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Grassroots fundraising hits political campaigns

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Aug. 27, 2012 12:17
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Typically, parties in Ukraine are financed by their rich members or tycoons lurking behind them and campaigns use employed activists.
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A revolutionary idea, at least for Ukraine, seems to be taking off. It’s the notion that citizens can and should donate money and time to candidates they want to see elected.

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