The “orange revolution” in the Ukraine was given quite a lot of
coverage in the western media. The truth of the matter is that this
so-called “revolution” was nothing of the kind. It was used to
facilitate the passage of power from one wing of the ex-bureaucracy to
the more openly pro-imperialist elements within the ruling elite. Goran
M. from Belgrade looks at the situation basing himself on a similar
experience in Serbia. These events are possible because there is no
clear working class alternative being presented to the masses.