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2010-12-01 10:31:00

KIEV, Ukraine, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych vetoed the new Tax Code of Ukraine, adopted by Ukrainian Parliament on 18 November 2010. The document has caused thousands of Ukrainian businesspeople to strike for over a week now. Yanukovych decided to veto the Tax Code after visiting the tent city of the protesting entrepreneurs and holding an open discussion with them on Saturday. "I share the concern of the people about the tax code...

2010-09-03 05:52:00

KYIV, Ukraine, September 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The main result of the state visit of the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, to the People's Republic of China is China's commitment to invest more than 4 billion USD in the infrastructure projects in Ukraine. The projects for EURO 2012 have been the focus of the investment agreements signed during the state visit. The major investment projects include 1 billion USD for the high-speed railway road to Kyiv-Boryspil airport, the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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