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The post-communist transit of Ukraine and Russia: the politico-cultural aspect


The peculiarities of political, regimal and electoral evolutions of the post-Soviet Ukraine and Russia are considered in the comparative context.

The specific development trajectories during the post-socialistic period in the mentioned countries are singled out. Authors define original and general characteristics in the democratic transition process of the two post-Soviet countries.

Article suggests forecasting remarks concerning possible political and regimal development of Ukraine and Poland. The democratization is defined as a leading tendency for the world and Ukrainian political process.

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