Tymoshenko: Early Elections Needed To Root Out Old Guard
Yulia Tymoshenko is no stranger to political uprisings falling apart. Now she sees early elections as the only way Ukraine’s latest can survive. The face of Ukraine’s Orange Revolution a decade ago, she became prime minister before infighting sank the pro-democracy government and allowed its Russian-backed adversary to take charge. Fast forward to 2016 and a similar scenario is playing out: rulers swept to power by street protests risk squandering their chance to reshape the ex-Soviet republic.