Protests in Ukraine: Their Effects on Elections

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27 Dec 2013

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Recent protests in highlight long-standing divisions in the country as well as dissatisfaction with socieoeconomic issues.

In this podcast, IFES Chief of Party in Ukraine David Ennis sheds light on the current demonstrations by drawing on insight provided by two decades of IFES public opinion polls in the country, the most recent of which was conducted this fall. He also  reflects on what current demonstrations could mean for Ukraine's political prospects and how credible elections, which Ukraine has conducted in the past, are the most constructive way of resolving cleavages within societies.