27 Sep 2012

Free and fair? A challenge for the EU as Georgia and Ukraine gear up for elections

Hrant Kostanyan / Ievgen Vorobiov

Download Publication


With the promise of their colour revolutions unrealised, Georgians and Ukrainians go to the polls for parliamentary elections next month. In this new CEPS Commentary, Hrant Kostanyan and Ivegen Vorobiov anticipate difficult decisions for the EU if it transpires that elections in these Eastern Partnership countries were neither entirely free nor fair.

Hrant Kostanyan is an Associate Research Fellow and Ievgen Vorobiov is an intern at CEPS.