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Comparing Ukraine’s Maidan 2004 with Euromaidan 2014

There are more differences than similarities between the two protests, indicating a lack of continuity rather than a revival of past animosities.

Ukrainian Politics since Independence

Ukrainian Politics since Independence

Ukrainian politics will remain a struggle between old- and new-style politics, although it remains to be seen how much of the old informal politics has changed.

Ukraine: Finding a Balance Between the EU and Russia

Ukraine: Finding a Balance Between the EU and Russia

Ukraine is divided between pro-European and pro-Russian choices. The foreign policy choices that it makes over the coming months could have significance in terms of its relationship with the EU.

Ukraine’s Orange Revolution Five Years On

Ukraine’s Orange Revolution Five Years On

The story of how Yushchenko came to power with high domestic and international expectations that he largely failed to fulfill will be a fascinating area for future research by historians, political scientists and sociologists. This article provides an initial overview of the Yushchenko presidency; first considering whether it was part of a ‘second wave’ of democratic breakthroughs from 1996-2004 (the ‘first wave’ being in 1989-1991) and then analyzing three factors that facilitated the Orange Revolution.

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