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

    Monday Apr 13 | 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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  2. How Vladimir Putin's skewed view of World War Two threatens his neighbors and the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | 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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  3. Ukrainian parliament recognizes militia that collaborated with NazisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | 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 In 2010 President Viktor Yushchenko declared Bandera a hero of Ukraine in a decision that was subsequently rescinded by his successor Viktor Yanukovych a year ... 24 comments

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

    Saturday Apr 11 | 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

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

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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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  6. Ukraine pushes to 'ban communism' by 70th anniversary of victory over NazismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | 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

  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. A year after Russia took Crimea, stronger Ukraine military braces for long fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | McClatchy

    ... war," said Leonid Polyakov, who was Ukraine's minister of defense during the pro-West presidency of Viktor Yushchenko and remains one of this nation's top military experts. "Ukraine does not want this war. Ukraine has been forced into this fight, ...

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  12. Georgian Expert Offers To Involve Armenia In Regional ProjectsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Groong

    GEORGIAN EXPERT OFFERS TO INVOLVE ARMENIA IN REGIONAL PROJECTS March 2, 2015 15:06 Photo: http://dm-c.it/ Yerevan /Mediamax/. Irakli Gogava, Georgian international relations expert and former advisor to ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko, stated that Armenia needs to be involved in regional projects.

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  13. Who was outspoken Putin critic Boris Nemtsov?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Windsor Beacon

    ... supported Ukraine's Orange Revolution in 2004 and became an economic adviser for Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, who ousted the presidential candidate backed by Yanukovych. In 2008, Nemtsov helped create the Solidarity movement that deposed ...

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  14. Slain Russian opposition leader often criticized PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | USA Today

    ... supported Ukraine's Orange Revolution in 2004 and became an economic adviser for Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, who ousted the presidential candidate backed by Yanukovych. In 2008, Nemtsov helped create the Solidarity movement that deposed ...

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  15. Who killed Boris Nemtsov?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Pravda

    A few hours ago, on the evening of February 27, 2015, Boris Nemtsov , former deputy prime minister of the Russian Federation and a leader of the Russian opposition, was murdered, some 200 meters away from the Kremlin. According to a CIA-sponsored publication that lost no time in updating its Nemtsov's biography, he had been "an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin."

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  16. Anti-Kremlin leader Boris Nemtsov fatally shot in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | USA Today

    ... eastern Ukraine. Nemtsov supported Ukraine's Orange Revolution in 2004 and became an economic adviser for Viktor Yushchenko, who ousted the presidential candidate backed by Yanukovych. In 2008, Nemtsov help create the Solidarity movement that ...

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  17. Boris Nemtsov, Another Putin Critic, has been KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | RedState

    Just to name a few, there's Anna Politkovskaya, Viktor Yushchenko, and Sergei Yushenkhov.* Now, we can add former deputy prime minister, opposition party leader, and liberal Boris Nemtsov. Just one days before a opposition rally is scheduled to take place, he was shot four times from a passing car while he was taking a walk.

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  18. A major Russian opposition figure was just shot dead in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Nemtsov served as a deputy prime minister and a regional governor in the 1990s under previous Russian president Boris Yeltsin, and advised Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko after Ukraine's "Orange Revolution" in 2004. In the 1990s, as governor of Russia's Nizhny-Novgorod region, Nemtsov, a former physicist, helped implement free-market reforms.

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  19. After year of conflict, Ukrainians believe theya re fighting for survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... Oleh Rybachuk, secretary of state and head of the Presidential Secretariat for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, who was considered Western-friendly, said the past year of challenges had already changed the country in some ways. ...

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  20. Charlemagne: Soaring hopes, dark fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Economist

    ... standards or its visa regime. After the Orange revolution in 2004 pro-reform Ukrainians rested hopes with Viktor Yushchenko, who became president, and Yulia Tymoshenko, the prime minister; they had protested together but fell out disastrously in ...

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