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2008-10-08 09:00:07

Text of report by private Ukrainian news agency UNIAN Ohrid (Macedonia), 8 October: Ukraine is becoming increasingly more needed by NATO, Ukrainian Defence Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov has said today after a meeting with US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates. The meeting took place as part of a meeting of the council of the defence ministers of southeast European countries in the Macedonian city of Ohrid. Speaking of US support for the Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Ukraine, Yekhanurov...

2008-10-08 06:00:19

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Ohrid (Macedonia), 8 October: Ukrainian Defence Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov believes that Ukrainian politicians should formulate a common position on NATO. He was speaking to reporters following a meeting with his US counterpart, Robert Gates, in Ohrid, Macedonia, today. "The Ukrainian population has no doubts about the economic component [of NATO entry] and that Ukraine is inclined towards European and Euro-Atlantic integration. However,...

2008-09-05 15:00:09

Text of report by Ukrainian regional TV channel Ukrayina on 5 September [Presenter] Security after reconciliation. The USA has named the main condition for granting a [NATO] Membership Action Plan to Ukraine. This is the unity of the stances of the prime minister [Yuliya Tymoshenko] and the president [Viktor Yushchenko]. Yesterday US Senator Richard Lugar insisted on this, today US Vice-President Richard Cheney [did the same]. He arrived to Kiev to meet leaders of the state....

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. He will share power with President Viktor Yushchenko, the man who defeated him in 2004. The president said he had cast-iron guarantees from Yanukovich that he would not try to reverse the revolution's pro-Western principles. Yanukovich, who held the prime...

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. He will now share power with President Viktor Yushchenko, the man who defeated him in 2004. The president said he had cast-iron guarantees from Yanukovich that he would not try to reverse the...

2006-08-04 03:15:47

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament began a session on Friday where deputies were expected to vote in Viktor Yanukovich as prime minister and agree on the line-up of his coalition cabinet. Yanukovich, the man defeated by President Viktor Yushchenko in the "Orange Revolution" two years ago, is expected easily to gather the required majority in the 450-seat parliament. "I think today we will vote to appoint the prime minister and will also appoint the cabinet line-up," said Rinat...

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. The pro-Western Yushchenko, architect of the revolution that overturned the old order in Ukraine, reluctantly chose "co-habitation" with the Moscow-leaning Yanukovich in the early hours of Thursday to end four months of political deadlock. Parliament was...

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. The pro-Western Yushchenko, architect of the revolution that overturned the old order in Ukraine, reluctantly chose "co-habitation" with the Moscow-leaning Yanukovich in the early hours of Thursday to end four months of political deadlock....

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. The constitution gives President Viktor Yushchenko until midnight (2100 GMT) to disband parliament or agree to Viktor Yanukovich, leader of the pro-Moscow opposition Regions party, being named prime minister. In a last-minute attempt to cut a deal that would...

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. The constitution gives President Viktor Yushchenko until midnight (2100 GMT) to disband parliament and call new elections -- a high-risk move -- or agree to Viktor Yanukovich, leader of the opposition Regions party, heading a...


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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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