] But while the gains of the orange-bedecked "chestnut
] revolution" are Ukraine's, the campaign is an American
] creation, a sophisticated and brilliantly conceived
] exercise in western branding and mass marketing that, in
] four countries in four years, has been used to try to
] salvage rigged elections and topple unsavoury regimes.
I've been trying to follow along with events in Ukraine. This is the first article I have seen that points to the US as a direct influence in the election.