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2014-07-01 12:23:12

KIEV, Ukraine, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metinvest Group established a representative sales office in Romania - Metinvest Carpathia SRL, which will be focused on strengthening the cooperation with Metinvest's steel products customers in Romania and providing quick and efficient service to them. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/694508 ) Romania is one of the largest metallurgical markets in Eastern Europe with significant growth potential....

2014-05-19 16:22:28

PARIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Report (http://www.transparencyreport.org) is concerned about the support which has been given from the outset of the Ukrainian crisis for Yulia Tymoshenko's candidacy in the Ukrainian presidential elections to be held on 25 May. The documents published on our website demonstrate her troubling track record on fraud and corruption. That some European leaders have given Tymoshenko their public or private backing suggests that they...

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,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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