“There’s no word that can describe our wonderful country,” said the new president-elect of Ukraine down the long-distance line, overlooking the word “corrupt.”
This omission was understandable, given the excitement of talking to Donald Trump for the very first time.
“Words cannot describe how nice, warm and wonderful our people are,” Volodymyr Zelensky gushed. “How tasty our food is.”
It was April 21, 2019. Perogy diplomacy had begun.
“When I owned Miss Universe, they always had great people,” Trump responded, turning the subject, as always, to himself and his abiding interest in the state of development in the Slavic countries. “Ukraine was always very …read more