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  • Новорічне вітання Президента України Віктора Ющенка Українському народу (President.gov.ua) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko looks on during a meeting with energy officials in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko and head of Naftogaz, Ukraine's state gas and oil company, Oleksiy Ivchenko look at the monitors during their visit to a control point of Ukrtransgaz, a subsiduary of Naftogaz, in Kiev (AFP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Oleksiy Ivchenko, head of state-run gas provider Naftogaz Ukrainy, reacts during a meeting with Ukraine's president Viktor Yushchenko and energy officials in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov and Oleksiy Ivchenko, head of state-run gas provider Naftogaz Ukrainy, smile during a meeting in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov and Oleksiy Ivchenko, head of state-run gas provider Naftogaz Ukrainy, study maps during a meeting in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, the head of state-run gas provider Naftogaz Ukrainy Oleksiy Ivchenko and energy officials watch developments in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko and energy officials watch developments in the control centre of Ukraine's pipeline operator in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko, Ivan Plachkov, Ukraine's Minister for Fuel and Energy, Oleksiy Ivchenko, the head of Ukraine's state-run gas provider Naftogaz, and other officials review activities of Ukraine's gas sector (AP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Photo: A woman watches Russian President Vladimir Putin's televised offer to Ukraine in the Russian-Ukrainian gas price dispute in a domestic kitchen in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Ukraine worried but defiant as Russian gas deadline passes (AFP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • At Odds With Russia, Ukraine May Lose Fuel (AP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Russia says it will cut off Ukraine gas (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Russia looks set to cut Ukraine's gas as deadline expires (AFP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Gazprom says no Ukraine gas deal, to cut supplies (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Russia to supply gas at current rate-spokesman (Reuters) 12/31/2005
  • Ukraine warms to Putin gas deal (CNN) 12/31/2005
  • Ukraine hesitates after Putin gas row offer (Reuters) 12/31/2005
  • Ukraine Rejects Putin's Eleventh-Hour Gas Offer (Bloomberg) 12/31/2005
  • Putin Offers Compromise to Break Russia-Ukraine Gas Deadlock (Deutsche Welle) 12/31/2005
  • Putin Offers Ukraine 3-Month Delay in Raising Natural Gas Price (Bloomberg) 12/31/2005
  • Putin Agrees to Ukraine Gas-Price Freeze (AP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Putin offers Ukraine reprieve in gas row (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Clock ticks away on Ukraine's gas (BBC News) 12/31/2005
  • Countdown to Russia's cutting Ukraine gas (AFP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Leading Kremlin Adviser Says Dispute With Ukraine Led Him to Resign (VOA News) 12/31/2005
  • Illarionov Blasts Ukraine Gas Price Hike (AP/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • Georgia accuses Russia of using gas price to pressure neighbors (Angola Press) 12/31/2005
  • Gazprom tells Eni [Italian oil and gas firm] Ukraine dispute may hit supplies (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/31/2005
  • [VIDEO] Russian Natural Gas Price Increase has Ramifications Across Europe. By Peter Fedynsky (VOA News) 12/31/2005
  • European Commission Concerned About Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks (Українські новини) 12/31/2005
  • Energy Diplomacy of Ukraine: Action plan for Zero Hour (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/31/2005
  • Russia prepares to turn off gas to Ukraine (Financial Times) 12/31/2005
  • FT Briefing: Ukraine’s gas dispute with Russia (Financial Times) 12/31/2005
  • As Ukraine Balks at Gas-Price Rise, Russian Company Renews Cutoff Threat (NY Times) 12/31/2005
  • Ukraine to Buy 40 Billion Cubic Meters of Turkmen Gas at USD 50 per 1,000 Cubic Meters in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/31/2005
  • Known by the company… (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/31/2005
  • Putin's critics take aim as Russia steps into G8 limelight (Independent) 12/31/2005
  • Третю оборону Севастополя поки що не призначено (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/31/2005
  • CEC Registers PDP Bloc for Elections to Rada (Українські новини) 12/31/2005
  • CEC Registers Viche Party for Elections to Rada (Українські новини) 12/31/2005
  • CEC Registers Social Christian Party for Elections to Rada (Українські новини) 12/31/2005
  • Yuschenko signs laws on ratification of loan agreements with IBRD (Interfax-Russia) 12/31/2005
  • Large diamonds deposit discovered in Ukraine (Interfax-Russia) 12/31/2005
  • Українці на землі і на небі (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/31/2005
  • Kiev Court Fines Newspapers for Reporting on Anti-Semitism (Arutz Sheva) 12/31/2005
  • Today in history: 2004 - Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych resigned, acknowledging that he had little hope of reversing the presidential election victory of his Western-leaning rival, Viktor Yushchenko. (AP/Forbes) 12/31/2005

  • Photo: Ukrainians look at a giant New Year cake in a shopping mall in the centre of Kiev. The 650 kg cake is the country's largest (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainians look at a giant New Year cake in a shopping mall in the centre of Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Photo: Department store visitors look at a huge New Year's cake in Ukraine's capital Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Kiev: Ukrainian cookers make 820 kgs cake (Turks.us) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine's Yushchenko describes 2005 as wonderful, pledges reforms in 2006 (AP/Santa Fe New Mexican) 12/30/2005
  • Referendum possible on constitution: Ukraine leader (Reuters) 12/30/2005
  • The Orange Revolution's Message (Village Voice) 12/30/2005
  • Cabinet Gives Candlestick to Yuschenko as Near Year Present (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Yuschenko Wishes Putin Prosperity in New Year (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Putin Wishes Happy New Year to Yuschenko (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Lytvyn Wishes Ukrainians Country's Stable Development in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • 50% feels that life will improve in 2006: poll (5-ий канал) 12/30/2005
  • Україна підвищить вартість оренди для ЧФ Росії в Криму (Кореспондент) 12/30/2005
  • Does Ukraine 'Gas War' Cast Shadow Over Moscow's G-8 Chairmanship? (RFE/RL) 12/30/2005
  • Рік незалежності. Справжньої (Львівська газета) 12/30/2005
  • Top-10: The Most Important News of 2005 (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Yuschenko Names Haiduk Deputy Prime Minister for Fuel and Energy (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Yekhanurov Promises Appointment of Vice Premier on Friday (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Over 800 Ukrainian military personnel celebrating New Year and Christmas abroad (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Ukrainian and Moldovan Prime Ministers ready to realize bipartite projects in coming years (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Король на годину: учорашні події у Львівській міській раді були варті пера якщо не історика, то принаймні комедіографа (Львівська газета) 12/30/2005
  • Minister of Internal Affairs Yuriy Lutsenko opens DNA laboratory in Poltava (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Police Bring Action for Theft of UAH 0.3 Million from ATM in Zaporizhia (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Photo: Olga Volotkovska cooks on a gas stove at her home in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine Signs Gas Deal With Turkmenistan (RFE/RL) 12/30/2005
  • Turkmenistan to Deliver 40 Billion Cubic Meters of Gas to Ukraine in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Yushchenko Invited Niyazov to Pay Official Visit to Kyiv at Any Time (UNIAN) 12/30/2005
  • Gazprom, Turkmenistan strike 30 bln cu m 2006 gas supply agreement (Ukrainian Journal) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine wants gas price freeze, Russia says no (Reuters) 12/30/2005
  • Gazprom Won't Freeze Ukraine Gas Prices (AP/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Gazprom rejects Ukraine's last-ditch appeal for extension to gas deadline (AFP) 12/30/2005
  • Yushchenko calls for extension of Russian deadline for gas talks (AFP) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine has enough gas to last until spring: Haz Ukrayiny (5-ий канал) 12/30/2005
  • Russian Natural Gas Price Increase Has Ramifications Across Europe [Brzezinski: The Russian move is clumsy. 'It is doing it in a fashion that is quite irresponsible and damaging to Russia's own interests. Because after all, there is such a thing as sanctity of contracts. There is such a thing as reliability and predictability and if you begin to damage these, you damage yourself. That's exactly what Russia's doing.'] (VOA News) 12/30/2005
