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Deputies do not pertain to the “bribe case”

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 18:00

Deputies do not pertain to the “bribe case”

Three persons detained in connection with the case of incitement to giving a bribe to the top management of government of Ukraine have no connection with the deputies of Verhovna Rada, whose last names were named in press, the chairman of security Service of Ukraine Alexander Turchinov declared on a press-conference, "Obkom" reported.

We remind that different news agencies reported about detention of helpers of the deputies Grigory Omelchenko, Mikhail Potebenko and Andrey Shkil in connection with this case.

Turchinov told Security Service had detained three persons suspected in organization of criminal group which was engaged in incitement to give bribes.

According to Turchinov, offenders cozened businessmen with the help of counterfeit certifications, promising them to influence the decisions of Cabinet  for a certain sum of money. Thus they asked an advance.

Offenders worked in fictitious waiting rooms, imitated phone calls to high public servants, but called to themselves.

Security service, according to him, is now interested in a question, who offered businessmen the services of this group.

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New faces in the “bribe case”

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 17:15

New faces in the “bribe case”

The PM of Ukraine Andrey Shkil confirms information that his assistant appears among detained in connection with the case of incitement to giving a bribe to the top management of government of Ukraine brought by General Office of Public Prosecutor.

Mr. Shkil could not specify whether an action was brought against his assistant. According to the deputy, his assistant appears as a witness for the present moment. "The investigation should examine the situation at first, and only then the turn of a court will come", – the deputy said, MIGnews.com.ua reported.

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Chervonenko has got into an accident

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 16:44

Chervonenko has got into an accident

At set-off from the parking of Ministry of transport of Ukraine the driver of the car of the minister of transport Eugen Chervonenko rudely broke rules, created an emergency situation, and got into an accident.

A car "Skoda" ran into a fender of the ministerial jeep "BMW", "Obosrevatel" reported.

Both cars are damaged badly. According to "Obosrevatel", the minister has not suffered.

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NTN: freedom, truth to the people. ForUm’s photo report.

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 16:20

NTN: freedom, truth to the people. ForUm’s photo report.

Today representatives of the broadcasting company NTN and their supporters picket building of State Secretariat of President and General Office of Public Prosecutor. We represent the photos from the places of events.

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Litvin: Tomenko agreed to be the “advocate” of the TV channel NTN

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 15:38

Litvin: Tomenko agreed to be the “advocate” of the TV channel NTN

Chairman of Verhovna Rada of Ukraine Vladimir Litvin considers it necessary to solve the problem around the TV channel NTN and enable the collective to work normally.

The speaker underlined that, as far as he knows, the vice-premier charged with humanitarian and social questions Nickolay Tomenko "agreed to advocate NTN" . "And if he gets down to business, the question will be decided in behalf on the collective", – Litvin said, "Interfax-Ukraine" reported.

To quarrel with mass medias is as good as "to fall asleep near a precipice – it is possible to turn over in sleep and appear on the floor of a precipice", he marked also.

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Racist leaflets are distributed in Kiev

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 14:40

Racist leaflets are distributed in Kiev

Since last weekend strange leaflets began to appear in the most popular places of Kiev, central streets and carriages of underground, "Gazeta po-kievsky" writes.

They say that only 8% of "white people" left on the earth. A few internet addresses were offered to those who became interested. In particular: creativityruthenia.org, bhukraine.org, unsp.org.

The leaflets were distributed by an anti-Semite -Nazi organization. The statements "only Aryans, light figures as Prometheus, are able to build a worthy culture and country" and "Aryans are masters above all undeveloped people" are published on the front pages of the sites.

A lot of propaganda articles are also represented on sites. The special attention is paid to black-skinned and Jewries which are "worse than true Aryans".

There are also recommendations about correct conducting of propaganda among simple people, lessons of oratorical art (how to breathe correctly, to stress and pause in propaganda speech). It is told how to glue the leaflets correctly and to apply with police, RUpor.info reported.

At the same time, there is no information about creators and employees of these sites.

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NTN employees picket General Prosecution

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 13:34

NTN employees picket General Prosecution

After picketing State Secretariat of President, representatives of broadcasting company NTN and their supporters have come to General Office of Public Prosecutor, ForUm’s correspondent reports.

Demonstrators have set powerful loudspeakers, through which marches are broadcasted. They also cry out slogans: "Piskun, go out!", "Freedom to NTN!".

Demonstrators hold state flags, flags of Youth Union of Ukraine, flag with symbolism of NTN, and also banners of the association "Nova Regeneratsia (New generation)".

A representative of the "New generation", participating in the picket, has declared to a ForUm’s correspondent that they will not leave General Prosecution until the general prosecutor Svyatoslav Piskun appears.

Demonstrators have already set a few tents on lawns in front of the building of General Prosecution, and even expect arrival of a field-kitchen.

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Yushchenko will speak in the Congress

Posted by the Editor on March 31, 2005


News / 31 March 2005 | 12:24

Yushchenko will speak in the Congress

The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko got an invitation to speak in the Congress of USA on April, 6, the State Secretary of Ukraine Alexander Zinchenko told after returning from Washington, MIGnews.com.ua reported.

According to the minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Boris Tarasuk, the corresponding statement was expressed by the Congress of USA on behalf of the speaker of House of Representatives Dennis Hastert and the leader of Senate majority Bill Frist.

"Ukrainian presidential elections inspire to spread democracy all over the world in spite of threats and intimidation. We welcome him in this Temple of democracy and wait for his appearance", the statement says.

We remind that the visit of Ukrainian President to the USA will take place on April, 3-7.

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