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Phosphorus accident will not influence Ukrainians

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 17:27

Phosphorus accident will not influence Ukrainians

Phosphorus accident will not influence Ukrainians

Ukrainians will not feel negative consequences of the accident near Lviv. Minister of Emergency situations Nestor Shufrych stated at a briefing after the session of the Cabinet of Ministers on July 25, ForUm’s correspondent reports.

“Of course, we are anxious how people will feel after this accident,” the Minister said. He noted that for today there are “very positive” factors. According to Shufrych, phosphorus was not found even in blood of the rescuers.

Besides, as the Minister said that the rise of phosphorus wasn’t fixed during the monitoring of air, water, and soil.

“We will continue the monitoring (of the situation – red.) for the next two months, if it is necessary, we will spare more time, in order to be sure that there will be no consequences.

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Bondar held press briefing on Volyn hurricane

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 17:00

Bondar held press briefing on Volyn hurricane

Bondar held press briefing on Volyn hurricane

Deputy Secretariat Chief of Staff Viktor Bondar on Wednesday said at a press briefing the Government would restore the Volyn region’s areas hit by a hurricane on Monday within the next two weeks, President’s press office reports.

Bondar said the residents of these areas were in an “information vacuum.” “They have not seen any relief efforts by the Government so far. They have seen no presence of top officials. They did not know whether they would get any help or not,” he said and added that there was no electricity and no mobile phones worked in the affected area.

Bondar said he had chaired a meeting of the Volyn region’s emergency commission on July 24 which focused on how to deal with the aftermath of the natural disaster.

“The President of Ukraine has been following these events since the first day, being aware of its [the hurricane’s] catastrophic consequences for the residents,” he said.

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Secretariat: Tsushko will not manage to hide in the parliament

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 16:30

Tsushko will not manage to hide in the parliament

Secretariat: Tsushko will not manage to hide in the parliament

The deputy head of President’s Secretariat Viktor Bondar considers that Interior Minister Vasyl Tsushko’s decision to take vacation connects with intention to get to the parliament and have People’s deputy immunity not to be punished for his crimes. He said today at a briefing in Kyiv, the ForUm’s correspondent informs.

Bondar noted that he is speaking not only about Tsushko but about many politicians who hide in the parliament from criminal responsibility.

“I hope there will be a thorough investigation. We will see who is really guilty”, Bondar said. According to him, certain people will have to answer for the crimes they had committed.

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Phosphorus accident will cost Ukraine about 15 million

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 16:05

Phosphorus accident will cost Ukraine about 15 million

Phosphorus accident will cost Ukraine about 15 million

The decision on allocation of UAH 815 thousand to Lviv region for liquidation of the accident consequences, occurred on July 16 near Lviv, was made at the Government’s session on Wednesday, July 25. Minister of Emergency situations Nestor Shufrych stated at a briefing after the session of the Cabinet of Ministers on July 25, ForUm’s correspondent reports.

According to the Minister, these means will be given to Lviv regional State administration.

Besides, Shufrych noted that by the Government’s decision the governmental commission for estimation of the consequences and liquidation of the natural calamity, occurred in Volyn region on July 22, was formed. The corresponding resolution was made to allocate UAH 8 million 900 thousand for liquidation measures.

“Means have been allocated, detailed account will be made for this money,” Shufrych emphasized. The Minister noted that speculations on prices for building materials will be impossible. “Unfortunately, such cases took place during the hurricane in Cherkassy. The law enforcement bodies are engaged in this case,” he said.

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Secretariat looks for persons responsible for accidents on railway

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 15:42

Secretariat looks for persons responsible for accidents on railway

Secretariat looks for persons responsible for accidents on railway

Deputy Head of the President’s Secretariat Viktor Bondar is sure that there are no chances on railway, that’s why someone must be responsible for the accidents, occurred for recent time on “Ukrzaliznytsya”. He stated at a press conference on Wednesday, ForUm’s correspondent reports.

“For today the situation is the following: no one is responsible for the occurred catastrophes. There no responsible persons at the level of the deputy Head of administration, at the level of “Ukrzaliznytsya”. No reproofs were made,” he noted.

Besides, deputy Head of the President’s Secretariat noted that in this question he supported Prime Minister of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, who at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers spoke about the necessity of staff order on the railway.

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Ukraine got 51st place in GDP rating

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 15:19

Ukraine got 51st  place in GDP rating

Ukraine got 51st place in GDP rating

Russia got 11th place in economic rate of world countries on GDP for 2006, compiled by the World Bank.

The USA, Japan and Germany are among the top three. The USA GDP comprised almost USD 13820 milliard, Japan GDP– USD 4340 milliard, Germany GDP –almost USD 2907 milliard. Russian GDP is near USD 987 milliard. Other CIS countries are lower than 50th place in rating. Ukraine got 51st place with its GDP of USD 106 milliard.

183 world countries participated in World Bank GDP rate estimation.

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Lyapina: It is necessary to renew criminal cases against Tsushko

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 15:00

It is necessary to renew criminal cases against Tsushko

Lyapina: It is necessary to renew criminal cases against Tsushko

Kseniya Lyapina, OU People’s deputy of the V convocation considers that it is necessary to renew criminal cases against Interior Minister Vasyl Tsushko, according to “Our Ukraine”-“People’s Self-Defense” press office.

In particular she noted that after Tsushko came back to Ukraine and visited the PM, all criminal cases against him were closed.

According to her, coalition is likely will be trying to keep him in the Government, like it was with Nestor Shufrych and Mykola Rudkovsky.

“Not only law enforcement bodies have evidences of Tsushko crimes, but also all informative world agencies,” Lyapina said.

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Yushchenko congratulated new President of India

Posted by the Editor on July 25, 2007


News / 25 July 2007 | 14:43

Yushchenko congratulated new President of India

Yushchenko congratulated new President of India

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko on behalf of Ukrainians and on behalf of himself has congratulated Pratibha Devising Patil with the election for the post of the President of Indian Republic.

In his greeting, Yushchenko expressed confidence that further Ukrainian-Indian cooperation will facilitate strengthening of double-sided relations for the benefit of both States.

The President of Ukraine wished the President of India good health and success in responsible State activity, and wished friendly people of India peace, happiness, and prosperity.

For the first time in the history of India woman was election for the post of the President.

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