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Rose, Orange and Tulip: The failed post-Soviet revolutions

Author: Theodor Tudoriou

In: Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Vol 40, No 2 (Sept), 2007, pp. 315-342

Argues that civil society (despite its role in the opposition ) was too weak in these cases to achieve basic change, and that the democratic revolutions ‘proved to be little more than a limited rotation of ruling elites within undemocratic political systems’.