Topic: Psychology of Language
Presentation Type:  Symposium Proposal

PSYCHOLOGICAL PHENOMENON ON UKRAINIAN MASS ACTIONS DURING THE PRESIDENT ELECTION 2004

Dr. Lyubov Naydonova 
Institute of S&P Psychology1
Ukrainian president elections of 2004 were accompanied by mass political moves at Maydan Nezalezhnosty (Independent Square) initiated by an oppositional presidential contender V.A.Yuschenko. More than 1 000 000 Ukrainians took part in this action at one time. Some people lived in tents on the square more than 1000 hours. Political actions were in many cities and towns in Ukraine during December 2004 and January 2005. That events stimulated international interest to "Ukrainian orange revolution". What is the psychological content of the political moves? Some empirical investigation were organised by Ukrainian psychologist as independent projects to research emotional states, values transformation, personal and groups reflection of the political actions. Institute of social and political psychology studied process of mobilisation and stress in Ukrainian society for several years. Analysis of psychological phenomenon, which were before and during mass political action gives the explain of peace character of the democratic Ukrainian revolution.

Keywords: mass political action; election; revolution;;
Abstract within this symposium.
UKRAINIAN MAYDAN. PARTICIPANTSí REFLECTION, RESEARCHERSí REFLECTION, A REFLECTION FROM THE OUTER STAND
Mykhaylo Naydonov
EMOTIONAL STATES OF PARTICIPANTS OF MASS POLITICAL MOVES IN UKRAINE DURING THE PERIOD OF NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 2004
Lyubov Naydonova
TRANSFORMATION OF YOUTH VALUES BY THE EVENTS ON THE INDEPENDENCE SQUARE
Oleg Surenschikov