After the Color Has Faded from the Revolution

Five years after the Orange Revolution, neither conditions on the ground nor the popular view of those in power has changed in Western Ukraine. Outrage, it seems, has been replaced by apathy, and now the country risks tilting back eastward. This, too, seems like a predictable but nonetheless saddening outcome: “One thing I can say with certainty: There will be no repetition ofthat revolution,” Mr. Antypovych said. “People will no longer go outinto the streets for a politician. They simply will not go out. Basedon our surveys, most voters expect there to be mass falsification. Theyare already accustomed to the […]

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