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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Shake-Up
25 November, 2014
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The Ukrainian parliamentary elections are scheduled for October 26. Will new parties and politicians be enough to break Ukraine’s corrupt political culture?

Members of the election commission empty a ballot box at a polling station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum, bordering the Donetsk region during the presidential election. Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images

by Chris DunnettHromadske International

produced by Maxim Eristavi

What You Need to Know:

✓ Post-revolutionary parties will likely make up a substantial parliamentary majority;

✓ Several established parties are polling terribly, will fail to enter the new parliament;

✓ Many former Yanukovych allies remain in the parliament;

✓ The popularity of populist politicians is on the rise amid Russian-backed invasion in Eastern Ukraine;

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