Ukraine: free elections, kamikaze president
Why has Our Ukraine fared badly when its honorary chairman is Ukraine`s president, swept into office by people power? The answer is that Yushchenko is a "kamikaze" president.
Ukraine and the second cold war
The Second Cold War has already begun. If forced to be perfectly frank, every diplomat, spy or banker from Boston to Baku would acknowledge this.
After vote, Ukraine faces uncertainty over coalition
Ukraine was in political gridlock on Monday as the parties that led in parliamentary elections jockeyed for advantage to appoint a newly empowered prime minister and government under President Viktor A. Yushchenko.
Revolution is reversed with a little spin from the west
It is ironic enough that Mr Yanukovych`s pro-Russian Party of the Regions won a third of the seats in parliament with the sort campaign that the Orange Revolution leaders ...
Yushchenko supporters see hopes of a new dawn crushed in Ukraine
Fifteen months after the orange revolution brought President Viktor Yushchenko to power on a wave of street protests, the ideals of that people-power uprising are under threat...
Yanukovich on verge of remarkable political comeback
When Viktor Yanukovich`s bid for Ukraine`s presidency was stopped by the Orange Revolution, he was widely written off as a spent political force. But the big man of eastern Ukraine is back...
Faded orange: why the hero of Kyiv faces peril at the polls
For Yushchenko, the polls are a crucial test of his efforts to build a stable democracy and open economy, to counter Russian influence by promoting ties with the west, and to ease the country`s...
I only know who won`t be the prime minister - Yushchenko
The political majority will probably be formed with the positions of three political forces taken into consideration. Some other may decide to join the coalition...
Ukraine`s Future in the Balance
Ahead of crucial parliamentary elections in Ukraine, JID`s regional correspondent reviews the implications of a new electoral law and assesses the extent to which the poll will determine the country`s future orientation.