facing an ugly scandal and an embattled presidency. William Gleason explains the nature of the conflict and Ukraine's prospects for a better future.