  • EU calls emergency talks on Russia-Ukraine gas row (Reuters) 12/30/2005
  • Russia says gas cut won't hit EU (BBC News) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine proposes gas crisis resolution (5-ий канал) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine to Draw Up Its Version of Gas Agreement with Russia for 2006 by Evening (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Russia Turned Down All 12 Provisions of Ukraine’s Proposals on Gas – Yekhanurov (UNIAN) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine seeking international experts' role in gas price talks (Interfax-Russia) 12/30/2005
  • Russia-Ukraine gas talks go down to the wire (Reuters) 12/30/2005
  • Putin against cutting gas supply to Ukraine: Kiev (AFP/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Russia offers $3.6 bln gas loan to Ukraine; Yushchenko rejects offer (Ukrainian Journal) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine rejects Moscow gas loan offer (Financial Times) 12/30/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine face crisis, Putin says (Ukrainian Journal) 12/30/2005
  • Fears of new cold war as Russia threatens to switch off the gas (The Times) 12/30/2005
  • Russian gas war brinkmanship threatens higher energy costs in Britain (Daily Telegraph) 12/30/2005
  • Експерт: Росія та 'Газпром' прагнуть контролювати значну частину енергоносіїв, що направляються в Європу (Deutsche Welle) 12/30/2005
  • Paying the piper (Guardian) 12/30/2005
  • 'Candles just in case' - Ukraine braces for a gas boycott [DPA] (Monsters and Critics) 12/30/2005
  • З Новим роком! З новим газом! Як українські лідери збираються виграти «газову війну» в Росії (Україна молода) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine and Moldova going to construct Bieltsy - Novodnestrovsk international electric power transmission line (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Hryvnia exchange rate will remain stable: Yekhanurov (5-ий канал) 12/30/2005
  • Cabinet Forecasting Hryvnia Exchange Rate of 5.0-5.2 UAH/USD for 2006 (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Finance Minister Viktor Pynzenyk: 2006's Q1 budget balanced (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine's Foreign Debt Down 1.4% to USD 8.762 Billion in November; Domestic Debt 5.9% to UAH 20.704 Billion (Українські новини) 12/30/2005
  • Russia slaps anti-dumping duties on Ukrainian small, medium pipes (Interfax-Russia) 12/30/2005
  • Ukraine discloses large diamond field (AFX/Forbes) 12/30/2005
  • Photo: The President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko touches a sculpture of an angel during his visit to an exhibition of Ukraine's Christmas art in Kiev (AFP/Yahoo) 12/30/2005
  • Over 3,000 children from Eastern and Southern Ukraine to celebrate Christmas holidays in Lviv (NRCU) 12/30/2005
  • Ukrainian Parliament Adopts Several Acts on Freedom of Conscience (RISU) 12/30/2005
  • Ternopil Official Says Religious Freedom Law not Broken (RISU) 12/30/2005
  • 'Spiritual Bonds' with Ukraine Must be Maintained, Says Russian Orthodox Patriarch (RISU) 12/30/2005
  • Russian prelate wants Ukrainian Catholic move to Kiev reversed (Catholic World News) 12/30/2005
  • Dnipropetrovsk Roman Catholics Celebrate Christmas Outdoors (RISU) 12/30/2005
  • Ukrainian Christian Leaders Support 2006 as Year of Child (RISU) 12/30/2005
  • A Trilogy of Ukraine (Ukrainian Observer) 12/30/2005

  • Підсумки України: прощаючись із 2005-м (Україна молода) 12/29/2005
  • Топ-10 подій року (Львівська газета) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine TV crews detained in Moscow (UPI) 12/29/2005
  • Ukrainian Journalists Arrested in Moscow Airport (UNIAN) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine works toward improving of living standards for Ukrainians through its activity on international scene (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • CEC registers four more political parties and blocs (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • CEC Registers NE TAK! Election Bloc (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • CEC Registers Lazarenko Bloc for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Police Detain Person Suspected of Buying Votes During 2002 Parliamentary By-Election in Favor of Candidate Shufrych in Cherkasy Region (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Yekhanurov Goes to Luhansk to Introduce New Governor Moskal (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Lviv mayor dismissed again (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian serviceman receives a hug from a relative upon his return from Iraq to Lviv airport. Ukraine on Thursday completed the withdrawal of its troops stationed in the city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian military personnel smile and wave on their reuturn from Iraq to Lviv airport (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian serviceman pins an Iraqi medal to his uniform on his return from Iraq to Lviv airport (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian military personnel member receives a traditional bread and salt welcome on return from Iraq to Lviv airport (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian military personnel line up on return from Iraq to Lviv airport (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian military personnel disembark from a plane on their return from Iraq to Lviv airport (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Last peacekeepers arrive in Ukraine from Iraq (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Defence Minister Anatoliy Hrytsenko welcomed last group of 77 Ukrainian peacekeepers of Ukrainian national peacekeeping contingent in Iraq in Lviv today (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Remaining 77 Peacekeepers to Return from Iraq on December 29 (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Defence Minister Anatoliy Hrytsenko signed order, under which sets of digital unified modules for acquisition, processing and visualization of radar information will be used by Army's air defence (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Interior minister in Sumy (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Ombudswoman Karpachova Asking Yuschenko to Facilitate Transfer of Ukrainian Convicted of Narcotics Possession from Thai Jail to Ukrainian Jail (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Unidentified Person Spills 20 Grams of Mercury in National Television Council Building (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • No more casualties in Odesa oblast gas explosion (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • President lifts state of emergency for three Crimean regions (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine says bird flu stopped, lifts emergency state (Reuters) 12/29/2005
  • Yuschenko Lifts State of Emergency Introduced in Crimea Because of Bird Flu (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Prosecutor General's Office Finds Fraud by Chornobyl Zone State Enterprises (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • German Government means to allot 12.4 M. euro for Ukraine for holding events in overcoming consequences of Chornobyl NPP (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin seen at a meeting with Russian and Ukrainian officials involved in gas talks in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Head of the Ukrainian national state gas company Naftogas Alexei Ivchenko and Ukrainian Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Russian demonstrators hand out free Salo, a traditional pig fat based Ukrainian delicacy, during an anti-Ukrainian protest outside the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • MAP: Graphic showing distribution of gas pipelines in Ukraine. (AFP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Will President Yushchenko Survive Gas Attack from Moscow? (RFE/RL) 12/29/2005
  • Gas agreement between Ukraine and Turkmenistan envisages greater amounts of gas supplies to Ukraine in 2006, as compared with 2005 (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Russia buys Turkmen gas [that would normally have gone to Ukraine], tightens screws on Ukraine (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Putin sees 'crisis' as Russia-Ukraine gas dispute goes to the wire (AFP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Yushchenko to Putin: Thanks, but no thanks on gas credit (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Yuschenko Says Ukraine Able to Pay for Gas without Borrowing from Russia (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine Says It Has Enough Gas for Winter (UNIAN) 12/29/2005
  • Yuschenko Says Russia's Gas Price of USD 230 per 1,000 Cubic Meters Unacceptable to Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine Says It Has Enough Gas for Winter (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine proposes paying $85 per thousand cubic meters of Russian gas (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine likely to raise issue of jointly covering expenses involving 'technological gas,' which Ukraine uses in its gas transportation system to pump Russian gas to third nations (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Putin admits Ukraine gas 'crisis' (BBC News) 12/29/2005
