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  • Вiктор Янукович про пiдсумки Олiмпiади та виборчу кампанiю (VOA) 08/31/2004
  • Спiвдоповiдачок ПАРЄ в Днiпропетровську не допускали до опозицiї (VOA) 08/31/2004
  • В Україну прибув американський сенатор Лугар (VOA) 08/31/2004
  • Yanukovych blasts populism in election campaign in Ukraine (Interfax) 08/31/2004
  • No evidence of attempt on Yushchenko's life - prosecutor (Interfax-Russia) 08/31/2004
  • Op-ed: Fence hypocrisy (Wash Times) 08/31/2004
  • Missing Persons' Relatives Protest in Prishtina [? Gendarmerie force from Ukraine and Poland] (OneWorld Southeast Europe) 08/31/2004
  • Merchant slain in N. Philly store [Ukrainian Immigrant Natan Arbitman] (Philadelphia Daily News) 08/31/2004
  • Tennis: Liu starts fast, fades faster in losing to Ukrainian [Julia Vakulenko] (San Diego Union-Tribune) 08/31/2004
  • Yaust – Yet Another Ukraine Super-Talent [14-year-old Yuriy Kuzubov] (Chessbase) 08/31/2004
  • Kiev Symphony bunks here (Wausau Daily Herald) 08/31/2004
  • Beyond The Call [James Bond, Agent 007] (MI6) 08/31/2004
  • Uncertainty over MTS stake in Ukraine Mobile continues (DMeurope) 08/31/2004
  • Government hoping to improve investment climate in Ukraine (Interfax) 08/31/2004
  • Ukraine, China to draw new long-term space cooperation program for 2006-2010 (Interfax) 08/31/2004
  • Government sets up commission on energy industry reform and development (Interfax) 08/31/2004
  • Ukraine's Naftogaz to bid for MOL gas assets (Interfax-Hungary) 08/31/2004
  • [Pagedown] Ukrainian opposition leader's staff lambastes police for blast allegations; Ukrainian pollsters vow to hold large presidential election poll; Ukrainian government pays eight-year wage backlog to miners (RFE/RL) 08/31/2004
  • Thomas Oliphant Column: A convention village of GOP fantasies (Boston Globe) 08/31/2004
  • The cold war over media freedom in Ukraine [Page down][From 8/27/04] (RFE/RL) 08/31/2004

  • Тiгiпко про вибухи на Троєщинському ринку та екзит-поли (VOA) 08/30/2004
  • Military HIV/AIDS Workshop Scheduled (USDOD) 08/30/2004
  • Америка скоротить допомогу Українi (VOA) 08/30/2004
  • Американський сенатор Лугар побуває в Українi (VOA) 08/30/2004
  • Ukrainian NGOs to attend UN conference on Millennium goals (BRAMA) 08/30/2004
  • Top copyright violators [The piracy market of compact disks in Ukraine is estimated to an amount of $42mn.] (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/30/2004
  • Ukrainians Demand Information On Candidates (CPOD) 08/30/2004
  • Analysis: Ukrainian Media Not Playing Fair In Presidential Campaign (RFE/RL) 08/30/2004
  • Moroz submits voters' signatures to Central Elections Commission (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • Waiting For The TV Debates (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/30/2004
  • Daydreams And Nightmares [Rumor has it that President Kuchma has been having frequent anxiety attacks...] (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/30/2004
  • Borys Tarasyuk: The number of OSCE observers needs to be tripled (Our Ukraine) 08/30/2004
  • PACE members examine pre-election climate in Dnipropetrovsk (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • PACE rapporteurs in Ukraine (Azertag) 08/30/2004
  • [?] Lugar is away on nuclear business [Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar is spending the week in the former Soviet Union, overseeing aspects of the program he helped create to secure or destroy weapons of mass destruction.] (Indianapolis Star) 08/30/2004
  • [?] US Senator Richard Lugar to visit Ukraine [to discuss with top officials and leading politicians of Ukraine the Ukrainian-U.S. relations and the current state of affairs in the country; Aug 31-Sep1] (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • A Country Able To Create The “Kolchuga” Can Look Into The Future With Confidence (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/30/2004
  • “Ruslan”: the same story again (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/30/2004
  • 2004 United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament starts in Geneva (UN) 08/30/2004
  • The Danube: A European Lifeline (Southeast European Times) 08/30/2004
  • Foreign specialists go elsewhere [Only nine Ukrainians came to Norway in 2002...] (Aftenposten Norway) 08/30/2004
  • Sask. news roundup [Theresa Sokyrka] (Saskatoon StarPhoenix) 08/30/2004
  • Financial services commission to scrap tax on foreign reinsurers (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • Rookie DE Olshansky not too raw to start (San Diego Union-Tribune) 08/30/2004
  • Soccer: East European round-up (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/30/2004
  • Athens pulls off successful Games - Ron Judd [Irini Merleni of the Ukraine helped christen a new sport — women's wrestling, with one of the most wonderfully unrestrained gold-medal celebrations we have ever seen — the flowing tears in her eyes on the medal stand reflecting why we're all here.] (Seattle Times) 08/30/2004
  • Olympics 2004: On Final Day, IOC Chairman Praises 'Superb' Olympic Games (RFE/RL) 08/30/2004
  • Ukrainian sportsmen win 23 medals in Athens (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • Ukrainians Won at Olympic Games 9 Gold, 5 Silver, and 9 Bronze Medals, and Occupied 12th Place in General Reckoning (UNIAN) 08/30/2004
  • Joint teams of businessmen and tax officers to work on disputes (Interfax) 08/30/2004
  • The little citizen battles the well-oiled machinery of the Population Administration [Tolchinsky, 35, came to Israel from Ukraine four years ago by virtue of the Law of Return...] (Ha'aretz) 08/30/2004

  • Вибухи на Троєщині – політичний тероризм, твердить міліція (VOA) 08/29/2004
  • Ukraine G9 S5 B9 T23; Rank by Gold 12; Rank by Total 12 (Athens 2004) 08/29/2004
  • Thousands of Demonstrators Hit NYC Streets [250,000 Bush administration opponents poured into Manhattan's streets Sunday on the eve of the Republican National Convention] (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Naked women on Panhandle football boosters' former Web site [Beta Corp., based in Ukraine, purchased the domain name after club allowed payments to lapse. Within weeks the site was filled with risque pictures and links to other sex-themed Web sites.] (AP/Miami Herald) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Bronze medal winner Anna Bessonova from Ukraine holds her bouquet during the medal ceremony for the women's individual all-around final at the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Alina Kabaeva of Russia,center, shows her gold medal with silver-medalist Irina Tchachina of Russia. right, and bronze-medalist Anna Bessonova of Ukraine, left, during the medal ceremony for the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Anna Bessonova of Ukraine performs with a hoop during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G9 S5 B9 T23; Rank by gold 11; Rank by Medals 12] (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Ukraine Olympic Medals 2004 by Event (Athens 2004) 08/29/2004
  • Pope Greets Ukraine on 13th Anniversary of Independence (RISU) 08/29/2004
  • Frescoes of St. Michael’s Cathedral Returned to Kyiv [from Hermitage in Russia] (RISU) 08/29/2004
  • UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate Orthodox Hold Conference in Sumy (RISU) 08/29/2004
  • Two die in tourist bus crash [Spain - American man and a Ukrainian woman were killed] (The Australian) 08/29/2004
  • A War on Crime, Continued [One of my scariest assignments came when I was retained by a group in Ukraine to investigate whether President Leonid Kuchma had ordered the assassination of a journalist. The government was not going to get $2 billion of Western aid unless they had an independent investigation. I ran into people with guns, former K.G.B. guys. There were some real tensions and situations where I felt very unsafe. Although we found some evidence pointing to Kuchma's involvement, it was not clear and convincing.] (NY Times) 08/29/2004
  • Conflict in Iraq claimed lives of 51 journalists (DPA/Khaleej Times) 08/29/2004
  • Where to Drink Like a New Yorker [Second Avenue near St. Marks Place offers two 24-hour Ukrainian-Polish stalwarts: Kiev and Veselka, where you can fill your belly with pierogis and kasha varnishkes. Wash them down with a bowl of cold borscht, step outside, raise your hand like you mean it and ride a yellow tiger back uptown.] (NY Times) 08/29/2004
  • In a Marriage of Equals, Why Create Obstacles? [Sheila W. Wellington...Her parents, both children of Ukrainian immigrants] (NY Times) 08/29/2004
  • She's so finest [Anna Benson, the ravishing wife of new Mets pitcher Kris Benson...is part Irish, part Ukrainian and mostly Cherokee.] (NY Post) 08/29/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G9 S5 B8 T22] (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Doping Cases at the Athens Games (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Olympics Results (NZ Herald) 08/29/2004
  • Emotions ran deep through women's wrestling final [ The nine minutes of unremitting action turned in by the Ukraine's Irini Merleni and Japan's Chiharu Icho was one of the best wrestling bouts I've ever seen.] (Sports Illustrated) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Russia's Alina Kabaeva (C) celebrates her gold medal win in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-round gold medal at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. Her compatriot Irina Tchachina (L) finished second and Ukraine's Anna Bessonova (R) took bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Russia's Alina Kabaeva (C) celebrates her gold medal win in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-round gold medal at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on August 29, 2004. Her compatriot Irina Tchachina (L) finished second and Ukraine's Anna Bessonova (R) took bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Russia's Alina Kabaeva (C) celebrates her gold medal win in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-round gold medal at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on August 29, 2004. Her compatriot Irina Tchachina (L) finished second and Ukraine's Anna Bessonova (R) took bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Bronze medal winner Anna Bessonova from Ukraine performs during a routine in the women's individual all-around final at the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004 (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Bronze medal winner Anna Bessonova from Ukraine performs during a routine in the women's individual all-around final at the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Bronze medal winner Anna Bessonova from Ukraine balances a ball in the crook of her neck during a routine in the women's individual all-around final at the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Anna Bessonova performs in the individual all-around final of the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs in the individual all-around final of the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs in the individual all-around final of the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Natalia Godunko of Ukraine performs with a hoop during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Japan's bronze medallist Kenji Inoue (L) reacts as referee Lee Ronald Mckay (C) of Canada announces his win against Ukraine's Yasyl Fedorshyn (R) in their men's freestyle 60kg wrestling match at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Japan's bronze medallist Kenji Inoue (top) grapples with Ukraine's Yasyl Fedorshyn in their men's freestyle 60kg wrestling match at Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Photo: Japan's bronze medallist Kenji Inoue (bottom) grapples with Ukraine's Yasyl Fedorshyn in their men's freestyle 60kg wrestling match at Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 29, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/29/2004
  • Pozdnyakova breezes in 10-mile masters race (MLive/Flint Journal) 08/29/2004
  • Ukraine beat up on France (Eurosport) 08/29/2004
  • 9/11 Commission Report Recommendations [Ukraine...passed legislation in January 2003 that removed the threat of immediate FATF sanctions and ultimately led to its removal from the NCCT list.] (Scoop) 08/29/2004

  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G9 S5 B8 T22] (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Saturday's Olympic Scores (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Handball Women : Ukraine takes bronze medal (Athens 2004) 08/28/2004
  • Ukraine secure bronze medal (BBC) 08/28/2004
  • Olympic record for Slesarenko in women's high jump [Ukraine's Viktoria Styopina cleared the same height as Cloete but was placed third as she had failures earlier in the competition. Styopina was delighted with her bronze despite just missing out on going one step further up the podium, as she added two centimetres to her previous best.] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's bronze medalists attend the podium ceremony for the women's handball competition during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 29, 2004. Denmark won gold, South Korea took silver and Ukraine won bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Viktoriya Styopina celebrates her bronze medal in the women's high jump at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Medal winners in the women's high jump celebrate their wins at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. From left, are: silver medalist Hestrie Cloete of South Africa, gold medallist Yelena Slesarenko of Russia, and bronze medallist Viktoriya Styopina of Ukraine. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Viktoriya Styopina reacts during her bronze medal-winning performance in the women's high jump final at Olympic Stadium at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Viktoriya Styopina of the Ukraine clears the bar during the final of the women's high jump at the 2004 Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev (C) stands with silver medallist Jamill Kelly (L) of the U.S and Russia's bronze winner Makhach Murtazaliev (R) during the podium ceremony for the men's freestyle 66kg event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev bites his gold medal during the podium ceremony after the men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev (C) stands with silver medalist Jamill Kelly (L) and bronze winner Russia's Makhach Murtazaliev during the podium ceremony for the men's freestyle 66kg event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev displays his gold medal during the podium ceremony after the men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev celebrates with his country's flag after he defeated Jamill Kelly of the U.S. to win the gold medal in their men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Jamil Kelly, of United States, looks down after being defeated by Elbrus Redeyev, of Ukraine, who being embraced by his coach, left, during the men's freestyle 66kg wrestling final bout at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev celebrates with his coach after he defeated Jamill Kelly of the U.S. to win the gold medal in their men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev celebrates with his coach (C) after he defeated Jamill Kelly (L rear) of the U.S. to win the gold medal in their men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Jamil Kelly, of United States, bottom and Elbrus Redeyev [Tedeyev], of Ukraine, wrestle during the men's freestyle 66kg wrestling final bout at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. Redeyev won and Kelly got the silver medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Jamil Kelly, of United States,right, and Elbrus Redeyev, of Ukraine, wrestle during the men's freestyle 66kg wrestling final bout at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. Redeyev won and Kelly got the silver medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev (R) grapples with Jamill Kelly (bottom) of the U.S. to win the gold medal in their men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olympic champion Elbrus Tedeyev (top) grapples with Jamill Kelly of the U.S. to win the gold medal in their men's freestyle 66kg finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Lyudmyla Shevchenko (L) kisses Maryna Vergelyuk (R) to celebrate their bronze medal win in the match against France at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. Ukraine defeated France 21-18. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's women's handball player Lyudmyla Shevchenko (R) kisses team mates to celebrate their bronze medal win in the match against France at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. Ukraine defeated France 21-18. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's players celebrate their win against France after the bronze medal handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Helliniko Indoor Arena in Athens, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. Ukraine won the game 21-18 and took the bronze medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's women's handball team celebrate their bronze medal win in the match against France at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. Ukraine defeated France 21-18. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: France's captain Stephanie Cano (C) gets caught by Ukraine's defender Lyudmyla Shevchenko (R) in their women's handball bronze medal match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: France's Veronique Pecqueux Rolland, right, tries to stop Ukraine's Maryna Vergelyuk during their Olympic women's handball bronze madal match at the Helliniko Indoor Arena, at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Maryna Vergelyuk (C) jumps to throw on goal against France's Delphine Guehl (L) in their women's handball bronze medal match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 28, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Tetyana Shinkarenko, left, tries to stop France's Sophie Herbrecht during the bronze medal handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Helliniko Indoor Arena in Athens, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Anastasiya Borodina, left, and Lyudmyla Shevchenko, center, stop France's Leila Lejeune during the bronze medal handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Helliniko Indoor Arena in Athens, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Lyudmyla Shevchenko, left, stops France's Veronique Pecqueux Rolland during the bronze medal handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Helliniko Indoor Arena in Athens, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Ukrainian Beats Kelly [5-1] in 66k Freestyle [Elbrus Tedeyev] (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004
  • Russian Investigators Find Explosives in Second Crashed Plane (Bloomberg) 08/28/2004
  • Gymnastics Rhythmic [Natalia Godunko could win surprise medal] (Athens 2004) 08/28/2004
  • On this day: 1973 – Princess Anne becomes the first member of the British royal family to visit the Soviet Union, arriving in Kiev for an equestrian event. (Sunday Times (Australia)) 08/28/2004
  • [Hungarian] Weightlifter Stripped of Silver [Moving up to take silver will be Ukrainian Igor Razoronov] (The Scotsman) 08/28/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S4 B7 T19] (AP/Yahoo) 08/28/2004

  • Чи мета в усiх кандидатiв у Президенти одна? (VOA) 08/27/2004
  • На виборах проведуть екзит-пол (VOA) 08/27/2004
  • Potential for German Investors: Entering the Ukrainian Market (Mondaq) 08/27/2004
  • Доля президента України після виборів [AUDIO] [From 8/26/04] (RFE/RL) 08/27/2004
  • Experts Tell RFE/RL Ukrainian Service: President Kuchma Seen as Lame Duck (RFE/RL) 08/27/2004
  • Ukraine: Crimea's Tatars - Uneasy Relations With Russian Cossacks (Part 5) (RFE/RL) 08/27/2004
  • Moldova Ends Negotiations With Renegade Region [Transdniester] (RFE/RL) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ribbons of grace : Anna Bessonova from the Ukraine performs with a ribbon at the gymnastics rhythmic individual all-around qualification at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Anna Bessonova of Ukraine performs with clubs during the Rhythmic Gymnastics individual all-around qualification at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Anna Bessonova performs in the individual all-around qualification of the rhythmic gymnastics at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Handball Women: Denmark in the gold medal match after 29-20 against Ukraine (Athens 2004) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Yatsenko (L) walks ahead of team mates as they leave the court after losing to Denmark in the women's handball semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. Denmark defeated Ukraine 29-20. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Denmark's Camilla Ingermann Thomsen (R) jumps against Ukraine's Lyudmyla Shevchenko (rear) and Tetyana Shinkarenko (L) to take a shot on goal in their women's handball semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. Denmark defeated Ukraine 29-20. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Lyundmyla Shevchenko (L) jumps against Denmark's Camilla Ingermann Thomsen (R) to take a shot on goal in their women's handball semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Denmark's Camilla Ingermann Thomsen (R) jumps against Ukraine's Nataliya Lyapina (L) to take a shot on goal in their women's handball semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Lyudmyla Shevchenko, left, tries to stop Denmark's Katrine Fruelund during their Olympic women's handball semifinal match at the Helliniko Indoor Arena, at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens, Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Denmark's Rikke Hoerlykke Joergensen (R) jumps against Ukraine's Mayrna Vergelyuk (L) to take a shot on goal in their women's handball semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Potapenko will avoid trial if he completes diversion program (AP/Miami Herald) 08/27/2004
  • Kovalenko braces for stretch run (MLS Net) 08/27/2004
  • Williams set to fight Klitschko (ic Scotland) 08/27/2004
  • За кордоном голосувати за президента можна буде не лише в посольствах (Українська Правда) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Inna Osypenko, Tetyana Semykina, Hanna Balabanova and Olena Cherevatova (left to right) paddle to the third place in the Women's K4 500 meter final to take the bronze medal, during the kayak flatwater event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Schinias near Athens, Greece, Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Germany's Birgit Fischer, Maike Nollen, Katrin Wagner and Carolin Leonhardt (L to R) cross the finish line...Behind are Ukraine's Inna Osypenko,Tetyana Semykina, Hanna Balabanova and Olena Cherevatova (L-R), who won the bronce medal (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Germany's Birgit Fischer (L) and Maike Nollen celebrate after crossing the finish line...Behind the Germans are Ukraine's Inna Osypenko (L) and Tetyana Semykina, who won the bronze medal. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Germany Wins Four-Woman, 500M Kayak Race [Ukraine took the bronze.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Complaints spill into rhythmic, this time from an American (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Two very bronzed off Brits ['We always knew the Spaniards would be strong, while the Ukrainian pair simply sailed out of their skins...'] (Guardian) 08/27/2004
  • Glad You Asked [Sergey Bubka of Ukraine has the world record with a vault of 20 feet, 1 3/4 inches on July 31, 1994.] (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 08/27/2004
  • Lazio draw Ukrainians [Metalurg Donetsk] in UEFA Cup (AP/CNN) 08/27/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S4 B7 T19] (AP/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Fifth suspect arrested in connection with blasts at Troeschyna market (Interfax) 08/27/2004
  • Russian Investigators Find Explosives in Plane [in the wreckage of one of two Russian planes that crashed on Tuesday night, killing 89 people] (Update3) (Bloomberg) 08/27/2004
  • Loser Delivers Laughs [Take, for instance, the case of the Ukrainian businessman who put 50 new pagers -- a gift for his employees -- in the back seat of his car and then promptly crashed into a lamppost when they all began beeping at the same time. The culprit? A welcome message sent by the pager company to each of the pagers.] (Wired) 08/27/2004
  • Filmmaker [Michael Dana] leaves Hollywood for social capital [One short, “Nadia” was about a Ukrainian woman that people in the community would see walking, but never truly knew.] (Conway Daily Sun) 08/27/2004
  • Notebook: Bush camp won't halt Olympic- themed ads (Seattle Times) 08/27/2004
  • President Bush's re-election campaign refused a request by the U.S. Olympic Committee yesterday to pull a television ad that mentions the Olympics. (San Diego Union-Tribune) 08/27/2004
  • Fischer Wins 8th Gold; U.S. Won't Give Up Hamm Medal (Update2) [Soviet gymnast Larysa Latynina, who also represented Ukraine, is the only woman with nine career Olympic titles.] (Bloomberg) 08/27/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's women kayak bronze medallists Inna Osypenko, Tetyana Semykina, Hanna Balabanova and Olena Cherevatova stand together on the podium after the women's K1 500 metres finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/27/2004
  • Analysis: Ukrainian Media Not Playing Fair In Presidential Campaign (RFE/RL) 08/27/2004
  • No strings on Ukrainian democracy, By Yuliya Tymoshenko (Globe and Mail) 08/27/2004
  • US Senator Lugar to visit Ukraine August 31 - September 1 (Interfax) 08/27/2004
  • Sociologists to hold exit poll of 50,000 voters on Oct 31 (Interfax) 08/27/2004
  • Yuschenko spokesman denounces police statement that bomb suspects belonged to opposition (Interfax) 08/27/2004
  • KostenKo says police statement on UPP members' involvement in Troeschyna market blasts is provocation (Interfax) 08/27/2004
  • Ukrainian police hold five for market bombings (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/27/2004
  • Fifth arrested in connection with market blasts is 5th channel staff member, Kornienko says (Interfax) 08/27/2004

