The August survey conducted among 100 political experts named Ukrainian politicians who proved ‘most effective’ in foreign policies.
3 in 4 respondents (75 votes) favored the 5th Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, the figure that set him far ahead of another former president Leonid Kuchma who was ranked second claiming 14 votes of the poll.
Leonid Kravchyk and Volodymyr Zelensky came trailing far behind with 5 and 4 votes respectively that landed them in the 3rh and 4th place.
Viktor Yushchenko’s accomplishment in foreign policies garnered him only 2 votes.
The EU- Ukraine association deal topped the list of Ukraine’s biggest achievements on the world arena with the highest score of 45 votes. One in four experts (24 votes) passed on it to favor a free-visa agreement.
Notably, both diplomatic successes date back to the time of Petro Poroshenko’s presidency.
The survey also ranked performance of Ukraine’s foreign ministers. The score earned Pavlo Klimkin a top place with the most votes while Zelensky’ foreing minster Dmytro Kuleba appears to be underperforming boasting only 8 votes.