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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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