  • Tarasiuk and Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Lavrov Discuss Supply and Transit of Russian Gas (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia in Search of 11th-Hour Deal on Gas Dispute (Deutsche Welle) 12/29/2005
  • New talks as Russian-Ukraine gas dispute comes down to the wire (AFP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Yanukovych Denies Tymoshenko's Accusations of Creating Corruption Schemes of Gas Supplies to Ukraine (UNIAN) 12/29/2005
  • EU Expects Quick Settlement of Russia-Ukraine Gas Dispute (MosNews) 12/29/2005
  • To regulate Ukrainian - Russian gas dispute, Hungarian Economy & Transportation Ministry approached EuroCommissioner for energy (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko spoke with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili via telephone on Wednesday (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Yushchenko meets top officials on gas (Ukrainian Journal) 12/29/2005
  • Little progress reported in talks with Russians (Ukrainian Journal) 12/29/2005
  • Regulator imposes 25% Jan. 1 price hike on residential natural gas (Ukrainian Journal) 12/29/2005
  • Caspian oil will go to Europe through Ukraine (New Europe) 12/29/2005
  • All talk on synchronization of accession to WTO could be replaced by agreement between Ukraine and Russia on avoiding any discriminative steps on part of country, first to join WTO, toward another party (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Yushchenko signs 2006 State Budget (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko signed 2006 budget bill, adopted by Parliament on December 20 (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Yekhanurov Forecasts Inflation in 2006 Will Not Exceed 10.4% (UNIAN) 12/29/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 0.5 Kopeck Down to 5.05 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Rada Determines Privatization Revenues at UAH 2.1 Billion in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Government to shortly consider LuhanskTeploVoz holding company's likely privatization (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Khlib Ukrainy Forecasts Stable Bread Prices for 2006 (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko lights a Hanukkah Menorah at Kiev's main Synagogue (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko, holding candle, prepares to light a Hanukkah Menorah at Kiev main Synagogue (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • President Visits Kyiv Synagogue (RISU) 12/29/2005
  • Crimean Council of Ministers decided to make January 10, 2006 day-off for Crimean Muslims, who will celebrate Kurban-Bairam holiday (NRCU) 12/29/2005
  • Vatican announces new archbishop for Lviv, Ukraine (Catholic News Service) 12/29/2005
  • Vatican recognizes Ukrainian prelate's move to Kiev (Catholic World News) 12/29/2005
  • Other Pontifical Acts (Holy See) 12/29/2005
  • Yuschenko Instructs Cabinet to Include Questions Covering NATO and EU Activities in Secondary and Higher Education Programs (Українські новини) 12/29/2005
  • Експортувати 'Країну мрій' дуже складно. Розмова з Олегом Скрипкою (Львівська газета) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: Kiev will study the US decision to extradite convicted ex-Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk to Ukraine before deciding whether to let him return, a process which could take years, Ukrainian officials said. Picture from the US Department of Justice shows the World War II era military document of former Nazi guard Iwan Demjanjuk. Prosecutors painstakingly combed through archives in Germany, and Eastern Europe to prove that the retired Cleveland, OH, autoworker John Demjanjuk was in fact Iwan Demjanjuk who served at Sobibor, and concentration camps in Majdanekin, Poland, and Flossenburg, Germany (AFP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Photo: A 'No Trespassing' sign sits in front of John Demjanjuk's home in Seven Hills, Ohio. The 85-year-old Demjanjuk, accused of being a Nazi concentration camp guard, has 30 days to appeal a judge's deportation order Wednesday that would send him to his native Ukraine (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • US court orders Demjanjuk to be deported to Ukraine (5-ий канал) 12/29/2005
  • Accused Nazi Loses Another Round in Court (AP/Yahoo) 12/29/2005
  • Demjanjuk ordered deported for WWII lies (UPI) 12/29/2005
  • US Judge Orders Accused Nazi Demjanjuk Deported to Ukraine (VOA) 12/29/2005
  • Judge orders Demjanjuk deported. Rejects claim Ukraine would torture him (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 12/29/2005
  • US to deport former Nazi to Ukraine [John Demjanjuk] (The Times) 12/29/2005
  • Utah's great, but Ukraine is the place on New Year's (Utah Desert News) 12/29/2005

  • The New Crimean War. By ANDERS ASLUND and ADRIAN KARATNYCKY (WSJ) 12/28/2005
  • Отто Ламбсдорф: конфлікт з Україною засвідчив, що Росії не місце за столом 'великої сімки' (Deutsche Welle) 12/28/2005
  • Ex-Putin ally quits Kremlin in protest at 'gagging' (Guardian) 12/28/2005
  • Україна має всі підстави підвищити Росії плату за оренду території базування Чорноморського Флоту (Радіо Свобода) 12/28/2005
  • Russia may agree to pay more for Ukraine radar tracking installations (Ukrainian Journal) 12/28/2005
  • П’ять історичних хвилин. Карел Штіндл: Сподіватимемось, що Україна ще має час... (День) 12/28/2005
  • Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk speaks against holding referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Parliament's extraordinary session unlikely to be summoned on December 29 (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Justice Minister: Constitutional Amendments Not Correspond to European Standards (UNIAN) 12/28/2005
  • Holovatiy says the political reform was illegal (Ukrayinska Pravda) 12/28/2005
  • Десять кроків «помаранчевого» року: як Президент Ющенко виконує свою програму (Україна молода) 12/28/2005
  • OSCE's Observer Mission to come to Ukraine in late January 2006 (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Lutsenko Reports on Parliamentary Candidates Involved in Criminal Cases (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • CEC registers Tymoshenko bloc, Socialists (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • CEC Registers BYT for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • CEC Registers SPU for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Piskun Says Yuschenko Breaks Promise to Put Him on OUPU Election List (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Виборці: температура нестабільна (День) 12/28/2005
  • Yekhanurov Demanding from Governors Guarantees of Moratorium on Mass Media Checks During Election Campaign Period (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Minor violations in first month of campaign: elections watchdog (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Eduard Hurvits election bloc 'Our Ukraine' established in Odesa (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Ігор Ліховий: «Галузь культури не може бути благодійною» (Високий замок) 12/28/2005
  • US judge orders accused Nazi Demjanjuk deported (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Kyiv prosecutors drop Kuchma 'Ukrayina' fund investigation (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Lutsenko Criticizing Piskun-Led Prosecutor's Office for Untimely Arrest of Sumy Ex-Governor Scherban's Accounts (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Public Human Rights Council to help monitor policing (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Prime Minister Vasile Tarlev of Moldova to visit Ukraine on December 30 (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Faulty on-board systems cause of AN-140 crash: Azeri commission (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Odesa: Natural gas cylinder explosion kills two (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Number of Accidents on Kyiv Roads Doubles Because of Bad Weather (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko's wife Kateryna speaks with elderly women in the village of Ilintsi within the 30-km exclusion zone around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The wives of top Ukrainian officials brought New Year gifts to the 340 mainly poor and elderly people still living within the zone around the closed power plant (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • First Lady and Ministers’ Wives Visit Chornobyl Zone (UNIAN) 12/28/2005
  • Labor Ministry Will Issue Chornobyl Victim Certificates Instead of Emergencies Ministry (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Ukrainian slaves rescued from Russian ship (UPI) 12/28/2005
  • Ukrainian 'slaves' on board [Russian] crab fishing boat (Daily Telegraph) 12/28/2005
  • Customers help stamp out Turkey's sex slaves (Independent) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia Fail to Resolve Dispute (AP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine Seeks Compromise with Russia on Gas (Reuters) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine rejects Russia's $230 price for natural gas (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine Slams Moscow's Gasoline [sic] Demands (AP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Ukrainian PM Rejects Latest Russian Gas Proposal (RFE/RL) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine ups ante over Russian gas (BBC News) 12/28/2005
