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The End of Unity

The president has pulled off another masterstroke, playing to the opposition’s weaknesses and relegating Kuchmagate to the background. KIEV, Ukraine–If Ukraine’s President Leonid Kuchma has his way, Ukraine could soon become a parliamentary republic, only the second post-Soviet republic outside the Baltics to opt for a European-style democracy. This might seem surprising from a man […]