There is a simple agreement between Trump and Putin. Trump does not criticise Putin, the latter has done its best to make the former the US president, whom he expects to undermine NATO and lift sanctions.
Petro Poroshenko is going to run for office again in 2019. The main question is how to ensure the result? Bankova is considering options. One of them is to amend the constitution by restricting the president's powers.
In March 2017, Ukraine opened a new "front" of its struggle against Russia, this time in the legal domain. Since the stakes are very high, the Kremlin is expected to use all means to prevent the court from ruling in favour of Ukraine.
In its anticipation of 6 April, Bankova seriously expects visa liberalization to become its main election trump card. As if visa-free travel, which is, of course, an important and good thing, can be an excuse for the rest.
Denis Voronenkov's murder is yet another reminder that the antiterrorist operation area is not confined to certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. And the battlefield with Russia stretches to entire Ukraine. The West should understand this too.