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Michael Mesquita

About Michael Mesquita

Michael Mesquita is a Senior Analyst (CIS) at West Sands Advisory Limited. Michael is involved in a longstanding project focused on investigating the intricacies of informal elite networks of power in the CIS, and how these networks exert influence. He contributes to Frontera News, a multi-channel emerging and frontier markets information company. Frontera provides informed and authoritative assessments of risk and reward to help investors better under stand business, finance, and economic conditions in global growth markets.Twitter: @mikemesquita

Resignation in Ukraine: War, Revolution, Crisis — Some Things Never Change

In Ukrainian politics, a week is an age.

The last one began with President Petro Poroshenko being roiled by accusations in the Panama Papers that he set up a secret offshore company when his troops were being decimated by pro-Russian rebels. By Sunday, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk had resigned, upending the ruling coalition. Continue reading Resignation in Ukraine: War, Revolution, Crisis — Some Things Never Change