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Neither ‘Orange’ nor ‘Grand’ coalition government solution for workers Rob Jones, CWI, Moscow The result of the elections to Ukrainian’s Supreme Rada (parliament), now that all the votes are counted, shows that the main parties...

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No party represents interests of working class CIS CWI statement The following is a slightly abridged version of a CWI statement on the Ukraine parliamentary elections, which will be held this coming weekend. The statement...

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A year ago, twelve months after former Georgian president Eduard Shevardnaze was overthrown in the so-called ‘rose revolution’, Victor Yushenko came to power as the president of Ukraine after the ‘orange revolution’. Rob Jones, CWI...

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Victors of last December’s inter-elite struggle in spectacular fall out Vitalii Gorenko, Kiev, and Rob Jones, Moscow The recent fall of the Ukraine government, amid accusations and counter-accusations of corruption between supporters of President Victor...

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An eyewitness account Last November/December, huge opposition protests took place in Ukraine against the official results of the country’s second round presidential elections. The so-called ‘Orange Revolution’ was led by Victor Yushchenko, the pro-Western presidential...

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The working masses need their own alternative Rob Jones, Socialist Resistance (CWI) in Moscow, 28 November 2004 The results of the second round of voting in Ukraine’s Presidential election have dragged the country into a...

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Right wing politicians and imperialist powers stir up ethnic tensions. A fierce power struggle between different factions of the Ukrainian ruling class – using the masses as pawns – threatens to slide the country into...

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