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PR to decide whether to participate in VRU session next week

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News / 28 August 2007 | 17:50

PR to decide whether to participate in VRU session next week

PR to decide whether to participate in VRU session next week

Party of regions will make a decision next week concerning participation in the extraordinary session of the VRU on September 4. Prime Minister of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said that today in scope of his visit to Trans-Carpathian region.

“Political council of the PR faction will consider this issue next week. I cant say in advance which decision will be made,” he said.

At the same time, Yanukovych noted that for time the VRU does not work there are many important for society questions appeared.

In particular PM named such issues: law on state purchases, cancellation of People’s deputy immunity.

Earlier the leader of PR faction Raisa Bogatyryova noted that PR is ready to participate in extraordinary VRU session.

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Ukraine will see pensioners twice more than workers by 2050

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News / 28 August 2007 | 17:00

Ukraine will see pensioners twice more than workers by 2050

Ukraine will see pensioners twice more than workers by 2050

PR started pension reform in 2004. The Yanukovych’s Government adopted two laws that made a base for reformation of pension system in Ukraine: law on obligatory state social insurance and law on private pensions funds. The candidate for the People’s deputy from the Party of Regions Vasyl Khara said that today in scope of the press conference “Social package: keys to prosperity”, the ForUm‘s correspondent informs.

According to Khara, these laws gave possibility to create three pillars pension system: reformation of old system and implementation of fair pension in accordance with length of service and job conditions; creation of state accumulation funds; creation of private pension funds.

Khara stated that PR was deprived of possibility to realize this program. “Time passed and situation worsened, but we must accomplish pension reform,” he said.

According to Khara, taking in to consideration unsatisfied demographic situation, by 2050 there will be two pensioners to one worker in Ukraine. Now there are 13.260 million pensioners and 10.220 million workers in Ukraine.

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Yanukovych will visit Donetsk region

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News / 28 August 2007 | 16:10

Yanukovych will visit Donetsk region

Yanukovych will visit Donetsk region

Prime Minister of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych will pay unofficial visit to Donetsk region today in the evening. On August 29 Yanukovych is going to visit Saint-Nicholas church. According to Donetsk press service of PR, Metropolitan Volodymyr the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is also will visit the church of St. Nicholas together with Yanukovych.

Yanukovych is also expected to visit match of the third qualified round of UEFA champion league “Shachter”-“Salzburg”.

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OU-PSD will not allow price hike for housing and communal services

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News / 28 August 2007 | 15:37

OU-PSD will not allow price hike for housing and communal services

OU-PSD will not allow price hike for housing and communal services

Kyiv headquarter of “Our Ukraine-People’s Self-Defense” bloc expresses deep protest against intention of Kyiv mayor Leonid Chernovetsky to raise tariffs for housing and communal services in Kyiv. The statement of OU-PSD bloc says that. In particular the statement says that Kyiv headquarter of the bloc will not allow realization of these intentions.

According to Yury Lutsenko, the OU-PSD bloc leader, “we will punish those “black hands” that are aiming in pockets of Kyivites. After change of Kyiv authorities we will do everything to provide people with better life.”

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Yushchenko prayed to the Mother of God

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News / 28 August 2007 | 14:40

Yushchenko prayed to the Mother of God

Yushchenko prayed to the Mother of God

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko attended ceremony of the Dormition of Mother of God in Kyiv-Pecherska Laura.

Viktor Yushchenko was present at church service held by Metropolitan Volodymyr. Secretary of NSDC Ivan Plyushch and head of President’s Secretariat Viktor Baloha also attended the service.

“This day we ask the Mother of God blessing in all deeds of our people and nation. Let this holiday bring calmness and unity to every family and Ukrainian State,” the President said, greeting people on orthodox holiday.

Participants of the divine service held religious procession on the territory of Laura. After it the President held a meeting with Metropolitan Volodymyr.

