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2011-07-07 03:14:00

KYIV, Ukraine, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fuele named three key benefits for Ukraine if it signed the Association Agreement with the EU: fundamental reforms, economic development, and public services improvement. Such statement was made public at the meeting of the Ukraine - EU Parliamentary Club that started July 5 in Strasbourg, France. "Firstly, this [Association Agreement signing]...

2011-05-23 05:14:00

KYIV, Ukraine, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych believes it is his duty to create favorable conditions for investors in Ukraine, he said while visiting the JSC "Eurocar" that produces "Skoda" cars in Ukraine. The "Eurocar" plant, located in Uzhgorod region in Western Ukraine, is a $ 250 million automobile assembly project, which was designed and built when Ukraine has already become independent; now employs 540 people, who went through professional...

2011-05-06 03:21:00

KYIV, Ukraine, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych signed two decrees related to the new Law on access to public information which will come into force on May 9, 2011. The decrees enforce control over the implementation mechanism of the Law and assign the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to allocate the necessary funding required to implement it. The new decrees stipulate the unconditional fulfillment of the Law on access to public information by...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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