  • Президент Кучма критикує критикiв Дунайського каналу (VOA) 08/26/2004
  • Рiшення Верховного суду України в справi Нацiональної спiлки письменникiв (VOA) 08/26/2004
  • 24 серпня деякi росiйськомовнi українськi газети вийшли українською (VOA) 08/26/2004
  • DoJ Nabs 103 in Online Crime Sweep [Roman Vega of the Ukraine is facing a 40-count indictment alleging credit card trafficking and wire fraud] (Internet News) 08/26/2004
  • Dozens of Internet Crime Suspects Nabbed (AP/Guardian) 08/26/2004
  • Justice Department Targets Online Fraud, Attorney General Says [Ukrainian allegedly used Internet chat rooms to traffic in credit card information] (USDOS) 08/26/2004
  • Gymnastics Rhythmic: Qualifications: Russia and Kabaeva leading the fields [major upset when the Ukraine team failed to make the final; In third is the Ukrainian Anna BESSONOVA, the most decorated rhythmic gymnast with 52.650] (Athens 2004) 08/26/2004
  • Asylum protest leads to action [60 men from Iraq, Iran, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sudan occupied the road] (Suffolk Evening Star) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Olympic athletes run during a semi-final of the women's 1500 metres at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. The athletes are (L-R) Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse, Ukraine's Nataliya Sydorenko Tobias... (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Anna Bessonova performs her individual all-round ball routine in the rhythmic gymnastics competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Anna Bessonova performs with hoop during the individual all-around qualification of the rhythmic gymnastic at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Natalia Godunko of Ukraine performs with a ball, during the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualification at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Thurday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs with a ball during the individual all-around qualification of the rhythmic gymnastic at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs her individual routine with a hoop in the rhythmic gymnastics all-around qualifications at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs with the hoop during the individual all-around qualifications of the rhythmic gymnastics at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Natalia Godunko performs her individual routine with a hoop in the rhythmic gymnastics all-around qualifications at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • 49er : Comments from the medallists (Athens 2004) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's Queen Sofia congratulates Ukraine's George Leonchuk during the award ceremony after he won the sliver medal in teh 49er class sailing event at of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games regatta August 25, 2004. Spain won gold, Ukraine silver and Britain bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's Queen Sofia, 4th from left, and King Juan Carlos of Spain, 4th from right, are flanked by medal winners of the men's double-handed 49er dinghy sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. From left to right are Ukraine's crew George Leonchuk, Spanish crew Xavier Fernandez, Ukraine skipper Rodion Luka, Spanish skipper Iker Martinez, British crew Simon Hiscocks and skipper Chris Draper. Spain won gold, Ukraine silver and Britain bronze. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Spaniards Win 49er Sailing Gold [Rodion Luka and George Leonchuk of Ukraine took silver] (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's 49er crew skipper Iker Martinez, 3rd from left, and crew Xavier Fernandez, 4th from left, run into the water with competitors after they won the men's double-handed 49er dinghy sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Spain's 49er won the gold medal. At left are Ukraine's 49er crew who took the silver medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's 49er crew skipper Rodion Luka, left, and crew George Leonchuk sail in the final race of the men's double-handed 49er dinghy sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine's 49er won the silver medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's 49er crew George Leonchuk capsizes their 49er in the Olympic sailing center marina after they won the silver medal in the men's double-handed 49er dinghy sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: The 49er dinghies from Spain, Ukraine and Britain (R to L) return to the marina after the Athens 2004 Olympic Games regatta in the same order, August 26, 2004. Spain's Iker Martinez and Xavier Fernandez, the pre-competition favourites and world champions, cruised to Olympic gold in the open 49er class on Thursday. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's 49er crew skipper Iker Martinez, left, and crew Xavier Fernandez celebrate after they won the men's double-handed 49er dinghy sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Spain's 49er won the Gold medal. At left is runner-up Ukraine who took the Silver. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Women : Press Conference Highlights from Match No. 22 UKR - ESP (Athens 2004) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's handball team celebrates their victory over Spain in the women's handball quarter-final match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Flip-flopping - a good thing for New York Ukrainians. Or, ESB brightens Manhattan sky with Ukrainian colors (BRAMA) 08/26/2004
  • Empire State Building lights up for Ukraine a second day FOTO/S (BRAMA) 08/26/2004
  • UACC congratulates Ukraine on 13th year of independence, but notes opposing forces at work as the country matures (BRAMA) 08/26/2004
  • Independence Day Celebration Features Jewish Boys' Choir [Donetsk] (FJC) 08/26/2004
  • A stable way to bid the summer farewell [One of the undoubted highlights this year will be the performance of 5nizza ('piatnica' - Friday) from Ukraine. Blending reggae, soul, hip-hop and traditional Russian music, 5nizza is particularly popular in Lithuania.] (Baltic Times) 08/26/2004
  • Olympics: Cut It Out, Give It Back, Cool the Hype [U.S. Olympic Committee asked President Bush's re-election campaign to pull a television ad that refers to the Olympic Games; Ukraine loses bronze] (Reuters) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine: Crimea's Tatars - Clearing The Way For Islamic Extremism? (Part 4) (RFE/RL) 08/26/2004
  • Danube mouth to become great European transport junction, Kuchma sure (Interfax) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, right, receives from the local elders a symbolic key opening the canal in the Danube delta in Ukraine's southern Odessa region, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine launched a shipping canal Thursday in the environmentally sensitive Danube delta. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine's Kuchma Rejects Criticism Over Danube Canal (VOA) 08/26/2004
  • Kuchma denounces critics of Ukraine's Danube-Black Sea canal (Interfax) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine condemned for damaging wetlands (Independent) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine opens Danube canal amid loud criticism (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/26/2004
  • Romania says to sue Ukraine over Danube delta canal (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/26/2004
  • EU asks Ukraine to halt canal (IHT) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: The general view of the canal which links the Ukraine's sector of the ecologically sensitive Danube River delta to the Black Sea in the Ukraine's southern Odessa region, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine launched a shipping canal Thursday in the Danube delta (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Boats travel along the canal which links the Ukraine's sector of the ecologically sensitive Danube river delta to the Black Sea in the Ukraine's southern Odessa region, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine launched a shipping canal Thursday in the Danube delta. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Ukrtransnafta filling Odesa-Brody pipeline (Interfax) 08/26/2004
  • Lytvyn invites all presidential candidates to parliamentary session opening ceremony (Interfax) 08/26/2004
  • CIS fiscal control agencies to meet in Astana (AzerNews) 08/26/2004
  • Ukrainian Airports Beef Up Security After Russian Crashes (AFP/Turkish Press) 08/26/2004
  • Man arrested for shooting at passenger train [shooting took place near the station Horokhovka, in the Ukraine's southern Mykolaev region] (IOL) 08/26/2004
  • Putin's hands on the oil pumps [see: Ukrainian reversal, Croatian opening; Odessa-Brody] (Axis of Logic) 08/26/2004
  • Analysis: A Hard-Line Agenda For Putin's Second Term (Part Two) (RFE/RL) 08/26/2004
  • Putin’s Sochi Residence Targeted by Hijacked Russian Plane [Both pilots had sent hijack distress signals; Moscow quietly asked neighboring Ukraine...to go on counter-terror air alert. (La Nueva Cuba) 08/26/2004
  • Citizen of Ukraine Sharov Perished As Result of Russian Tu-154 Aircraft Crash in Rostov Oblast – MFA (UNIAN) 08/26/2004
  • Chisinau to restrict train travel through Transdniestria (Interfax-Moldova) 08/26/2004
  • Patch provides update on Ukrainian oil and gas prospects (PRNewswire) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine Poises To Expand Ties With Brunei (Borneo Bulletin) 08/26/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S4 B6 T18] (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Olympics medals table [Ukraine G8 S4 B7 T19; one bronze rescinded today, new total - 18] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Gymnastics: She's got rhythm, but Sanders a longshot for finals [Olympics] (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse (L) and Ukraine's Nataliya Sydorenko Tobias run during a semi-final of the women's 1500 metres at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Ganna Siukalo takes a shot during her women's handball quarter-final match against Spain at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. Ukraine defeated Spain 25 - 23 (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's Marta Mangue, right, stops Ukraine's Maite Adreu as she tries to score during their Olympic women's handball quarterfinal match at the Helliniko Indoor Arena, at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine won 25-23 and qualified to the semifinals. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Tetyana Shinkarenko (R) takes a shot past Spain's Marta Mangue (L) in the women's handball quarter-final match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. Ukraine defeated Spain. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Lyapina, left, and Tetyana Shinkarenko, right, try to stop Spain's Isabel Ortuno during a quarterfinal handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Helliniko Indoor Arena in Athens on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. Ukraine won the game 25-23 and will play in the semifinals on Friday. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's Marta Mangue (C) takes a shot on goal against Ukraine's defenders Ganna Siukalo (L) and Olena Radchenko (R) in their women's handball quarter-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 26, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Silviu Simioncencu [?] sits on the dock after he and team mate Florin Popescu failed to qualify in the men's C2 500-metre during competition at the Athens 2004 Olympics August 26, 2004. The Ukranian pair placed fourth just missing out. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Spain's goalkeeper Eugenia Sanchez, right, and her teammate Montserrat Puche, center, try to stop Ukraine's Ganna Siukalo as she scores during their Olympic Women's Handball quarterfinal match at the Helliniko Indoor Arena, at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Olefirenko poses on the podium after Ukraine's rowers won the bronze medal in the Women's Quadruple Sculls final at the 2004 Olympic Games in Schinias near Athens, Greece, on Aug. 22, 2004. The Ukrainian team was stripped of its bronze medal on Thursday Aug. 26, 2004, after Olefirenko tested positive for a banned drug. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's four-woman boat team poses on the podium after they won the bronze medal in the Women's Quadruple Sculls final at the 2004 Olympic Games in Schinias near Athens, Greece, on Aug. 22, 2004. The Ukrainian team was stripped of its bronze medal on Thursday Aug. 26, 2004, after Olena Olefirenko, second from left, tested positive for a banned drug. From left are Yana Dementyeva, Olefirenko, Tetyana Koleskinova and Olena Morozova. (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's bronze medal-winning women's quadruple sculls team (L-R) Yana Dementyeva, Olena Olefirenko, Tetyana Koleskinova and Olena Morozova pose on the podium on this August 22, 2004 file photo. The team lost the rowing bronze medals on August 26, 2004 after crew member Olena Olefirenko tested positive for a prohibited stimulant. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • It's official - there are more blazers than tracksuits in 45 teams [Vests-Blazers-Ratio: US 549 538 0.979; Russia 458 351 0.766; Ukraine 245 139 0.567] (Guardian) 08/26/2004
  • Drugs cast shadow over Games (Reuters) 08/26/2004
  • Ukrainian Rower [Olena Olefirenko] Fails Drugs Test; stripped of bronze medal from the quadruple sculls [team-mates – Olena Morozova, Tetyana Kolesnikova and Yana Dementyeva – will also have to hand over their medals.] (The Scotsman) 08/26/2004
  • Ukraine lose sculls bronze (Eurosport) 08/26/2004
  • IOC Sanctions Olefirenko & Kovacs for Violating Anti-Doping Rules (Athens 2004) 08/26/2004
  • Ukrainian rowers stripped of bronze for drug violation; Hungarian weightlifter expelled (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • The war of the words [Sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem - born in 1921, in what is now Lvov in Ukraine] (Guardian) 08/26/2004
  • UOC-Moscow Patriarchate Orthodox Metropolitan Ahafanhel Asks Russians for Support (RISU) 08/26/2004
  • Дунайський канал відкрито. Румунія має намір позватися до суду в Гаазі (BBC Ukrainian) 08/26/2004
  • Україну засуджують за шкоду плавням - Індепендент. Британська газета пише про критику Брюсселя через побудову 'еконолічно небезпечного' каналу (BBC Ukrainian) 08/26/2004
  • Торговці Троєщинського ринку пікетують київську мерію. Тисячі працівників малого бізнесу, які втратили роботу, вимагають відновити діяльність найбільшого ринку Києва (BBC Ukrainian) 08/26/2004
  • Romanian President Angered At Ukraine's Opening Of Delta Canal (AFP/Turkish Press) 08/26/2004
  • Women : Ukraine advances to semifinals (Athens 2004) 08/26/2004
  • Doping Cases at the Athens Game (AP/Yahoo) 08/26/2004
  • Rower fails drugs test (BBC) 08/26/2004

  • Photo: Oleksiy Kolokoltsev of the Ukraine falls backwards after failing at his attempt to lift 430 pounds (195 kg) in the snatch during the Men's over 231 lb (+105 kg) event (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Shaktar Donetsk's Anatoliy Tymoshchuk celebrates after winning against Club Bruges during their Champions League match (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Shakhtar Donetsk's goalkeeper Jan Lastuvka celebrates after winning against Club Bruges during their Champions League match at the Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges (Reuters) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Shaktar Donetsk's goalkeeper Jan Lastuvka celebrates after winning against Club Bruges during their Champions League match at the Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges (Reuters) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Shaktar Donetsk's Lemos Evaeverson celebrates after winning against Club Bruges during their Champions League match (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Club Bruges' Hans Cornelis is tackled by Shaktar Donetsk's Andriy Vorobyey during their Champions League match (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Shaktar Donetsk's Zvonimir Vukic celebrates with Francelino Matuzalem and Andriy Vorobyey after scoring against Club Bruges (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Club Bruges' Alin Stoica fights for the ball with Shaktar Donetsk's Joad Batista Marques (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Club Bruges' Philippe Clement duels for the ball with Shaktar Donetsk's Francelino Matuzalem during their Champions League match (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Club Bruges' Victor Simoes de Oliveira is tackled by Shaktar Donetsk's Flavius Vladimir Stoican during their Champions League third qualifying round, second leg match (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Shakhtar shine in Belgium (UEFA) 08/25/2004
  • Dynamo power to victory (UEFA) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine: Crimea's Tatars - For Russian Settlers, Resentment And Anger (Part 2) (RFE/RL) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine: Crimea's Tatars - Mustafa Dzhemilev: Hero, Leader, Statesman (Part 3) (RFE/RL) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Fani Halkia of Greece (C) wins ahead of Tetiana Tereshchuk-Antipova of Ukraine (R), Jana Pittman of Australia (2R) and Brenda Taylor of the USA (R), in the women's 400m hurdles final during the Olympic Games athletics competitions at the Olympic Stadium in Athens. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Oleg Mashkin, left, reaches out his blow to Thailand's Prasathinphimai Suriya during the middleweight boxing quarterfinals in the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games at the Peristeri boxing hall in Athens Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004. Prasathinphimai won the match. (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Свобода слова в Українi напередоднi виборiв (VOA) 08/25/2004
  • Українськi мери нарiкать на передвиборчий тиск (VOA) 08/25/2004
  • Контроверза навколо дунайського каналу (VOA) 08/25/2004
  • Thousands reach Germany on bogus visas [German embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, issued thousands of visas to applicants who submitted false information] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/25/2004
  • Ex PMs contest Ukraine election (UPI/Wash Times) 08/25/2004
  • Maccabi Tel Aviv and Dynamo Kyiv qualify (Soccerway) 08/25/2004
  • Menendez eases into final [women's javelin final: Ukraine's Tetyana Lyakhovych qualified third with 63.07m] (BBC) 08/25/2004
  • US Leads Olympic Medal Count After Day 12 [women's 400 meter hurdles: Tetiana Tereshchuk-Antipova of Ukraine took bronze (53.44)] (VOA) 08/25/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S3 B7 T18] (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: At the medals ceremony for the women's100m hurdles are, from left, silver medalist Olena Krasovska of Ukraine, gold medalist Joanna Hayes of the U.S., and bronze medalist Melissa Morrison of the U.S., at the 2004 Olympic Games Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Khadevis Robinson of the U.S., left, Amine Laalou of Morocco, and Ivan Heshko of Ukraine run a qualifying heat of the 800m at the 2004 Olympic Games Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Runners compete in the women's 400-meter hurdles finals at the Olympic Stadium during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004. From top right, Tetiana Tereshchuk-Antipova, of the Ukraine, Brenda Taylor of the United States, Ionela Tirlea-Manolache, of Romania, Fani Halkia, of Greece, Jana Pittman, of Australia, Yuliya Pechenkina, of Russia, and Yekaterina Bikert of Russia. Halkia won the gold, Tirlea-Manolache won the silver, and Tereshchuk-Antipova won the bronze. (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Румунський президент: ми зверталися за допомогою до міжнародної спільноти, але відповіді були неадекватні (BBC Ukrainian) 08/25/2004
  • Huge celebration marks Ukraine’s independence (AP/Glasgow Herald) 08/25/2004
  • Empire State Building on Ukraine Independence Day August 24, 2004, New York City FOTO/S (BRAMA) 08/25/2004
  • Empire State Building lights up a second night for Ukraine (this time, to match the flag) (BRAMA) 08/25/2004
  • Ukrainians celebrate independence (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine marks 13 years of independence [Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador, Palvo Sultansky] (VNA) 08/25/2004
  • Moldovan group wants EU in peace talks (UPI/Wash Times) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine to Pump Caspian Oil Despite Agreement with Russia - Ukrainian Ambassador to Poland [Odesa-Brody] (UNIAN) 08/25/2004
  • Kyiv market traders paralyzing traffic [demand that Kyiv authorities shut it down; 2 explosions injured 13 last week] (Interfax) 08/25/2004
  • Russian political scientist sees no heightened political conflict in Ukraine after election (Interfax) 08/25/2004
  • Ukrainian Envoy [Vadim Chupron] Gets High Civil Award of Turkmenistan (News Central Asia) 08/25/2004
  • Ukrainian subsidiary of Russian National Strategy Institute to start creating Ukraine-Russia common intellectual space (Interfax) 08/25/2004
  • Antonov Airlines, NATO to discuss cooperation in connection with arrest of Ruslan aircraft in Brussels (Interfax) 08/25/2004
  • EU deplores Ukraine opening canal in Danube delta (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine cuts privatization revenue forecast [from 12-13 billion down to 8.1-8.2 billion hryvni] (Interfax) 08/25/2004
  • Tikkurila plans to start paint production in the Ukraine (Pressi) 08/25/2004
  • Long night's journey into tears of joy and controversy [see: Sergey Bubka] (IHT) 08/25/2004
  • Commentary: Invest in Sport, Then You'll Reap (AllAfrica) 08/25/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S3 B6 T17; Rank by Gold 10, Overall Rank 12] (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Gennadiy Krasilnikov powers a lift during the men's +105 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympics Games August 25, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Gennadiy Krasilnikov powers a lift during the men's +105 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympics Games August 25, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Gennadiy Krasilnikov powers a lift during the men's +105 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympics Games August 25, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Photo: Gennadiy Krasilnikov of the Ukraine reacts after failing in his attempt to lift the 430 pound (195 kg) in the snatch during the men's over 231 lb (105 kg) event at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall during the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Wednesday Aug. 25, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Olympics Results (NZ Herald) 08/25/2004
  • Black Widows [poisonous spiders] attack thirteen Ukrainians (IOL) 08/25/2004
  • Flight Data Recorders Found of 2 Crashed Planes in Russia (NY Times) 08/25/2004
  • Exotic dancers from Ukraine enthral Goa tourists (India News) 08/25/2004
  • Vandals Attack Jewish Section of Donetsk Cemetery (FJC) 08/25/2004
  • Pope in call for reconciliation with Orthodox Church (AFP/Yahoo) 08/25/2004
  • Woman hit by garbage truck dies [81-year-old Anna Chudyk] (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 08/25/2004
  • МНС Росії підтверджує загибель всіх 44 пасажирів та членів екіпажу іншого літака Ту, що впав біля Тули (BBC Ukrainian) 08/25/2004
  • Ukraine: Crimea's Tatars - A Return To A Homeland Burdened By Ethnic Divisions (Part 1) (RFE/RL) 08/25/2004
  • 'Український вибір'. Частина 2 (Українська правда) 08/25/2004

