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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Ukraine Must Consolidate Politically After The February Second Round Elections To Address The Current Financial Crisis

When the final February results are determined for who is Ukraine's next president, it will be necessary for the winner to quickly consolidate his or her power in the Cabinet and throughout other areas of government to forge a common political mandate.

Without such a unified approach, it will be impossible to enforce crucial policy decisions needed to bring the IMF lending facility back into action, etc. Ukraine must quickly heal any post election wounded feelings and focus on moving forward as best it can. In the Parliament, no doubt there will be bitterness and divisions among those who did not win... a lot of olive branches will need to be extended.

With that in mind, here's an old Ukrainian anthem that could be dusted off and brought back into circulation with its healing message. I hereby offer you the Black Sea Orchestra's musical interpretation of an old Lennon/McCartney classic:

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