As it became known today, the servants of the people want to make the former governor of the Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili deputy prime minister. Now Saakashvili is being actively promoted as an effective reformer. At the same time, the Ukrainian-Georgian politician is associated with the oligarch Akhmetov, whose interests he will represent.
First of all, it is worth dispelling the myth of the great reformer. During the presidency of his friend Poroshenko, Saakashvili did not show any results. In a new position, the situation is likely to be the same. Saakashvili will lobby for Akhmetov’s interests in the energy sector. New scandals with Avakov should also be expected.
We see how Akhmetov appoint his people to government posts. The Shmygal government is a government of Zelensky’s oligarchic consent with Rinat Akhmetov. The president was simply unable to fulfill his campaign promise to overcome top corruption. One should also expect new criminal schemes such as “Rotterdam+”.
What to expect in the future? As we wrote earlier, the “new faces” policy did not justify itself. Akhmetov is preparing to reanimate a number of former politicians. Following Saakashvili, we will very soon see Groysman, Lyashko, Yatsenyuk and many others.