Ukraine's Orange Revolution, NGOs and the Role of the West*

@article{Wilson2006UkrainesOR,
  title={Ukraine's Orange Revolution, NGOs and the Role of the West*},
  author={Andrew Wilson},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  year={2006},
  volume={19},
  pages={21 - 32}
}
  • Andrew Wilson
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Political Science
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
This article examines the role of Western support for domestic non-governmental organisations during the 2004 Ukrainian election and the Orange Revolution. It critically assesses the thesis that Western support and the groups who received Western money were overly biased towards a particular candidate, namely Viktor Yushchenko. 
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