Open Democracy: Young hopefuls in Ukraine's parliamentary election

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Oct. 5, 2012, 3:47 p.m. | Op-ed — by Roman Kabachiy

A young man in Odesa campaigning for independent candidate Kostya Usov. In a country where large, luxurious limousines abound as status symbols for the successful, using bicycles for electoral campaigning is already a sign of change in generation and style.
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Editor's Note: The following op-ed was written by Roman Kabachiy for Open Democracy, originally published here.

Young people from the civic resistance movement are trying to get elected to parliament. If they succeed, it could be the beginning of the end for the Yanukovych regime, thinks Roman Kabachiy.

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