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Last November, after Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych postponed preparations to sign the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement, a wave of antigovernment protests and civil unrest overtook Ukraine, resulting in the ouster of Yanukovych and a confrontation between Russia and Ukraine. Timothy M. Frye, Marshall Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy and Director of the Harriman Institute, led a survey on voter attitudes and has been actively writing and commenting on developments in Ukraine.


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