Tagged: Orange Revolution

Ukraine in constitutional crisis

Ukraine’s newly elected president has been unable to muster a coalition in parliament to replace the prime minister whom he defeated for the presidency.  The president’s party is trying to change the law to make coalition forming easier, which the ex-PM’s party calls a “constitutional coup d’etat.”  Ukraine expert Tammy Lynch from BU’s Institute for […]

Ukranian election results suspended

Although President Obama and others already have congratulated the winner, Ukraine’s high court has suspended the results of that country’s presidential election pending a review of the runner-up’s appeal.  Tammy Lynch, a senior fellow at BU’s Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology & Policy and an authority on Ukranian politics, says it’s a power play […]