James Forsyth

The Ukraine’s Iron Lady

The Ukraine's Iron Lady
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With today’s news that Yulia Tymoshenko, one of the key figures in the Orange Revolution, is set to return as Prime Minister of the Ukraine, it is well worth re-reading the interview that Allister Heath did with her in May last year. What’s particularly interesting--apart from her saying that Margaret Thatcher is her role model--is the tough line that she takes on the question of Russia and her country’s energy independence.

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James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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