  • Should Russia Refuse from Last Proposals of Ukraine on Solving Gas Problem, Ukraine Turns to Stockholm Court – Yekhanurov (UNIAN) 12/28/2005
  • Gazprom planning to televise gas shut off: paper (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Russia Believes Gas Price of $230/1,000 Cubic Meters Poses No Threat to Ukraine's Sovereignty (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Yushchenko, Kachynski Talks Over Russian Gas Supplies to Europe (UNIAN) 12/28/2005
  • Plachkov Departs for Russia for Gas Negotiations (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine minister due in Moscow as gas dispute rages on (AFP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia in search of 11th-hour deal on gas dispute (AFP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine Vows to Divert Russian Gas Exports (NY Times) 12/28/2005
  • Russia warns of 'fatal' consequences for Ukraine as gas price row escalates (Independent) 12/28/2005
  • Russia and Ukraine widen gas dispute (IH Tribune) 12/28/2005
  • Odesa: Demonstrators urge boycott of Russian goods (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Turchynov Accuses Naftohaz Ukrainy Ex-Chair Boiko and His Deputy Voronin of Gas Misuse (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Tymoshenko Ready to Mediate in Gas Talks with Russia (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Leaders of Ukraine, Russia take up deepening gas row (AFP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Yushchenko phones Putin about natural gas (Ukrainian Journal) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine gas dispute could hit EU (The Times) 12/28/2005
  • Hungary’s gas supply threatened by Ukraine-Russia dispute (Budapest Business Journal) 12/28/2005
  • Natural gas prices to rise by 25% for consumers (5-ий канал) 12/28/2005
  • Electricity Regulation Commission Raises Gas Tariff for Population by 25% to 22-24 Kopecks per Cubic Meter Starting January (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • NaftoGaz Ukrainy chairman urges increases in tariffs for natural gas consumers (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • NBU official: Hryvnia may tank if Russia imposes steep gas price hike (Ukrainian Journal) 12/28/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 2 Kopecks Down to 5.0450 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Yuschenko Approves Increase of 2005 State Budget's Expenditures from UAH 115.8 Billion to UAH 117.4 Billion and Its Deficit from UAH 9.5 Billion to UAH 11.1 Billion (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine approves list of companies to be privatized next year (Ukrainian Journal) 12/28/2005
  • President Appointed Fedorchuk Chairman of State Reserve Committee (UNIAN) 12/28/2005
  • Ukrainian, Iraqi trade rose to $100 million 7 years (Menafn) 12/28/2005
  • Ukraine Ends Ban on Brazilian Beef, Which Country Had in Place Because of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (AP/Yahoo) 12/28/2005
  • Program of development of agrarian relations elaborated in Donetsk region (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • International Religious Liberty Director Visits Ukraine (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • Патріарх Алексій ІІ не розуміє ідеї створення в Україні незалежної від Москви Православної Церкви і знову критикує католиків (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • Верховна Рада Московського патріархату? Конфлікт навколо сільської церкви на Тернопiльщинi засвідчив конфесійні симпатії парламентської більшості (Україна молода) 12/28/2005
  • Clergy and Laity to Help Prepare Next Ukrainian Greek Catholic Synod (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • Church and Religious Organization Reps Meet Ukraine’s Defense Minister (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • Lviv Authorities and Church Leaders Discuss Property Issues (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • Hanukkah Celebrated in Kyiv (RISU) 12/28/2005
  • National Academy of Sciences establishes links with Chinese educational institutions (NRCU) 12/28/2005
  • Hibee gifts for orphans (Edinburgh Evening News) 12/28/2005
  • 2005 in Review: Migrants, Refugees Victims of Incoherent Laws in Post-Soviet States (RFE/RL) 12/28/2005
  • Ukrainian mother battles Interior Ministry to keep her children (Jerusalem Post) 12/28/2005
  • Hrytsenko Plans to Welcome New Year at Home Near Kyiv by Steam-Bathing in Sauna and Playing Preference Card Game (Українські новини) 12/28/2005
  • Christmas tree lights up its festive lights at Ukrainian House (NRCU) 12/28/2005

  • Viktor Yushchenko: 'There Is No Return to Yesterday' (Der Spiegel) 12/27/2005
  • Editorial: Russia's Anti-West Offensive (NY Times) 12/27/2005
  • Editorial: After Ukraine, the empire strikes back (Financial Times) 12/27/2005
  • Yuschenko and Putin Will Meet in January (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Yushchenko, Putin to Meet in January (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine-Russia ties reach new low (Euronews) 12/27/2005
  • Russia and Ukraine clash over naval base (Euronews) 12/27/2005
  • «Наша Україна» засудила заяву Іванова про територіальну цілісність України (Кореспондент) 12/27/2005
  • Review of Ukraine base lease 'fatal'- Russia (Reuters) 12/27/2005
  • Russia warns Ukraine against changes to Crimea naval base deal (AFP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Any Problems, Connected with Russian Fleet’s Stay in Crimea, Must be Solved at Bilateral Level – Hrytsenko (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Democracy and Iran tension to test Russia's G8 lead (Reuters) 12/27/2005
  • Ukrainian Prime Minister Yekhanurov: A Fight on Two Fronts (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/27/2005
  • 'Bringing Ukraine closer to the EU should be accelerated': Austrian Ambassador Michael Miess about the EU enlargement, trust and elections (День) 12/27/2005
  • Kaczynski’s start: Will Ukraine and Poland turn into a European team? (День) 12/27/2005
  • Integration without information. Why? (День) 12/27/2005
  • Last Ukrainian peacekeepers leave Iraq (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Last mechanized column of military vehicles of Ukrainian peacekeeping contingent leaves Iraq (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Ukrainian Peacekeepers Leave Iraq (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Ukrainian, Bulgarian Troops Leave Iraq (AP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Yushchenko visits Iraq for oil, gas talks (Ukrainian Journal) 12/27/2005
  • CEC Registers Our Ukraine Bloc for Parliamentary Elections (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • CEC Registers Party of National and Economic Development for Parliamentary Elections (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Green Party submits election registration, ballot could be 3 feet long (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Davydovych: Length of Ballot Paper for Rada Elections Will Reach 80 Centimeters (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Politics without taboos (День) 12/27/2005
  • ТАРС уповноважений заявити... Віктор Янукович переплутав політику з контррозвідкою (proUA) 12/27/2005
  • Ой не ходи, Грицю... Песимістична комедія «за Януковичем» з прологом, епілогом та ще й із своєрідною прем'єрою насамкінець (Україна молода) 12/27/2005
  • Lviv: Railway workers honor memory of Kirpa (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Георгій Кірпа. Роковини: постріл у Бортничах рік тому призвів до хвилі самогубств і політичних еміграцій (Україна молода) 12/27/2005
  • Omelchenko, backed by Our Ukraine, leads Kiev mayor election poll (Ukrainian Journal) 12/27/2005
  • Regions of Ukraine Wants Special Rada Session with Yuschenko Participating (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • There are no problems in relations between Ukraine and China, Speaker Lytvyn notes (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Lytvyn, Chinese Ambassador Gao Discuss Interparliamentary Cooperation (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Azerbaijan Airlines suspends flights by Ukrainian-built plane after crash (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/27/2005
  • Donetsk: Nemsadze criminal gang arrests (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Sanitary-epidemic services carring out preventive measures against bird flu (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Photo: 'Blackmail on gas won't cut it!' shout people during a rally at the Russian embassy in Kiev organised by Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists. Protesters demanded that Russia stop its pressure to more than quadruple the price of gas that it provides Ukraine (AFP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Photo: Protesters hold a poster during a protest against Russia's plans to increase gas prices for Ukraine, at the Russian Embassy in Kiev. The poster reads 'Gas blackmail will not work.' (AP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian demonstrator gestures during a protest against Russian plans to increase the price for gas in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speaks with Anatoly Kinakh, secretary of the National Defence and Security Council, Oleksiy Ivchenko, head of gas firm Naftogaz, Ivan Vasyunyk, first deputy of the presidential administration and Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov during a meeting on energy issues in the presidential office (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia up the ante in gas dispute as deadline nears (AFP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Putin, Ukraine's Yushchenko speak by phone amid gas dispute (AFX/ForexTV) 12/27/2005