  • Photo: Gold-medalist Yuri Nikitin of the Ukraine in blue and bronze-medalist Henrik Stehlik of Germany perform a synchro routine on the trampoline during the gymnastics exhibition gala at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Independence parade : Ukrainian soldiers march past the presidential podium in Kiev during a parade marking the 13th anniversary of the independence of Ukraine. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Ukraine celebrates liberty amid political turmoil (IHT) 08/24/2004
  • Ukraine's Choice - Viktor Yushchenko - WSJ Editorial (Ukrayinska Pravda) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Romanians protest against the Danube Delta Canal [Bukarest Rund 300 Rumanen haben am Dienstag vor der ukrainischen Botschaft in Bukarest gegen den geplanten Bau eines Kanals im Donaudelta demonstriert.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Gold medalist Dmitry Berestov of Russia, center, is joined by silver medalist Ferenc Gyurkovics of Hungary, left, and bronze medalist Igor Razoronov of Ukraine after the men's 231 lb (105 kg) event at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall during the Summer Olympics in Athens, Tuesday Aug. 24, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Olympic Medal: Women's 100 Hurdles [Silver - Olena Krasovska, Ukraine, 12.45] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Igor Razoronov from Ukraine powers a lift on his way to win the silver medal in the 105kg category in the men's weight lifting at 2004 Athens Olympics, August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Igor Razoronov from Ukraine powers a lift on his way winning the bronze medal in the 105kg category in the men's weightlifting at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Gold medallist Dmitry Berestov of Russia (C), silver medallist Zoltan Kovacs (R) from Hungary and bronze medallist Igor Razoronov from Ukraine pose after the medal ceremony for the 105kg category in the men'sweight lifting at 2004 Athens Olympics August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Gold medallist Dmitry Berestov of Russia (C) silver medalist Zoltan Kovacs (L) from Hungary and bronze medallist Igor Razoronov from Ukraine pose during the medal ceremony for the 105kg category in the men's weightlifting at 2004 Athens Olympics August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Gold medallist Dmitry Berestov of Russia (C), silver medalist Zoltan Kovacs (L) from Hungary and bronze medallist Igor Razoronov from Ukraine pose during the medal ceremony for the 105kg category in the men's weightlifting at 2004 Athens Olympics August 24, 2004. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Romanians urge Ukraine to halt Danube canal plan (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/24/2004
  • Missing Victoria Cross medal returns [Cpl. Filip Konowal] (Fort Frances Times) 08/24/2004
  • U.S. presidential candidate Senator John Kerry spoke at Cooper Union near Ukrainian East Village [SLIDESHOW] (BRAMA) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Krasovska (L) congratulates Joanna Hayes of the U.S. after she won the women's 100 metres hurdles final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. Joanna Hayes of the U.S. won gold in a time of 12.37 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Olena Krasovska and Melissa Morrison of the U.S. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Joanna Hayes (2nd R) of the U.S. celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 100 metres hurdles final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. Hayes won the gold in a time of 12.37 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Olena Krasovska (far right) and Melissa Morrison of the U.S. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • American Joanna Hayes Wins 100M Hurdles [Olena Krasovska of Ukraine won silver in 12.45] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Hayes wins dramatic Olympic women's 100 metres hurdles gold [Olena Krasovska of Ukraine won silver] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S3 B6 T17] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Привітання Постійного представника України при ООН, Посла Валерія Кучинського до Української громади з нагоди Тринадцятої річниці незалежності України (BRAMA) 08/24/2004
  • Address of H.E. Valeriy P. Kuchinsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN, to the Ukrainian Community on the occasion of the 13th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine (BRAMA) 08/24/2004
  • Ukraine - Thirteen Years of Independence (Overview) (BRAMA) 08/24/2004
  • Analysis: Serpents Island, Bystraya Canal, And Ukrainian-Romanian Relations (RFE/RL) 08/24/2004
  • Internet Under Surveillance 2004: Ukraine (Reporters sans frontières) 08/24/2004
  • A Crisis Business Can't Ignore [HIVAIDS] (Fortune) 08/24/2004
  • Charity: Couple bring good cheer to Chernobyl (Peterborough Evening Telegraph) 08/24/2004
  • Food for Thought [see: Veselka] (Village Voice) 08/24/2004
  • Recovered war medal on display [Filip Konowal's Victoria Cross] (London Free Press) 08/24/2004
  • Missing for 31 years, Victoria Cross medal back at war museum in time for anniversary [Filip Konowal] (National Post) 08/24/2004
  • Curator critical of art market inflation [...thefts from churches and manors going on throughout Western Europe right now. My theory is that these objects are being ordered for castles in Poland and Ukraine, which have stood empty for the past 50 years. Now they're being bought up by new money men...] (Copenhagen Post) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: A general view of a military parade taking place in central Kiev, August 24, 2004. The annual parade in the Ukrainian capital was held to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the country's independence. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian cadets march through central Kiev during a military parade, August 24, 2004. The annual parade in the Ukrainian capital was held to mark the 13th anniversary of the country's independence. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian marines march through central Kiev during a military parade, August 24, 2004. The annual parade in the Ukrainian capital was held to mark the 13th anniversary of the country's independence. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian National Guard cadets march through central Kiev during a military parade, August 24, 2004. The annual parade in the Ukrainian capital was held to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the country's independence. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian solders march during a military parade marking the 13th anniversary of Ukraine's independence, in Kiev Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004 (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Leonid Kuchma, left, gestures as he speaks to Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych prior to a military parade marking the 13th anniversary of Ukraine's independence in Kiev Tuesday, Aug.24, 2004 (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Cooperation between Ukraine and Russia to contribute to relations with Europe, Kuchma says (Interfax) 08/24/2004
  • Ukraine celebrates independence (Financial Times) 08/24/2004
  • Ukraine's Cold War theme park [Tourists see how the USSR could have launched a nuclear strike; Ukraine is celebrating 13 years of independence from the USSR on Tuesday, but the country's underfunded military is struggling to cope.] (BBC) 08/24/2004
  • 24 серпня Президент України Леонід Кучма з нагоди святкування 13-ї річниці Незалежності України поклав квіти до пам'ятника хрестителю Русі - Князю Володимиру (President.gov.ua) 08/24/2004
  • 24 серпня Президент України Леонід Кучма прийняв військовий парад з нагоди святкування 13-ї річниці Незалежності України (President.gov.ua) 08/24/2004
  • Івано-Франківської ОДА надіслав нам листівку! (IF.Gov.ua) 08/24/2004
  • День Незалежності – одне з найбільших свят для Віктора Ющенка (Yushchenko.com) 08/24/2004
  • Another Antonov An-124 at Brussels for NATO [to carry equipment from Brussels to Kabul, Afghanistan] (Luchtzak) 08/24/2004
  • Alliances and the American election (Sydney Morning Herald) 08/24/2004
  • The Soviet-Iraqi Connection [Most notoriously, New York Times reporter Walter Duranty didn't play down the famine that killed ten million in the Ukraine - he denied it outright, claiming such claims were 'malignant propaganda.' Duranty won the Pulitzer Prize.] (Front Page Magazine) 08/24/2004
  • Two Germans injured in traffic accident in Lviv region (Interfax) 08/24/2004
  • Three people including Turkish citizen die in car accident in Kherson region (Interfax) 08/24/2004
  • Pilot dies in crash of two-seater plane in Poltava region. Passenger gets away (Interfax) 08/24/2004
  • Plane crashes in Ukraine killing pilot (DPA/DeepikaGlobal) 08/24/2004
  • US Warns of Environmental Harm from Ukraine Canal Project (VOA) 08/24/2004
  • U.S. Voices Concern Over Ukrainian Canal (RFE/RL) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Dmytro Lysenko dives during the semi-final of the men's three metre springboard at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. Lysenko qualified for the final (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Booing fans shut down Olympic horizontal bar final (AFP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • CIS exhibition to open in Moscow [Fuel, Energy and Raw-Material Resources] (Azertag) 08/24/2004
  • Optimus looks towards establishing roots in Ukraine (Warsaw Business Journal) 08/24/2004
  • CEE [central and eastern European] Security Market Posts Impressive Growth Aided by Strongly Developing Economies (Canada NewsWire) 08/24/2004
  • Olympics Results (NZ Herald) 08/24/2004
  • Olympic scoreboard (El Paso Times) 08/24/2004
  • No day at the beach ['Our Ukes are going to win!'; Olympics] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Touching victory for Ukrainian [Irini Merleni] (Contra Costa Times) 08/24/2004
  • Female grapplers have the last laugh (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • China, Japan, Ukraine Take Women's Wrestling Golds (VOA) 08/24/2004
  • Cayard Sails Closer to Olympic Medal [ Pending protests, Wadlow and Spaulding won't be able to catch the crews from Spain, Ukraine and Great Britain, which appear to have locked up the medals.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Olympic gold medalist Valeri Goncharov from Ukraine performs on the parallel bars during an artistic gymnasticS exhibition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Gold-medalist Yuri Nikitin of the Ukraine in blue and bronze-medalist Henrik Stehlik of Germany perform a synchro routine on the trampoline during the gymnastics exhibition gala at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • Photo: Olympic gold medalist Yuri Nikitin from Ukraine (L) and bronze medallist Henrik Stehlik of Germany perform on the trampoline during an artistic gymnastics exhibition at the Athens Olympic Games August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/24/2004
  • On Total Independence and Queen Victoria’s Advice (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/24/2004
  • On This Day: 1991 – Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of Communist Party and urges its leadership to disband the party; Ukraine becomes the seventh of 15 Soviet republics to declare independence. (Advertiser) 08/24/2004

  • Photo: Silver-medalist Hiroyuki Tomita of Japan, left, gold-medalist Valeri Goncharov of the Ukraine, center, and bronze-medalist Li Xiaopeng of China hold their medals during the medal ceremony after the parallel bars competition during the men's gymnastics individual apparatus finals at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Tensions Rise In Ukraine Before Independence Day (RFE/RL) 08/23/2004
  • Президент Кучма закликає українцiв зберегти наступнiсть влади (VOA) 08/23/2004
  • Силовики попереджають про намiри опозицiї дестабiлiзувати ситуацiю в Українi (VOA) 08/23/2004
  • Вiктор Ющенко вiдвiдав Днiпропетровщину (VOA) 08/23/2004
  • США критикують Україну за будівництво каналу Дунай-Чорне море (VOA) 08/23/2004
  • Ющенко: силові органи бажають служити провладному кандидату. Правоохоронці втручаються у передвиборчу боротьбу, каже лідер нашоукраїнців (BBC Ukrainian) 08/23/2004
  • Леонід Кучма закликає до спадковості політичного курсу. Сам це здатне забезпечити процес реформ, вважає президент України (BBC Ukrainian) 08/23/2004
  • Ukrainians Would Like to Know More About Presidential Contenders and Do not Want to Have President with Convictions (UNIAN) 08/23/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G8 S2 B5 T15] (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Parallel joy for Ukrainian [Valeri Goncharov clinched the gold medal in the men's parallel bars final by the narrowest of margins.] (BBC) 08/23/2004
  • Olympic Medal: Men's Parallel Bars [Gold - Valeri Goncharov, Ukraine, 9.787] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/23/2004
  • Women Handball: Ukraine keeps unbeaten record with Hungary win (Athens 2004) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Olga Maslivets from Ukraine drinks water after the Women's Mistral windsurfer sailing event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Irini Merleni, from Ukraine, right, jubilates after defeating Chiharu Icho, from Japan, during the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling final match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Irini Merleni, from Ukraine, waves after receiving the gold medal for the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Irini Merleni (top) grapples with Japan's Chiharu Icho (bottom) on the way to her gold medal win in their women's freestyle wrestling (under 48kg) finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Irini Merleni, from Ukraine, right and Chiharu Icho, from Japan, wrestle during the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling final match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. Merlini won the gold medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Irini Merleni from Ukraine, bottom, and Chiharu Icho from Japan wrestle during the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling final match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. Merlini won the gold medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Maryna Vergelyuk (L Rear) Olena Radchenko (C) and Olena Yatsenko (R) celebrate after they defeated Hungary in their preliminary match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 23, 2004. Ukraine defeated Hungary 23-22. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Olympic men canoe team from ( front to back ) U.S., Germany, Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, Canada and Slovakia compete in the heat of the men's C2 canoe flatwater race during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 24, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Italy's Roberto Cammarelle (L) celebrates after being proclaimed as the winner while Ukraine's Oleksii Mazikin (R) reacts after the super heavy weight (+91kg) bout at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Referee Kostantin Mikhailov (C) raises the arms of Japan's bronze medallist Kyoko Hamaguchi, with a bruised eye, and Ukraine's Svitlana Sayenko (R) at the end of their freestyle wrestling (under 72kg) match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Valeri Goncharov competes on the parallel bars during the men's gymnastics individual apparatus finals at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. Goncharov won the gold medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Gold-medalist Valeri Goncharov of the Ukraine smiles during the medal ceremony after the parallel bars competition during the men's gymnastics individual apparatus finals at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Silver-medalist Hiroyuki Tomita of Japan, left, gold-medalist Valeri Goncharov of the Ukraine, center, and bronze-medalist Li Xiaopeng of China are seen during the medal ceremony after the parallel bars competition during the men's gymnastics individual apparatus finals at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Gold medal winner Valeri Goncharov from Ukraine dismounts the parallel bars during his winning performance at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games individual gymnastics competition August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: The Ukraine's Valeri Goncharov performs his gold medal routine on the parallel bars during the men's gymnastics individual apparatus finals at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Ukrainian Wins, Hamm Last in Parallel Bars (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Booing fans shut down Olympic horizontal bar final (AFP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • State Department Noon Briefing, August 23 [see: Ukraine - Danube Delta Canal Project/Environmental Impact/Concern of International Community] (USDOS) 08/23/2004
  • Kharkiv must become intellectual center of nation, says Kuchma (Interfax) 08/23/2004
  • Ющенко не готував провокації і вимагає відставки Васильева, Білоконя, Смешка [Yushchenko (and Tymoshenko) call for the resignations of Vasyliev, Bilokin, Smeshko in response to accusations that opposition is preparing to provoke and destabilize the country] (Українська Правда) 08/23/2004
  • The candidate for the Presidency of Ukraine, deputy Victor Yushchenko, has appealed to the President Leonid Kuchma to discharge the Prosecutor General Hennadiy Vasyliev (Our Ukraine) 08/23/2004
  • Yuschenko urges to fire prosecutor-general due to self-immolation in Zhytomyr region [?] (Interfax) 08/23/2004
  • As before Ukraine will secure elections in keeping to law in spite of some foreign forecasts, Kuchma says (Interfax) 08/23/2004
  • Entering the Matrix through the Election Commission (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/23/2004
  • Yuliya Tymoshenko: “We Will All Be Helpful” [Tymoshenko has certain reasons for contributing to Yushchenko’s election campaign] (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/23/2004
  • Storm 256 residential areas without power in Ukraine (Azertag) 08/23/2004
  • Ontario: War Museum finds Victoria Cross missing since 1973 (National Post) 08/23/2004
  • War museum to unveil long-lost Victoria Cross [from 8/22/04] (CBC News) 08/23/2004
  • From Ukraine, a Canadian hero [Filip Konowal] (National Post) 08/23/2004
  • 21st Street Holds Tight to Ukranian Past [from 8/21/04] (Wash Post) 08/23/2004
  • Ukraine: a scammer detained (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/23/2004
  • Kyiv to demand financial guarantees in investment projects from potential investors (Interfax) 08/23/2004
  • Group for Common Economic Space selects priority accords (Interfax-Belarus) 08/23/2004
  • Tiraspol, OSCE trade blows (Interfax-Moldova) 08/23/2004
  • Transdniestrian authorities allow OSCE officials to enter region (Interfax-Moldova) 08/23/2004
  • Jordanian exporters invited to tap opportunities in Ukraine (Jordan Times/Menafn) 08/23/2004
  • Ukrainian Wins Women's 48kg Wrestling [Irini Merleni of Ukraine beat Chiharu Icho of Japan to win the gold medal Monday in the 105 1/2-pound (48 kg) class of freestyle wrestling.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Monday's Olympic Capsules (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/23/2004
  • Olympics Journal: Memorable moments come in all shapes (SF Chronicle) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Patricia Miranda of the U.S. (top) grapples with Ukraine's Irini Merleni (C) in their women's freestyle wrestling (under 48kg) semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 23, 2004. Merleni defeated Miranda on points 9-0. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Irini Merleni (top) grapples with Patricia Miranda of the U.S. in their women's freestyle wrestling (under 48kg) semi-finals match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Iryna Sekachova competes in the women's hammer throw qualification round at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens August 23, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/23/2004
  • Sunday's detailed Olympics results (Seattle Times) 08/23/2004
  • Shevchenko guns down Lazio (Malaysia Star) 08/23/2004
  • Give in to resistance [Bratislava's Resistance festival hopes to disturb its visitors; Exciting guests include Ukrainian Andrey Kiritchenko, who assembles droning ambient sound environments...] (Slovak Spectator) 08/23/2004
  • Minorities unite on stage; Festival of National Minorities living in Slovakia celebrates diversity (Slovak Spectator) 08/23/2004
  • Правоохоронці роблять хід на випередження. Генпрокуратура, СБУ і МВС попереджають про провокації в разі поразки опозиції на виборах (BBC Ukrainian) 08/23/2004
  • Сьогодні - Міжнародний день скасування работоргівлі (BBC Ukrainian) 08/23/2004
  • Kyivenergoholding: “We, The Undersigned…” Or, The Peculiarities Of Sewage (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/23/2004
  • Ukrainian mafia collect zl.100,000 a day by controlling border crossing (Warsaw Business Journal) 08/23/2004

  • Women's Quadruple Sculls : Germany retains Olympic title [For the Ukraine quad...it was a first Olympic medal in this event] (Athens 2004) 08/22/2004
  • Ukrainian Cardinal [Lubomyr Husar] visits local celebration (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle) 08/22/2004
  • Olympic Medal: Women's Quadruple Sculls [Bronze - Ukraine, 6:34.31] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/22/2004
  • Touring McCain lambastes Belarus election, president (AP/Arizona Republic) 08/22/2004
  • Campaigning steps one toke over the line [Sen. Richard Lugar, head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, foreign gifts: ...vase from the Ukrainian prime minister...] (Indy Star) 08/22/2004
  • U.S. Troops Overseas Oppose USFK Reductions: Stars & Stripes (Chosun Ilbo) 08/22/2004
  • HIV-positive prisoner threatens to spill blood on guards (Ha'aretz) 08/22/2004
  • Plane grounded over money woes (AP/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Виборче лiто у дзеркалi українських ЗМI (VOA) 08/22/2004
  • Спостерігачі з СНД критикують заяви американських сенаторів (VOA) 08/22/2004
  • Останнi виборчi новини (VOA) 08/22/2004
  • Черговий арешт керiвникiв компанiї «Воля-Кабель» (VOA) 08/22/2004
  • Доля нафтогону «Одеса-Броди» обговорюється далi (VOA) 08/22/2004
  • Правоохоронці: вибухи в Києві не були актом терору. За офіційними даними, постраждали 14 людей, з яких два - у важкому стані (BBC Ukrainian) 08/22/2004
  • Living Up To Their Promise [Yana Klochlova...The Ukrainian swimmer, dubbed 'the female Phelps,'] (Time) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's bronze medal rowers Sergij Grin, Sergij Bilushchenko, Oleg Lykov and Leonid Shaposhnikov show their medals during the awards ceremony after the men's quadruple skulls final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 22, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's bronze medal rowers, from L-R, Sergij Grin, Sergij Bilushchenko, Oleg Lykov and Leonid Shaposhnikov celebrate their third place finish after the men's quadruple sculls final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 22, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Olena Zhupina of Ukraine competes in the finals of the Women's 10 meter platform diving competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004 (AP/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G6 S2 B5 T13] (AP/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Andriy Sokolovskyy of the Ukraine competes in the final of the men's high jump at the 2004 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Sunday Aug. 22, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Japan's Kaori Icho (R) wrestles head to head with Ukraine's Lyudmyla Golovchenko during the women's wrestling freestyle 63kg elimination event during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games , August 22, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/22/2004
  • Photo: Kazahstan's Bakhtiyar Artayev (L) fights Ukraine's Viktor Polyakov (R) during their welter weight (69kg) quarter-final bout at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 22, 2004. Artayev won the fight. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/22/2004

