Fictional Scenario: Eastern European Democratic Crises
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The Orange Revolution sparked a lot of political action in Eastern Europe, with disassociation from Russia being the primary issue; it must be remembered that the CIS is dominated by Russia – many want full independence while just as many want the restoration of the Soviet Union. The clash between Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovych in 2004, and then in 2006, aggravated by corruption led to the disintergration of Ukraine into West Ukraine, led by Yushchenko (capital – Odessa), and East Ukraine (capital – Kharkiv), led by Yanukovych in late 2006 divided along the line of the Dnieper. They seek to influence nearby nations, and are funded by the EU and Russia respectively, and the alliance between East Ukraine and Belarus exerts so much political pressure on Poland that it becomes a state where the President has almost supreme power. This led to the election of Zorza ‘Jupiter Kamieñ’ Adamycz as the President, and permitted her subsequent dictatorship where all art and culture was supressed as it was a threat to her reign. In many other nations, that is, Estonia, Latvia, Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro and Georgia, there were violent protests and riots, political infighting, assassination and allegations of corruption, but none leading to any consequences as bad as in Poland or Ukraine.
- Ukraine Presidential Elections 2004 - the schism begins
- Ukraine Presidential Elections 2006 - the divide widens
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