  • Gazprom Denies Ukrainian Minister's Claim (AP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine Again Proposes to Gradually Transfer to Market Relations in Gas Sphere (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine stakes claim to 15 percent of Russian gas transiting to Europe (AFP/Yahoo) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine Has Right to Use 15% of Russian Transit Gas (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine vows retaliation against Moscow (UPI) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine offers $65 per thousand cubic meters for Russian natural gas (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Yushchenko to hear reports from ministers on gas dispute with Russia (Ukrainian Journal) 12/27/2005
  • [AUDIO] Ukraine, Russia Tussle over Natural Gas (NPR) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine and Russia go to brink over huge gas price rise (Guardian) 12/27/2005
  • Putin's Senior Economic Adviser Abruptly Resigns (NY Times) 12/27/2005
  • Gazprom Becomes the Bear of Russia (NY Times) 12/27/2005
  • Borys Tarasiuk: 'I cannot recall a single case when talks on natural gas shipments ended without the signing of a contract' (День) 12/27/2005
  • Україна має великі шанси перемогти у газовій війні з Росією (Deutsche Welle) 12/27/2005
  • Руйнівники і творці (День) 12/27/2005
  • Plachkov Confirms - Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Signed Contract on Gas Supplies in 2006 (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Rating gas tariffs to allow state getting rid of rich privileged consumers (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Ukrainian Government announces competition for exploration of hydrocarbon fields on Black Sea shelf (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Ukraine approves companies to be privatized in 2006 (Interfax-Russia) 12/27/2005
  • NBU Warns Banks About Possible Money Laundering by Chinese Banco Delta Asia (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 1.5 Kopeck Down to 5.0250 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Government Sets Up Agricultural Exchange (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • Dnipropetrovsk: 8,000 pirated CDs destroyed (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Рівненський губернатор не згоден з постановою Верховної Ради (RISU) 12/27/2005
  • 'Доки діє чинний закон про почергові відправи, доти ми його виконуватимемо,' – заявляють у Тернопільській ОДА (RISU) 12/27/2005
  • Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Promotes Light of Hanukkah (RISU) 12/27/2005
  • Cabinet of Ministers establishes special commission on transformation of education system in Ukraine (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • First Lady Wishes Militia Pupils Merry Christmas (UNIAN) 12/27/2005
  • 'At first I was afraid to pick up the conductor’s baton': Bohodar Kotorovych’s Kyiv Soloists celebrate their 10th jubilee (День) 12/27/2005
  • Zaporizhya: 100 Santas hand out gifts (5-ий канал) 12/27/2005
  • Baranivskyi Planning to Cook Pilaf and Shashlik with His Family in Zhytomyr Region on New Year's Day (Українські новини) 12/27/2005
  • Whose borshch? Ours, of course, but each nation has an answer to this question (День) 12/27/2005
  • Ukrainians will face no difficulties in purchasing train tickets during New Year and Christmas holidays, Director General of 'UkrZaliznytsia' assures (NRCU) 12/27/2005
  • Lina Kostenko’s native village of Rzhyshchiv (День) 12/27/2005
  • What should the Institute of National Memory be like? (День) 12/27/2005
  • After Withdrawal, Engagement [Videos...inspired activists in Ukraine and elsewhere] (NY Times) 12/27/2005
  • On This Day: 2004 - Yushchenko wins Ukraine election re-run (BBC) 12/27/2005

  • Photo: A man dressed as Father Frost, an equivalent to Santa Claus, walks with miners at a coal mine in Gorlovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko and Defence Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko pose for a group picture with Ukrainian soldiers in a military camp near Kut. Yushchenko made a surprise visit to Ukrainian troops stationed in Iraq (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko dines with Ukrainian soldiers in a military camp near Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko looks at photographs during a visit to a Ukrainian military camp near Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko gives presents to Ukrainian soldiers in a military camp near Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko walks through a military camp during a visit to Ukrainian troops near Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko visits a military base where Ukrainian troops station near Kut, Iraq (AP/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari talk during a meeting in Baghdad. Yushchenko made an unannounced one-day trip to Iraq on Monday to visit Ukrainian troops before their withdrawal from the country (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko and Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari talk during a meeting in Baghdad (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, surrounded by dignitaries, heads for a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Baghdad (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Yuschenko Believes Ukrainian Peacekeeping Mission in Iraq Has Strengthened Ukraine's International Position (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian Troops Have Fulfilled Their Mission in Iraq – Yushchenko (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • Yushchenko in Iraq as troops withdraw (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian President Visits Troops in Iraq (AP/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Yuschenko Arrives in Iraq (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Yushchenko Arrived on Working Visit to Iraq (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian Peacekeepers with Hardware in 3 Columns Move from Iraq to Kuwait (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Yekhanurov Hopes for Coalition of Our Ukraine Bloc, BYT, Socialist Party and Lytvyn's Bloc in New Rada (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Lytvyn Does Not Rule Out Repeat Parliamentary Election in Ukraine (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • PDP Bloc Appoints Suprun As Its Campaign Chief for 2006 Parliamentary Elections, Tatusiak As Head of Campaign Headquarters (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Labor Ukraine’s Top Five Includes Konovaliuk, Obikhod, Honchar, Didenko, and Sopelnyk (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • CEC Registers People's Trust Party for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Authorities promise not to use administrative resource in elections (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • 24% of Kyiv Residents Polled by Democratic Initiatives Prepared to Vote for Omelchenko in Mayoral Elections (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Russia drops charges against Ukrainian ex-PM (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Russian prosecutors close case against former Ukrainian PM Tymoshenko (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/26/2005
  • Russia's Main Military Prosecutor's Office Closes Case Against Tymoshenko (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Student activist claims assault in Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Premier Yekhanurov starts working trip to Poltava and Sumy regions (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • Lviv pays tribute of homage to founder of People's Rukh of Ukraine Viacheslav Chornovil (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • 16 of 25 Ukrainian Sailors on Trawler Detained in Russia Come Ashore, Depart for Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian Citizen Dies as An-24 Aircraft Crashes in Sudan (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Crimea culling campaign complete (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Emergency Ministry Finishes Culling Birds in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian demonstrators shout anti-presidential slogans during a rally near the presidential office in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Ukraine and Russia will certainly reach compromise in gas issue, Oleh Rybachuk believes (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • Price of Russian Gas Transit Should Be Increased to $2.5 for Thousand Cubic Meters - Yatseniuk (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • Russians wish to acquire 50 percent of Ukrainian gas transportation system (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • Gas price for Ukrainian population will be raised - Yekhanurov (Interfax-Russia) 12/26/2005
