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2014-04-01 20:21:28

KYIV, Ukraine, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, the Central Electoral Committee of Ukraine registered Valeriy Konovalyuk as a candidate in the special presidential election coming up on 25 May 2014. The new candidate promulgated his program, according to which he intends to unite all political forces in Ukraine and expand the powers of local governments in the country's constituent regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/NY94737 Valeriy Konovalyuk said that...

2014-02-20 08:26:13

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info THE CRISIS in Ukraine has entered a new and dangerous phase. Although Ukraine is still some way from outright civil war, the absence of any sign of willingness on either side to step back and compromise is worrying, writes Professor Stefan Hedlund, Research Director at the Centre of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info...

2014-01-16 08:25:34

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Senate hearing on the situation in Ukraine noted the failure of the U.S. and European Union to respond to Russian threats levelled against Ukraine as well as the lack of leadership provided by the Obama administration in assisting the country towards signing the Association Agreement with the EU. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee debated for two hours the reasons why Ukraine did not sign the Association Agreement,...

2013-12-11 08:23:21

KIEV, Ukraine, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said he is sending a delegation to Brussels for urgent talks on the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. Announcing the mission after a meeting with three former Ukrainian Presidents, Yanukovych said he has always kept open the door to Europe but the conditions must be right. "Our purpose is very simple: we want to get conditions that will satisfy...

2013-12-06 12:26:49

BEIJING, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to make the Ukrainian economy his priority and undertake this week's state visit to China is paying dividends, with news Thursday that he has secured investments totalling $8 billion. Speaking after a signing ceremony in Beijing at which the investment commitments were made, he said: "The Ukrainian and Chinese nations are tied by long-standing friendship." "The documents signed today...

2013-12-04 04:20:55

KIEV, Ukraine, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine has made clear that it remains committed to European integration and European ideals, in statements made by its President and other leaders. "I will do everything in my power to accelerate the process of moving Ukraine closer to the European Union," Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych announced, speaking in the aftermath of Ukraine's decision to suspend the signing of an Association Agreement with the European...

2013-11-29 12:22:26

KYIV, Ukraine, November 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine hopes to sign Association Agreement (AA) with the European Union in the near future. Such statement was made by President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych during the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius today. For now, the country has to prepare the grounds to maximise the results of the prospective AA implementation, he stressed. Ukraine has been working jointly with the European Union for more than six years now...

2013-11-27 12:23:01

KYIV, Ukraine, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyiv wants to settle disputes about the Association Agreement (AA) with the European Union by having negotiations involving all three parties - EU, Russia and Ukraine - before the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius. Such statement was made by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych during his interview with five Ukrainian TV channels today. The parties should discuss relations in terms of the Free Trade Area with the EU...

2013-11-27 08:24:34

KYIV, Ukraine, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyiv's course toward Europe did not change; the country will continue the process of European integration and live following European standards. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in today's interview with Ukrainian TV channels. The country made a decision concerning the signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union; however, the exact conditions of the signing remain of great...

2013-11-27 04:20:52

KYIV, Ukraine, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine's financial risks have been considerably reduced due to the stalled Association Agreement talks with the EU. Such was the analysis released by Bloomberg (agency) on November 25, 2013. The government's decision, although beneficial for the country's economy and international investors, as reported by the agency, has already resulted in a strong reaction from thousands of Ukrainian citizens who resent the idea of not...