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This article gives an overview of liberalism in Ukraine. It is limited to liberal parties with substantial support, mainly proved by having had a representation in parliament. The sign ⇒ means a reference to another party in that scheme. For inclusion in this scheme it isn't necessary so that parties labeled themselves as a liberal party. This article discusses liberalism as a major political ideology, not the usage of the term in specific countries. ... Look up Politics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political... Classical liberalism is a political and economic philosophy. ... 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The Radical Democrats were one of the dominant forces in pre-revolutionary Russian Ukraine. Due to the splintered party system in Ukraine the timeline is limited to the post-1990 period. The position of liberalism nowadays is unclear. The Liberal Party of Ukraine (Liberalna Partia, observer LI) is a small liberal party and the Yulia Tymoshenko Electoral Bloc (Viborcyj Blok Julii Tymošenko) seems to develop into a more or less liberal party. Other small liberal parties include Liberal Democratic Party of Ukraine, Our Ukraine and Yabluko. Politics of Ukraine Politics of Ukraine Political parties in Ukraine Elections in Ukraine: President: 2004 The Liberal Party of Ukraine (Liberalna Partiya Ukrayiny) is a political party in Ukraine. ... The Liberal International is an international organization for liberal parties. ... The Yuliya Tymoshenko Electoral Bloc (Ukrainian: Виборций Блок Юлії Тимошенко, Vybortsyi Blok Yuliyi Tymoshenko) is a coalition of liberal and nationalist political parties in Ukraine. ... Politics of Ukraine Politics of Ukraine Political parties in Ukraine Elections in Ukraine: President: 2004 The Liberal Democratic Party of Ukraine (Liberalno Demokratuyčna Partija Ukrajiny) is a political party in Ukraine. ... Our Ukraine (Nasha Ukrayina) is a liberal political party in Ukraine. ... Yabluko Party logo Yabluko (Apple) is a liberal political party in Ukraine. ...

The timeline

Ukrainian Radical Democratic Party

  • 1905: Inspired by the ideas of Michailo Drahomanov, sympathisants of the Russian Constitutional Democratic Party in Ukraine formed the liberal Ukrainian Radical Democratic Party (Ukrajin'ska Radikal'no-Demokratyčna Partija)
  • 1908: The party is reorganised into the Ukrianian Progressive League(Tovarystvo Ukraijins'kych Progresystov), which became the dominant party
  • 1917: The party is renamed Ukrainian Party of Federalist Socialists (Ukrajin'ska Partija Federalistiv-Socialistiv), which was despite is name a liberal democratic party, led by Serhij Jefremov. He doesn't survive the anti-Ukrainian processes by the communist regime. In exile the party is renamed into its original name Ukrainian Radical Democratic Party (Ukrajin'ska Radikal'no-Demokratyčna Partija)

Mykhailo Petrovych Drahomanov (1841–1895, Ukrainian: ) was a famous Ukrainian economist, historian, philosopher, folklorist and public figure. ... The Constitutional Democratic Party was a Russian political party from the times of the Russian Revolution, of liberal orientation, based on the ideas of Konstantin Kavelin and Boris Chicherin. ...

Liberal leaders

  • Serhij Jefremov



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