Language barriers exist between Ukraine’s top two officials, in violation of the law.
Well, who gives a vuzeli about the laws and the languages anyway?
President Yanukovych [informal Russian]: Well, I’ll be addressing you...in the Ukrainian language. [switches to formal Ukrainian] Mykola Yanukovych [name, patronymic], I would like to hear you out...on the current situation — on issues of relevance.
Not quite as dramatic as Tymoshenko’s “everything’s gone” leak, but still didactic.
Keep them coming, guys!
Watch another snippet of the conversation.
Azarov gloats over the drought in Russia, which, he says, bodes well for Ukraine’s agricultural exports.
Which actually means the grain traders and VAT rebate folks will line their pockets, leaving the farmers with nickels and dimes.
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