  • УВКР: Вітання з Днем незалежності України (BRAMA) 08/21/2004
  • Привітання Надзвичайного та Повноважного Посла України в США Михайла Резніка з нагоди Дня Незалежності України (BRAMA) 08/21/2004
  • Address of H.E. Mykhailo B. Reznik, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine, on the Occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine (BRAMA) 08/21/2004
  • Women's Handball : Ukraine eases by Greece (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • Men's Team : Ukraine wins first ever Men's Archery medal (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: AC Milan's Andriy Shevchenko celebrates with the trophy after defeating Lazio in the Italian Supercup match at the San Siro Stadium in Milan. AC Milan won the match 3-0 (Reuters) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: AC Milan Ukrainian forward Andriy Shevchenko celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Italy Super Cup soccer match between AC Milan and Lazio (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: AC Milan's Andriy Shevchenko celebrates with his team mates Jon Dahl Tomasson, Marcos Cafu and Ricardo Kaka after scoring against Lazio (Reuters) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: AC Milan's Andriy Shevchenko celebrates with his team mates Jon Dahl Tomasson and Ricardo Kaka after scoring (Reuters) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: AC Milan's Andriy Shevchenko celebrates with his team mates Marcos Cafu and Jon Dahl Tomasson after scoring (Reuters) 08/21/2004
  • Shevchenko strikes thrice in Super Cup win (Soccerway) 08/21/2004
  • Shevchenko hat-trick hands Milan Super Cup win (Reuters) 08/21/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G6 S2 B3 T11] (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Gold medal winner Yuri Nikitin of the Ukraine smiles during the medal ceremony after the men's trampoline competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's gold medallist Yuri Nikitin celebrates during the awards ceremony for the men's gymnastics trampoline event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's gold medallist Yuri Nikitin (C), Russia's silver medallist Alexander Moskalenko (L) and Germany's bronze medallist Henrik Stehlik celebrate during the awards ceremony for the gymnastics trampoline men's event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Silver medal winner Alexander Moskalenko of Russia, left, gold medal winner Yuri Nikitin of the Ukraine, center, and bronze medal winner Henrik Stehlik of Germany smile during the medal ceremony after during the men's trampoline competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Ukraines gold medallist Yuri Nikitin performs during the gymnastics trampoline men's event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's gold medallist Yuri Nikitin performs during the men's gymnastics trampoline event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: (R-L) Sweden's Carolina Kluft, Ukraine's Yuliya Akulenko, Ghana's Margaret Simpson and Portugal's Naide Gomez celebrate with other participants after the 800 metres heptathlon at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Morocco's Hasna Benhassi (C) celebrates as she wins her semi-final of the women's 800 metres ahead of Slovenia's Jolanda Ceplak (R) and Ukraine's Tetyana Petlyuk (L) at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Hasna Benhassi, center, of Morocco, wins a semifinal of the 800m at the 2004 Olympic Games Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004 in Athens, Greece. On the left is Tetyana Petlyuk, of Ukraine, and Jolanda Ceplak, of Slovenia, is on the right. (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Photo: Germany's Lukas Wilaschek (R) fights Ukraine's Oleg Mashkin (L) during their middleweight (75kg) round of 16 bout at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Ukrainian Wins Men's Trampoline Gold [Yuri Nikitin, scoring 41.50 points] (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Ukraine's Nikitin Wins Trampoline Gold (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Women Handball: Ukraine eases by Greece (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • South Korea Wins Gold in Men's Archery [Ukraine got the bronze medal] (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Yngling : Impressive silver medal for Ukraine’s team (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • Men's Team : Ukraine wins first ever Men's Archery medal [Viktor Ruban - Ukraine beat USA 237-235 in the bronze medal match] (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • Sioux Falls [South Dakota] Truck Driver Missing [Ihor Chervonyuk] (Keloland) 08/21/2004
  • Crew Quits Ukrainian Jumbo Grounded At Brussels Over Money Row (Turkish Press) 08/21/2004
  • Ukrainian Wins Men's Trampoline Gold (AP/Wash Post) 08/21/2004
  • Ukrainian Catholics welcome church patriarch [Lubomyr Husar] (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 08/21/2004
  • Чи можна любити сучасну Україну? Фатальне для багатьох культур і народів число '13' минає для нової Української держави. (Українська правда) 08/21/2004
  • Yanukovych Camp “Accuses” Yushchenko Camp of Collecting Signatures near Churches (RISU) 08/21/2004
  • Market bomb 'a settling of accounts' (Herald Sun) 08/21/2004
  • Eight people injured by blasts at Kyiv market remain in hospital (Interfax) 08/21/2004
  • Police say blasts at clothes market were acts of vandalism (Interfax) 08/21/2004
  • Five foreigners hit by blasts in Kyiv. Police say hooliganism was involved (Interfax) 08/21/2004
  • Mayor cancels Kharkiv trip in wake of market explosions (Interfax) 08/21/2004
  • Urgent court hearings on protest against arrest of 'Ruslan' to be held in Belgium on August 24 (Interfax) 08/21/2004
  • Plane's crew in standoff with Belgians (AP/IHT) 08/21/2004
  • A message of unity comes to Syracuse [Lubomyr Husar] (News 10 Now) 08/21/2004
  • Ukrainian pair of jeans expected to set size record (Interfax-Russia) 08/21/2004
  • Going back to Odessa (NY Newsday) 08/21/2004
  • Ukraine 2004 Olympic Medals Table by Athlete and Sport (Athens 2004) 08/21/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G5 S2 B2 T9 Rank 12] (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004
  • Ukrainians Win Silver in Yngling (AP/Yahoo) 08/21/2004

  • Athletes To Watch [Olena Zhupina, Ukraine, women's diving...best, most consistent performer] (Houston Chronicle) 08/20/2004
  • Ющенко поінформував сенаторів США про проблеми опозиційних кандидатів у Президенти (УНІАН) 08/20/2004
  • High-ranking cardinal visits Central NY [Lubomyr Husar] (Capital News 9) 08/20/2004
  • Belgium impounds Ukraine plane [Ukrainian cargo plane chartered by Nato to deliver equipment to troops in Afghanistan has been impounded by the authorities at a Brussels airport.] (BBC) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Zhupina dives during the semi finals of the women's 10 meter platform diving competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens August 21, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Olena Zuphina [Zhupina] from Ukraine completes an inward 1-1/2 somersault in the semi finals of the Women's 10 meter platform diving competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004. Zuphina stands fourth going into Sunday's final dives. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Maksym Tretyak (L) punches Hungary's Zsolt Bedak (R) in their bantam weight (54kg) round of 16 boxing bout at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 20, 2004. Tretyak won the bout. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Two Blasts Rock Market in Ukraine Capital, 13 Hurt (Reuters) 08/20/2004
  • 13 hurt in Ukraine market blasts (AFP/Turkish Press) 08/20/2004
  • U.S. will not back any candidate at presidential elections in Ukraine, senators say (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Сенатори США попередили Кучму (Українська правда) 08/20/2004
  • Russian Bloc Party, Russian Movement of Ukraine drop support for Yanukovych [no explanation given] (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Accords prepated on Common Ecomonic Space of four CIS states (Azertag) 08/20/2004
  • President Leonid Kuchma reprimanded Defense Minister Yevhen Marchuk and sacked First Deputy Defense Minister Oleksandr Oliynyk [Pagedown] (REF/RL) 08/20/2004
  • Neurobehavioral and Cognitive Performances of Children Exposed to Low-Dose Radiation in the Chernobyl Accident (AJE) 08/20/2004
  • Georgian gun battles kill six [Cossacks are mostly Russian and Ukrainian citizens who claim descent from horsemen who protected Russia along its southern steppes for centuries and have formed nationalist groups in recent years.] (Herald) 08/20/2004
  • Columbia University Offers Ukrainian Courses in Fall (BRAMA) 08/20/2004
  • Крим українізується. Ледь-ледь (Україна Молода) 08/20/2004
  • Сенатор МакКейн похвалив Україну за Кучми. Делегація американського сенату закликала пана Кучму до проведення чесних виборів в Україні в жовтні (BBC Ukrainian) 08/20/2004
  • «Поступ» у вогні. У Львові горіла редакція опозиційної газети (BBC Ukrainian) 08/20/2004
  • Понад 60 тисяч українських моряків працюють на іноземних суднах, з них близько тисячі - під загрозою звинувачень у контрабанді (BBC Ukrainian) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Finishing a heat of the 1500m are, left to right: Ivan Heshko of Ukraine, Juan Carlos Higuero of Spain, Michael East of Britain, Rashid Ramzi of Brunei, and Timothy Kiptanui of Kenya at the 2004 Olympic Games Friday, Aug. 20, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yuriy Bilong [Bilonog] of Ukraine holds his gold medal for the shot put at Olympic Stadium in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 20, 2004. The competition was held in Olympia, Greece on August 18. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Medal winners in the men's shot put (L-R) Adam Nelson of the U.S., Yuriy Bilong [Bilonog] of Ukraine and Joachim Olsen of Denmark hold their medals at Olympic Stadium in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 20, 2004. The competition was held in Olympia, Greece on August 18. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Gold medallist Michael Phelps of the U.S. (C) silver medallist Ian Croker of the U.S. (L) and bronze medallist Andriy Serdinov (R) of Ukraine pose during the medal presentation ceremony for the 100 metre butterfly final during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games swimming competition, August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: 100-meter butterfly bronze medalist Andriy Serdinov, of the Ukraine, left, Gold-medalist Michael Phelps (news - web sites), and silver-medalist Ian Crocker, of the United States, stand on the podium at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Gold medallist Michael Phelps (C), silver medallist Ian Crocker (L), both of the U.S., and bronze medallist Andriy Serdinov from Ukraine pose after the medal ceremony for the 100 metre butterfly final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games swimming competition, August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Lauryn Williams (L) of the U.S., Ukraine's Zhanna Block and France's Veronique Mang run during the second round of the women's 100 metres at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Bulgaria's Ivet Lalova (L) leads Ukraine's Zhanna Block during the second round of the women's 100 metres at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Lauryn Williams, left, of the U.S., and Zhanna Block, of Ukraine, run in a heat of the 100m at the 2004 Olympic Games Friday, Aug. 20, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Medalists of the 2004 Olympic Games shot put from left, Adam Nelson, US, silver, Yuriy Bilonog, Ukraine, gold, and Joachim Olsen, Denmark, bronze, pose on the podium after the presentation ceremony in the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Friday Aug. 20, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Movchan performs during the gymnastics trampoline women's qualification event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games , August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • ФТ: зерно дає надію Януковичу (BBC Ukrainian) 08/20/2004
  • Kuchma reprimands Defense Minister, dismisses Oliynyk for not executing decree on Balaklava bay (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Foreign Ministry trying to free Ukrainian aircraft arrested in Belgium (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Giant Ukrainian Plane [Antonov-124 Ruslan] Grounded At Brussels Over Payment Claim (AFP/Turkish Press) 08/20/2004
  • Former Soviet war zones. The hazards of a long, hard freeze (Economist) 08/20/2004
  • Folkfest fantastic: Great entertainment and great food are on the folkfest agenda [Karpaty Ukrainian pavilion] (Saskatoon StarPhoenix) 08/20/2004
  • Opinion: A nuclear disaster — How well are we protected? [Chernobyl] (Bellona) 08/20/2004
  • Over 20 die of mushroom poisoning in Ukraine this year (Interfax-Russia) 08/20/2004
  • Ukraine grain harvest bolsters growth ahead of presidential poll (Financial Times) 08/20/2004
  • Unreported Violence in Iraq [Ukranian army base was hit by 28 rockets] (Progressive Trail) 08/20/2004
  • Odessa-Brody Pipeline 'Could Still Pump Caspian Oil' - Official (Turkish Press) 08/20/2004
  • Ukrtelecom, Odesa chemicals plant privatization still on hold (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Ukraine working to ease international worries over Danube canal project (Interfax) 08/20/2004
  • Can You Still Ride the Oil Boom With the Minnows?: Matthew Lynn [Regal Petroleum Plc, which has been developing oil and gas interests in Greece and Ukraine...] (Bloomberg) 08/20/2004
  • Cyberterrorism: concept, terms, counteraction (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/20/2004
  • Oh, say, can you hear an appropriate national anthem at the Olympics? (Chicago Tribune) 08/20/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G5 S1 B1 T7] (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Girls of the Olympics [Playboy Magazine][Shame too, that Ukrainian two-time Olympian, Zhanna Block, the 100-meters sprinter who is naked except for her sneakers, tensed and ready for the signal to run felt the need to be photographed nude.] (OpEd News) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Zhupina dives during the women's 10 metre platform preliminary at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 20, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Zhupins [sp. Zhupina] begins her first dive in the preliminaries of the Women's 10 meter platform diving event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. Zhupina holds the lead entering Saturday's semifinals. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Diving: Women's 10m Platform : ZHUPINA (UKR) leads qualifiers (Athens2004) 08/20/2004
  • Veteran diver Zhupina leads as Chinese teens struggle (AFP/Hindustan Times) 08/20/2004
  • Americans Stand 13th, 14th in Diving [Olena Zhupina of Ukraine led the preliminaries with 371.10] (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Volodymyr Dyudya overtakes Germany's Christian Lademann, right, during the Men's individual pursuit qualification at the Olympic velodrome at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • Cycling: Wiggins sets new record [Ukrainian rider Volodymyr Dyudya had earlier broken Robert Bartko's Olympic record from Sydney when he crossed the line in 4:18.169 seconds; Wiggins took more than three seconds off Dyudya's time two rounds later.] (BBC) 08/20/2004
  • Photo: Fartun Abukar Omar, third from left, of Somalia, runs in the wrong lane during a qualifying heat of the 100m at the 2004 Olympic Games Friday, August 20, 2004 in Athens, Greece. The runners are, from left to right: Heather Samuel of Antigua and Barbuda, La Verne Jones of the Virgin Islands, Abukar Omar, Gail Devers of the U.S., and Zhanna Block of Ukraine. (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Games - Prelims Day 7 Aug 20 (Swim News) 08/20/2004
  • Olympics Results (New Zealand Herald) 08/20/2004
  • Президент Кучма затримав приватизацію Укртелекому та Одеського припортового заводу 'через спекуляції' (BBC Ukrainian) 08/20/2004
  • From Ukraine with love: Family shares adoption story (West Hartford News) 08/20/2004
  • Education all the way from the Ukraine [students Olya and Anya Iziumtseva] (WALB) 08/20/2004
  • Elmer Bernstein [the only child of Ukrainian immigrants, was born in New York on April 4 1922.] (Daily Telegraph) 08/20/2004
  • Film Score Composer Elmer Bernstein Dies [His parents were Ukrainian immigrants] (Wash Post) 08/20/2004
  • Ukrainian restaurant goes Japanese (Daily News Transcript) 08/20/2004
  • Why Ukraine, Belarus? Govt had asked the IOA (Newindpress) 08/20/2004
  • Olympics return to ancient roots ['I feel very familiar here; it's like home,' said gold medallist Yuriy Belonog of Ukraine] (Miami Herald) 08/20/2004
  • Swimming: Day 6 Finals Wrap Up [Ukraine’s Andriy Serdinov set the Olympic record in the first semifinal with a time of 51.74, only to have Phelps top it with a time of 51.61 in the second semifinal.] (Sports Features) 08/20/2004
  • Thursday at the Olympics [Team Handball: In Group A...Ukraine beat Brazil 21-19, erasing an 18-17 deficit late in the game. Ukraine is 2-0 and tied with Hungary in the group.] (AP/Morning Sun) 08/20/2004
  • Doping at Weightlifting a Worldwide Affair (AP/Yahoo) 08/20/2004

  • Op-Ed: Kuchma Factor as test for Putin - By Oleksandr Yelyashkevych (BRAMA) 08/19/2004
  • Watchdog organization reports Ukrainian journalist attacked [CPJ] (BRAMA) 08/19/2004
  • Сенатори США зрозуміли, що з Кучмою в Україні стало краще (Українська правда) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Lucia Morico, from Italy, right, celebrates after beating Anastasiia Matrosova, from Ukraine, to win the bronze medal of the Judo women's half heavy weight (-78kg) event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Germany's, top, and Ukraine's pursuit teams train at the Olympic velodrome in Athens Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. The track races of the 2004 Olympic Games will start Friday and will go on for six days. (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Track cyclists from Ukraine ride during a training session in the Olympic velodrome at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 19, 2004. The track cycling events start from August 20. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Viktor Polyakov (R) punches France's Xavier Noel during their light welterweight 69 kg round of 16 at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games boxing tournament August 19, 2004. Polyakov won the match. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Ganna Siukalo (C) and Nataliya Lyapina (R) try to catch Brazil's Aline Silva during their handball women's preliminaries at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 19, 2004. Ukraine won the match. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Tsygitsa, right, stops Brazil's Fabiana Diniz during a Group A handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Faliro Sports Pavillion in Athens on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. Ukraine won the game 21-19. (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Brazil's Lucila Silva (R) and Aline Santos (L) try to stop Ukraine's Ganna Siukalo during their handball women's preliminaries at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Augut 19, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Brazil's Viviane Jacques (L) competes for possession with Ukraine's Olena Radchenko during their handball women's preliminaries at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Augut 19, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Brazil's Alina Santos, left, and Lucila Silva, right, try to stop Ukraine's Ganna Siukala as she tries to score during their Olympic Group A Women's Handball match at the Faliro Sports Pavilion at the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Maryna Vergelyuk, right, Lyudmyla Shevchenko, left, and Olena Radchenko, background, stop Brazil's Aline Silva during a Group A handball match of the 2004 Olympic Games at the Faliro Sports Pavillion in Athens on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Vanda Maslovska powers a lift during the women's 69 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 19, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • The longest line [Applying for visas in Prague] (Prague Post) 08/19/2004
  • City recognizes new emergency service [Dr. Victor Dorodny is from Ukraine] (Malibu Times) 08/19/2004
  • Yngling : Great Britain ahead leading into the last three races (Athens 2004) 08/19/2004
  • Olympics return to roots, for what it's worth (Daily Camera) 08/19/2004
  • Bonus babies: For many, gold medals worth a whole lot more [Ukraine will double what it paid gold medalists at the 2000 Sydney Games. Victors will get $100,000 from the government, sweetened by free apartments in Kiev.] (Daily Southtown) 08/19/2004
  • Americans Make 50M Semis; Phelps to Swim [Men's 100 butterfly: Andriy Serdinov of Ukraine was second in 52.05] (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • IWF suspends five more weightlifters [This year, 2003 medalists suspended and stripped of their medals included 231 pounds-plus (105 kg-plus) silver medalist Artem Udachyn, Ukraine] (AP/Chicago Sun-Times) 08/19/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G5 S1 B1 T7] (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Olympics Results (AP/NZ Herald) 08/19/2004
  • Moldova tells Kyiv it will block cargoes intended for Transdniestria (Interfax-Moldova) 08/19/2004
  • Гончар: ціна на нафту в Україні не впаде. Нафтовий аналітик - Бі-Бі-Сі: скасування ПДВ на імпорт нафти з Росії - політичний крок і не вплине на її ціну (BBC Ukrainian) 08/19/2004
  • Foul Takes Shot-Put Gold Away From Nelson [...a foul was called, giving the shot put gold to Ukraine's Yuriy Bilonog] (AP/Yahoo) 08/19/2004
  • Прокуратура Криму порушила карну справу за фактом побиття співробітника міліції, який негласно стежив за кандидатом у президенти України Віктором Ющенком на плато Ай-Петрі в Криму (Радіо Свобода) 08/19/2004
  • У міліціонера, який стежив за Ющенком – струс мозку (Українська правда) 08/19/2004
  • МВС поки відмовляється визнати, що за Гонгадзе стежили (Українська правда) 08/19/2004
  • Anger Mounts As Death Toll Of Coalition Troops In Iraq Hits 1,075 (Big News Network) 08/19/2004
  • Yanukovych on two-day working trip to Poltava region (Interfax) 08/19/2004
  • Ten people die in bus crash on Kyiv-Odesa highway [Volvo bus was carrying Belarussian citizens] (Interfax) 08/19/2004
  • Dirty tricks in Ukraine (Jane's) 08/19/2004
  • Stopping the 'Natasha' Trade [Trafficking] (CS Monitor) 08/19/2004
  • Kuchma wants more active cooperation with Russia in high-tech to jointly develop new markets (Interfax) 08/19/2004
  • IMF wants NBU to introduce more flexible hryvnia rate soon, says Figliuoli (Interfax) 08/19/2004
  • Privatization income plan outstripped by 40.5%, says Finance Ministry (Interfax) 08/19/2004
  • Taste of life in Ukraine: It goes down smooth as a traditional lard sandwich [Salo] (Seattle Times) 08/19/2004
  • Shining some light on Everything [Elijah Wood][Film 'Everything Is Illuminated' is set in Ukraine, very little filming actually took place there] (Prague Post) 08/19/2004

