Poroshenko on decentralization

Poroshenko pointedly described the Ukrainian plan as an alternative to “despotism”.

“Finally, decentralisation will become another civilisational difference from our post-Soviet neighbours,” he told reporters. “True self-government is impossible in an authoritarian state. Despotism admits neither independence of communities, nor freedom of its citizens.”

http://www.euractiv.com/sections/europes-east/russia-deeply-concerned-over-ukraines-decentralisation-plan-315963

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