Legitimacy of Power

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In this special topic, our contributors discuss how to give Ukraine back its butchered Constitution and to make its government legitimate in the eyes of the society. Most importantly, we discuss the ways of laying the foundation for the Third Ukrainian Republic. We consider here an entirely new system of civil freedoms and responsibilities - that is, a fresh start for Ukraine as a state. Legitimacy of government is key for such a discussion.

When Ukraine made its fateful choice in 1991, it defined itself as the legitimate successor of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, not the Ukrainian People'...


The Simple Values of Constitutionalism

Vsevolod Rechytsky ・ October 2010

By allowing a certain stylistic simplification, one could argue that organic constitutionalism is a consequence and a prerequisite of any refined capitalism. And...