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President meets Yuriy Shukhevych

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News / 9 October 2007 | 17:58

President meets Yuriy Shukhevych

President meets Yuriy Shukhevych

President Victor Yushchenko on Tuesday met with Ukraine’s hero Yuriy Shukhevych, president’s press office reported.

They spoke about upcoming events to mark the 65th anniversary of the Ukrainian Rebel Army. Yushchenko praised Shukhevych and his family for their contribution to Ukraine’s revival and development.

President Victor Yushchenko has recently signed a decree to celebrate the 100th birthday of Roman Shukhevych, commander of the Ukrainian Rebel Army and Yuriy Shukhevych’s father, in 2007.

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Tymoshenko threatens with presidential elections

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News / 9 October 2007 | 17:42

Tymoshenko threatens with presidential elections

Tymoshenko threatens with presidential elections

BYuT will start preparation for presidential campaign 2009, in case “Our Ukraine-People’s Self-Defense” bloc will form a coalition with Party of Regions. Yulia Tymoshenko said that in an interview.

“Yushchenko and Yanukovych have already formed coalition twice and both attempts ended in failure. The only possibility to establish stability in the country is a coalition of democratic forces,” she said.

“However, Ukrainian politics is full of unexpected things. In case the President and the PM form coalition, I have another plan: we will remain in opposition and start preparations for presidential elections 2009.

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Yushchenko will not permit return of authoritarianism

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News / 9 October 2007 | 17:23

Yushchenko will not permit return of authoritarianism

Yushchenko will not permit return of authoritarianism

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko considers the process of adoption of new Constitution of Ukraine as the social treaty and as the consensus document. Deputy Secretariat’s Head, President’s representative in the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, President’s representative in the Central Election Committee, Maryna Stavniychuk has stated at today’s briefing. ForUm’s correspondent reports.

According to Stavniychuk, new edition of the Constitution should be adopted upon approval and support of the main political forces and the society.

Stavniychuk has informed that according to the President, people should accept and adopt text of the Constitution at the All-Ukrainian referendum.

Stavniychuk has emphasized that different political forces share the President’s position concerning the objective necessity of reformation of the acting Constitution of Ukraine.

She also has said that according to Yushchenko, new principles of territorial organization of authority should be consolidated and reform of local self-government should be implemented.

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Yushchenko wants strategic changes in Ukraine

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News / 9 October 2007 | 16:51

Yushchenko wants strategic changes in Ukraine

Yushchenko wants strategic changes in Ukraine

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko gradually, persistently and systematically approaches a question on creation of real and not formal realization of citizens right to rule state affairs. Deputy head of President’s Secretariat Maryna Stavniychuk said that today, the ForUm’s correspondent informs.

According to Stavniychuk, Yushchenko is resolute in his actions on strategic changes in the State and society.

She noted that early parliamentary elections, called by the President, were only a step and a ground for a new system of mutual relations between bodies of state power, local authorities and people and also for new system of relations in power itself.

Stavniychuk informed that the President appreciates readiness and understanding of political forces concerning formation of qualified political dialogue in Ukraine and shares propositions of political forces striving for interrelations of coalition and opposition.

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Russia expects real actions from Ukraine

Posted by the Editor on October 9, 2007


News / 9 October 2007 | 16:30

Russia expects real actions from Ukraine

Russia expects real actions from Ukraine

Government of Russia is aimed at extension of cooperation with Ukraine in all spheres. Viktor Zubkov the Russian head of the government said that today in scope of the meeting with Ukraine’s PM Viktor Yanukovych.

“If Ukrainian part is ready to boost integration relations with Russia, then we expect not only assurance but real actions, aimed at creation of such system of economic relations that will allow to develop them on equal mutually beneficial ground,” Zubkov stressed.

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Moroz to resign?

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News / 9 October 2007 | 16:10

Moroz to resign?

Moroz to resign?

People’s deputy of the fifth convocation from the SPU Vasyl Voloha is ready to take the position of the SPU leader. He stated in exclusive interview with ForUm’s correspondent.

“The working group of the political council of the SPU has been formed. At the nearest political council it will propose to consider the variant of dismissal of Olexander Olexandrovych (Moroz – ed.), maybe it will recommend him to resign in connection with the second failure at the elections, and because the SPU undertook row of actions, which discredit party,” Voloha said.

The People’s deputy also has noted that if Moroz doesn’t resign, the working group will recommend the party to discharge him.

At the same time Voloha is not sure that the socialists will support the discharge of Moroz.

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Ukraine and Russia signed agreement on regulation of gas debt

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News / 9 October 2007 | 15:50

Ukraine and Russia signed agreement on regulation of gas debt

Ukraine and Russia signed agreement on regulation of gas debt

In scope of Monday’s meeting of chairman of “Gasprom” Jsc. Aleksey Miller and Fuel and Energy Minister of Ukraine Yury Boyko, agreement between economic subjects on regulation of debt for gas supply to Ukraine has signed.

According to “Gasprom” statement, the agreement confirms sum of debt and defines scheme of debt recovery by November 1 of the current year.

Konstantin Chuchenko the CEO of “RosUkrEnergo” (exclusive supplier of import gas to Ukraine -ed.) informed that the first payment by “UkrGasEnergo” of USD 200 million must be transferred on account of “RosUkrEnergo” by October 22, according to concluded agreement.

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First lady to present diplomats “unknown genocide of Ukrainians”

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News / 9 October 2007 | 15:30

First lady to present diplomats “unknown genocide of Ukrainians”

Today Foreign Minister of Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk is going to participate in the meeting of chairman of supervisory board of International charitable fund “Ukraine-3000” of Kateryna Yushchenko with diplomats within information event concerning Holodomor 1932-33. ForUm informs, referring to Foreign Ministry press service.

Representatives of Institute of national memory, of the SBU, of the Institute of political and ethnic researches of Ukraine, Georgia ambassador and also witnesses of Holodomor will participate in the meeting.

Moreover, the diplomats will be shown an exhibition “Execution by hunger: unknown genocide of Ukrainians” prepared by International charitable fund “Ukraine-3000” of Kateryna Yushchenko.

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