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Jan 17, 2005 1:08 pm

Ukraine Follow-up

A great piece of reporting in today's New York Times, detailing the behind-the-scenes struggle between the intelligence agencies, the Interior Ministry, and the Army as Ukraine's Orange Revolution unfolded. Reporter C.J. Chivers makes a convincing case for the importance of the intelligence agencies--who, in a remarkable break of tradition, did all they could to undermine the government's position and prevent a crackdown against pro-democracy protesters in Kiev.

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