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Archive for April 1st, 2005

April Fool’s Day! ForUm’s congratulations

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 19:00

April Fool’s Day! ForUm’s congratulations

Dear readers!

With a sincere smile and goodwill we want to congratulate all joke-lovers with April Fool’s Day.

In connection with the holiday we declare that some of today’s news are fully invented by employees of ForUm or taken from other news agencies and are contrary to fact. Among them:

Tibet healers will restore Yushchenko’s face

Timoshenko went to Giorgio Armani

Winy rivers run in Donetsk

To join NATO Ukraine sacrifices citizens

Best regards,
ForUm

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Yushchenko prays for Pope

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 18:01

Yushchenko prays for Pope

Victor Yushchenko worries for the health of the Pope John Paul, press-service of Ukrainian country’s leader reported.

"We still have a hope. We pray for the health of Pope and ask God to give him strength to pass all tests", – the President said on a today’s press-conference with the Polish journalists, "Novosty-Ukraina" reported.

"One man can do a lot. He took a great thing on his shoulders and was carrying it all life", – Victor Yushchenko said.

Country’s leader added that he is proud of the partly Ukrainian origin of Pope: "The fact that he has a drop of Ukrainian blood warms my heart. Nicely, that his life is related to Ukraine".

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Piskun will visit the USA together with Yushchenko

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 17:01

Piskun will visit the USA together with Yushchenko

Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, the member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the murder of Georgiy Gongadze is currently in Kiev on a fact-finding visit.

She underlines expediency of a prompt testifying of the ex-major of state security Nickolay Melnichenko directly in the USA and conducting expert examination of his records there, UNIAN informs.

The member of PACE has also reported that General Prosecutor of Ukraine Svyatoslav Piskun will accompany the president Victor Yushchenko during his visit to the USA. Piskun intends to testify Melnichenko there and also to secure transference of records and recording equipment for expert examination.

Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger has pointed out that she wants expert examination be conducted in the USA to avoid danger of records destroying.  

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New names in “Melnichenko’s records” case

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 16:00

New names in “Melnichenko’s records” case

Listening of the cabinet of the president Leonid Kuchma was organized by Eugen Marchuk, the ex- lieutenant colonel of Federal Security Service Alexander Litvinenko declared in an exclusive interview to the agency "Interfax-Ukraine" by phone from London.

Litvinenko referred to the talk with the ex-major of state security Nickolay Melnichenko.

According to him, Melnichenko revealed that listening was conducted by a group of guard officers during two years with the help of "the special equipment".

Litvinenko got political asylum in Great Britain; his name is connected to the businessman Boris Beresovsky.

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To join NATO Ukraine sacrifices citizens

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 15:20

To join NATO Ukraine sacrifices citizens

Before joining NATO Ukraine undertook to give all passport information about citizens of Ukraine with a view to provide safety of crossing of EU borders.

Notably, that now passport information of every citizen of Ukraine (from16 years old) can be found in the internet address http://www.scrolllock.nl/passport/.

Having addressed this reference, you will find a form, which is needed to be filled in (name, last name and country) in Roman letters. Having pressed the button of "Search database" you need to wait a little (believe, it is worth it), because, as written on the site, the base has information about milliards of passports, "Podrobnosty" reported.

You will be staggered by information you get about yourself.

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Winy rivers run in Donetsk

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 14:00

Winy rivers run in Donetsk

A flow from under ground was discovered today in the Kalininsky district of Donetsk near wine factory. In the place of damage the workers discovered not water, but streams of wine.

According to supposition of specialists of KP "Donetskgorvodocanal", a conduit 300 mm in diameter was damaged.

Break removal Work is in progress, however all comers can take vessels and gather wine of different sorts from port to dessert one.

Workers of water supply enterprise mark, that they have such accident for the first time, "“Ostrov"  reports.

Exact address of a break: Ilich Boulevard 124.

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President adopted a visa-free entrance

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 13:30

President adopted a visa-free entrance

On Thursday the President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko signed the Decree "About temporary introduction of a visa-free procedure for citizens of the states-members of European Union and Swiss Confederation", the press-service of the Head of the State informs, MIGnews. Com.ua reported.

This Decree is directed to maintenance of a real openness of Ukrainian society, the realization of strategic policy of Ukraine concerning integration into European community, the creation of appropriate conditions for attraction of investments into national economy, "national diplomacy" and tourism.

According to the Decree of the President the visa-free procedure of entrance to Ukraine for citizens of EU and Swiss Confederation will act from May, 1 till September, 1, 2005. It is introduced also for maintenance the appropriate preparation and organization of song festival "Eurovision-2005" in Ukraine.

At the same time during the period of approbation of visa-free procedure, careful analysis of all its aspects will be implemented with the purpose of further liberalization of the procedure of mutual trips of citizens of Ukraine, EU and Swiss Confederation.

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Timoshenko went to Giorgio Armani

Posted by the Editor on April 1, 2005


News / 1 April 2005 | 13:01

Timoshenko went to Giorgio Armani

Giorgio Armani has already decided which surprise he will give to fashionable women in the future autumn-winter season 2005-2006. Notably, that the prime minister of Ukraine Julia Timoshenko became interested in it.

Russian edition "Vekhi" reports that Julia Vladimir gave up services of the Ukrainian designer Ann Gace and concluded an agreement with the Armani Milanese house of fashion.

Besides, Armani is going to arrive to Kiev in the near future and, according to unconfirmed information, to present Timoshenko a gift – a new female bag in the form of a boat from a delicate mat veal skin with the moved apart bottom and nickel decorations.

ForUm

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