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CANVASING SUPPORT: Kiev's Independence Square hosts protesters once again, but of a different hue

Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko may have overcome Russian political interference and dioxin poisoning to triumph during the 2004 orange revolution, but he's now at risk of losing his hold on power. On April 2, Yushchenko ordered the dissolution of Ukraine's single-chamber parliament, the Rada, to make way for early elections in late May. In response, the Rada, which is dominated by his opponents, declared the order unconstitutional, blocked funding for the new election, voted to replace the current election commission with the one that was fired for rigging the 2004 election, and referred the crisis to the Constitutional Court....

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