  • Photo: Yuriy Bilonog of Ukraine competes in the men's shot put event at the Olympia Ancient Stadium during the 2004 Olympic Games (AFP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Російсько-українська зустріч у Сочі: Путін дякує Януковичу. Президент Росії відзначив роботу українського прем'єра з нафтових угод, які фіксують обсяги транзиту на 15 років (BBC Ukrainian) 08/18/2004
  • Welcome to the jungle: American-style spectacle jazzes up Olympics (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/18/2004
  • Ukraine's Natalia Skakun overcomes deficit to win gold medal (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/18/2004
  • Olympic champ becomes hero of Ukraine (UPI/Wash Times) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun blows a kiss after she won the gold medal in the women's 63 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yuriy Bilonog celebrates after winning the gold medal in the shot put event at the ancient Olympic stadium in Olympia some 320 Km (198 miles) southwest of Athens August 18, 2004 during the men's final. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yuriy Bilinog celebrates winning the gold medal in men's shot putt at the Ancient Olympia Stadium during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. Adam Nelson of the U.S won the silver with Denmarks Joachim Olsen taking the bronze. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: England's Alan Smith (L) and Ukraine's Anatoli Tymoschuk fight for the ball during their international friendly football match at St James' Park, Newcastle, United Kingdom. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: England's David Beckham (L) battles for the ball with Ukraine's Anatolii Tymoschuk in their international friendly soccer match, at St James' Park in Newcastle, August 18 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • England 3-0 Ukraine (BBC) 08/18/2004
  • England 3 Ukraine 0 - friendly result (Reuters) 08/18/2004
  • England Beats Ukraine in World Cup Soccer Warm-Up (Bloomberg) 08/18/2004
  • Moldova Protests Transdniester's 'Illegal Actions' (RFE/RL) 08/18/2004
  • Сенатори США закликають Київ провести чесні вибори. За словами сенаторів, участь України в операціях в Іраку не убезпечить владу від критики виборчих порушень (BBC Ukrainian) 08/18/2004
  • Штаби двох кандидатів зібрали понад мільйон підписів. Штаб Ющенка оголосив про півтора мільйони підписів. Оточення Януковича - про п'ять (BBC Ukrainian) 08/18/2004
  • Ukraine's Bilonog wins men's Olympic shot put (Outlook India) 08/18/2004
  • In Kiev, US senators urge Ukraine to hold fair elections (AFP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Ukraine's course towards Russia troubling as Independence Day celebrations draw near [UCCA] (BRAMA) 08/18/2004
  • Russia, Ukraine sign 2 gas accords (AFX/Wanadoo) 08/18/2004
  • Ukrainian Premier [Yanukovych] favors legalizing shadow capital (RFERL/HRI) 08/18/2004
  • Our Ukraine leader [Yushchenko] easily collects required signatures for presidential bid (RFERL/HRI) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: John McCain, the Republican head of a Senate delegation visiting Ukraine urged Kiev to ensure that a presidential election in October be transparent, free and fair. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin waves as Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma leaves the Russian presidential residence in Sochi, after their meeting, August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) gestures as talks to Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma during their meeting in Russia's presidential residence in Sochi, August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich (L), one of the main candidates for the presidency in the coming polls, shake hands as Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma (C) looks on during their meeting in Russia's presidential residence in Sochi, August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Transdniestrian authorities bar OSCE Mission staff from entering region, turn back food for orphans (OSCE) 08/18/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G5 S1 B1 T7] (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Ukrainian Bilonog Wins Gold in Shot Put (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Olympic Medal: Men's Shot Put [Gold - Yuriy Bilonog, Ukraine, 21.16 meters] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/18/2004
  • Ukrainian Wins Men's Shot; American Takes Silver [Gold to Bilonog] (Reuters) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yuriy Bilonog reacts after completing a throw for 21 meters and 16 centimeters on his final attempt that won him the gold medal during the Athens 2004 Olympics men's shot put final Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004 in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The men's and women's shot put was held in the ancient stadium where the original games were played. (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yuriy Bilonog competes in shot put at the ancient Olympic stadium in Olympia, 198 miles south west of Athens, August 18, 2004 in the Men's Olympic final. Bilonog won the gold medal. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Athletics Results [Men Shot Put: 1. Yuriy Bilonog, Ukraine, (21.16), 69-5 1-4] (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Skakun takes 63kg crown (BBC) 08/18/2004
  • Women's 63kg : World and Olympic records topple (Athens 2004) 08/18/2004
  • Ukraine's Skakun Takes Weightlifting Gold (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun powers a lift in the women's 63 kg Group weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Gold medal winner Nataliya Skakun of Ukraine, center, joins hands with silver medal winner Hanna Batsiushka of Belarus, left, and bronze medal winner Tatsiana Stukalava of Belarus after the women's 137lb (63 kg) event at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall during the Summer Olympics in Athens, Wednesday Aug. 18, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine weightlifter Nataliya Skakun smiles after winning the gold medal after the women's 137lb (63 kg) event at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall during the Summer Olympics in Athens, Wednesday Aug. 18, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun waves with her gold medal after the women's 63 kg weightlifting event in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun lifts to win the gold medal in the women's 63 kg weightlifting event in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun (C), Belarus's Hanna Batsiushka (L) and her compatriot Tatsiana Stukalava raise their arms on the podium following the women's 63 kg weightlifting event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun won the women's 63kg weightlifting gold medal. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun celebrates her gold medal after the women's 63 kg weightlifting event in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Nataliya Skakun lifts to win the gold medal in the women's 63 kg weightlifting event in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 18, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine weightlifter Nataliya Skakun waves to the crowd after lifting 298lbs (135 kg) in the clean and jerk, an Olympic record, during the women's 137lb (63 kg) event at the Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall during the Summer Olympics in Athens, Wednesday Aug. 18, 2004. Skakun won the gold medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Beckham backed by Shevchenko (Daily Telegraph) 08/18/2004
  • Pole vaulter Bubka gives Klochkova a lift (SF Chronicle) 08/18/2004
  • Analysis: Abusing The Voter, Misusing The State (RFE/RL) 08/18/2004
  • Путін і Кучма домовляються про нафту і газ. В Сочі проходить уже дев'ята за цей рік зустріч президентів України і Росії. Говоритимуть також про ЄЕП (BBC Ukrainian) 08/18/2004
  • Borys Tarasyuk is convinced that Ukraine must get rid of “kuchmizm” [Lang Ukr/Eng at top] (Our Ukraine) 08/18/2004
  • Сенатори США хочуть бачити не тільки бігборди Януковича. Інакше не візьмуть в СОТ і НАТО (Українська правда) 08/18/2004
  • U.S. senators say Ukraine may face refusal in WTO and NATO in case elections are not fair in country (Interfax) 08/18/2004
  • Human trafficking in Israel described by police as a literal 'meat market' (Israel Insider) 08/18/2004
  • Trafficking of Women: Israel Women's Network (IWN) 08/18/2004
  • Putin, Kuchma reach agreement on joint border checkpoints (Interfax) 08/18/2004
  • Kuchma wants more active cooperation with Russia in high-tech to jointly develop new markets (Interfax) 08/18/2004
  • Russia, Ukraine presidents begin their ninth meeting this year [at the Bocharov Ruchei residence of the Russian head of state in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi] (Azertag) 08/18/2004
  • Ukrainian Communist Leader Demands Pullout of Troops from Iraq, Dismissal of Defense Minister (Baku Today) 08/18/2004
  • Kyiv Inhabitants Believe That Future President Must Be Rich Honest-Minded Non-Party Economist (UNIAN) 08/18/2004
  • Olympics Results (NZ Herald) 08/18/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G3 S1 B1 T5] (AP/Yahoo) 08/18/2004
  • Medley queen Klochkova given top honour [Olympics] (Reuters/Eurosport) 08/18/2004
  • Ukranian sweeps individual medleys [Yana Klochkova Olympics] (AP/Myrtle Beach Sun News) 08/18/2004
  • Swimming: Klochkova clinches historic 'double double' [Olympics] (Reuters/NZ Herald) 08/18/2004
  • England v Ukraine preview [Soccer] (Sky Sports) 08/18/2004

  • Kerry de Kiev? (BRAMA) 08/17/2004
  • Klochkova reigns supreme (BBC) 08/17/2004
  • Iraq War Affects Voters in Ukraine and Australia (CPOD) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Soldiers of Ukrainian Interior Ministry prepare for the rehearsal of a military parade at the training center of Petrivtsi near Kiev, August 17, 2004. Ukraine will hold a traditional military parade on the occasion of the thirteenth anniversary of its independence on August 24. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Tuesday's Olympic Medalists [Judo: Silver Roman Gontyuk; Swimming Women 200 Freestyle: Gold Yana Klochkova, 2:11.14] (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Tuesday's Olympic Scores [Team Handball: Ukraine 26, China 21] (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Klochkova Wins 200 IM, Beard Takes Silver (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Klochkova golden in 200 IM (USA Today) 08/17/2004
  • Ukrainian 'goldfish' wins another gold medal for Ukraine (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Yana Klochkova raises her arms in victory after winning the gold medal in the women's 200 metres individual medley at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova, of the Ukraine, celebrates a gold medal in the 200-meter individual medley at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova, of the Ukraine, reacts after winning the gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova from Ukraine powers through the water on her way to victory in the women's 200 metres individual medley at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova from the Ukraine celebrates her victory after winning the gold medal in the women's 200 metres individual medley at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games , August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Tuesday's Olympic results [Gymnastics Artistic Women's Team Final: 4. Ukraine (Mirabella Akhunu; Alina Kozich; Irina Krasnynska; Alona Kvasha; Olga Sherbatykh; Irina Yarotska), 112.309; Judo: Semifinals Roman Gontyuk, Ukraine, def. Robert Krawczyk, Poland, Ippon, Hikikomi-gaeshi, 5:00; Gold Medal Ilias Iliadis, Greece, def. Roman Gontyuk, Ukraine, Ippon, Seoi-otoshi, 2:06; Swimming Women 200 Individual Medley: 1. Yana Klochkova, Ukraine, 2:11.14] (El Paso Times) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Mirabella Akhunu of the Ukraine competes in the floor exercise during the women's gymnastics team final at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • England Under-21 3 Ukraine Under-21 1 [Soccer] (Sporting Life) 08/17/2004
  • Rebrov has a point to prove [Soccer] (ESPN/Soccernet) 08/17/2004
  • England Watch: Key points against Ukraine [Soccer] (ic Wales) 08/17/2004
  • Ukraine eager for England [Soccer] (BBC) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Medal winners pose together during the victory ceremony after the Judo men's half-middle weight (-81 kg) event during the Summer Olympics in Athens, Tuesday Aug. 17, 2004. From left is silver medalist Roman Gontyuk of the Ukraine, gold medalist Ilias Iliadis of Greece, bronze medalists Robert Krawczyk of Poland and Flavio Canto of Brazil. (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Roman Gontyuk, of Ukraine, right, reacts after beating Robert Krawczyk, of Poland, during the semifinal of the Judo Men half-middle weight (-81kg) event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. Gontyuk won the silver medal. (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Greek wins gold in judo [Roman Gontyuk Olympics Silver] (Sports Network) 08/17/2004
  • «Наша Україна» домагатиметься звiльнення Генпрокурора (VOA) 08/17/2004
  • Де два кандидати – там три угоди про чеснi вибори (VOA) 08/17/2004
  • Віктор Медведчук про свободy слова (VOA) 08/17/2004
  • After the Transition [The greatest declines in GDP were in Russia (-3.7%), Georgia (-5.6%), Ukraine (-7.9%), Moldova (-8.4%) and Tajikistan (-8.5%)] (Axis of Logic) 08/17/2004
  • In one trip, second-tier sports get their due By Patrick Hruby (Wash Times) 08/17/2004
  • Kerry's bluer blood gives lineage to presidential crown (The Scotsman) 08/17/2004
  • Kerry's blue blood a winner (New Zealand Stuff) 08/17/2004
  • The Almanac: In 1991, in Kiev, the republics of Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement to remain in the Soviet Union and negotiate a loose federation. (UPI/Wash Times) 08/17/2004
  • Moscow matters in former Soviet Union. Kremlin exerts influence over republics to keep West at bay (Globe and Mail) 08/17/2004
  • Water chlorination almost kills several inhabitants in Donetsk region (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Kyiv's Appeal Court confirms prison terms for two Ukrainian seamen convicted of oil smuggling in Iraq (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • CES high-level group to meet in Minsk on August 19-20 [Common Economic Space: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine] (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Ukrtransnafta denies giving Russia's Transneft status of trunk oil pipeline operator (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • CEC rejects claim of unfair campaigning for Yanukovych (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Ukraine still aiming to join Europe, says Yanukovych (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Ukrainian government needs to ensure transparent privatization, says IMF official (Interfax) 08/17/2004
  • Snakes invade railroad building [Kiev, Ukraine] (Daily Mail & Guardian) 08/17/2004
  • Local church sends team to Ukraine (Elk River Star News) 08/17/2004
  • Lapid: Most prostitutes in Israel have been `imported' from FSU [Trafficking] (Ha'aretz) 08/17/2004
  • Ukraine Medals count [G2 S1 B1 T4] (Yahoo Sports) 08/17/2004
  • Olympic and world champions fall in early judo action [Ukraine's up-and-coming Roman Gontyuk stunned world champion Florian Wanner of Germany in the men's judo under-81kg light middleweight quarter-finals at the Athens Olympics] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Monday's detailed results [Olympics][Archery: Oleksandr Serdyuk, Ukraine, def. Felipe Lopez, Spain, 164-141; Dmytro Hrachov, Ukraine, def. Maged Youssef, Egypt, 154-128; Viktor Ruban, Ukraine, def. Jonathan Ohayon, Canada, 157-140. Boxing: Asghar Ali Shah, Pakistan, def. Volodymyr Kravets, Ukraine, 21-17; Women's Yngling through 6: 3. Ukraine (Ruslana Taran; Ganna Kalinina; Svitlana Matevusheva) (10, 3, 9, 3, 7, 2), 24.0. 100 Breaststroke: 7. Svitlana Bondarenko, Ukraine, 1:08.19. 200 freestyle: 1. Yana Klochkova, Ukraine, 2:13.30.] (Seattle Times) 08/17/2004
  • Olympic scoreboard Monday's scores [Gymnastics Artistic: 7. Ukraine (Evgeni Bogonosyuk; Valeri Goncharov; Vadym Kuvakin; Ruslan Myezyentsev; Andrei Mykaylichenko; Roman Zozulia), 168.244. 100 Breaststroke: 7. Svitlana Bondarenko, Ukraine, 1:08.19.] (El Paso Times) 08/17/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G2 S0 B1 T3] (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: China's Chao Zhai, center, tries to score as Ukraine's Oxana Rayhel, left, and Tetyana Shinkarenko try to stop her during their 2004 Athens Olympic Games (news - web sites) Group A women's handball match at Faliro Sports Pavilion, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Yatsenko (L) battles China's Li Weiwei during their women's preliminary round pool A handball match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites), August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Oxana Rayhel (L) and Tetyana Shinkarenko try to stop China's Chao Zhai during their women's preliminary round pool A handball match at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites), August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Greece's Olympic champion Ilias Iliadis (R) grapples with Ukraine's Roman Gontyuk (L) on his way to win the gold medal in their men's judo half-middleweight (under 81kg) competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Photo: Germany's Florian Wanner (R) grapples with Ukraine's Roman Gontyuk in their men's judo half-middleweight (under 81kg) bout at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) August 17, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • Man sentenced for identity thefts [Yuriy Melnichenko, 33, from Ukraine could be deported after opening accounts with six banks. (Allentown Morning Call) 08/17/2004
  • Sports Headlines from the Summer Olympics (Sports Network) 08/17/2004
  • Shot putters get their day in the sun [Olympics][Yuriy Bilonog] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/17/2004
  • England v Ukraine fixed odds betting preview (Readabet) 08/17/2004

  • Photo: Ukraine's Ruslan Myezentsev performs a floor exercise during the artistic gymnastics men's team final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) August 16, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Заяви Генпрокуратуру щодо кiлькох резонансних справ (VOA) 08/16/2004
  • Черговi втрати українського контингенту в Iраку (VOA) 08/16/2004
  • Черкащина: кандидатiв у Президенти - 26, на плакатах лише один (VOA) 08/16/2004
  • КВУ передбачає фальсифікацію виборів у Західній Україні (VOA) 08/16/2004
  • To K2 and Beyond [A reactor begun before the Chernobyl disaster comes online as Ukraine looks to increase its reliance on nuclear power.] (Transitions Online) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Roman Zozulia performs a floor exercise during the artistic gymnastics men's team final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites), August 16, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Valeri Goncharov performs a routine on the horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men's team final at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) August 16, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Ali Asghar Shah from Pakistan (L) and Volodymyr Kravets of Ukraine trade blows during their lightweight Athens 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) round of 32 boxing bout August 16, 2004. Shah won the fight. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Blue blood gives Kerry a royal advantage (IOL) 08/16/2004
  • Курс на Європу - незмінний, але бачення особливе. Декларації повинні бути підкріплені справами, каже Віктор Янукович (BBC Ukrainian) 08/16/2004
  • Kerry's Blue Blood a Winner, Say Royal Researchers [ Democratic challenger John Kerry...descended from Henry I, King of France and his wife, Anne of Kiev, giving him kinship with the royal houses of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the House of Rus] (Reuters) 08/16/2004
  • Voters “by subscription” a payroll may turn out to be a signature list in support of a candidate (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/16/2004
  • Back to the USSR! [Our President can be honest, after all. At least in some of his words and deeds. He honestly warned the nation that the upcoming elections would be brutal and foul. He revised the state military doctrine so as to announce honestly to the world: “We are not part of Europe!”] (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/16/2004
  • Legislative intrigue [Comrade Stalin’s famous maxim “It does not matter how people vote - who counts the votes is what matters”] (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/16/2004
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian and Armenian counterparts this week in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, where he is currently on holiday (Turkish Press) 08/16/2004
  • U.S. troop realignment focuses on terrorism [Plans to move 70,000 U.S. troops from Europe and Asia to the USA and elsewhere represent a shift in focus from Cold War enemies Russia and China] (AP/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Prosecutor General's Office not considering person confessed in Gongadze case involvement as suspect (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • Iraqi Soldiers Attacked Ukrainian Military Patrol Nearby As-Suveyra City in Iraq. Four Soldiers Injured (UNIAN) 08/16/2004
  • Ukrainian soldier killed in Iraq (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • [The Observer Op-Ed] Iraq: Will a President Kerry Choose the De Gaulle Option? (Al Jazeera) 08/16/2004
  • Monday's early Olympic summary: Warden bright spot as pool woes continue [Canada's lone male archer Jonathan Ohayon of Toronto went down to defeat the 70-metre competition, losing to Viktor Ruban of Ukraine.] (CP/National Post) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova, of the Ukraine, swims in a qualifying heat of the 200-meter individual medley at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) in Athens, Monday, Aug. 16, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova, of the Ukraine, swims in a qualifying heat of the 200-meter individual medley at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games (news - web sites) in Athens, Monday, Aug. 16, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • У Харківській області знайдено стародавнє поселення готтів (УНІАН) 08/16/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian swimmer Yana Klochkova swims in her heat of the women's 200 metres individual medley at the Olympic Aquatics Center in Athens August 16, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Four U.S. women advance to semifinals [In the 200 individual medley...Defending Olympic champion Yana Klochkova of Ukraine, who won the 400 IM Saturday, was second in 2:13.40.] (AP/ESPN) 08/16/2004
  • U.S. Gymnasts Try to Steady Themselves [Ukraine qualified for Tuesday night's final, where everybody gets to start again from scratch] (AP/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Medals Table [Ukraine G2 S0 B1 T3] (AP/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Sunday's Olympic results [Women's 10m Air Pistol: 1. x-Olena Kostevych, Ukraine (384, 99.3), 483.3; Men's Swimming 100 Breaststroke: 8. Oleg Lisogor, Ukraine, 1:02.42; Tennis Women's Singles 1st rnd: Tetyana Perebiynis, Ukraine, d. Dally Randriantefy, Madagascar, 6-3, 6-4; Doubles 1st rnd: Martina Navratilova, Aspen, Colo., and Lisa Raymond (3), Wayne, Pa., d. Yuliya Beygelzimer and Tetyana Perebiynis, Ukraine, 6-0, 6-2] (Clarion-Ledger) 08/16/2004
  • Ukrainian Peacemaker Blown Up on Mine in Iraq on August 15 (UNIAN) 08/16/2004
  • Snapshots from around the Games (San Diego Union-Tribune) 08/16/2004
  • Ukraine starts Olympiad's fourth day rating fifth [Medals so far: Gold for Yana Klochkova and Olena Kostevych, Bronze for Vladislav Tretiak; Roman Volodkov and Anton Zakharov finished 4th place; swimmer Oleh Lysohor in disappointing 8th place] (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • Round-up up action from Eastern Europe (ESPN) 08/16/2004
  • Kiev starts planning for 2005 Eurovision (Doteurov0) 08/16/2004
  • How to continue the fast pace of economic growth in Ukraine (Дзеркало Тижня) 08/16/2004
  • Schroeder criticizes Danube-Black Sea canal construction (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • Shell drags FTSE higher on bid talk [Shares in utility Centrica (CNA.L) dipped 0.8 percent, knocked by a weekend press report that the firm is in talks to invest 300 million pounds in a 3 billion pound project, operated by Russian-Austrian joint venture RosUkrEnergo, to transport gas from Turkmenistan through Ukraine to Western Europe. Centrica declined to comment on the report.] (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/16/2004
  • Centrica may invest in Ukraine pipeline project [transport gas from Turkmenistan through Ukraine to Western Europe] (Reuters) 08/16/2004
  • IMF experts warn Ukraine against lax fiscal and monetary policy (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • Ukraine's GDP up 17.2% in July, up 13.5% since beginning of year (Interfax) 08/16/2004
  • Помер Чеслав Мілош (Потяг 76) 08/16/2004
  • Втрати українських вояків в Іраку. За один день стало відомо про загибель одного і поранення п'ятьох українців (BBC Ukrainian) 08/16/2004
  • Trip up in the lights fantastic? ESB to turn blue and gold on Ukrainian Independence Day (BRAMA) 08/16/2004

