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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.

2006-08-04 11:48:44

By Yuri Kulikov KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament approved Viktor Yanukovich as prime minister on Friday, sealing the comeback of the Moscow-leaning politician after his humiliation in the "Orange Revolution" two years ago.

2006-08-04 05:29:31

By Yuri Kulikov KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament prepared on Friday to approve Viktor Yanukovich as prime minister, sealing the comeback of the Moscow-leaning politician after his humiliation in the "Orange Revolution" two years ago. "I am itching to get down to work," said Yanukovich.

2006-08-03 03:45:30

By Christian Lowe KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Viktor Yanukovich, humiliated in the 2004 "Orange Revolution," was set to celebrate a political comeback on Thursday after President Viktor Yushchenko backed him to be prime minister.

2006-08-03 02:11:16

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Viktor Yanukovich, humiliated in the 2004 "Orange Revolution," was set to celebrate a political comeback as prime minister on Thursday after his nemesis, President Viktor Yushchenko, supported him.

2006-08-02 20:45:31

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Western-leaning Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko proposed opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich as prime minister on Thursday in a deal that is likely to hand over huge powers to his pro-Moscow rival.

2006-08-02 15:18:11

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president was deciding whether to dissolve parliament on Wednesday as a deadline approached for him to end months of deadlock with his rivals over forming a coalition government.

2006-08-02 13:01:15

By Yuri Kulikov KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president was wrestling with the choice of dissolving parliament or nominating his rival as prime minister on Wednesday after last-ditch talks in which he sought to win guarantees for his Western-leaning policies.

2006-08-02 04:06:06

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president will make a last-ditch attempt on Wednesday to win guarantees for his Western-leaning policies as he faces a deadline to either nominate a rival as prime minister or dissolve parliament.

2006-08-01 08:29:30

By Olena Horodetska KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko held make-or-break talks on a coalition government with a political rival on Tuesday after threatening to dissolve parliament in a bid to force concessions from him.


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