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Litvin is aware of shadowing

Posted by the Editor on May 17, 2005


News / 17 May 2005 | 13:02

Litvin is aware of shadowing

The speaker of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Vladimir Litvin, reported that he has got data list of the persons shadowing him under the new power.

Litvin announced that he had been shadowing under Kuchma, "the new leadership confirmed it."

"And when the same was repeated in the present time, (the heads of the Security Service of Ukraine) started making me to present real facts. My answer was the following, ‘You practically had confirmed the fact of shadowing in that time. The same persons remained on the same work places. So, what do you want from me?"

"You should find out everything and establish order in your department, then you will be allowed to ask me about the facts," said Litvin, "Ukrainskaya Pravda" reported.

"The persons, their surnames, their certificate numbers, the license plates have already registered. (…) Such case has already happened under the new power," added Litvin. In response to the question why is he spied on, Litvin has said that "everybody is preparing for the elections."

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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider an appeal to Piskun

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News / 17 May 2005 | 12:35

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider an appeal to Piskun

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decided to include in agenda the draft of an appeal to the prosecutor general, Svyatoslav Piskun, concerning the cases of the ex-governor of the Transcarpathian region, Ivan Riza, and the head of the Donetsk regional council, Boris Kolesnikov, ForUm’s correspondent reported.

We remind, the representatives of the factions of Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united) and Party of Regions were blocking the tribune of VR demanding to include the appeal to Piskun in agenda.

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Blokhin will leave his prints on “Alley of champions”

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News / 17 May 2005 | 12:17

Blokhin will leave his prints on “Alley of champions”

On August 29 the holder of "Golden ball" of 1975, the main coach of National football team of Ukraine, Oleg Blokhin will leave his prints on "Alley of champions" in Monaco.

At the same time the awarding of the third holder of the prize "Golden Foot" will take place in Monte-Carlo. Prestige award will be handed on the solemn ceremony in presence of celebrities of world football and business. Blokhin has got an official invitation on initiative of Italian edition La Gazetta dello Sport.

The former forward of "Dynamo"-Kiev and National team of the USSR will be also immortalized in "Glory Hall."

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The National Bank of Ukraine is alarmed

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News / 17 May 2005 | 11:42

The National Bank of Ukraine is alarmed

The banks robbery becomes more frequent. This fact worries the National Bank of Ukraine. It recons, that the causes of robberies are irregularity of statutory acts regulating the property protection, material values protection and organization of currency transportation.

"The national bank of Ukraine is alarmed by the situation existing at the latest time as a result of armed attacks on the bank branches and the bank collectors especially before the end of work, weekends and holidays. The object of such attacks is to take possession of money," as it said the National Bank telegram.

The National Bank made the banks to provide the observance of safety rules relating to depositories, in order not to exceed the set limits of the deposit storage.

The National Bank recommended reducing the quantity of cash resource in the cash-register, reinforcing the arm guard of the bank branches, opportunely collecting values and increasing the quality of personnel selection, "Media group ‘Objektiv" reported.

The National Bank charged the territorial sections with the selective control for the purpose of execution of the National Bank recommendations. These steps will be in the framework of the scheduled inspection.

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Verkhovna Rada did not support the proposition of SDPU (u) and Party of Regions

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News / 17 May 2005 | 11:05

Verkhovna Rada did not support the proposition of SDPU (u) and Party of Regions

Half an hour break has been announced in Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, ForUm’s correspondent reported.

The parliament did not support the proposition to include in agenda the request of Party of Regions and Social Democratic Party of Ukraine to Prosecutor General Svytoslav Piskun concerning the cases of Rizak and Kolesnikov.

However, the representatives of these factions have blocked the tribune and declared that they will not leave it till the question is decided.

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Risak remains under arrest

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News / 17 May 2005 | 10:40

Risak remains under arrest

The ex-governor of Transcarpathian region, the member of Social Democratic Party of Ukraine (united) remains under arrest according to the decision of Uzhgorod district court. On Monday the court chose arrest as preventive punishment for Rizak.

Representatives of the faction SDPU (u) have declared that they will block the work of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to release Risak, "Ukraynska Pravda" reported.

We remind, the former governor of Transcarpathian region is accused of reduction of the rector of local University to suicide.

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System of voting during the song contest “Eurovision – 2005”

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News / 17 May 2005 | 10:13

System of voting during the song contest “Eurovision – 2005”

The Ukrainian mobile operators will not be able to influence the results of the vote during the song contest "Eurovision – 2005," said the President of the National Ukrainian Television Broadcaster, Taras Stetskiv.

According to his words, the European Linguistic Union, being the organizer of the contest, uses the system of the centralized phone vote. The service was given by Deutsche Telecom. The company will collect the information from all of the states taking part in the vote. The process of vote will be provided by the national operators chosen by Deutsche Telecom, "Podrobnosti" reported.

The mobile vote will be supported by all Ukrainian cell operators. However, none of them will be responsible for the results of the vote, and none of them will influence the results, even the Kyivstar having the status of the International Mobile Operator and the International Sponsor of the contest.

Taras Stetskiv pointed to the main function of mobile operators in the vote process as the function of the simple transmitting device of call or SMS to the company-provider. The last one, after the primary analysis, will send the votes to the information center, where they will be summarized and calculated.

The President of the National Ukrainian Television Broadcaster also mentioned that the exacting requirements were made to the mobile operators which support the vote in all states participating in "Eurovision – 2005." In particular, these demands are following: to provide about 80% of population with the telephone network, to create the special numbers for voting and to provide the single cost for the minute and SMS.

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Great number of weapon has been found in Shcherban’s apartments

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News / 17 May 2005 | 09:30

Great number of weapon has been found in Shcherban’s apartments

The law enforcement officials have taken away all weapons from the apartments of the former chairman of the Sumy regional state administration, Vladimir Shcherban, reported "Ukrainsky noviny".

The Department of public relations of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine informs that during the authorized search two guns, four sporting guns, not registered, and about 1.3 thousand of fillings for the weapon were taken away from Shcherban’s apartments in Sumy.

Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine called an international search for Vladimir Shcherban.

He is suspected of committing crimes according to the Article 189, part 2 (blackmail) and the Article 365, part 1 (abuse of power) of Criminal Code of Ukraine.
 
Earlier the Sumy prosecutor’s office brought two criminal actions against Schcerban. He was accused of blackmail and preventing from realizing one’s voting right during the presidential election 2004.

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