  • Showdown with Russians in Stockholm (Ukrainian Journal) 12/26/2005
  • Gazprom may seek court action if Ukraine uses gas intended for Europeanconsumers - Medvedev (Interfax-Russia) 12/26/2005
  • Юрґен Ротт: 'Газпром' - це міцний конгломерат, в якому корупція відіграє головну роль (Deutsche Welle) 12/26/2005
  • Yushchenko soon to sign 25-year natural gas deal with Turkmenistan (Ukrainian Journal) 12/26/2005
  • Ukraine agrees to substantial hike in Turkmenistan natural gas price (Ukrainian Journal) 12/26/2005
  • US company awarded nuclear waste contract (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian, U.S. Companies to Build Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (AP/Yahoo) 12/26/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Down by 1 Kopeck to 5.0100 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian commercial banks step up their activity on mortgage market (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • 30% more government housing in 2006 (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Russia slaps 21% duty on Ukrainian steel rod (Interfax-Russia) 12/26/2005
  • Western Companies May Take Part in Privatization of 'Ukrtelecom' – Director (UNIAN) 12/26/2005
  • Integral State Satellite System for TV and radio broadcasting to be created in Ukraine (NRCU) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian Authorities 'Ignore' Religious Leaders’ Positions, Says Freedom Institute (RISU) 12/26/2005
  • Ukrainian Scholars Criticize Homosexuality on Biblical Grounds (RISU) 12/26/2005
  • Volyn Christian Leaders Hold First Joint Meeting (RISU) 12/26/2005
  • Kharkiv Religious Council Has First Meeting (RISU) 12/26/2005
  • Interior minister and First Lady at police university (5-ий канал) 12/26/2005
  • Land speculator stirs up memories. Plan to reclaim Ukraine farmland questioned (Winnipeg Free Press) 12/26/2005

  • Photo: Teenagers wearing dress of Grandfather Frost, the Ukrainian Santa Claus, dance at Independence Square in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/25/2005
  • Yuschenko Wishes Happiness, Health and Prosperity to Gregorian Christians on Occasion of Christmas (Українські новини) 12/25/2005
  • Plane crash kills 2 in Sudan's Darfur region (Reuters/CNN) 12/25/2005
  • Russia's Gazprom open to compromise with Ukraine on gas dispute (AFP/Yahoo) 12/25/2005
  • Yuschenko to Sign National Budget for 2006 Before New Year (Українські новини) 12/25/2005
  • Країна іммігрантів зачиняє двері на замок? Палата представників американського Конгресу ухвалила законопроект, який скасує лотерею розіграшу 'грін-карт' (Deutsche Welle) 12/25/2005

  • Photo: People watch fireworks marking Christmas Eve at Independence Square in the Ukrainan capital Kiev. Christmas falls on Jan. 7 for Orthodox Christians in the Holy Land, Ukraine, Russia and other Eastern Orthodox churches that use the old Julian calendar instead of the 16th-century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants and commonly used in secular life around the world (AP/Yahoo) 12/24/2005
  • Прем’єр-міністр України Юрій Єхануров: війна на два фронти (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • Богдан Гаврилишин: «В Україні дуже багато залежить від Президента» (День) 12/24/2005
  • Союз непримеренних однодумців (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • Правки Конституції. Друга серія (Україна молода) 12/24/2005
  • Старт Качинського. Чи перетворяться Україна та Польща на європейський тандем? (День) 12/24/2005
  • Дім — Євросоюз. Як Литва досягла успіху (День) 12/24/2005
  • Гриценко: Компенсації Росії за використання РЛС неадекватні витратам (Кореспондент) 12/24/2005
  • The End of CIS is Near (Kommersant) 12/24/2005
  • Василенко: Справу Гонгадзе не можна розглядати у суді, поки не встановлено мотив злочину (Кореспондент) 12/24/2005
  • До родини Ющенка просяться діти (Перший канал) 12/24/2005
  • Раз на рiк — щасливе дитинство. У День святого Миколая діти-сироти отримали цукерки, концерти та увагу чиновників, а інтернати — патронаж держпідприємств (Україна молода) 12/24/2005
  • Зона проживання: самосели Iллінців уперше за багато років отримали гуманітарну допомогу (День) 12/24/2005
  • Україна не передаватиме в управління росіянам газотранспортну систему (Перший канал) 12/24/2005
  • Cabinet to Sue Russia in Stockholm Arbitration Court if It Infringes on Ukraine's Rights (Українські новини) 12/24/2005
  • Ukraine Offers Russia to Sell Gas at $65 per 1,000 Cubic Meters in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/24/2005
  • Op-Ed: Democracy's High Price (Wash Post) 12/24/2005
  • Від кризи — до енергозбереження (День) 12/24/2005
  • Нам сказали: Газ — це раз. Нафта буде — два?.. (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • Ukraine to announce contest for Black Sea shelf prospecting. (Kazinform) 12/24/2005
  • І все-таки ринкова... ЄС нагородив Україну статусом (День) 12/24/2005
  • [PDF] Ukraine Central Bank Clarifies Settlement Procedures for Foreign Investments; Ukraine President Honored at Chadbourne Reception (Chadbourne & Parke) 12/24/2005
  • Ющенко вітає християн зі святом Різдва (proUA) 12/24/2005
  • Вогонь з Віфлеєму, місця народження християнського месії, привезли в Україну члени Національної скаутської організації Пласт (Перший канал) 12/24/2005
  • Єпископ Мар’ян Бучек: «Треба молитися за владу, щоб Господь був у її серці» (Високий замок) 12/24/2005
  • Дещо про жовтий папір та комплекс жебрака... (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • DAAD запроваджує нову стипедійну програму для випускників українських університетів (Deutsche Welle) 12/24/2005
  • Епоха диктатури диригентів завершилася. Кирило Карабиць: «Мені дивом удалося вижити в європейській системі культурного менеджменту» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • We love each other: Len Liggins & Rebecca Walkley (Guardian) 12/24/2005
  • Коли минає молодість... П’ять сторінок із двадцятип’ятирічної історії одного театру (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/24/2005
  • Засвітилися головна ялинка країни (Перший канал) 12/24/2005
  • Personal traditions of Christmas (South Delta Leader) 12/24/2005
  • Russian immigrants learn about Christmas (Citizens Voice) 12/24/2005
  • Not heaven, but not hell either (Website) 12/24/2005
  • Telling history of Jewish immigrants (Boston Globe) 12/24/2005
  • Печерні таємниці УПА: природні підземелля Тернопільщини ставали домівками для українських повстанців (Україна молода) 12/24/2005

  • Jackson-Vanik Graduation Coalition Update from Ambassador Pifer and Ambassador Miller [ACTION ITEM] (USUF) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Demonstrators hold a protest in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev. Russia's giant Gazprom has threatened to close the taps to Ukraine from January 1, 2006, unless it agrees to a nearly five-fold increase (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Rybachuk: President Viktor Yushchenko scrupulous in standing up for Ukraine's position in energy matters at international level (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Constitutional Reform Not to Weaken President’s Positions – Rybachuk (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Tasks, set by President to his team for 2006 aimed at enhancing welfare of every citizen, conducting dynamic reforms, modernizing state mechanism and improvement of all power institutes (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Rybachuk welcomes new dialog with Russia on fleet inventory (Interfax-Russia) 12/23/2005
  • Moscow Center to Fight Kiev's Bid to Join NATO (AP/Moscow Times) 12/23/2005
  • Kinakh, Ivanov Adopted Plan of Measures on Collaboration Between Ukrainian and Russian Security Councils in 2006 (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • First Hundred of Election List of Party of Regions Includes 24 Names of People, Figuring in Criminal Cases – Interior Minister (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Vote txt: Like father, like son. Viktor Yanukovich Jr (Financial Times) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine's dance of the oligarchs (IH Tribune) 12/23/2005
  • Central Election Commission approved order of control over election funds of political parties and blocs participating in elections (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Rada passes local government reforms (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Rada to Amend Constitution with Respect to Local Self-Government (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada Adopted Amendments to Constitution About Local Governments (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Interpol update: Shcherban trial postponed due to Wilma, Bakai and Satsiuk in Russia (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Interpol Establishes Former Odesa Mayor Bodelan's Whereabouts in Russia (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • In a year of achievement, politics and pensions to the fore (Financial Times) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Ethnic Hungarian women embrace each other after the opening of a new border crossing between Slovakia and Ukraine in Velke Slemence (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Jozsef Illar, mayor of Maliy Selmentsi, Ukraine, and Pal Csaky, Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia, look at ribbons in Slovak and Ukrainian national colours at the opening of a new border crossing at Velke Slemence (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: The two halves of a traditional Hungarian gate on both sides of a new border crossing between Slovakia and Ukraine are pictured at Velke Slemence. The village, inhabited by ethnic Hungarians, has been split into two since 1945 with an 'iron curtain' of its own (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Villagers reunited by Slovak-Ukraine border crossing (Reuters) 12/23/2005
