IN A SURPRISE MOVE PM MEDVEDEV MEETS WITH UKRAINE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, DEFYING KIEV
The second surprise: on March 22, Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev and head of Gazprom Alexey Miller met with Viktor Medvedchuk, who is widely considered the most ‘pro-Russian’ of all active politicians in Ukraine today, and with Yury Boiko, Ukraine presidential candidate, who positions himself as pro-Russian-speaking candidate of the south and east.
Left to right: Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller, PM Dmitry Medvedev, Yury Boiko, Viktor Medvedchuk, Moscow, 3/22/19
Here is this news as part of the 60 Minut discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUhHJDHX2Yc
Boiko, as I wrote in a previous report on Ukraine elections (see links below), is in 4th-5th position in the polls. Together with Medvedchuk, popular politicians from Dnepropetrovsk brothers Vilkul (both openly pro-Russian-language), and oligarch Levochkin, they created a new party called ‘Za Ghittia’, which in Ukrainian means ‘for life.’ Other two very prominent founding members…
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