This is to let you know that the current acting Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Andrii Deshchytsia (appointed on February 27, 2014), is a TCDS alumnus. He participated in the Democracy and Diversity Institute in Krakow twice (!), in 1992 and 1993, and then was accepted for study at the University of Alberta, where he got his MA in political science. His first post (1996) was as First Secretary (and Press Secretary) of the Embassy of Ukraine to the Republic of Poland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrii_Deshchytsia) . He accompanied the Ukrainian Prime Minister Andriy Yatsenyuk during his recent visits to the White House and to UN Headquarters in New York, where they met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the situation in Crimea.