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Archive for November 22nd, 2007

President meets OU-PSD Bloc members

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 18:00

President meets OU-PSD Bloc members

President meets OU-PSD Bloc members

President Viktor Yushchenko met members of “Our Ukraine-People’s Self-Defense” just on a threshold of the Verkhovna Rada of the sixth convocation work start, President’s press office reports.

During the meeting Viktor Yushchenko expressed his assurance that wise politics clearly realize their responsibility for development of the state. To his mind their consolidation around principal national priorities is a question of great importance.

“We are united by the idea of independent and indivisible Ukrainian State and we all have much to do in this direction. Subject of unity is top rated. Let us not repeat proceeding mistakes”, President said.

Viktor Yushchenko expressed his hope that politics elected to Verkhovna Rada realize their main goal: “political stabilization in the country.”

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Yushchenko explained meaning of orange revolution

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 17:47

Yushchenko explained meaning of orange revolution

Yushchenko explained meaning of orange revolution

President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko considers the orange revolution has become one of the stages of understanding of the Ukrainian nationality. President Victor Yushchenko stated in an interview with the Ukrainian newspaper “Day”.
 
Among discussed subjects of the interview were Holodomor 1932-1933 and its recognition by the international community as well as the Freedom Day celebration and its meaning to Ukrainian society.
 
“What is done today concerning the understanding of the Ukrainian nationality was never on the agenda, as they it is today,” the President said.

Special attention was paid during the conversation to the Verkhovna Rada of the sixth convocation. President emphasized that all People’s deputies should realize their responsibility for country’s stability.

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Tymoshenko promises to correct mistakes

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 17:32

Tymoshenko promises to correct mistakes

Tymoshenko promises to correct mistakes

BYuT leader Yulia Tymoshenko hopes that democratic forces will fulfill election promises and correct mistakes made after Orange revolution.

It is said in greeting of Yulia Tymoshenko on occasion of Freedom Day. Tymoshenko is sure that “Maydan and Revolution for establishment of the country and formation of politically conscientious nation is as important as referendum in 1991 and act on Independence of Ukraine on August 24.”

“I greet all patriots and everybody who has not despaired and given up. I greet everybody who speak about Maydan as about growth of nation in Ukraine’s history,” she noted.

Tymoshenko noted that today for all politicians is “a day of redemption, mistakes correction which they have no right to commit any more.”

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President presented National Awards

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 17:15

President presented National Awards

President presented National Awards

President Viktor Yushchenko presented State Awards to scientists and public figures who contributed to Holodomor 1932-1933 history research, President’s press office reports.
 
Levko Lukyanenko a significant Ukrainian political and public figure was presented the V Degree Order of Yaroslav the Wise.
 
Other recipients were presented different National Awards including orders “For Merit” of first, second and third degree.
 
 Viktor Yushchenko thanked the recipients for their intellectual and spiritual contribution to the restoration of truth about this tragedy. “Thanks to all of you, to your conscience, to your personal history, to your work Ukrainian society now knows more about Holodomor 1932-1933”,  he said.

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Program of Holodomor research is developed

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 16:55

Program of Holodomor research is developed

Program of Holodomor research is developed

The institute of the national memory has elaborated the program of research of Holodomor in Ukraine of 1932-1933. Director of the institute Ihor Yukhnovsky has informed on Thursday at a briefing in the President’s Secretariat.

According to Yukhnovsky, the institute has started the full-scale program of Holodomor research, which will last till 2012. He has informed that nowadays the program is under consideration in the Cabinet of Ministers.

The main aim of the program is the proof of premeditation of actions of the leadership of the USSR, which caused Holodomor in Ukraine.

Yukhnovsky has said that these actions are the crime against the humanity and the world, in compliance with the Roman regulations of the International crime court.

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4 thousand tons of oil gathered in Tuzla

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 16:35

4 thousand tons of oil gathered in Tuzla

4 thousand tons of oil gathered in Tuzla

The first stage of search and rescue works is completed in Tuzla island, ForUm reports referring to Emergency Ministry press office.

As of November 22, departments of Emergency Ministry, services of Transport and Defense Ministries have already completed the first stage of search and rescue works on cleaning of coastline Tuzla island and zone of the Kerch city from oil.

Almost 4 thousand tons of oil together with sand and algae are collected. At the same time monitoring of sea surface and coastline is continued.

As a reminder, on November 11 the heavy storm became a reason for accident in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov: about twenty ships were shipwrecked. As a result of catastrophe, about 2 thousand tons of black oil leaked in to the sea and about 7 thousand of sulphur are underwater in sank ship.

Ukrainian and Russian brought before court cases on pollution of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov by oil and sulphur as a result of ship wrecks in storm.

Ukrainian ecologists warn that consequences of oil damage in Kerch channel will last for several years under the most optimistic scenario.

Spots of black oil, leaked as a result of shipwreck, have already killed thousands of birds, including those form Red book and caused horrible damage to maritime flora and fauna.

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Lutsenko: We have to defend ideals of Maydan

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 16:16

We have to defend ideals of Maydan

Lutsenko: We have to defend ideals of Maydan

“We take responsibility to defend feelings and requirements of people who won three years ago and who have won again at the early parliament elections,” the “OU-PSD” bloc leader Yury Lutsenko said today at the press conference of field commanders of Maydan, ForUm informs, referring to OU-PSD press service.

“It’s our duty to defend in their name the ideals we have been struggling for. Representatives of the “OU-PSD” bloc and the BYuT have gathered here today. It means the ones who will form majority in the new parliament are present here,” he said. 

Mr. Lutsenko noticed that “we haven’t celebrated this day separately after the Maydan. And the things we demonstrate today: our mutual credo, our mutual belief in the Maydan – should become a positive sign for the society”.

“The democratic coalition should be formed in the State, the responsible authority which at last will implement the things it promised at the Maydan 2004 and every year after,” Yury Lutsenko emphasized.

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“People’s Self-Defense” named candidature for post of speaker

Posted by the Editor on November 22, 2007


News / 22 November 2007 | 15:58

“People’s Self-Defense” named candidature for post of speaker

The “People’s Self-Defense” considers President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko as a leader of the democratic forces and is ready to consider his arguments concerning the possible candidature for the post of the VRU chairman. The statement of the “People’s Self-Defense” says.

Meanwhile, according to the authors of the statement, the “People’s Self-Defense” considers representative of the OU-PSD bloc, Vyacheslav Kyrylenko, as an optimal candidature for the post of the VRU speaker, as it was proclaimed earlier.

At the same time, it is noted in the document that according to the People’s deputy group, the replacement of candidatures for the post of speaker can take place only if candidature is a representative of the democratic coalition and supports the OU-PSD or the BYuT as the basis for the majority formation in the VRU.

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