Ep.37 - Zelensky Loses Local Elections In Ukraine. Why?

October 29, 2020
President Zelensky's party "Servant of the People" failed to curb the power of local mayors in Ukrainian local elections on October 25th. Why did this happen, what is new in Ukrainian politics, and what are the pros and cons of the Ukrainian decentralization process? We focus on these issues in our new UkraineWorld podcast with Maksym Yakovlev, The Chair of International Relations and Director of the School for Policy Analysis at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

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