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  1. Russia Agrees to Terms With Ukraine for Gas Supply to ResumeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... worst recession since 2009. That's rekindling memories of the squabbles that dogged the camps of President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko after the 2004 Orange Revolution. Ukraine's dollar-denominated bonds due in 2017 ...

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  2. Ukraine in CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... in 2004 when the Orange Revolution, set off by a rigged presidential election won by Yanukovich, brought Viktor Yushchenko to the presidency. Yet infighting among elites hampered reforms, and severe economic troubles resurged with the global ...

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  3. One Year After Ukraine's 'Orange Revolution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | CFR.org

    The announcement last November that Viktor Yanukovych - the chosen successor to Leonid Kuchma and the Kremlin's favorite - had defeated Viktor Yushchenko, a former prime minister and advocate of market reforms, in the October 2004 presidential election brought thousands into the streets in Ukraine. In Kiev, young and old flocked to Independence Square to protest a vote they viewed as fraudulent.

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  4. Postscript: Ukrainians Vote for ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2006 | CFR.org

    Ukraine is a vastly different place politically a year and a half after the Orange Revolution swept into power the pro-Western presidency of Viktor Yushchenko. Yushchenko has delivered some needed reforms, including more freedom of speech, government accountability, and democratic pluralism.

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  5. Jay Nordlinger: Oslo Journal, Part IVRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... into kindergarten; to get a doctor's appointment; to get a favorable ruling from a judge; etc. I think of Viktor Yushchenko, the ex-president of Ukraine. I met him at Davos once after he had been poisoned, leading to the disfigurement of his face. ...

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  6. How Putin turned Ukraine to the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    ... on a more solid footing than the Orange Revolution of 2004 that brought to power pro-western president Viktor Yushchenko. During Yushchenko's tenure, pro-western parties could form at best a very slim majority based on the outcome of 2002, 2006, and ...

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  7. After the election, Ukraine looks westRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Globe and Mail

    ... descend into petty squabbles of the kind that consumed a former president and a former prime minister: Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko, who squandered the opportunity in the Orange Revolution of 2004-2005. This time, European-minded parties ...

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  8. Ukraine celebrates liberation dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Newkerala.com

    ... ttle, for their staunchness and self-sacrifice". The celebration was decreed by former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko in 2009. Earlier, commemoration acts were held nationwide with flowers laid at World War ll memorials all across Ukraine.

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  9. Ukraine Fast FactsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | WICU12 Erie

    ... President Vladimir Putin also supports Yanukovych's campaign. September 2004 - Opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko develops a mysterious illness which leaves his face pock-marked. Medical tests later show he is suffering from dioxin poisoning. ...

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  10. Ukraine must decentralize powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Second, the new government must avoid the in-fighting that plagued the Orange coalition. President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko governed so badly as they wrestled for power that by 2010 voters were ready to bring back ...

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  11. Putin congratulates Ukrainian WWII veterans, urges common fight against neo-NazismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Russia Taday

    ... the day of liberation from Nazi invaders on October 28 - the holiday was instituted in 2009 by President Viktor Yushchenko. However, on October 22 this year the Ukrainian State Committee for Television and Radio broadcasting officially asked the ...

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  12. Putin congratulates Ukraine on liberation from Nazi invadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Pravda

    ... the Day of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi invaders. The nationwide holiday was introduced by President Viktor Yushchenko on 21 October 2009. Previously, the day had not been celebrated as a state holiday. However, in Ukrainian regions, people would ...

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  13. Ukraine swings West. But could a divided parliament derail reform?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... hard process." Some analysts, recalling the crippling strife a decade ago between pro-Western President Viktor Yushchenko and his hard-driving prime minister, Ms. Tymoshenko, that derailed the pro-Western Orange Revolution, worry that history could ...

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  14. Poll: Ukraine Leader's Bloc Holds Election Lead, Tymoshenko ThreatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Voice of America

    ... rose in popularity. Once a fiery public speaker, Tymoshenko, 53, was prime minister under former president Viktor Yushchenko and has been one of Ukraine's most popular leaders of the past 10 years. An old adversary of Yanukovich, who narrowly ...

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  15. The Mass is now celebrated to the sound of the organRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Day

    ... with the leadership of Ukraine by Polish ambassadors and presidents, and even the Pope himself. During Viktor Yushchenko's presidency, the deadlock was broken when Dnipropetrovsk courts ruled in favor of the Roman Catholic community. The believers ...

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  16. "I have no use for destroyed houses, I need people and their stories"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Day

    ... did not do it. After all, I could publish the book even before 2008. We then tried to contact president Viktor Yushchenko's inner circle and ask for help from him. Viktor Topalov MP then expressed a desire to help. He swore to do 'everything for the ...

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  17. Ukrainian Nationalists' Long Ascent To New Heights Of PowerRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Groong

    ... recruiting new members and involving them in nationalist activities. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, who Ukrainians voted out after hed served his single term in 2005-2010, facilitated such efforts by altering the Ukrainian school ...

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  18. Ukraine's defense minister loses his job in 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Pravda

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valery Geletey was dismissed from his post. President Poroshenko signed Geletey's report on his resignation from the post of the Minister of Defense.

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  19. That sweet word: lustrationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Day

    ... cadres. We must mow down the thick idealess weeds of corruption sown in the times of Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Yushchenko, Viktor Yanukovych, and perhaps Petro Poroshenko. It is not only more and more difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff, but ...

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  20. West raises pressure on Russia to save Ukraine truceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Yahoo!

    ... of masked gunmen proclaimed independence after seizing the city's government. Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko -- a leader of the 2004 pro-democracy Orange Revolution who fought bitterly with Moscow while in power in the subsequent five ...

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