The Kyiv Post welcomes feedback about our new website and we stand ready to fix any problems users might encounter in our test phase. Contact us at: news@kyivpost.com or +38-044-591-3344. Thank you!

Share Tweet Pocket Add to Bookmarks
You're reading: Orange Revolution leader explains why he now works for Yanukovych team
Popular
on social media

In late 2004, Vladyslav Kaskiv played a major role in organizing the Orange Revolution, a popular uprising against the presidential vote rigged for Viktor Yanukovych.

Now, however, Kaskiv is working as a top official for his old nemesis, Yanukovych, the beneficiary of the 2004 rigged election that Kaskiv worked so hard to overturn.

Back then, Kaskiv headed the grassroots Pora youth movement. In the first days of the revolution, the pro-democracy group swiftly set up tents along Kyiv’s main street. Their actions inspired millions of Ukrainians. Facing mounting public pressure, the Ukrainian Supreme Court cancelled the fraudulent vote, leading to Viktor Yushchenko’s victory in a repeat election on Dec. 26, 2004.

Exclusive article

Select your subscription plan now and gain access to all exclusive content on KyivPost.com.

See All Plans
$5.95
per month
Website

Gain access to all exclusive Kyiv Post stories and opinions online.

Subscribe
$9.95
per month
Unlimited

Weekly delivery of the newspaper, unlimited access to all exclusive content on KyivPost.com.

Subscribe
Advertisement

Add comment

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.
More in this section
Attention

Add a picture
Choose file
Add a quote
Attention

Are you sure you want to delete your comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to delete all user's comments?

Attention

Are you sure you want to unapprove user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to spam user's comment?

Attention

Are you sure you want to move to trash user's comment?

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: