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Viktor Yushchenko in Orange Winter

Orange Winter

2007 NR

Filmmaker Andrei Zagdansky chronicles the tumultuous public reaction to the 2004 presidential election in Ukraine, where the state-owned media called the race for the sitting president's handpicked heir, spawning swarms of angry voters. The "Orange Revolution," as it came to be known, was the biggest mass protest in post-Soviet history and took the country's fledgling democracy to the brink of a constitutional crisis.