  • Sailing Results [Women's Mistral Through 2 races: 2. Olga Maslivets, Ukraine (5, 4), 9.0; Men's 470 Through 4 races: 6. Ukraine (Eugen Braslavets; Igor Matvienko) (10, 4, 1, 28), 43.0; Laser Through 2 races: 38. Yuriy Orlov, Ukraine (36, 32), 68.0; Women's Yngling Through 4 races: 3. Ukraine (Ruslana Taran; Ganna Kalinina; Svitlana Matevusheva) (10, 3, 9, 3), 25.0] (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian Andrej Voronin of Leverkusen celebrates his 2-2 goal with teammate Brazilian Juan (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian Andrej Voronin of Leverkusen celebrates his 2-2 goal during the German first division soccer match between VFL Bochum and Bayer Leverkusen (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Determined Leverkusen snatch point at Bochum (AFP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Rumsfeld Briefs Russia on Shift of Forces [NATO: Russia is uneasy about some of the former Soviet republics in Europe and Warsaw Pact allies joining NATO, which now can put forces on Russia's border. The Russians may be trying to court Ukraine.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Ukrainian soldier killed in land mine blast [Iraq][To date: 7 Ukrainians killed, 20 wounded] (AP/Boston Globe) 08/15/2004
  • New York Gypsy Punk Rockers Gogol Bordello to Headline 08/28 'Engagement' fundraiser! (PR Web) 08/15/2004
  • Just perfect… or perfectly mad? [Walter Petryshyn descended into paranoia and depression, a spiral whose whirling ended on 6 May 1996, when Petryshyn clubbed his wife to death with a claw hammer.] (London Times/Statesman) 08/15/2004
  • Opinion: The cities of the dead [Chernobyl/Chornobyl] (Macon Telegraph) 08/15/2004
  • Ukraine captain in Iraq killed (Australian) 08/15/2004
  • Iraq: Ukranian, Dutch soldiers killed in separate incidents (Al Bawaba) 08/15/2004
  • Major assault imminent, fighting in Iraq holy city mars conference (AFP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Iraqi conference marred by violence (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Explosions Echo Throughout Najaf (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • US bombing kills civilians, Chinook downed (Al Jazeera) 08/15/2004
  • Repeat of election sham feared in Ukraine (LA Times/Seattle Times) 08/15/2004
  • 'Murder bid' on Ukraine candidate [Yushchenko] (BBC) 08/15/2004
  • Benjamin may be Ukraine's first Honorary Consul General to Jamaica [Photo: Ambassador Valeriy Kuchinsky] (Jamaica Gleaner) 08/15/2004
  • Ukraine's Olena Kostevych is hugged by his coach after she won the Women's 10 meter air pistol in Athens, August 15, 2004. Kostevych took gold with a score of 483.3. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych celebrates after her victory in the women's 10 metre air pistol in Athens, August 15, 2004. Kostevych took gold with a score of 483.3. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych (C) celebrates for the women's 10 metres air pistol in Athens, August 15, 2004. Kostevych took gold with a score of 483.3. Seribia & Montenegro's Jasna Sekaric (L) and Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva took silver and bronze medals. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych holds her wreath during the medal ceremony for the Women's 10 meter air pistol in Athens, August 15, 2004. Kostevych took gold with a score of 483.3. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych stands on the podium after winning the women's 10m air pistol finals Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, in Athens. Ukraine's Olena Kostevych won the gold; Serbia-Montenegro's Jasna Sekaric won the silver; and Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva took the bronze in the Summer Olympics (news - web sites). (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych waves to the cheering crowd after winning the women's 10m air pistol finals in the 2004 Summer Olympics (news - web sites) Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, in Athens. Kostevych won the gold; Serbia/Montenegro's Jasna Sekaric won the silver; and Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva took the bronze in the Summer Olympics. (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Olena Kostevych takes her final shot to win the women's 10m air pistol finals Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, in Athens. Kostevych won the gold; Serbia-Montenegro's Jasna Sekaric won the silver; and Bulgaria's Maria Grozdeva took the bronze in the Summer Olympics . (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Ukranian wins tiebreaker and shooting gold [Olena Kostevych] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/15/2004
  • Olympic Medal: Women's Air Pistol [Gold - Olena Kostevych, Ukraine, 483.3 points] (UPI/Wash Times) 08/15/2004
  • Fiddling Around While Athens Burns [After Yana Klochkova of Ukraine won the women's 400-meter individual medley final, reporters asked questions in English, but no answers were translated into English.] (LA Times) 08/15/2004
  • So Far, So Gold [The closest race of the night was the women's 400 individual medley. Yana Klochkova of Ukraine won it] (LA Times) 08/15/2004
  • Ukraine's [Yana] Klochkova wins women's 400 IM [in 4:34.83][Olympics] (Seattle Post Intelligencer) 08/15/2004
  • Ukrainian Klochkova Defends Olympic Title in 400m Individual Medley (Baku Today) 08/15/2004
  • Russia and Ukraine win gold in shooting [Olympics] (Sports Network) 08/15/2004
  • Swimming Results [100 Breaststroke: 8. Oleg Lisogor, Ukraine, 1:02.42] (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/15/2004
  • Olympics: Ukrainian adds Jitender to list of Indian victims [India's Jitender Kumar went down to Andriy Fedtchuk in the opening round of the 81-kg category of Olympic boxing competition] (Kerala Next) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Arash Miresmaeili of Iran (R) seen fighting Mustuyev of Ukraine at the Judo World Championships in Munich in this July 2001 file photo. Miresmaeili refused to compete against an Israeli on Sunday, triggering a fresh crisis at the Olympic Games (news - web sites) where race, creed or colour are barred from interfering in sport. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Australia's Gerard O'Mahony, right, lands a blow on the face of Ukraine's Viktor Polyakov during the welterweight boxing preliminaries in the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic G ames at the Peristeri boxing hall in Athens Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004. Polyakov won the match. (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Alona Kvasha of the Ukraine competes in the balance beam during the women's gymnastics qualifying round at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games (news - web sites) in Athens, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Alina Kozich ends her vault routine during the women's artistic gymnastics qualifying session at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 15, 2004. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Alina Kozich vaults during the women's artistic gymnastics qualifying session at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 15, 2004. (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • Navratilova Becomes Grand Dame of Games [teamed up with Lisa Raymond to beat the Ukrainian pairing of Tatiana Perebiynis and Yulia Beygelzimer 6-0, 6-2.] (Reuters) 08/15/2004
  • 2004 Olympic Highlights [An American and a Ukrainian on Sunday won the first Olympic competitions in Panathinaiko Stadium since the marble facility hosted the first modern games in 1896.] (AP/KATU) 08/15/2004
  • World of Football (The Scotsman) 08/15/2004
  • Saturday's Olympic results (Clarion-Ledger) 08/15/2004
  • В України вже два олімпійських золота. Яна Клочкова перемогла в перший день Ігор у плаванні, і в неділю Альона Костевич виграла золото в стрільбі (BBC Ukrainian) 08/15/2004
  • European nations unite to fight sex trafficking (NY Times/Seattle Times) 08/15/2004
  • [Canadian immigrant history] In 1899: Father, 4 children, slain in botched robbery bid (Winnipeg Sun) 08/15/2004
  • Car safety class helps area Slavs (Sacramento Bee) 08/15/2004

  • Ballet: Soloist expects to be back on pointe after baby [Tatiana Jouravel, 30, grew up in Kiev, Ukraine] (Wisconsin Journal Sentinel) 08/14/2004
  • Day 1 Opens With US Strong Swimming And Team Sports (USOC/Play Positive) 08/14/2004
  • Boxer Motau out for SA [crashed out in the final round in his debut against Ukranian Oleg Mashkin] [Olympics] (Sapa/iAfrica) 08/14/2004
  • Elections put democracy, rule of law to a test in Ukraine (AP/USA Today) 08/14/2004
  • Journalism's key battle is with its own integrity (The Scotsman) 08/14/2004
  • Salt Lake [Photographs by Boris Mikhailov, born in 1938 in Charkov, Ukraine] (Globalist) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova, of the Ukraine, and Kaitlin Sandeno, of the United States swim during a qualifying heat of the 400 meter Individual Medley at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004. (AP/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova of Ukraine swims during her 400m individual medley heat at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on August 14, 2004. Klochkova won the heat. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova of Ukraine swims during her 400m individual medley heat at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on August 14, 2004. Klochkova won her heat and advanced to the final. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Yana Klochkova of Ukraine competes in a heat of the 400m individual medley at the Olympic Games Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Defending champion Covaliu knocked out [Defending champion Mihai Covaliu and top seed Vladimir Lukashenko were knocked out of the men's Olympic sabre fencing competition in the quarter-finals on Saturday] (Reuters/Sky Sports) 08/14/2004
  • American, world No. 1 Smart shocked out in fencing [2003 world champion Vladimir Lukashenko of Ukraine advanced to the evening's semifinals] (CBS SportsLine) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Vladimir Lukashenko removes the newly-introduced transparent fencing mask in the men's individual sabre quarter-finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 14, 2004. The new mask, in which the traditional grill is replaced by a Lexan faceplate, has been criticised by competitors for giving poor visibility and making breathing difficult. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Vladimir Lukashenko wears the newly-introduced transparent fencing mask in the men's individual sabre quarter-finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 14, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Vladimir Lukashenko (L) wears newly-introduced fencing mask against compatriot Vladislav Tretiak (R) in the men's individual sabre quarter-finals at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 14, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/14/2004
  • Not all cheer liquor measure (Albany Times Union) 08/14/2004
  • Edgy attitudes towards Ukraine, By Ian Mayes ['Ukraine', no 'the'.] (Guardian) 08/14/2004
  • Letter from Ukraine: «You are fighting not only for yourselves…» (Kavkaz Center) 08/14/2004
  • Spectacular ceremony opens Games [Olympics] (Rediff) 08/14/2004
  • Ukraine Vows to Maintain Troops in Iraq (NY Times) 08/14/2004

  • Міліція звинувачує супровід Ющенка. Міліція та команда Ющенка продовжують обмінюватися звинуваченнями (BBC Ukrainian) 08/13/2004
  • UOC-Moscow Patriarchate Orthodox Monks Occupy Cave Monastery in Crimea (RISU) 08/13/2004
  • 'Our Ukraine' reports road incident involving presidential candidate [Yushchenko]...Police tell a different story; Ukrainian president says Kyiv continues to seek European, Euro-Atlantic integration (RFE/RL) 08/13/2004
  • Міністр оборони США в Україні. Марчук: Термін перебування українського контингенту в Іраку залежатиме від становища у тій країні (BBC Ukrainian) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld jokes with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Eugene Marchuk (C) and Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma (R) during a meeting at the Sanatorium Crimea, August 13, 2004 in the town of Partenit, Ukraine. Secretary Rumsfeld is on a weeklong multi-nation overseas trip. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine Defense Minister Yevhen Marchuk, seen here in March 2001, said the issue of how long Ukrainian troops will remain in Iraq remains to be negotiated. (AFP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Attempt to Oust Yushchenko’s Car in Ditch Undertaken on Way from Kherson to Novooleksiyivka (UNIAN) 08/13/2004
  • Athens Olympic cauldron ignited (Reuters) 08/13/2004
  • Ukraine Defense Minister Vows to Keep Forces in Iraq (VOA) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, left, jokes with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Yevhen Marchuk, center, and Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, right, during a meeting at the Sanatorium Crimea Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, in the town of Partenit, Ukraine. Ukraine will keep a brigade of troops in Iraq (news - web sites) for the foreseeable future, the country's defense minister said Friday, offering assurances to Rumsfeld that his country will not pull out despite the violence. (AP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld shakes hands with Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, center, as Ukrainian Minister of Defense Yevhen Marchuk, second left, looks on before a meeting at the Sanatorium Crimea Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, in the town of Partenit, Ukraine. Marchuk said Friday his country will maintain its sizable military force in Iraq for the foreseeable future, contrary to his earlier suggestion that the force might be reduced or withdrawn. (AP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld walks with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Eugene Marchuk (R) before a meeting at the Sanatorium Crimea August 13, 2004 in the town of Partenit, Ukraine. Secretary Rumsfeld is on a weeklong multi-nation overseas trip. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Op-ed: Foreign churches should not dictate a unilateral non-Ukrainian spirituality in Ukraine (Patriarch Filaret and Ukrainian Spirituality) By Bishop Paul Peter Jesep (BRAMA) 08/13/2004
  • Scythian, Gettin' Jiggy With It [From 8/6/04][Alex and Danylo Fedoryka; We started out playing Irish music, threw in some bluegrass, then some Gypsy-type stuff and Ukrainian music...] (Wash Post) 08/13/2004
  • Threatened radio director [Sergey Sholokh, Kontinent] gets refugee status in the U.S. (CPJ) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Roman Volodkov and Alexander Skrypnik (behind) train for the men's synchronised 10 metre platform event at the Olympic Aquatic Centre in Athens August 13, 2004 a few hours before the opening ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's Roman Volodkov and Alexander Skrypnik (behind) train for the men's synchronised 10 metre platform event at the Olympic Aquatic Centre in Athens August 13, 2004 a few hours before the opening ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Ukraine to Maintain Current Iraq Force (AP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Negotiations of Military Delegations of U.S. and Ukraine Take Place in Partenit (UNIAN) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (R) gestures as he answers media questions while Ukrainian Defense Minister Evhen Marchuk listens during their joint news conference in the settlement of Partenit, near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Ukraine's troops will remain in Iraq, with replacements for the current brigade arriving by mid-October, Marchuk said on Friday after talks with his Rumsfeld. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, second right, and his wife Joyce, right, pose with Ukrainian Defense Minister Yevhen Marchuk, and his wife Larisa Ivshina in Livadia, near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, Crimea peninsula, Friday, Aug. 13, 2004. Rumsfeld is scheduled to visit St.Petersburg, Russia later in the day. (AP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, left, with Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, right, in Livadia, near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, Crimea peninsula, Friday, Aug. 13, 2004. Others are unidentified. (AP/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (L) listens to Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma during their meeting in the settlement of Partenit near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Rumsfeld arrived in Ukraine on an official visit to meet top state officials and discuss Ukraine's participation in the peacekeeping force in Iraq and Kosovo as well as prospects for the Ukrainian-U.S. military cooperation, Interfax news agency reported. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (R) shades himself from the sun as he walks with Ukrainian Defense Minister Evhen Marchuk during their meeting in the settlement of Partenit near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Rumsfeld arrived in Ukraine on an official visit to meet top state officials and discuss Ukraine's participation in the peacekeeping force in Iraq and Kosovo as well as prospects for the Ukrainian-U.S. military cooperation, Interfax news agency reported. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (L) listens to Ukrainian Defense Minister Evhen Marchuk during their meeting in the settlement of Partenit near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Rumsfeld arrived in Ukraine on an official visit to meet top state officials and discuss Ukraine's participation in the peacekeeping force in Iraq and Kosovo as well as prospects for Ukrainian-U.S. military cooperation, Interfax news agency reported. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian Defense Minister Evhen Marchuk (R) gestures as he talks to the U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld during their meeting in the settlement of Partenit near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Rumsfeld arrived in Ukraine on an official visit to meet top state officials and discuss Ukraine's participation in the peacekeeping force in Iraq and Kosovo as well as prospects for the Ukrainian-U.S. military cooperation, Interfax news agency reported. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (L) gestures as he walks with Ukrainian Defense Minister Evhen Marchuk during their meeting in the settlement of Partenit near the Black Sea resort of Yalta, August 13, 2004. Rumsfeld arrived in Ukraine on an official visit to meet top state officials and discuss Ukraine's participation in the peacekeeping force in Iraq and Kosovo as well as prospects for Ukrainian-U.S. military cooperation, Interfax news agency reported. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Rumsfeld arrives in Crimea to meet with Kuchma and Marchuk (Interfax) 08/13/2004
  • FDI in Ukraine up 8.5% in H1 (Interfax) 08/13/2004
  • Azarov offers Chisinau to suspend restriction of cargo import and export through bilateral border (Interfax) 08/13/2004
  • European Young Investigators Awards [Ukrainian physical biochemist] (Europa) 08/13/2004
  • Ukrainian child porn ring (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/13/2004
  • Time to set the record straight [Second Kiev wife sparks inquiry call] (Edinburgh Evening News) 08/13/2004
  • German Drama Contends with 'Holocaust Diet' (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/13/2004
  • Ukrainian Light Welterweight Out of Games [Ihor Pashchuk] (AP/Contra Costa Times) 08/13/2004
  • Soccer Results (New Zealand Herald) 08/13/2004
  • Top trio ready for epic Athens clash (Eurosport) 08/13/2004
  • Yes, Virginia, Kiribati has an Olympic team (Morning Call) 08/13/2004
  • Greek flag arrives 1st, team last [Olympics] (SF Chronicle) 08/13/2004
  • Індепендент: режим в Україні - авторитаризм бананової республіки. Стеження влади за кандидатом у президенти Ющенком занепокоїла Індепендент (BBC Ukrainian) 08/13/2004
  • Крушельницького допитали у справі Ґонґадзе. Британський журналіст завжди заявляв, що не пояснюватиме, як саме отримав матеріали слідства (BBC Ukrainian) 08/13/2004
  • До України прибув міністр оборони США. Делегація зі США на чолі з Дональдом Рамсфельдом проведе переговори в Криму з українським керівництвом (BBC Ukrainian) 08/13/2004
  • Ukraine says to keep troops in Iraq (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/13/2004
  • Acropolis Now as big guns roll into Athens (Eurosport) 08/13/2004

  • McCain heads to Europe; Bush, Democrats run new ads [ McCain will lead a group of senators to the Ukraine, Latvia, Norway, Estonia and Iceland, his office announced Thursday. The trip will begin early next week and New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will be on part of the journey. ] (Phoenix Business Journal) 08/12/2004
  • Ukraine plays down nuclear breakdown [Khmelnitsky power station had to be shut down on Sunday, less than two hours after it went into operation] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/12/2004
  • Візит Міністра обори США Дональда Рамсфельда в Україну. Американсько-українські стосунки в світлі цього візиту. (Радіо Свобода) 08/12/2004
  • Штаб Ющенка опротестовує стеження, оголошує вiйну адмiнресурсу (VOA) 08/12/2004
  • Звiт Комiтету виборцiв України про перший мiсяць кампанiї (VOA) 08/12/2004
  • Олександр Мороз вiдвiдав Днiпропетровщину (VOA) 08/12/2004
  • Сумськi студенти наразi припиняють похiд на Київ (VOA) 08/12/2004
  • Prosecutor general's office questions The Independent article's author on Gongadze case (Interfax) 08/12/2004
  • Bracing for Election Day Hijinks in Ukraine (LA Times) 08/12/2004
  • Yuschenko election HQ demands for Yanukovych to resign or refuse from participation in election (Interfax) 08/12/2004
  • Victor Yushchenko demands unbiased assignment of the chiefs of the territorial election committees [Click ENG] (Our Ukraine) 08/12/2004
  • Ukraine pays entire debt to Gazprom (Interfax) 08/12/2004
  • Ukraine canal needs global assessment-Schroeder (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/12/2004
  • Cheney Ridicules Kerry Over How to Fight Terror (NY Times) 08/12/2004
  • VP's Remarks in Dayton, Ohio (White House) 08/12/2004
  • USAFE team supports nations contributing troops (AFPN) 08/12/2004
  • Net sites cater to quest for Russian brides (Japan Times) 08/12/2004
  • Tracking the traffickers [Victor Malarek, author of a new book about the global sex trade, says we should stop focusing on its victims and start prosecuting those who buy and sell them.] (Guardian) 08/12/2004
  • Ukraine moves closer to EU 'neighbour' status (Financial Times) 08/12/2004
  • Kiev court axes case against Russian telecoms buy (Reuters) 08/12/2004
  • Interbrew basks in the light of Sun (Business Report) 08/12/2004
  • ECS grads get lesson in Ukrainian life (Germantown Appeal) 08/12/2004
  • До України прибуває міністр оборони США. Делегація зі США на чолі з Дональдом Рамсфельдом проведе переговори в Криму з українським керівництвом (BBC Ukrainian) 08/12/2004
  • Гавриш: стеження за Ющенком - це нормально. Координатор більшості у ВР сказав, що міліція веде як відкрите, так і приховане стеження за кандидатами (BBC Ukrainian) 08/12/2004
  • Гавриш: Янукович такий же ущемлений, як і інші кандидати. Координатор більшості коментує Бі-Бі-Сі рішення по Бродському та скандал зі стеженням за Ющенком (BBC Ukrainian) 08/12/2004
  • Most Spam is Domestic, Study Says (PC World) 08/12/2004
  • Official spying on election candidate exposed (Independent) 08/12/2004
  • Ukrainian presidential race takes sinister turn [Independent] (New Zealand Herald) 08/12/2004
  • To which Viktor, the spoils? (Economist) 08/12/2004
  • Yushchenko Accuses Authority Supporting Forces of Hindering Him in His Work as Candidate (UNIAN) 08/12/2004
  • Yushchenko to Have Largest Number of His Representatives at Leading Positions in Territorial Election Commissions in West of Ukraine, Yanukovych – in East (UNIAN) 08/12/2004

