The Orange Revolution: Ukraine and Russia in Today’s World

This week on the EU for You Podcast, we are continuing our discussions with IHS board member Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Moscow and in Washington DC. Today’s episode features a March 2005 panel discussion with on the Orange Revolution with Lilia and Roman Szporluk, Mykhailo Hrushevs’ky Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University, with a comment from Institute Director Irena Grudzinska Gross. Professor Szporluk situates the events in historical context while Lilia Shevtsova discusses the implications of Ukraine‚Äôs transition from imitation democracy to liberal democracy.

This event was aired on WBUR, New England’s largest radio station, on March 20, 2005. We are grateful to WBUR for making the recording available to EU for You.

Links

Lilia Shevtsova’s bio at Carnegie Moscow Center and at CEIP

Roman Szporluk’s bio at Harvard University’s Ukranian Research Institute and at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Orange Revolution, a new documentary by veteran filmmaker Steve York

Orange Winter, conceived, directed and edited by Andrei Zagdansky

After the Orange Revolution: The Nature of Post-Soviet Democracy in Ukraine and Russia, 2007 Annual University of Cambridge Stasiuk Ukrainian Lecture by Dr. Andrew Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies / University College London

Open Democracy

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