What matters much more than the result is the fact that Ukraine has pulled off what is widely seen as the cleanest election the post-Soviet space has ever seen, one in which the sitting president and prime minister went down in defeat.
“We can only envy how the electoral system works in Ukraine. We envy their freedom of speech,” says Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. “We envy their competitive elections without massive Putin-style falsification.
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