  • Photo: D.C. United midfielder Dema Kovalenko congratulates teammate Jaime Moreno to celebrate Moreno's goal (AP/Yahoo) 08/11/2004
  • Photo: Club Bruges' Timmy Simons fights for the ball with Shakhtar Donetsk' Ciprian Marica during their Champions League match in Donetsk (Reuters) 08/11/2004
  • Photo: Dynamo Kiev soccer club's newly appointed coach Josef Sabo is shown during a news conference in Kiev on this file picture (Reuters) 08/11/2004
  • Sergiy Sholokh gets refugee status in US (Reporters sans frontières) 08/11/2004
  • Russian Orthodox Church Abroad Accuses UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate of Copyright Violation (RISU) 08/11/2004
  • If I were a rabbi: Jewish women struggle for acceptance in Ukraine (JTA) 08/11/2004
  • Odessa synagogue has storied past, but its building's foundation is shaky (JTA) 08/11/2004
  • Persistent Diplomacy Prerequisite for Nonproliferation Advances [Nunn-Lugar] (IWS) 08/11/2004
  • В Сенатi США наступного скликання таки не буде американського українця (VOA) 08/11/2004
  • Подальша доля акцiї сумських студентiв (VOA) 08/11/2004
  • Яка мета вiзиту в Україну Дональда Рамсфельда? (VOA) 08/11/2004
  • CWB Says Black Sea Feed Barley Weighs on Market (Reuters) 08/11/2004
  • Заступник міністра: Ющенка охороняли, а не стежили за ним. П.Опанасенко заперечує, що за кандидатом у президенти стежать одягнені у цивільне службовці міліції (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004
  • Україна наближається до статусу сусіда Євросоюзу. Файненшіал Таймс: саме Україна стане ключовим випробуванням політики ЄС щодо сусідів (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004
  • Кримська міліція заявляє, що не стежила за Ющенком. Представники Нашої України та управління держохорони затримали трьох осіб та машину із апаратурою (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004
  • Янукович прибув до Афін на відкриття Олімпіади. За оцінками українських оглядачів, українська збірна у Греції може розраховувати на 22-25 медалей (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004
  • Our Ukraine leader [Yushchenko] complains of being shadowed... (RFERL/HRI) 08/11/2004
  • Звернення до українських крайових центральних репрезентацій, місцевих відділів та організацій і громадян України в діяспорі [СКУ] (BRAMA) 08/11/2004
  • Ukraine moves closer to EU ‘neighbour' status (Financial Times) 08/11/2004
  • US Gives Refugee Status to Ukrainian Broadcaster [Serhiy Sholokh, Radio Continent] (VOA) 08/11/2004
  • Gymnastics captain beats the odds; Couch potatoes vie in their own marathon [Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko of Kiev is promising an apartment to anyone from his country who places in Athens.] (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/11/2004
  • Private Meeting of Rumsfeld and Marchuk to Take Place in Crimea on August 13 (UNIAN) 08/11/2004
  • Photo: General view of the sarcophagus at Chernobyl in the Ukraine. Britain voiced concern over the expulsion from Belarus of a nuclear physics professor, saying it will keep pressing the government in Minsk for a full explanation. AFP/File (AFP/Yahoo) 08/11/2004
  • Rumsfeld to meet with Kuchma, Marchuk in Ukraine (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • ...as rival's campaign chief accuses him of preparing 'Georgian scenario' (RFERL/HRI) 08/11/2004
  • Georgian and Ukrainian presidents meet in Yalta (RFERL/HRI) 08/11/2004
  • No Ukrainians among victims in Istanbul - Foreign Ministry [from 8/10/04] (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • Turkey pins blame for Istanbul blasts on PKK (Reuters/AlertNet) 08/11/2004
  • [Separate Kurdish and Islamist] Groups claim Istanbul bomb blasts [The injured include Chinese, Dutch, Ukrainian and Turkmen citizens.] (BBC) 08/11/2004
  • Turkish Police Detain 8 Bombing Suspects [The wounded included four Spanish tourists, two Dutch tourists, a Ukrainian and two Chinese tourists, authorities said.] (AP/NY Times) 08/11/2004
  • Heir to Austro-Hungarian dynasty sees a broader Europe [envisages a bloc stretching from Ukraine via Albania to Iceland] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/11/2004
  • Ousted by Poland in 1945, Germans want homes back (AP/MLive) 08/11/2004
  • Muslims Under Ongoing Holocaust – Part Two [The death toll from the man-made Bengal famine was 4 million as compared to the deaths from the Jewish Holocaust (6 million), the Namibian genocide (0.1 million), the Rwandan Tutsi genocide (1 million), the World War 1 Armenian Holocaust (1 million), the Polish (6 million), Soviet (20 million) and Chinese (35 million) losses in World War 2, the Chinese Great Leap Forward (16-30 million victims) and the millions who died in the Russian, Chinese and Ukrainian famines between the World Wars, the Soviet Gulags and Pakistan-Indian Partition.] (News Central Asia) 08/11/2004
  • Admiral Ornek Attends Blackseafor Command Hand-over Ceremony [Blackseafor was established on April 2, 2001 by Turkey, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine with the aim to enhance peace and stability in the Black Sea] (Turkish Press) 08/11/2004
  • Transdnestria Foreign Minister calls on Ukraine to dispatch peacemakers (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • Crimean government asks Ukraine's cabinet to assign non-privatized russian resorts to peninsula (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • SNRC licenses Energoatom to launch Rivne reactor 4 (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • Ukraine launches controversial reactor (AFP/Mail and Guardian) 08/11/2004
  • Black Sea may become world's largest grain exporter (ABC-Australia) 08/11/2004
  • Carving up Turkmenistan's gas pie (EurasiaNet/RFERL) 08/11/2004
  • Naftogaz Ukrainy, Gazprom sign agreement on $1.43 bn debt regulation (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • Ukrainian companies' debts on foreign loans soar by about $ 1 bn - central bank (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • Direct investments in Ukraine in 2004 to reach $2.1 bn, NBU forecasts (Interfax) 08/11/2004
  • ASCII, ANSI, Roman 1, and What's All That? (MX Developer's Journal) 08/11/2004
  • Mary Frompovicz, 'world's best cook' (Bucks County Courier Times) 08/11/2004
  • Dancing the night away - Nipawin Veselii [Ukrainian Dancers] bring home medals (Niwapan Journal) 08/11/2004
  • Fruits of their labor: Ashland group creates stained glass windows for Italian church [Nikolai Bruinskay, a stained glass artist from the Ukraine] (MetroWest Daily News) 08/11/2004
  • Lindberg Elected IOC Vice President [Former Olympic pole vault champion Sergei Bubka of Ukraine...re-elected unanimously to the board's regular spots.] (AP/Yahoo) 08/11/2004
  • U.S. boxers bid to bounce off the ropes [Every four years, the Americans start anew, forced to find replacements for former Olympians who have turned pro or retired. But Cubans aren't allowed to become professionals, so the Olympics are the ultimate reward. In other words, they're seasoned vets, as are peers from Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.] (Rocky Mountain News) 08/11/2004
  • Russians' Expectations Are Still High [With athletes from Ukraine, Belarus and other former republics having left for their own national teams, and with still more departing for the United States and Europe, Russia dropped to third over all in Atlanta in 1996 before bouncing back in Sydney, Australia. In Athens, the Russians are expected to contend not only in the country's traditional strengths, like gymnastics, but also in sports in which they have recently fared poorly, like track and field and swimming.][Olympics] (NY Times) 08/11/2004
  • WagerOnSports.com Posts Odds on Which Nation Will Have the First Athlete Fail a Drug Test at the Olympics [Ukraine 18/1, USA 15/1, Russia 8/1] (PRNewswire) 08/11/2004
  • The distaff side of the quest for gold [Yana Klochkova][Olympics] (USA Today) 08/11/2004
  • Dynamo Kiev coach Mikhailichenko sacked (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/11/2004
  • Dynamo Kiev sack coach [Alexei Mikhailichenko has been sacked as coach of Dynamo Kiev.] (BBC) 08/11/2004
  • Dynamo dismiss Mikhaylichenko (UEFA) 08/11/2004
  • Immigrant athletes from Soviet Union make up half of Israel's team [Olympics] (Jewish Ledger) 08/11/2004
  • Green light for England friendly [England's friendly with Ukraine will go ahead in Newcastle next week despite a conjunctivitis health scare at St James' Park.] (Football365) 08/11/2004
  • Chess Club results [Finishing tied overall for first place were Alexander Moiseenko of Ukraine and Dimitri Tyomkin of Canada.] (Wisconsin Daily Press) 08/11/2004
  • Студенти в Сумах святкують перемогу. Студенти, що протестували проти об'єднання трьох сумських вузів, схиляються до припинення пішого походу (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004
  • Греки заплатили за Олімпіаду кров'ю. На олімпійських об'єктах в Афінах загинуло 13 робітників (BBC Ukrainian) 08/11/2004

  • Photo: Brazilian gymnast Diane dos Santos trains on the uneven bars as her Ukranian coach Oleg Ostapenko (background R) observes inside the Athens Olympic Sports Complex August 10, 2004. The Athens 2004 Olympic Games run from August 13-29. (Reuters) 08/10/2004
  • Photo: Turkish Trabzonspor's Gokdeniz Karadeniz gets the ball from Dynamo's goalie Olexandr Shovkovskiy to score a goal during their European Champions League (AP/Yahoo) 08/10/2004
  • Photo: Dynamo Kiev's Maris Verpakovskis challenges Huseyin Simsir of Trabzonspor during their Champions League third qualifying round, first leg soccer match in Kiev (Reuters) 08/10/2004
  • Photo: Trabzonspor's Bernd Thijs competes for the ball with Jerko Leko of Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev during their Champions League match in Kiev (Reuters) 08/10/2004
  • 35-41% of electorate would vote for Yuschenko, 23-29% for Yanukovych - poll (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Yushchenko begins 'People's election campaign' [Page down] (RFE/RL) 08/10/2004
  • Ukrainian Opposition Candidate Pledges to Withdraw Troops from Iraq (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Ukrainian, Georgian Leaders Discuss South Ossetia, Abkhazia (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Outside View: Georgia, Ukraine and the U.S. (UPI) 08/10/2004
  • Ukraine offers Russia to construct tunnel under Kerch strait - Crimean Vice-Premier (Interfax) 08/10/2004
  • Новi виборчi данi соцiологiв (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Українськi миротворцi в Iраку попадають пiд обстрiл, Ющенко закликає до їх виведення (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Сумськi студенти стримано реагують на жест Кучми (VOA) 08/10/2004
  • Президент скасував указ про об'єднання сумських вузів. Леонід Кучма не хоче, аби деякі неназвані кандидати в президенти 'ловили в цій мутній воді політичну рибу' (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Янукович вислухає факти вживання адмінресурсу! Кандидат у президенти і прем'єр-міністр заявив, що хотів би почути, хто на кого конкретно тиснув (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Адамкус: Україна не відмовилася від євроінтеграції. В інтерв'ю Бі-Бі-Сі президент Литви розповів про філософію і фізику здоров'я нації та про європолітику (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Ющенко хоче вивести війська з Іраку в разі перемоги. Кандидат у президенти від 'Нашої України' проти 'демократії в Іраку за рахунок демократії в Україні' (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Саакашвілі зустрівся з Кучмою . Точно невідомо, про що йшла мова, але оглядачі нагадують про цікавість Грузії до українських танків (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Чому ядерна енергетика стає популярнішою у світі ? 'Таймс' про ядерну енергетику в Україні та Японії (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Поляки передають контроль у двох іракських провінціях. Ситуація у Наджафі напружена. Аль-Садр обіцяє стояти до останньої краплі крові (BBC Ukrainian) 08/10/2004
  • Zombie movie filming at Chernobyl (Reuters/CNN) 08/10/2004
  • Preservation of Old Jewish Cemetery in Ukraine (FJC) 08/10/2004
  • Polish show organiser heads for Ukraine [(I)n 2003, Ukraine overtook Russia as Poland’s largest export market] (PRW) 08/10/2004
  • Yanukovych says Ukraine should reorient from Chinese steel market (Interfax) 08/10/2004
  • Protecting Iraq's frontiers (BBC) 08/10/2004
  • Fighting continues between US, Iraqi militia in Najaf, Baghdad [ Northwest of Kut, three civilians were wounded, including one seriously, when a roadside bomb exploded as a Ukranian convoy passed through Numaniyah] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/10/2004
  • US forces press offensive in Iraq holy city, urge residents to leave [North of Basra, four insurgents were killed when they attacked a Ukrainian patrol] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/10/2004
  • Istanbul Attack: Doubts about Al Qaeda Claim (Deutsche Welle) 08/10/2004
  • Istanbul Bombs Kill Two, Qaeda Group Claims Attacks [Those injured included Dutch, Chinese, Ukrainian and Spanish citizens, as well as a Turk and a Turkmenistan national.] (Reuters) 08/10/2004
  • Ukraine's government okays scheme for repayment of Naftogaz debt to Gazprom (Interfax) 08/10/2004
  • Ukraine violates copyright (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/10/2004
  • Yanukovych against moratorium on privatization until election (Interfax) 08/10/2004
  • Communist Leader [Symonenko] Against State Interference in Church, Critic of Greek Catholics (RISU) 08/10/2004
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Predicts U.S. Olympic Team Medal Total in Athens to Be Significantly Less Than in 2000 Games [Ukraine: 23 in Sydney 2000, 21 est. medal total in Athens 2004] (PRNewswire) 08/10/2004
  • Eriksson pumped for Ukraine (ITV Football) 08/10/2004
  • Olympics fencing mens sabre betting odds preview [Vladimir Lukashenko Ukraine 5/1] (Readabet) 08/10/2004
  • Kroes completes well No. 187b [in the Lelyaki oil field, Ukraine]; abandons well No. 191 (Stockwatch) 08/10/2004

  • Сумськi студенти продовжують ходу на Київ (VOA) 08/09/2004
  • Turkish Police Detain 8 Bombing Suspects (AP/NY Times) 08/09/2004
  • Grime from Ukraine munitions blast tarnished Swiss Alpine lakes (AFP/Terra Daily) 08/09/2004
  • Ukraine name squad for friendly [Ukraine have named their squad, which includes Andriy Shevchenko, to face England in Newcastle later this month] (Footy Mad!) 08/09/2004
  • Sexy Athleticism of the 'Women of the Olympics' Celebrated in Playboy's September Issue [Zhanna Block, Athletics, 100m, Ukraine] (PRNewswire) 08/09/2004
  • Williams Hoping for Title Fight Against [Vitali] Klitschko (Reuters/Boston Globe) 08/09/2004
  • Photo: [Map] Rescuers have given up hope of finding seven missing Czech, Russian and Ukrainian climbers lost after avalanches on a Kyrgyz mountain, bringing the death toll to 11, officials said on August 9, 2004. Large avalanches caused by melting snow and ice on the 23,000-foot-high Khan Tengri (Lord of Spirits) mountain overwhelmed a group of 50 climbers on August 5, 2004. The Khan Tengri is the second highest mountain in the Tien Shan range that winds through Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and China. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/09/2004
  • Commerce Township Downtown Development Authority Adds Two to Board [Marina Bilopolska earned her bachelor's degree in civil engineering in her native Ukraine and worked there as a civil engineer for 10 years.] (PRNewswire) 08/09/2004
  • Передачi 5-го каналу у Днiпропетровську вiдновлено, але не для багатьох (VOA) 08/09/2004
  • Iнтерв`ю з власником закритої київської радiостанцiї «Континент» Сергiєм Шолохом (VOA) 08/09/2004
  • Kuchma Celebrates His 66th Birthday in Mukhalatka State Residence in Crimea (UNIAN) 08/09/2004
  • On this day: 1996 – Ukrainian and Polish scientists discover an undisturbed 2,200-year-old tomb of a Scythian military commander containing some 1,000 gold and silver decorations and weapons in central Ukraine. (Advertiser) 08/09/2004
  • Ukraine hails first new N-reactor since Chernobyl (Financial Times) 08/09/2004
  • US: The Philippines no longer part of the Coalition (PHN) 08/09/2004
  • Allies Not in Formation on Kerry's Troops Plan (LA Times/Yahoo) 08/09/2004
  • Sinn Fein concern at cheap grain prices [Sinn Fein are concerned that cheap grain imports from the Ukraine could harm local cereals prices this harvest.] (Belfast Telegraph) 08/09/2004
  • Crimea steps up measures on transport-industrial complex in Donuzlav - Crimean vice-premier (Interfax) 08/09/2004
  • Experts say Russia's scrapping oil export VAT won't stop fuel price hike (Interfax) 08/09/2004
  • New plan approved for Turkmen natural gas exports to Ukraine (Interfax-Turkmenistan) 08/09/2004
  • NBU's limit rates on foreign borrowings are normal - financiers (Interfax) 08/09/2004
  • Ukraine sees direct investments growth of $863 m in Jan-Jun (Interfax) 08/09/2004
  • Report: OPEC Wrong...Ukrtransneft Dips (Moscow Times) 08/09/2004
  • Baker's rise no surprise (Toronto Star) 08/09/2004
  • Mexico works to spot potential terrorists [Officials hope to identify suspicious foreigners before they can cross porous border to U.S.] (Arizona Daily Star) 08/09/2004
  • EU slams Tiraspol for closing Moldovan schools (Interfax-Moldova) 08/09/2004
  • Death Toll on Kyrgyz Mountain Rises to 11 (Reuters) 08/09/2004
  • Blizzards delay rescuers after deadly avalanches in Kyrgyzstan (AFP/Yahoo) 08/09/2004
  • Mendoza heads to Metalurh (UEFA) 08/09/2004
  • N.J. golf [charity raises money for orphaned, abandoned and homeless Ukrainian children...] (NJ Star-Ledger) 08/09/2004
  • Nogueria, Coughlin wheelchair winners [Women's masters: 49-year-old Tatyana Pozdnyakova of Ukraine won her age group and was ninth overall in 38:35] (Cape Cod Times) 08/09/2004
  • Олімпійський прогноз (BBC Ukrainian) 08/09/2004
  • Студенти обіцяють поновити ходу на Київ. Студентів в Чорнухівському районі Полтавської області відвідали представники СБУ та міліції (BBC Ukrainian) 08/09/2004
  • Україна вітає перший ядерний реактор після Чорнобилю. Файненшіал Таймс пише, що звернення до цього різновиду енергії зумовлено пост-радянським занепадом (BBC Ukrainian) 08/09/2004

  • Спільна молитва українців і поляків (BBC Ukrainian) 08/08/2004
  • Ukraine launches new nuclear reactor (AFP/Yahoo) 08/08/2004
  • Photo: General view of Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant, taken from the helicopter of Ukraine 's President Leonid Kuchma before attending the launching of the second reactor (L) at the Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant in Khmelnytsk (AFP/Yahoo) 08/08/2004
  • KGB will not gag me, says scientist [Chornobyl/Chernobyl] (The Scotsman) 08/08/2004
  • Four rescued, 40 missing in Kyrgyzstan avalanche that killed 11 (AFP/Yahoo) 08/08/2004
  • Games Highlight Exquisite Agony of Being Greek (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/08/2004
  • Stanley Sure Is Getting Around (TBO) 08/08/2004
  • Exception to the rule [ Jack Ewatski broke a 124-year-old stranglehold when he became the first chief of police of Ukrainian and Polish ancestry.] (Winnipeg Sun) 08/08/2004
  • Neighbor's departure baffling to police (Toledo Blade) 08/08/2004
  • Кучма: Захід забув про свої обіцянки. Президент промовляв після урочистого підключення 2-го енергоблоку ХАЕС до енергосистеми України (BBC Ukrainian) 08/08/2004
  • Олімпійські легенди: Сергій Бубка. Остання програма серії про легендарного Сергія Бубку, який здобув єдине своє Олімпійське золото в Сеулі (BBC Ukrainian) 08/08/2004

  • Absurd history, serious theater (Saginaw News) 08/07/2004
  • Eye op for Chernobyl girl (Manchester News) 08/07/2004
  • County celebrating Ukrainian sovereignty (Asbury Park Press) 08/07/2004
  • Photo: Some hundreds of specators stand at the light house in Warnemuende, northern Germany, as they watch Ukrainian tall ship 'Khersones' leave the harbour to the Baltic Sea, Saturday Aug. 7, 2004. Some 245 ships from ten different countries are expected to participate in this year's Hanse Sail sailing boat meeting taking place this weekend. (AP/Yahoo) 08/07/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian tall ship 'Khersones', right, and the largest sailing ship in the world, Russian four-masted bark 'Sedov', leave the harbour of Warnemuende at the Baltic Sea, Saturday Aug. 7, 2004. Some 245 ships from ten different countries are expected to participate in this year's Hanse Sail sailing boat meeting taking place this weekend. (AP/Yahoo) 08/07/2004
  • Chernobyl blast now aids cancer battle (Western Mail) 08/07/2004
  • Затриманих у Сумській області студентів відпустили, але зупинили в Полтавській області (BBC Ukrainian) 08/07/2004
  • Retracing Crimes in the World's Killing Fields [AUDIO][Genocide] (NPR) 08/07/2004

