Policy Memos

Russia's Orange Revolution Syndrome

Policy Memo:

102

Publication Date:

06-2010

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The victory of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine’s 2010 presidential election called into question the significance of the Orange Revolution both in Ukraine and in the post-Soviet world at large. In my opinion, the Orange Revolution was more successful in Ukraine than many experts alleged. At the same time, it negatively contributed to Russia’s political development. [...]

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Professor, Department of Comparative Politics
Higher School of Economics, Moscow