The paper is structured as follows: after discussing the importance of the external factor in general to the attempted and successful colour revolutions authors set out to present three case studies to elucidate the role and impact of foreign influences on protest movements and political change in the post – Soviet space.
Beacháin, D. Ó., & Polese, A. (2008). American boots and Russian vodka–External factors in the colour revolutions of Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan. Totalitarismus und Demokratie, 5, 87–113.