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Lutsenko continues his election tour all over Ukraine

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News / 28 August 2007 | 14:00

Lutsenko continues his election tour all over Ukraine

Lutsenko continues his election tour all over Ukraine

This week the “Our Ukraine-People’s Self-Defense” bloc leader Yury Lutsenko continues his tour all over Ukraine in the framework of theagitation tour “For the benefit of people, not for politicians”. Lutsenko will visit Vinytsya, Kyiv, Poltava, Kherson, Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv regions.

Today Lutsenko will be in Kalynivka and Kozyatyn, Vinytsya region. Tomorrow he will visit Brovary and Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsk. On Thursday he will be in Hlobyne and Kremenchuk. The chairman of the political council of the Bloc Vyacheslav Kyrylenko will visit Hnivana and Zhmerynka today. He will be in Berezan and Boryspil tomorrow and in Komsomolsk and Kakhovka on Thursday.

On Friday Lutsenko, Kyrylenko, Knyazevych and Aryev will be in Kherson and in Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv on the week-end.

 Moreover, Yury Lutsenko called Yanukovych for public debates. He said that in the air of “1+1” TV Channel yestreday.

“I would like to hear from Mr. Yanukovych where is people’s income’s rise if prices go up more quickly” he stressed. ” I want to invite Mr. Yanukovych to take part in fair debates between political leaders”.

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PR is ready for victory

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News / 28 August 2007 | 13:20

PR is ready for victory

PR is ready for victory

Party of Regions does not consider possibility to lose during parliamentary elections on September 30. Inna Bogoslovska a candidate for People’s deputy from Party of Regions said that today during press conference in Kyiv, the ForUm ‘s correspondent informs.

“Orange group” is not able to govern the State. Oranges do not have program and staff for managing such big State,” she noted.

According to her, every year of attempts to do something by words that must be solved by deeds is a lost chance for Ukraine and for every citizen in particular. Bogoslovska noted that loss of PR in this election campaign will be equal to loss of Ukraine in world economic competition.

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Tymoshenko: People began to react to policy adequately

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News / 28 August 2007 | 12:50

People began  to react to policy adequately

Tymoshenko: People began to react to policy adequately

There is a sensational change of political tastes of electors on the East and South of Ukraine. Leader of BYuT Yulia Tymoshenko reported about this on Monday, on August 27, at the press-conference in Mykolaev after results of the first journeys by these regions, BYuT leader press service reported.

“A significant event happened in Odesa region yesterday. In town Izmail, where my first meeting passed with people, practically all city went out on an area. I did not see in South Ukraine such benevolent attitude of people neither in 2006 nor in 2004, not in 2002 years,”  Tymoshenko said.

According to the NYuT leader, unexpectedly plenty of people came to a meeting in Odesa. “There were never so much people on the meetings during my previous arrivals to Odesa,” she said.

Yulia Tymoshenko reported also, that in the evening during the air on local television there was an interactive questioning of audience concerning that, who they see the prime minister of Ukraine.

“At first, I was very surprised of that the enormous amount of audience took part in this questioning. And secondly, it was pleasant for me to see that our political force, and I, as its leader, won. A candidature from our political force was supported by 47% people, 43% voted for Yanukovych and 10% acceded to that a president” must determine the candidature of premier,” Timoshenko said.

Tymoshenko considers that during her electoral tour to Odesa region it is became clear, that political preferences of people changed cardinally.

“I saw that politics of government resulted people in such a condition that they begin to reflect above voting on past elections, and it shows that people begin understand more in a policy,”   Tymoshenko declared.

“One more evidence of change of political moods Yulia Tymoshenko considers a fact” which took place in the Luhansk region. A few days ago the mass meeting of Party of Regions should take place in the center of city, where the leaders of regional organization of this political force must be present. It was planned that key persons from Party of Regions in an area Mr Efremov and Mr Tikhonov will act before people.

“Our activists counted up, that on this mass meeting only 83 Luhansk inhabitants came,” she said.
“And, as a result, the leaders of Party of Regions even did not appear on this meeting. And a concert which took place within the framework of this mass meeting passed before the empty tents of Party of Regions,” she said.

Yulia Tymoshenko marked that people, finally, had begun adequately to react on the Ukrainian policy.

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