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July 27, 2012, 11:16 p.m. | Op-ed — by Taras Kuzio

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Taras Kuzio

Taras Kuzio is a senior research fellow at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. His most recent book ‘Ukraine: Democratization, Corruption and the New Russian Imperialism’ (Praeger, June 2015) surveys modern Ukrainian political history from 1953 to the present. In 2013-2016, he undertook 15 visits to eastern Ukraine and the Donbas conflict zone to research his forthcoming book, "Russia’s War Against Ukraine: Nationalism, Identity and Crime." During three decades of scholarship on Ukraine, he has authored and edited 15 books, guest edited 12 special issues of academic journals and authored more than 100 think tank monographs, book chapters, and scholarly articles and published more than 1,400 articles in specialist journals and newspapers.

 WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Ukraine's sixth parliamentary election campaign begins Monday for an election on the last Sunday of October. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych seeks -- and will probably receive -- a parliamentary majority to assist his re-election for a second term in three years' time.

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