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Kravchuk: People will not trust such a government

Posted by the Editor on April 30, 2005


News / 30 April 2005 | 12:02

Kravchuk: People will not trust such a government

Estimating the 100-days of activity of the new Cabinet, Leonid Kravchuk, the ex-president of Ukraine, presently the head of Social Democratic Party’s of Ukraine parliamentary faction, noted that Ukrainians will not trust such a government.

"They (new government – ed.) speak very earnestly. People can believe them, but will not trust ", – said Kravchuk, "Komsomolskaya Pravda" reported.

According to Kravchuk, he is worried about attempts of the new power to control economics manually, as well as to play with USD and persecute dissenters. But Kravchuk is mostly alarmed by the attempt of the new government to make over political reform.

He said that people are also worried about this question.

Nevertheless, according to public opinion poll, the level of people’s confidence in the prime minister of Ukraine, Julia Timoshenko, practically did not change – 50.4% in February and 50.5% in April.

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Donetsk has a chance to hold European Football Championship – 2012

Posted by the Editor on April 30, 2005


News / 30 April 2005 | 10:12

Donetsk has a chance to hold European Football Championship – 2012

Ukraine has determined 7 regions – main candidates for arrangement and holding of European championship matches, in case Ukraine will win the tender for holding of the competition, the press service of Nikolay Tomenko, the vice-prime minister, reported.

The main pretenders are Kiev and Kiev region, Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa, Lvov and Kharkov, DVC informed.

According to Union’s of European football associations (UEFA) requirements, a country, which receives European championship, must have at least 4 stadiums, 2 airports and 10-15 hotels of European level.

Working group for arrangement of Ukraine’s participation, headed by Tomenko, was approved at yesterday’s meeting concerning participation of Ukraine in UEFA tender for holding of European Football Championship – 2012 in Ukraine and Poland.

We remind that at the end of January the Federation of Football of Ukraine has submitted an application to UEFA jointly with Poland for holding of European Football Championship – 2012. Italy jointly with Greece, Croatia with Hungary, as well as Russia also applied.

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