  • 42% of EU Residents Support Ukraine’s Joining EU – Poll of European Commission (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Ukrainian and Lithuanian Foreign Ministers signed joint statement on cooperation between two states in European and Euro - Atlantic integration and regional cooperation (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Ukrainian and Lithuanian Ministers for Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasiuk and Antanas Valionis discussed gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Adamkus invites Yuschenko to take part Baltic and Black Sea region leaders in Vilnius (Interfax-Russia) 12/23/2005
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Borys Tarasiuk met with President Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Yuschenko Awards Lithuanian Ambassador Order of Yaroslav the Wise (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • New president says Poland must be 'rebuilt and purified' (AFP/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Potent diplomat Kwasniewski leaves left in lurch (Reuters) 12/23/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada determined Armed Forces' personnel strength for 2006 (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Azeri passenger plane crashes with 23 on board (Reuters) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Activists of Ukraine's youth organization shout during a rally in front of the Prosecutor General's office in Kiev. Half-naked protesters braved sub-zero temperatures to demand tougher state controls and the closure media outlets which advertise sex services (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Activists of Ukraine's youth organization shout during a rally in front of the Prosecutor General's office in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Photo: Activists of Ukraine's youth organization shout during a rally in front of the Prosecutor General's office in Kiev. Half-naked protesters braved sub-zero temperatures to demand tougher state controls and the closure of media outlets which advertise sex services (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/23/2005
  • Students protest PGO inaction in sex crimes (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • 69,662 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • The Herald Appeal helping orphaned Aids children (Glasgow Herald) 12/23/2005
  • Do they know it's Christmas time at all: Scot reveals plight of street kids (Glasgow Daily Record) 12/23/2005
  • Недитяча боротьба за виживання на одеських вулицях (Deutsche Welle) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine Agrees to Pay Higher Price for Turkmen Gas (NCA) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine, Turkmenistan Reach Agreement on Gas Supplies – Yekhanurov (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Turkmenistan's President Saparmurat Niyazov received Ukraine's Fuel and Energy Minister Ivan Plachkov and Naftohaz Ukrainy national joint-stock company's Chairman Oleksiy Ivchenko (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine wooing Turkmenis for gas supply (Ukrainian Journal) 12/23/2005
  • Yekhanurov Asks Ministers to Prepare Necessary Documents for Ukraine to Turn to Stockholm Court (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine proposes $65 per thousand cubic meters natural gas price to Russia (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Gazprom threatens to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Kyiv asks nuclear powers to guarantee economic security in gas dispute with Moscow (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine may seek support from NPT [Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons] guarantors in gas row (Interfax-Russia) 12/23/2005
  • EU calls on Russia, Ukraine to continue talks over gas price issues (Ukrainian Journal) 12/23/2005
  • Gazprom able to limit supplies to Ukraine and meet obligations (Interfax-Russia) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine gas dispute with Russia raises supply fear (Financial Times) 12/23/2005
  • What Friends Are For. The Price of the question is $230 per 1000 cu. m. [In Ukraine, they still remember the comic situation when the Russian authorities stubbornly refused to believe in the Orange victory.] (Kommersant) 12/23/2005
  • Moscow seeks to wield petro-power as political tool (Financial Times) 12/23/2005
  • Haz Ukrainy Predicts Stable Gas Prices for Private, Budget Consumers in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • Naftogaz Ukrayiny to impose 11% industrial gas price hike with new yr (Ukrainian Journal) 12/23/2005
  • EU Grants Market Economy Status to Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • EU Council of Ministers Officially Gave Ukraine Market Economy Status (UNIAN) 12/23/2005
  • PGO says economic crimes a threat to national security (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Kryvorizhstal workers demand 15% wage increase (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Mittal Steel 'BBB+' rating affirmed and off watch; outlook now negative (AFX/Forbes) 12/23/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko vetoed bill 'On state regulation in sphere of transfer of technologies' and returned it for repeat consideration (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine made about 1.9 million tons of beet sugar from roots, harvested in 2005, which is 130,000 tons, or 8 percent more than in 2004 (NRCU) 12/23/2005
  • Cabinet Approves Development Concept for Rural Areas for Period until 2011 (Українські новини) 12/23/2005
  • Ukraine retailer Velyka Kyshenya places shares (Reuters) 12/23/2005
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic Head Sends Christmas Greetings (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Outside Ukraine Post Christmas Greetings (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Site for Interdenominational Church in Kyiv Blessed (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • 'Парламент і радник Президента України ігнорують позицію Церков і релігійних організацій', – заявляє Інституту релігійної свободи (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Pope Approves Choice of New Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishops (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Constantinople Not Unanimous on UOC-KP Orthodox, Says Scholar (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Progressive Socialist Leader Calls for Anathema of Ex-President of Ukraine Kravchuk (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Seventh-Day Adventists Address Faithful on Coming Ukrainian Elections (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • Donetsk Protects Rights of Evangelicals (RISU) 12/23/2005
  • CD showcases love of Ukrainian music, culture [Andriana Gnap] (Utica Observer-Dispatch) 12/23/2005
  • Rybachuk does not know Yushchenko’s Christmas plans (5-ий канал) 12/23/2005
  • Ottawa Buzz: The Flaps Face Off Against The Empiricals [see: Ukrainian-punk style] (Chart Attack) 12/23/2005
  • A Ukrainian Village in Florida (Sun-Herald) 12/23/2005
  • Our neighbors - The Ukrainians [Antanas Kobryn column] (Sun-Herald) 12/23/2005
  • A modern-day fairy tale (Albany Democrat-Herald) 12/23/2005

  • Photo: A Ukrainian worker makes a New Year decoration at a factory outside the capital Kiev. Ukrainians are rushing to buy presents and decorations ahead of New Year and Christmas holidays (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/22/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian schoolchildren watch as a worker blows a New Year glass bauble at a factory outside the capital Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/22/2005
  • A year on, Ukraine's democracy is showing results. By Viktor Yushchenko (Financial Times) 12/22/2005
  • [VIDEO] Політолог: українська влада не повнiстю використала свiй шанс (VOA) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine Won't Accept Blackmail From Russia (AP/Yahoo) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine's Tarasyuk says 'will never accept blackmail' in Gazprom price row (AFX/Forbes) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine Will Never Apprehend Blackmail and Pressure - FM (UNIAN) 12/22/2005
  • Tarasiuk Denies Ukraine Extremely Dependent on Russia (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Борис Тарасюк: Я не пригадую випадку, коли б дискусії по газу закінчувалися без пiдписання контракту (День) 12/22/2005
  • Russia prepared to address Black Sea Fleet issues (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Govt turns over eventual management of Crimean naval facilities (Ukrainian Journal) 12/22/2005
