Presidential activism and government termination in dual-executive Ukraine

  title={Presidential activism and government termination in dual-executive Ukraine},
  author={Serhiy Kudelia},
  journal={Post-Soviet Affairs},
  pages={246 - 261}
  • Serhiy Kudelia
  • Published 4 May 2018
  • Political Science
  • Post-Soviet Affairs
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