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Ukraine's Orange Revolution

Author: Adrian Karatnycky, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
March/April 2005
Foreign Affairs


The electoral triumph of opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko and the victory of the Ukrainian people over their country's corrupt leadership represent a new landmark in the postcommunist history of eastern Europe, a seismic shift Westward in the geopolitics of the region. But what will come next for the new president— and the rest of the former Soviet Union?

Adrian Karatnycky is Counselor and Senior Scholar at Freedom House.

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