The latest Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center issue brief, “Ukraine’s Parliamentary Election 2012: A Critical Moment for Democracy,” by assistant director Anna Borshchevskaya, reviews key issues in the country’s October 28 parliamentary (Verkhovna Rada) elections.
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In the context of Ukraine’s democratic backslide in the last two years, this election is critical for Ukraine. Borshchevskaya describes the political context, the public mood, and the campaign thus far, as well as this election’s implications for the West.