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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...

2013-12-06 12:26:49

BEIJING, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to make the Ukrainian economy his priority and undertake this week's state visit to China is paying dividends, with news Thursday that he has secured investments totalling $8 billion. Speaking after a signing ceremony in Beijing at which the investment commitments were made, he said: "The Ukrainian and Chinese nations are tied by long-standing friendship." "The documents signed today...

2013-11-21 12:25:37

BRUSSELS, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brussels is being accused of "doing nothing" to help Ukraine while Russia steers it towards economic crisis, according to a Polish MEP, who has attacked the EU's obsession with Yulia Tymoshenko. Pawel Zalewski Tuesday criticised the EU's inadequate and "ridiculous" plans to help the Ukrainian economy should it sign the Association Agreement. Under that deal, Kiev will get around one billion euros in emergency funding at a time...

2013-11-08 04:20:32

LONDON, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Ukraine has hired a leading London law firm to recover more than $200 million, allegedly "misappropriated by persons including the two former Ukrainian Prime Ministers, Yulia Tymoshenko and Pavlo Lazarenko". The firm is Lawrence Graham, globally respected experts in asset recovery, which has been tasked with finding money that disappeared during the mid-1990s when Tymoshenko ran United Energy Systems - a company...

2013-11-07 16:28:23

KYIV, Ukraine, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian government is set to continue conducting strict anti-corruption policy, protect investors and create comfortable conditions for business development. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych during his speech at the regional meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Kyiv. Corruption is a major obstacle to the development of the country, said President Yanukovych, therefore, since 2011, a...

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...

2013-10-11 20:22:48

KYIV, Ukraine, October 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine makes great progress in fulfilling the conditions necessary for signing the Association Agreement, which brings it closer to the EU. Such statement was made by the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, Stefan Fuele during his meeting with President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. The EU politician expressed hope and optimism that the political dialogue with Ukraine would continue to...

2013-09-06 12:23:01

KYIV, Ukraine, September 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine is interested in strengthening political relations with the People's Republic of China. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych at the meeting with the member of the Central Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Liu Yunshan in Kyiv. "Developing strategic relations with China is among our foreign policy priorities. We [Ukrainian government] secured all the conditions for...

2013-08-30 08:24:04

KYIV, Ukraine, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine will fulfill the necessary conditions for signing the Association Agreement with the EU, said President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych during his interview with journalists representing four leading TV channels in Ukraine (Inter, 1+1, ICTV, Channel 5) on August 29. During the interview Ukrainian official also stressed that the national interests will always remain at the heart of Ukraine's relations while integrating into...

2013-08-16 12:23:36

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the US-Ukraine Observer: Former U.S. Department of State and Senate Foreign Relations Committee official Dr. Bruce Rickerson has observed the most visible criterion for Europe's decision on integrating Ukraine focuses on one person, imprisoned former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. In a commentary published by the prestigious United Press International, Rickerson writes: "While...