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  1. Responding to Putin's Plan Post-CrimeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | CSIS

    ... very well-being of Yanukovich himself. Russian involvement in the poisoning of then-presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko has long been speculated, and the administrative means used in numerous elections to benefit Yanukovich and the Party of ...

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  2. Three elections, three reactions: Ukraine, Egypt and SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... The Orange Revolution, accompanied by mass protests, helped bring to power pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko who defeated his rival Viktor Yanukovych in a repeat run-off election. It is generally accepted that the supporters of the Orange ...

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  3. MPs in Western Ukrainian Lvov demand Poroshenko reinstate Nazi collaborators as national heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Russia Taday

    ... and Shukhevich were awarded the title of heroes of Ukraine in 2007 and 2010 respectively, under President Viktor Yushchenko, who came to power in 2005 after the Orange Revolution. But the Nazi collaborators were deprived of the honors as soon as ...

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  4. A Bogeyman In Russia, U.S. Envoy Appears Poised For Moscow JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Weekday Magazine

    ... Tefft was appointed by Obama to be the U.S. envoy to Ukraine, where floundering pro-Western president Viktor Yushchenko subsequently lost re-election to Kremlin-friendly candidate Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych fled to Russia in February of this year ...

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  5. Profile: Ukraine's new defence ministerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Newsday

    ... the same position as head of the State Guard Directorate (Udo) in the late 2000s under the then President, Viktor Yushchenko. Colonel-General Heletey took an active part in Kiev's offensive against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. On 14 ...

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  6. How The Kremlin Wields Its Soft Power In FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    ... dismissed protesters as "druggy skinheads from Lviv" and accused Western-leaning presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko and his allies of being cozy with neo-Nazis. Asked about his institute's financing, Laughland says the funds are provided by ...

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  7. Gas transmission line project proposed in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... Boyarka, near Kiev, on February 12, 2008. Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yushchenko on February 12, 2008 in Moscow amid crunch talks on averting a cut in Russian gas supplies to the neighboring state. The ...

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  8. Wikileaks Exposes Dark Sides Of Ukraine's Poroshenko, TymoshenkoRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Groong

    ... himself as an insider from the party Nasha Ukrayina (Our Ukraine), a bloc associated with former President Viktor Yushchenko, passionately welcomed by the western leaders. The diplomat, however, questioned the authenticity of Poroshenko's message ...

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  9. Maidan VoyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Weekly Standard

    ... The "Orange Revolution" of 2004 happened when a court ruled Yanukovych's election victory over reformer Viktor Yushchenko had been fraudulent. Into the bargain, someone had poisoned the handsome Yushchenko in the course of the campaign, horribly ...

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  10. Wikileaks Says Ukraine's Poroshenko 'Was US Informant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    ... as an insider from the party Nasha Ukrayina ( Our Ukraine ), a bloc associated with former President Viktor Yushchenko. Cables sent from the Embassy to the US State Department however suggest that the diplomat doubted the authenticity of ...

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  11. Poroshenko takes Ukrainian helm with tough words for RussiaRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Russia. For many years, Mr. Poroshenko served in the Parliament. He was foreign minister under President Viktor Yushchenko and trade and economics minister under Mr. Yanukovych. The new president earned his fortune making chocolate, and Russia is a ...

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  12. Ukraine's new president vows to 'preserve the unity of the nation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | UPI

    ... ent. In the Yanukovych administration, Poroshenko was the trade and economics minister and under President Viktor Yushchenko, he was the foreign minister.

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  13. Poroshenko sworn in as Ukraine's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... media and shipbuilding, Poroshenko is no stranger to government. He served in the Cabinets of presidents Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovich, chairing Ukraine's central bank and serving as its foreign minister and trade minister at different ...

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  14. Ukraine's new president, old oligarchsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Hill

    ... was a key figure in the Orange Revolution of 2004 and served in several positions under former President Viktor Yushchenko. After serving in deposed President Viktor Yanukovych's cabinet in 2012, he came out in favor of the Euromaidan protests, ...

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  15. Ukraine New President Faces Daunting ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... foreign minister and trade minister. He was also a strong backer of the "Orange Revolution" that brought Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko to power in 2004. And he played a leading role in the protests in Kyiv's central square that toppled ...

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  16. Ukraine's Road to NormalcyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Center for American Progress

    ... that successfully prevented Yanukovych from taking power in fraudulent elections and brought his opponent, Viktor Yushchenko, to power. He was a member of parliament in Yushchenko's Our Ukraine bloc from 2002 to 2007 and served for short periods of ...

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  17. Ukraine country profileRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Newsday

    ... of the election. A fragile alliance of anti-Kuchma forces united behind pro-Western former prime minister Viktor Yushchenko, who won the presidency. Mr Yushchenko succeeded in carrying out some democratic reform, but moves towards Nato and EU ...

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  18. Sen. Ben Cardin hits Ukraine for crackdown on Kiev protestsRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2013 | Washington Times

    ... government authorities against peaceful demonstrators," after police broke up protests against President Viktor Yushchenko for scrapping plans for closer ties with the European Union and instead pursuing ties with Russia. "This meeting takes place ...

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  19. The Messages of May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Project Syndicate

    ... having served as Economics Minister under Yanukovych and Foreign Minister under his predecessor, Viktor Yushchenko. This is not as surprising as it might seem. Ukrainians were making a sober decision, voting with their heads, not their hearts. ...

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  20. Crimea profileRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | BBC News

    ... a focus of tension between Russia and Ukraine. In 2008, Ukraine - then under the pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko - demanded that Moscow not use the Black Sea Fleet during the its conflict with Georgia. Both countries had agreed to allow the ...

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