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  1. Guest Post: Promoting a Ukraine-EU Agenda on Human TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CFR.org

    ... Although registered trafficking crimes decreased from 415 in 2005 to 109 in 2014-under former presidents Viktor Yushchenko (2005-2010) and Viktor Yanukovych (2010-2014)-NGOs operating in Ukraine report "a very large number of trafficking victims." ...

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  2. EU not sure where Ukrainian 'Frankenstein monster' will lead itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Russia Taday

    ... the EU isn't ready to roll out the red carpet for Ukraine just yet. Indeed, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko believes the West has grown weary of Kiev and "Ukraine is being swatted away like an annoying fly." Neil Clark: I think that is ...

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  3. a World swatting away Ukraine like 'an annoying fly' - ex-president YushchenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Russia Taday

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has warned that Ukraine is falling out of the international spotlight, comparing his country to an "annoying fly" everyone is bored with. A new format is needed for resolving the conflict in Donbass, he said.

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  4. Putin says Ukraine being overrun by fascists - and he may be rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Jerusalem Post

    ... right-wing Ukrainian nationalist organizations with controversial pasts. Under former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, a number of leading Ukrainian nationalists were honored with a memorial at Babi Yar - site of the single-worst massacre of ... 7 comments

  5. A member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) waits to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Thanh Nein News

    ... right-wing Ukrainian nationalist organizations with controversial pasts. Under former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, a number of leading Ukrainian nationalists were honored with a memorial at Babi Yar - site of the single-worst massacre of ...

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  6. Putin ties Ukraine's government to neo-Nazis. A new law seems to back him up.Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Reuters

    ... right-wing Ukrainian nationalist organizations with controversial pasts. Under former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, a number of leading Ukrainian nationalists were honored with a memorial at Babi Yar - site of the single-worst massacre of ...

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  7. Ukraine Fight Flares Again: U.S. Should Keep Arms and Troops at HomeRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... animus when the U.S.S.R. collapsed. Moreover, Putin accepted Ukraine even when ruled by Russian antagonist Viktor Yushchenko, since Kiev did not join the Western bloc. But Washington and Brussels consistently disregarded Russian security interests. ...

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  8. Media Serfdom in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Transitions Online

    ... ensure the victory of Kuchma's successor, Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. Many journalists who supported Viktor Yushchenko, the pro-European candidate, resigned, refusing to lie on government orders, or sabotaged censorship in their workplaces. ...

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  9. Ukraine Fight Flares Again: U.S. Should Keep Arms And Troops At HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Forbes.com

    ... animus when the U.S.S.R. collapsed. Moreover, Putin accepted Ukraine even when ruled by Russian antagonist Viktor Yushchenko, since Kiev did not join the Western bloc. But Washington and Brussels consistently disregarded Russian security interests. ... 114 comments

  10. Finland's rollerblading presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Newsday

    ... to have a penchant for roller skiing - cross-country skiing minus the snow. And former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko balanced the affairs of state with climbing mountains and beekeeping .

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  11. How Vladimir Putin's skewed view of World War Two threatens his neighbors and the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Reuters

    ... invasion of Iraq, everybody could agree that the end of World War Two was worth celebrating together. Even Viktor Yushchenko, the first Ukrainian president who openly defied the Kremlin, came. This May 9, Putin will be lucky if a couple of European ...

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  12. Ukrainian parliament recognizes militia that collaborated with NazisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... nationalist movement, led by Stepan Bandera, has been the center of controversy there. In 2010 President Viktor Yushchenko declared Bandera a hero of Ukraine in a decision that was subsequently rescinded by his successor Viktor Yanukovych a year ... 24 comments

  13. New division threatens UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    ... countries introduced similar bans on Soviet symbols. In 2010, the former pro-Western Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko paid tribute to the leaders of the Ukrainian nationalists from the World War II era, describing Stepan Bandera and Roman ... 1 comment

  14. Ukraine bans communism & Nazism, celebrates UPA nationalists as 'freedom fighters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Ukrainian MPs have passed a law banning communist and national-socialist totalitarian regimes, and all their symbols. Another bill celebrates 20th-century nationalists accused of links to Nazi Germany, granting them social benefits.

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  15. Ukraine pushes to 'ban communism' by 70th anniversary of victory over NazismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Russia Taday

    As the world prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, Ukraine's lawmakers have vowed to pass a "decommunization" law banning Soviet Union "symbols and propaganda", equating beliefs of victors to those of the Nazi ideology. For millions of people across the world, and especially the former Soviet states, whose grandparents fought under the communist Soviet Union flags against the Nazi yoke, May 9th is the official holiday and day of celebrations of victory over Nazism. 6 comments

  16. Kiev's new plan to avoid collapse? Ban Russian cartoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... Revolution appears to be repeating itself in fast-forward. In 2005, a year after mass street protests, Viktor Yushchenko enjoyed ratings of 60 percent plus. By 2010, he polled a mere 5 percent and could only watch as the subsequently ousted ... 8 comments

  17. 214@100: Ukraine's First Lady returns to ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... in 2005 it was as First Lady of Ukraine. Chumachenko worked as a White House aide and in 1993 later met Viktor Yushchenko, whom she married in 1998. Viktor went on to become the Ukrainian president, making a Prospect alumna the first lady. She was ...

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  18. Armenia's Anti-NGO Laws Inspired By MoscowRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Groong

    ... legislation only 18 months after the Orange Revolution in Ukraine ushered in the pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko. Russia's legislation regulates the activities of a half million NGOs, including domestic branches of more than 5,000 ...

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  19. Armenia's anti-NGO laws inspired by MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... legislation only 18 months after the Orange Revolution in Ukraine ushered in the pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko. Russia's legislation regulates the activities of a half million NGOs, including domestic branches of more than 5,000 ...

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  20. Suicide Or Homicide? In Ukraine, Old-Guard Officials Dying MysteriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... the son-in-law of former President Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Pinchuk, for just $850 million. (In October 2005, Viktor Yushchenko reversed the sale, reselling a 93-percent stake in the plant to Mittal Steel for $4.8 billion.) Anton Herashchenko, a ... 2 comments