  • Olympics 2004: After Medal-Winning Glory, What Next For Former Soviet Athletes? (RFE/RL) 08/06/2004
  • Почесний консул України в США визнаний винним у хабарництві [Андрій Футей] (Українська правда) 08/06/2004
  • Photo: Metalurg Donetsk' new players, forward Andres Mendoza of Peru, midfielder Giorgi Gakhokidze of Georgia and defender Igor Lolo of Ivory Coast show their new team shirts during an official presentation in Donetsk (Reuters) 08/06/2004
  • Sunrise Period for .in.ua Begins [Ukrainian analogue of the international domain .NAME] (WHIR) 08/06/2004
  • ‘Dark horse’ tag suits six archers perfectly (Indian Express) 08/06/2004
  • At least 11 dead, 40 trapped in Kyrgyz avalanches [3 Ukrainians dead] [The first ascent of Khan-Tengri was achieved by a Ukrainian in 1931] (AFP/Yahoo) 08/06/2004
  • The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ukraine confirms that there are three Ukrainians among the people, disappeared without a trace in Kyrgyzstan as a result of dipping of an avalanche. (UNIAN) 08/06/2004
  • Christian Society Demands Voting Rights of Ukrainians in Italy be Protected (RISU) 08/06/2004
  • Nobody Will Manage to Create Information Blockade of Presidential Contender Yushchenko – Zinchenko (UNIAN) 08/06/2004
  • Changes in defense doctrine of Ukraine called by approaches in foreign policy - Kuchma (Interfax) 08/06/2004
  • Sevastopol was and remains main base of Ukrainian fleet - Kuchma (Interfax) 08/06/2004
  • Our Neighbors- The Ukrainians. Atanas Kobryn column. (Sun-Herald) 08/06/2004
  • Pilgrimage to historic holy site next weekend (Fort Saskatchewan Record) 08/06/2004
  • 'I'm just being an advocate for my kids' [While inquiring about a soccer program taught by Ukrainian coaches, Francis said she was told, 'People from the Ukraine don't molest kids.'] (Bucks County Courier Times) 08/06/2004
  • Council of Europe seeks input for media conference [March 10 and 11, 2005, in Kiev, Ukraine] (IJNet) 08/06/2004
  • Ukrainian Cossacks for Clonmel Racecourse (Limerick Post) 08/06/2004
  • Medical Crusade to the Developing World [(M)ore than 18,000 children struck by the Apr. 26, 1986 nuclear disaster at the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl -- in the then Soviet Union -- who received or are still receiving specialist care in Cuba] (IPS) 08/06/2004
  • Powell Stakes Claim to 'Fastest Man Alive' Title (AP/Wash Post) 08/06/2004
  • Weltklasse-Results [100 hurdles: 7, Olena Krasovska; 400 hurdles: 2, Tatyana Tereshchuk-Antipova; High jump: 4, Viktoriya Styopina, 5, Vita Palamar, 6, Irina Mikhalchenko] (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/06/2004
  • Young Pretenders Aim to Upstage Gymnastics Stalwarts [16-year-old Ukrainian Alina Kozich] (Reuters) 08/06/2004
  • Farina Elia, Molik gain Stockholm semis [Perebiynis] (UPI) 08/06/2004
  • Cyclist in 4-week charity trek (Evening Times) 08/06/2004
  • Ukraine supports terrorism statement by Iraq international force - MFA (Interfax) 08/06/2004
  • U.S.: 300 Militants Killed in Two Days [Iraq] (AP/Yahoo) 08/06/2004
  • Environmentalists lash out at Russia on anniversary of Hiroshima bomb (AFP/Yahoo) 08/06/2004
  • At least 40 still trapped by Kyrgyz avalanches that killed six (AFP/Yahoo) 08/06/2004
  • Ukraine, Ecuador Bonds Increased by J.P. Morgan, Cuts Bulgaria (Bloomberg) 08/06/2004
  • Завершено реєстрацію кандидатів. Останніми з 26 кандидатів стали самовисуванці Микола Рогожинський та Микола Грабар (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • Омельченко не підпише угоду про чесні вибори. Київський міський голова каже, що немає підстав наперед підозрювати, що вибори будуть нечесними (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • Кучма вперше коментує зміни до воєнної доктрини. В інтерв'ю газеті 'Факти' український президент сказав, що розширеному ЄС зараз не до України (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • У Хмельницьку запускають реактор. Новозбудований ядерний реактор у неділю має бути підключений до української енергосистеми (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • Руденко: студентів не били. Сумська влада заперечує, що міліція побила студентів. Самі студенти кажуть, що одного з них госпіталізовано (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • Міліція вважає, що затримання студентів було правомірним. Суперечливі повідомлення про те, що затриманих сумських студентів відпустили і знову затримали (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • U.S. Condemns Actions of Transnistrian Authorities Against Schools (USDOS) 08/06/2004
  • Ukraine to pay 2001 plane crash compensations to Russians (Interfax-Russia) 08/06/2004
  • Twenty-Six Registered For Ukraine Presidential Election (RFE/RL) 08/06/2004
  • U.S. Troops, Al-Sadr Militants Clash [Iraq] (AP/Guardian) 08/06/2004
  • Second Kiev wife sparks inquiry call (Edinburgh Evening News) 08/06/2004
  • Студентів саджають в автобуси і везуть невідомо куди. Свідки драматичних подій розповідають про застосування фізичної сили міліцією проти студентів у Сумській області (BBC Ukrainian) 08/06/2004
  • Rebrov has no regrets over White Hart pain (London Evening Standard) 08/06/2004
  • Riches promised for Ukraine medal winners (AFP/Pakistan Daily Times) 08/06/2004

  • Photo: Ukrainian sportsmen (L-R) Anna Bessonova, silver medalist of 2003 World Rhythmic Gymnastics, Elbrus Tedeyev, 2002 Freestyle Wrestling World Champion and Anastasiya Matrosova, bronze medalist of 2004 European Judo Championship smile as they demonstrate Olympic uniforms during official presentation ceremony in Kiev, August 5, 2004. Ukrainian 234-strong team of sportsmen will leave for Athens later this month to participate in the Summer Olympics. (Reuters) 08/05/2004
  • Ukraine star seeks African roots [Myroslav Kuvaldin] (BBC) 08/05/2004
  • Photo: Ukrainian sportsmen Anna Bessonova, silver medalist of 2003 World Rhythmic Gymnastics, Elbrus Tedeyev, 2002 Freestyle Wrestling World Champion and Anastasiya Matrosova, bronze medalist of 2004 European Judo Championship smile as they demonstrate Olympic uniforms during official presentation ceremony in Kiev (Reuters) 08/05/2004
  • Lightning LW Fedotenko gets $1.5 million in arbitration (NHL) 08/05/2004
  • Majority of Ukrainians Against President-Oligarch – Poll of Razumkov Center (UNIAN) 08/05/2004
  • Russia Interested in Ukrainian Presidential Contender Yushchenko – Chief of Yushchenko’s Press-Service Underscores (UNIAN) 08/05/2004
  • Number of Mobile Communication Subscribers in Ukraine Exceeded 9 Million People (UNIAN) 08/05/2004
  • Kuchma, Tarlev, Smirnov agree on ways of unblocking connection between Ukraine, Moldova, Transdnestria (Interfax) 08/05/2004
  • Press Attache rotated at U.S. Embassy in Ukraine [Brent Byers succeeds Patricia Guy] (Interfax) 08/05/2004
  • Ukrainian orphans get extra day in U.S. (Clanton Advertiser) 08/05/2004
  • Сумських студентів не пустили в Ромни. Міліція пояснює заборону перевіркою санстанції та розпорядженням мера. Студенти рушили до Прилук (BBC Ukrainian) 08/05/2004
  • Little Progress for Ukraine Elections (AP/Yahoo) 08/05/2004
  • Yushchenko Stays On Top In Ukraine (CPOD) 08/05/2004
  • Visa Olympics of the Imagination Announces Global Winners (PRNewswire) 08/05/2004
  • Photo: Baboons warm up as they shelter in their cage in drizzling rain at a private zoo near the Black sea resort of Yalta, August 5, 2004. After weeks of hot muggy days in most regions of Ukraine temperatures fell to some 20 degrees Celsius (68 Fahrenheit). (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/05/2004
  • Почесний консул України у США захищає свою дiяльнiсть [Андрiй Футей] (VOA) 08/05/2004
  • В Українi фiксують найвищi серед країн СНД темпи економiчного зростання (VOA) 08/05/2004
  • Колишнi члени Конгресу знайомляться з передвиборчою ситуацiєю в Українi (VOA) 08/05/2004
  • Хто такий – кандидат у президенти Леонiд Черновецький? (VOA) 08/05/2004
  • Нове опитування про виборчi настрої i останнi виборчi новини (VOA) 08/05/2004
  • 5 канал зник з телеекранів Дніпропетровська. Місцева кабельна мережа не пояснює відключення, опозиція впевнена у політичному підтексті (BBC Ukrainian) 08/05/2004
  • Україна з'їла все своє сало? Прикордонники затримали сімсот кілограмів сала, яке українці намагалися провезти контрабандою з Росії (BBC Ukrainian) 08/05/2004
  • Соціалісти і 'Наша Україна' стали на бік сумських студентів. Активісти шахтарської профспілки приєднаються до студентського маршу. 'НУ' надає юридичну допомогу (BBC Ukrainian) 08/05/2004

  • Photo: Alexei Bakharev of Shakhtar Donetsk fights for the ball with Karl Lombe of Pyunik Yerevan during their Champions League match in Donetsk (Reuters) 08/04/2004
  • Photo: Karl Lombe of Pyunik Yerevan challenges Zvonimir Vukic of Shakhtar Donetsk during their Champions League match in Donetsk (Reuters) 08/04/2004
  • Cycling: Popovych makes Discovery (Eurosport) 08/04/2004
  • Двоє луганчан отруїлися грибами. Цього року в Україні сталося 125 отруєнь. Санстанція в Луганську вважає, що екологія тут ні до чого (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Чи зможе Україна врегулювати Придністров'я? Через конфлікт між Тирасполем та Кишиневом Україна зазнає збитків і турбується долею українців (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Зінченко: Москва не дозволить собі невиважених заяв. Керівник штабу Ющенка в Москві заявив, що Кремль - розумний партнер, а тому не втручатиметься в вибори (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Тигипко - сумським студентам: владі потрібен спокій. Керівник виборчого штабу Януковича застерігає студентів, що по них можуть походити палиці міліціонерів (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • МВС звинувачує в сумських протестах 'відомі політичні сили'. Студенти твердять, що не причетні до політики і лише хочуть повернення учитися в тих вузах, до яких вступали (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Голова київського представництва МВФ: проблеми не лише в методології (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Віктор Ющенко агітує на Одещині (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Luhansk region's Appeal Court to conduct hearing of case on [journalist] Oleksandrov's murder (Interfax) 08/04/2004
  • Govt contests against IMF estimation of Ukraine's budget deficit (Interfax) 08/04/2004
  • УНІАН: вихід новин припинено через аварію (УНІАН) 08/04/2004
  • UNIAN: Making of News Stopped As Result of Accident (UNIAN) 08/04/2004
  • Ukrainian Army Becomes Object of Profiteering As of Today – Yushchenko (UNIAN) 08/04/2004
  • Yushchenko Starts Its Elective Tour on Regions of Ukraine from Odesa Oblast (UNIAN) 08/04/2004
  • Commentary: Stating the Obvious [Ukraine’s wobbly foreign policy has suffered yet another undignified lurch eastward, after President Leonid Kuchma decreed that the nation’s defense doctrine will no longer state EU and NATO membership as its ultimate goal.] (Transitions Online) 08/04/2004
  • Population of Ukraine Decreased by 177 Thousand People During First Half Year of 2004 (UNIAN) 08/04/2004
  • Fixing What Bush Has Broken [Ukraine, which sent 1,600 soldiers to forestall U.S. criticism of its egregious political corruption, is considering a pullout...] (Bellaciao) 08/04/2004
  • Govt. disagrees with IMF estimation of Ukraine's budget deficit (Interfax) 08/04/2004
  • Moldovan trains to bypass Transdniestria (Interfax-Moldova) 08/04/2004
  • Saakashvili praises Adjaran government (Georgia Messenger) 08/04/2004
  • The Arms Keep Coming—But Who Pays? [Burma] (Irrawaddy) 08/04/2004
  • Final payouts soon to non-Jewish Nazi slaves (Reuters) 08/04/2004
  • Double swoop by Metalurh (UEFA) 08/04/2004
  • Сумські студенти ідуть до Києва (BBC Ukrainian) 08/04/2004
  • Couple hopes cookbook brings daughter home from Ukraine (Quad-City Times) 08/04/2004
  • Ukrainian dancers return to city stage - after 20 years [Travia Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble] (Canada Telegraph-Journal) 08/04/2004

  • Почесний консул України в США незаконно агітує за Буша [Андрій Футей] (Українська правда) 08/03/2004
  • The space without [Russian cosmonaut Colonel Yuri Gidzenko, born in 1962 in the Ukrainian village of Yelanets, in 1983 graduated from the Higher Military Pilot School in Kharkov Ukraine.] (Malaysia Star) 08/03/2004
  • NHPR managers head to Ukraine [to help set up a public radio station; focus will be covering the Ukraine’s upcoming presidential election] (Foster's) 08/03/2004
  • Almost 5 million signatures collected in support of Yanukovych - election headquarters (Interfax) 08/03/2004
  • IMF mission fails to review performance under the precautionary stand-by arrangement (Interfax) 08/03/2004
  • Ukraine's 2005 budget deficit to be 1% of GDP - Azarov (Interfax) 08/03/2004
  • Analysis: The Clandestine Soviet Union (RFE/RL) 08/03/2004
  • Germany targets human traffickers (BBC) 08/03/2004
  • Ukrainian nationalists [Bratstvo] opposes candidate [Yushchenko] (AP/Yahoo) 08/03/2004
  • Можливостi впливу на вибори лiдера українських соцiалiстiв Мороза (VOA) 08/03/2004
  • Фонд держмайна оголосив про намір продати «Укртелеком» (VOA) 08/03/2004
  • Зiнченко: влада йде на вибори з адмiнресурсом та радянським агiтпропом (VOA) 08/03/2004
  • Ukranian Delegation Visits Tri-Cities. Group learning how to manage public works projects (KVEW TV) 08/03/2004
  • Infant victim fights for life following crash [Renata Voytsitska-McShane immigrated to the United States from The Ukraine about six years ago] (NJ Express-Times) 08/03/2004
  • Ukraine: Hackers arrested (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/03/2004
  • Benesova becomes third seeded player to lose in Stockholm [Iveta Benesova was eliminated by Tatiana Perbiyinis of Ukraine 7-5, 6-3] (AP/SF Chronicle) 08/03/2004
  • Chelsea's Abramovich in talks with AC Milan ace Shevchenko (Tribalfootball) 08/03/2004
  • Chelsea sunk by Shevchenko (BBC) 08/03/2004
  • Shevchenko strike sinks Chelsea (Malaysia Star) 08/03/2004
  • Shevchenko gives AC Milan victory over Chelsea (Reuters) 08/03/2004
  • Lakers Take at Least One Step Forward [Medvedenko] (LA Times) 08/03/2004
  • Medvedenko Signs Two-Year Deal With Lakers (Sports Network) 08/03/2004
  • Cycling News [Yaroslav Popovych] (Roadcycling) 08/03/2004
  • Синоптики обіцяють дощі в Україні весь тиждень (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Комісаренко - останній кандидат (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Ющенківці 'не акцентують увагу на підписах' (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • За Януковича зібрано п'ять мільйонів підписів (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • МВФ скритикував український уряд (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Сумські студенти, що йдуть на Київ з протестом, за Вільшанами (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Командування ВМС: флот таки вийде з Севастополя. Командування твердить, що це рішення фінансове. Ющенко застерігає про посилення впливу Росії (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Полохало: Кучму мужнім назвати не можна. Політолог В. Полохало - Бі-Бі-Сі: Леонід Кучма хотів створити враження, що може піти на вибори (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Гордієвський: російських шпигунів у Києві - сотня. Колишній співробітник КГБ розповідає Бі-Бі-Сі, хто, на його думку, насправді домагається впливу в Україні (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Українські кораблі полишать Севастополь. Українське командування підтверджує плани перебазування принаймні частини кораблів у Донузлав (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • Сьогодні останній день подання у кандидати. Посвідчення кандидатів у президенти отримали лідер зелених та мер Києва, а президент Кучма не висувається (BBC Ukrainian) 08/03/2004
  • The Intellectuals' Michael Moore [Noam Chomsky's father, an immigrant from the Ukraine] (Front Page Magazine) 08/03/2004
  • Turkish Hostage Executed [Iraq] (Arab News) 08/03/2004

  • Почесний консул України у США агітує за Буша [Андрій Футей] (Радіо Свобода) 08/02/2004
  • Photo: Kakha Kaladze leaps into the arms of teammate Andriy Shevchenko of AC Milan after Shevchenko scored the winning goal in the second half of their exhibition soccer match against Chelsea in Philadelphia (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/02/2004
  • Photo: Chelsea FC goalie Carlo Cudicini watches a free kick by AC Milan's Andriy Shevchenko for the winning goal in a 3-2 Milan victory (AP/Yahoo) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine Bans Poultry Imports From Sweden And Finland [Newcastle bird disease] (Poultry News) 08/02/2004
  • Yanukovych's rating rises by 5% in July, poll (Interfax) 08/02/2004
  • 44 people running for presidency [22 candidates were registered so far] (Interfax) 08/02/2004
  • Orthodox Church (UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate) Calls Apostate Priests to Repent (RISU) 08/02/2004
  • 11 UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate Orthodox Priests Join “Sobornopravna” Church (RISU) 08/02/2004
  • Embassy of God Prays for Ukraine (RISU) 08/02/2004
  • Протести в Сумах зростатимуть, заявляють організатори (VOA) 08/02/2004
  • Ющенко пiдписує угоду з Морозом, змальовує сценарiй прем`єрства Кучми (VOA) 08/02/2004
  • США вiддають належне Українi за її внески в iракську мiсiю (VOA) 08/02/2004
  • US hails Ukraine role in Iraq after troop-withdrawal hint (AFP/Yahoo) 08/02/2004
  • U.S. values the sacrifices made in Iraq (UPI/Wash Times) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine PM Wants to Cut Soldiers in Iraq (AP/Yahoo) 08/02/2004
  • [Putin's] Main security goal neutralizing foreign spies (AP/Baku Sun) 08/02/2004
  • For Ukrainians, Exit Polls Could Prevent Fraud (CPOD) 08/02/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's key opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko, right, and socialist leader Oleksandr Moroz smile after signing an agreement on a fair presidential election, in Ukraine's capital Kiev Monday, Aug. 2, 2004. Yushchenko is expected to face a strong challenge from powerful Prime MInister Viktor Yanukovych, who is backed by incumbent Leonid Kuchma. Moroz's chances are considered slim in the Oct. 31 vote (AP/Yahoo) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine to discuss Iraq troop withdrawal - report (Ample) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine pipeline 'will ease price pressure' [Odesa-Brody] (Financial Times) 08/02/2004
  • Ukrtransnafta starts to fill Odessa-Brody pipeline (Interfax) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine pipeline operator signs deal with TNK-BP [Odesa-Brody] (AP/Baku Sun) 08/02/2004
  • Ukrainian govt. boosts GDP growth forecast to 10.5% (Interfax) 08/02/2004
  • Outrage at Nazi Labor Camp Compensation (Deutsche Welle) 08/02/2004
  • Georgian PM Hails Ukrainian Visit as 'Fruitful' (Civil Georgia) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine: losses from viruses surge (Computer Crime Research Center) 08/02/2004
  • China To Cooperate With Brazil On Satellite Launches (Space Daily) 08/02/2004
  • Ukraine interested in investing here [Malaysia] (New Straits Times) 08/02/2004
  • Andreychuk brings Cup home (USA Today) 08/02/2004
  • Vikings return to the Caspian Sea (Baku Sun) 08/02/2004
  • Association takes hobby to the skies [Alex Eremenko, 43, a Ukranian scientist] (LA Daily News) 08/02/2004
  • No More Heroes ['House of Flying Daggers' parts filmed in Ukraine for want of an actual unspoiled Chinese forest.] (Time) 08/02/2004
  • Still the chairman of the board [Stompin' Tom Connors treated fans to...a polka inspired by a Ukrainian wedding] (Canoe) 08/02/2004
  • У Сумах заарештовано учасників студентського протесту (BBC Ukrainian) 08/02/2004
  • Peace march stops in Natick [War has disrupted three generations of my family's life. My father walked from the Ukraine to Germany as a refugee...][From 7/30/04] (Natick Bulltin & Tab) 08/02/2004
  • Микола Мельниченко: Заява [Statement by Mykola Melnychenko (Kuchmagate whistleblower)] (BRAMA) 08/02/2004
  • A Fraying Coalition? [Iraq] (Time) 08/02/2004
  • Crimean wine producer survives century of business upheaval (AFP/Malta Times) 08/02/2004

  • GOP lobbyist [Andrew Futey] linked to rogue stockbroker (AP/Cincinnati Enquirer) 08/01/2004
  • Американська Гельсiнська комiсiя критикує президента Кучму (VOA) 08/01/2004
  • Що пропонують кандидати Ржавський, Вiтренко, Кiнах (VOA) 08/01/2004
  • Український контингент в Іраку буде збільшено, каже Міноборони (VOA) 08/01/2004
  • Wall Street Journal про вибори в Українi (VOA) 08/01/2004
  • Напруження в Сумах (VOA) 08/01/2004
  • Peabody man, 89, tills family garden [Lawrence Stepenuck...Be sure you say Ukrainian rather than Russian...] (Salem News) 08/01/2004
  • Dancers energize Ukrainian event [Voloshky] (Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin) 08/01/2004
  • Photo: Rowers of Poland, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland and Ukraine (from background to foreground) take part in the lightweight men's single sculls final at the World Rowing Championships on Lake Banyoles near Barcelona August 1, 2004. Germany placed first followed by Switzerland and Ukraine. (Reuters/Yahoo) 08/01/2004
  • Yet Another Transcarpathian Church Takes Fire [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
  • Chargers sign Igor Olshansky (SD Bolt Report) 08/01/2004
  • Lviv Regional Administration Registers Sknyliv Ecumenical Brotherhood [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
  • Mission to Kiev emphasizes need to help others (Charlotte Observer) 08/01/2004
  • Trade: Risks go with growth opportunities (New Hampshire Sunday News) 08/01/2004
  • The dead man, whose body was found at a flat in Muckno Street, is thought to have been from the Ukraine (UTV Belfast) 08/01/2004
  • Moldova Student Struggles for School (AP/ABCNews) 08/01/2004
  • 3 Ukrainian immigrants killed in crash with SUV (AP/Buffalo News) 08/01/2004
  • First Roman Catholic Hierarch Visits Reformed Church in Odesa [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
  • Britons among 18 injured in Prague grenade attack [By Askold Krushelnycky] (Independent) 08/01/2004
  • Former SS guard killed in crash [Dr Swiatomyr Fostun, 80] (Daily Telegraph) 08/01/2004
  • Belarus deports Chernobyl expert (BBC) 08/01/2004
  • Mystery as scientist is expelled [British scientist who has spent years studying the fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been mysteriously deported from neighbouring Belarus] (Guardian) 08/01/2004
  • Powell assures Poles the U.S. will stand with them (AP/NY Newsday) 08/01/2004
  • Odesa Christians Give Spiritual Support to HIV Positive [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
  • Results of First Poll Concerning Greek Catholic Patriarchate Released [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
  • Orthodox (UOC-MP) Synod Releases Pastoral Address on Presidential Elections [From 7/31/04] (RISU) 08/01/2004
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