An article by Alyona Getmanchuk, Director of the NEC, on assessment of Ukraine-US relations (July-September 2018) for the quarterly magazine ТRUMAN Index.
From July to September 2018, Ukraine has improved its relations with the EU and the USA most remarkably. Less significant was progress in Ukraine-NATO and Ukraine-China interactions. Meanwhile, relations with Russia have worsened.
Much more so than under Obama, there is a distinct impression that there are two American policies towards Ukraine: that of the US itself and that of the US President. It looks like the Ukrainian side needs to be prepared for a bit of a roller-coaster ride under a Trump presidency in relations with the US, as positive decisions and statements are replaced by negative ones.
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