Ukraine, Romania: Political Similarities

Transatlantic Politics finds similarities between the current political situation in Ukraine and in Romania – here and here: “The ‘orange revolution’ in Ukraine and the ‘orange elections’ in Romania are ending in very similar ways: an anti-reformist majority in the Parliament is backing the Premier and trying to impeach the President, blocking early elections and any further efforts to shake up the judicial system, to fight corruption and to further democratize the country.”

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  • […] Veronica Khokhlova writes that there also are some good articles(here and here) that point out the uncanny parallels between what is going on in Ukraine and Romania right now.  Apparently in both cases, there is a power struggle going on behind the scenes and Russia(see here for pics from Russia), with its control over so much energy resources, is the 800 pound gorilla in the room, impeding democratic reforms. […]

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