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2011-02-26 05:54:00

KYIV, Ukraine, February 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen praised Ukraine's participation in a number of NATO missions.

2010-12-29 05:53:00

KIEV, Ukraine, December 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian corvette Ternopil has participated in NATO's Operation Active Endeavour for the fifth time.

2006-09-05 09:10:00

Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich, back in office nearly two years after his "Orange Revolution" defeat, vowed on Tuesday to oversee faster reform, but Ukraine's main opposition leader dismissed his promises as meaningless.

2006-01-13 15:19:57

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - The man defeated by President Viktor Yushchenko in the "Orange Revolution" denounced the Ukrainian leader's rule on Friday as impotent and backed parliament's dismissal of his cabinet ahead of a key election.

2005-09-08 10:56:46

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States played down a political crisis in Ukraine that prompted President Viktor Yushchenko to sack his government on Thursday but said it was vital he speed up the pace of reforms. U.S.

2005-09-08 08:02:59

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko sacked his government on Thursday as the team which led the "Orange Revolution" less than a year ago broke apart amid infighting and accusations of mass graft.

2005-09-08 04:24:24

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - A key ally of Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko resigned on Thursday as a growing scandal over allegations of corruption threatened to tear apart his young pro-Western government.

2004-12-01 03:00:05

KIEV, Ukraine - With Ukraine's opposition and government awaiting a Supreme Court decision on disputed presidential elections, international mediators were renewing efforts Wednesday to defuse a tense situation that has provoked massive protests.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]