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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...

2013-11-18 12:27:17

KYIV, Ukraine, November 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Ukrainians in favor of their country joining the EU has increased by six percent, informs Deutsche Welle. The poll, conducted by the DW-Trend, shows that 58 percent of the polled Ukrainians support eventual membership of their country in the EU. Approximately 31 percent of Ukrainians does not support the EU membership, while 37 percent of the polled citizens approve of the EU membership within the next five years....

2013-10-14 12:23:23

KYIV, Ukraine, October 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Ukraine and the EU approach the signing of the Association Agreement at the November Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius, international media scale up the related coverage. Bloomberg, Deutsche Welle, Financial Times, Reuters, The Independent, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, UPI and others cover the topics of remaining requirements for Ukraine before the document is signed, Russian pressure on the...

2013-06-25 12:31:32

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: Ukraine policy expert Taras Kuzio argues shale gas exploration in Ukraine will boost energy independence and national security for both Kiev and Washington. Writing for the Alaska Dispatch, Kuzio writes: "The shale gas revolution represents a strategic milestone in Ukraine's new drive for energy independence. Yanukovych's economic nationalism may yet prove to be more...

2013-02-21 16:26:03

KYIV, Ukraine, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine's preparation for the February EU-Ukraine summit, signing of the Association Agreement (AA) with the EU, and European integration were discussed today by the presidents of Ukraine, Poland and Slovakia. The official trilateral meeting between Viktor Yanukovych, Bronislaw Komorowski, and Ivan Gasparovic took place in Polish Wisla. Polish and Slovak presidents pledged their support for Ukraine's European vector,...

2012-10-26 11:23:13

KYIV, Ukraine, October 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The volumes of broadcasting time on major national TV channels during the period of September 24 - October 21, 2012, allocated for the opposition representatives exceeded broadcasting time used by the state authorities and the Party of Regions by 53 percent. Such statement has been released by the State Committee for television and radio broadcasting of Ukraine (DerzhKomTeleRadio) after having monitored eight major TV channels,...

2012-10-24 07:27:18

BERLIN, October 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- European leaders gathering in Berlin for a conference entitled "Ukraine and Europe: Elections, Integration and Economic Prospects" warned that Sunday's parliamentary elections in Ukraine should not be pre-judged or seen "through the lens of the Tymoshenko case." "We should not allow the Tymoshenko case to decide the future of our relations," said Guenter Verheugen, who served as European Commissioner for Enlargement from 1999 to...

2012-03-06 12:24:00

KYIV, Ukraine, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World Bank supports the program of reforms in Ukraine, stated the World Bank Vice President for the Europe and Central Asia Region Philippe Le Houerou at his meeting with the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. Philippe Le Houerou visited Ukraine on March 5-6 to introduce the new World Bank Director for Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova - Qimiao Fan - to the Government of Ukraine and development partners. "We [the Board of the...

2011-09-21 11:00:00

KYIV, Ukraine, September 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen invited Ukraine to join further NATO initiatives, such as the Ocean Shield anti-piracy operation. General Rasmussen made such a statement during the meeting with the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in New York City. At the meeting General Rasmussen praised the cooperation between Ukraine and NATO, namely Ukraine's contribution to NATO peacekeeping missions in Afghanistan...

2011-02-26 05:54:00

KYIV, Ukraine, February 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen praised Ukraine's participation in a number of NATO missions. Rasmussen made this statement during his two-day visit to Ukraine."I would like to sincerely thank Ukraine for its participation in NATO missions at Balkans, Afghanistan, and maintaining maritime security. These missions strengthen peace and stability," said Rasmussen at the meeting with Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych. The...