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The Economist: Walking the tightrope

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Aug. 6, 2012, 3:36 p.m. | Op-ed — by Economist

It is election season in Ukraine. Parliamentary polls are scheduled for October 28th, and last week marked the official start of campaigning.
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It is election season in Ukraine. Parliamentary polls are scheduled for October 28th, and last week marked the official start of campaigning. It also brought a respite for the country's only remaining independent TV channel, TVi: tax evasion charges were formally dropped against Mykola Kniazhytsky, its director. 

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kpxoxol Aug. 7, 2012, 6:07 a.m.    

Compared to the orange mafia who ruined the Ukraine economy during their corrupt reign, mr Yanukovych is a financial genius.

No wonder the Ukraine people rose and kicked the orange menace out of power in 2009 and elected THEIR President - mr Yanukovych as the ONLY democratically elected president in the Ukraine history.

Thus fact drives the orange idiots and their diaspora cronies bonkers - they know that the orange economy policies are butt of any joke and the Ukraine people HATE the orange criminals for the hardship they brought upon the Ukraine population while trying to convert Ukraine into a banana republic for their western masters, heh, heh, heh :D

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