Did Capitalism Fail Ukraine?
The First Lady of Ukraine tells it straight. She also praises Hayek and Mises. Sadly, she understands how a market economy works more than many Americans.
From the Google translation of her debate:
(The translation leaves a couple of difficult phrases and unrecognizable words - for English speakers - but that last one is probably something like kleptocracy.)
From the first years of independence and a huge range omnipresent resorted to misleading populist argument that Ukraine does not need "capitalism" and should build a "strong state" with adjustable transition to social market economy ". This has created an alliance between communists, corrupt apparatchiks, directors of public enterprises, commodity traders and shadow "new Ukrainian" - everyone who was interested in creatin psevdorynkovyh relations, such a klaptykovoho capitalism.
And here is the English speaking short version from a Ukraine paper
David in Qatar