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Voltaic Democratic Union

Voltaic Democratic Union (UDV) was a political party in present-day Burkina Faso that advocated for the independence of Upper Volta from France. Soon after that goal was achieved in 1960, UDV became the only legal political party in Upper Volta and a civilian dictatorship was set up. In 1966, there was a military coup to overthrow the government, and the UDV didn't exist in the new government.

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