Ukrainian Politics

 Yatsenyuk on the Customs Union: It is Like Soviet Oligarchy Mixed With Soviet Bureaucracy

One of the Batkivschyna leaders Arseniy Yatsenyuk considers member states of the Customs Union corrupt.

Thisfollows from his commentary channel to Inter Channel onSunday.

"I realize now that there is no heaven on earthanywhere. But there is no line to join the Customs Union whereasthere is a line to join the European Union. Thus, we need to moveto the European Union, we need European standards," said Yatsenyuk.

"We do not need a corrupt government. And in EUcountries they fight corruption and put people in prison for it.Unlike the member countries of the Customs Union. This is somethinglike the Soviet oligarchy mixed with the Soviet bureaucracy," saidthe deputy.

He also expressed the view that the release ofYulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko "is the premise which wouldremove any questions to the integration of Ukraine into theEuropean Union."

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n228149