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SBU to provide guard to CC judges

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 17:50

SBU to provide guard to CC judges

SBU to provide guard to CC judges

The Security service of Ukraine will provide guard to five CC judges who declared today about pressure and threatens from some political forces. The SBU press office informs.

“Proceeding from statements of the CC judges, operative-investigation group is formed. All circumstances are being investigated now with the purpose to give legal appraisal,” the colleague of the press service said.

The SBU press service also informed that guard for the judges will be provided during investigation.

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Yushchenko intends to continue talks

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News / 10 April 2007 | 17:36

Yushchenko intends to continue talks

Yushchenko intends to continue talks

Victor Yushchenko met with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor on Tuesday to discuss development of the political situation in Ukraine, president’s press office reported.

The President reiterated that the country’s ruling coalition and opposition must resolve the political crisis through dialogue. He said he was ready to continue talks to hold an early parliamentary election.

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Tomenko to solve nuclear waste issue

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 17:17

Tomenko to solve nuclear waste issue

Tomenko to solve nuclear waste issue

On April 13 deputy speaker Mykola Tomenko will hold a
meeting on liquidation of Chornobyl disaster consequences and social defense of
victims.

Press office of Tomenko reports that representatives
of Emergency Control Ministry, Health Ministry, deputies and members of VR ecology
committee, chairmen of Kyiv, Zhytomyr and Chernihiv regional councils will take
part in the meeting.

Participants of the meeting will familiarize with the
state of the storage of nuclear waste and the processing plant of radio active waste
liquids, will visit sight area of the object “Shelter”, social objects Slavutych,
Chornobyl center on nuclear security, waste and ecology.

As a result of the meeting, they will submit recommendations
to the Cabinet and the parliament.

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Oil and condensate extraction in March grew by 1.1%

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 16:50

Oil and condensate extraction in March grew by 1.1%

Oil and condensate extraction in March grew by 1.1%

In March the extraction
of oil and gas condensate in Ukraine increased by 1.1% versus March 2006 up to
391,900 tons, “Cabinet press office” reported.

In January – March 2007
oil and condensate extraction increased by 0.5% comparing to the respective
period of 2006 up to 1.134 million tons.

Ukraine’s biggest oil
and gas extracting companies are UkrGazVydobutok, UkrNafta, ChornomorNaftoGaz,
which are daughter companies of the national joint-stock company NaftoGaz of
Ukraine.

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“OU” calls BYuT to go to elections as one bloc

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 16:25

“OU” calls BYuT to go to elections as one bloc

“Our Ukraine” calls BYuT to go to early elections together. The statement of Political council of “OU” to the democratic forces says.

“The matter concerns unity of democratic forces during early parliamentary elections,” the statement says.

|All our achievements are due to joint actions that are the best formula for the victory. Together we will be able to create victory coalition only, to unite around the President and to protect democratic choice of the Ukrainian people. Iron horseshoe, hot heart and clenched fist should act together,” the representatives of OU consider.

“OU calls all democratic forces to form one list of joint opposition and go to the election together,” the OU statement says.

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“Our Ukraine” to hold congress

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 15:29

“Our Ukraine” to hold congress

The congress of the political party “Our Ukraine” will take place on April 16.

According to the press service of “Our Ukraine” such decision was made by the council of OU today.

Election lists of the party are expected to be approved at the congress on April 16.

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Tsushko: Political forces bluffing

Posted by the Editor on April 10, 2007


News / 10 April 2007 | 14:45

Political forces bluffing

Tsushko: Political forces bluffing

The Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Tsushko told the journalist about meeting of the president Yushchenko with the officials of the security agencies. The ForUm’s correspondent informs.

“It was a common weekly session. Each representative of the departments informed the situation in the country and in the capital. “I informed that all peaceful actions are held without any excesses and that the political forces are bluffing and give incorrect data about quantity of people participating in these actions,” Tsushko said.

According to Tsushko, during the meeting Yushchenko noted that all law-enforcement bodies should express natural treat to all political forces and provide order in the country. “To solve the crisis is the business of the politicians. The police will not interfere and to violate the constitution and laws,” Tsushko noted.

Answering the journalists’ question why Yushchenko holds meetings with officials of the security agencies so often, Tsushko said: “I consider Yushchenko wants to kwon the situation firsthand.”

He also informed that the Cabinet holds such meetings every day. During such political crisis it is a normal practice.

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President meets law enforcement leaders

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News / 10 April 2007 | 14:25

President meets law enforcement leaders

President meets law enforcement leaders

Victor Yushchenko met with leaders of Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies on Tuesday, President’s press office informs.

Prosecutor General Oleksandr Medvedko, Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko, Interior Minister Vasyl Tsushko, Security Service Chief Valentyn Nalyvaichenko (acting), Border Service Chief Mykola Lytvyn, Commander in Chief of the Armed Force of Ukraine Serhiy Kyrychenko, Interior Forces Commander Oleksandr Kikhtenko, Intelligence Service Chief Oleksandr Halaka, External Intelligence Service Chief Mykola Malomuzh, State Guard Chief Petro Plyuta, Secretariat Chief of Staff Viktor Baloha and Security Council Secretary Vitaly Haiduk were present at the meeting.

The President demanded they ensure there is no pressure on the Constitutional Court and the Central Election Commission. He reiterated that the country’s law enforcement agencies must show that they respect and adhere to laws. He said the political crisis should be resolved by politicians and in a political way.

“This is the most important thing in this situation, and I want your work to be based on this doctrine,” he said.

“I have been calling on our political forces not to use people, streets and squares to settle the crisis,” he said, urging lawmakers to demonstrate political culture. “I would like to tell you again that your mission is to make peace and be apolitical. You must display your ability to preserve law and order in these circumstances.”

Yushchenko then asked Prosecutor General Medvedko to adequately respond to and assess recent court rulings, particularly one banning next month’s election. He said such rulings were based on “political intrigues,” adding thatthe courts violated Ukraine’s constitution by acting as the Constitutional Court. He also wanted to learnabout the investigation into last week’s incident in the Kyiv Pechersk Court.

The law enforcement leaders informed him about their actions to preserve stability in the capital and Ukraine.

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