Free and Fair? A Challenge for the EU as Georgia and Ukraine gear up for elections

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Series Details 27 September 2012
Publication Date 27/09/2012
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In an important test for democracy, Georgia and Ukraine will go to the polls for parliamentary elections on the 1st and 28th of October, respectively. The political leaders of these two Eastern Partnership countries have committed themselves to European values and principles – rhetorically. In reality, the promise of their colour revolutions is unrealised and they have shifted further towards authoritarianism, albeit following different paths in their respective post-revolution periods.

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