The Ukrainian presidential elections of 2010

Nat Copsey, Natalia Shapovalova

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Ukrainians went to the polls in 2010 to elect a president for the fifth time since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, electing Viktor Yanukovych with a narrow majority over Yulia Tymoshenko in the second round run-off on 7 February. This article provides a contextual introduction to the 2010 presidential election, an analysis of the campaign and the results and concludes with a discussion of post-election coalition building and what the election means for the consolidation of Ukrainian democracy and Ukraine’s European integration process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-225
Number of pages25
JournalRepresentation
Volume46
Issue number2
Early online date16 Jul 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

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Copsey, Nat ; Shapovalova, Natalia. / The Ukrainian presidential elections of 2010. In: Representation. 2010 ; Vol. 46, No. 2. pp. 211-225.
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In: Representation, Vol. 46, No. 2, 07.2010, p. 211-225.

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