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Title Aspects of the Orange Revolution. II, Information and manipulation strategies in the 2004 Ukrainian Presidential Elections / edited by Bohdan Harasymiw ; in collaboration with Oleh S. Ilnytzkyi
Published Information and manipulation strategies in the 2004 Ukrainian Presidential Elections
Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, 2014
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Series Soviet and post-soviet politics and society
Soviet and post-Soviet politics and society.
Contents Contributors; Introduction; Elections in Post-Communist Ukraine, 1994-2004; Breaking Through the Information Blockade; The View from Russia; Extreme Rhetoric in the 2004 Presidential Campaign; The Language of the Presidential Election Campaign in Ukraine; Image Myths in the 2004 Ukrainian Presidential Election Campaign; The Comparative Failure of Machine Politics, Administrative Resources and Fraud
Summary In Ukraine's presidential elections of 2004, the establishment candidate Viktor Yanukovych had the advantages of a solid regional base, access to administrative resources, dominance in the media, help by Russian spin-doctors, and support of Moscow. Yet the winner was the pro-Western challenger, Viktor Yushchenko. How did Ukrainian voters break through the barrage of propaganda so as to deliver their ultimate verdict? Was the divide between Eastern and Western Ukraine fact or PR fiction? In this volume, scholars from two continents examine various aspects of the elections that turned into the O
Subject Presidents -- Ukraine -- Election -- 2004.
Ukraine -- History -- Orange Revolution, 2004.
Ukraine -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Harasymiw, Bohdan, editor
Ilnytzkyi, Oleh S., editor
ISBN 3838256999 (electronic bk.)
9783838256993 (electronic bk.)