  • Росiю критикують за невиконання угод про флот (VOA) 12/22/2005
  • Activists protest 'gas blackmail' in Lviv (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Ukrainian diplomat sees no progress in talks on Azov-Kerch issue (RIA) 12/22/2005
  • NSDC Secretary Kinakh on working visit to Russia (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Tarasyuk Does Not Rule Out Possibility That Ukraine Will Submit Bid for Joining EU Next Year (UNIAN) 12/22/2005
  • US President George Bush expected to visit Ukraine in 2006 (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Meeting between President of Ukraine and CIA Director does not threaten Ukraine's national security, Anatoliy Kinakh says (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Шансів на скасування політреформи все менше (VOA) 12/22/2005
  • Yushchenko’s Our Ukraine gains on Regions Party in new opinion poll (Ukrainian Journal) 12/22/2005
  • Our Ukraine Bloc Asks CEC to Register It for 2006 Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Lutsenko Says 24 of Top 100 MP Candidates of Party of Regions Figure in Criminal Cases (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Lutsenko Bestows 'Practical Commentary to Criminal Code' Manual on Party of Regions As Police Day Present (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Chiefs of law enforcement bodies banned from running for Parliament (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Derzhava-Working Union Bloc Approves Program for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • CEC Approves Procedures for Regulating Raising, Registering, and Using Election Campaign Funds (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister to visit Lithuania on December 23 (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Ukrainian diplomats mark professional holiday, sum up 2005 (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Foreign Ministry means to reduce number of Ukraine's diplomatic institutions abroad (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Rada fails to elect Constitutional Court quota, again (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Rada Refuses to Elect Markush, Vernydubov, Lytvak, Holosnichenko to Constitutional Court (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Rada Sets Up Single Register of Court Rulings (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • 7066 People Became Citizens of Ukraine in 2005 (UNIAN) 12/22/2005
  • [Word Doc] Human Rights in Ukraine One Year After the Orange Revolution, 19 December 2005.doc (IHF) 12/22/2005
  • 5,000 Ukrainian Border Guards Will Be on Duty on New Year's Eve (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Trial of 19 member murder-robber gang begins in Donetsk oblast (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Fire in Kyiv factory put out (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • 1-1-2 Emergency line launched in Kharkiv (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • Emergency Situations Ministry Opens Ukraine's First Rescue Service 112 in Kharkiv (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • 69,445 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Ukrainian minister opposes bird flu vaccinations (Interfax-Russia) 12/22/2005
  • Austrian Children Deliver 20 Thousand Christmas Presents to Zakarpattia Residents (UNIAN) 12/22/2005
  • Will Russian-Ukraine Gas Row Go to Swedish Arbitration? (RFE/RL) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine raps Russia for 'confrontational' stance in gas row (AFP/Yahoo) 12/22/2005
  • Russian Gazprom Points to Lack of Legal Grounds for Gas Delivery to Ukraine from 2006 (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Russian tough talk seen for real in Ukraine gas row (Reuters) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine Seeks Help from West in Gas Talks (UNIAN) 12/22/2005
  • Top politicians to confer on gas dispute (Ukrainian Journal) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine will pay for Turkmen gas with cash only (5-ий канал) 12/22/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko talks with President Saparmurat Niyazov of Turkmenistan via telephone (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Ukraine to invest ‘two or three hundred mln’ in Libya oil (Ukrainian Journal) 12/22/2005
  • Politicking, not politics won in process of Ukraine's joining WTO, Ukrainian Foreign Minister believes (NRCU) 12/22/2005
  • Hedge fund sees Ukraine stocks on the radar (Reuters) 12/22/2005
  • Cabinet to Consider List of Assets Intended for Privatization in 2006 on December 23 (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Illarionov Lambastes New Face of State (Moscow Times) 12/22/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Up by 3.5 Kopeck to 5.0000 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • HeidelbergCement Acquires Ukrainian Cement Producer (AZoM) 12/22/2005
  • Rada Recommends Yuschenko Dismiss Rivne Governor Chervonii for Infringing on Freedom of Conscience (Українські новини) 12/22/2005
  • Oregon Catholics observe a variety of Christmas traditions (Catholic Sentinel) 12/22/2005
  • Tax Service Dismisses Rector of Tax Academy Melnyk (Українські новини) 12/22/2005

  • Kyiv Brings Black Sea Fleet Into Gas Dispute (RFE/RL) 12/21/2005
  • Cabinet to review terms of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet lease (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Cabinet to Consider Management of State Property Used by Russian Black Sea Fleet on Wednesday (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine may raise Black Sea Fleet rent in retaliation for gas hikes (Ukrainian Journal) 12/21/2005
  • Youth organizations demand Russia stop gas blackmail (NRCU) 12/21/2005
  • Під посольством Росії в Києві зростає наметове містечко (Кореспондент) 12/21/2005
  • President Viktor Yuschenko promises not to interfere in process of political reform realization before end of year (NRCU) 12/21/2005
  • Реваншу «вчорашніх» не буде! Віктор Ющенко — про вибори, політреформу, газові стосунки з Росією й уміння відстоювати державні інтереси за будь-яких умов (Україна молода) 12/21/2005
  • Про ціну питання та питання ціни (День) 12/21/2005
  • Allies Accuse Tymoshenko of Dictatorship and Drop Her Party (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • Patriotic Forces Party to Nominate Zinchenko for Kyiv Mayoral Election (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • Lytvyn responds to Yushchenko’s claim that Rada is source of instability in country (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Lytvyn Forecasting That His Bloc Will Win up to 100 Seats in New Rada (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • CEC registers Vitrenko bloc (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • CEC Registers Vitrenko Bloc (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • President believes, appointment of Yevhen Chervonenko Zaporizhzhia Governor was 'absolutely rational' decision (NRCU) 12/21/2005
  • Lytvyn Sues Melnychenko (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • Луценко не бачить необхідності в дорозслідуванні справи щодо виконавців убивства Гонгадзе (Кореспондент) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine, Bulgaria Pull Troops Out of Iraq (VOA News) 12/21/2005
  • U.S. Allies in Iraq Plan Pullout, Adding to Pressure on Bush (Bloomberg) 12/21/2005
  • Харес Юссеф розповів ще трохи правди про братів Арфушів (proUA) 12/21/2005
  • Russia Parliament OKs Bill to Restrict NGOs ['The motivation for passing this bill was orange paranoia'] (AP/Yahoo) 12/21/2005
  • Russian parliament gives thumbs up to controversial NGO bill (AFP/Yahoo) 12/21/2005
  • Stalin Thought the Wisest Ruler of Russia (Kommersant) 12/21/2005
  • Bus crashes into home due to icy road in Lviv oblast (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • 67,100 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • Lift emergency measures in Crimea: Cabinet to President (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Cabinet Proposing That Yuschenko Lift State of Emergency in Crimea on December 23 (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • US gives Ukraine $43,000 in supplies to combat avian flu (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Raising up 'the future of Ukraine' [abandoned children living with HIV and other life-threatening illnesses] (Columbia Basin Herald) 12/21/2005
  • The Herald Christmas Appeal to help feed abandoned children (Glasgow Herald) 12/21/2005
  • Tomorrow Yushchenko to Hold Session on Energy Issues (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine raises natural gas issue with Western diplomats (Interfax-Russia) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine must set gas prices immediately - Gazprom (Interfax-Russia) 12/21/2005
  • PM: Kyiv could try to solve gas dispute with Russia in court (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/21/2005
  • Yushchenko accuses Russians of ‘blackmail’ (Ukrainian Journal) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine Must Stand Up to Blackmail (Ukrayinska Pravda) 12/21/2005
  • Russia's gas weapon (IH Tribune) 12/21/2005
  • Russia-Ukraine gas row grows (UPI) 12/21/2005
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister meets with Minister for International Cooperation of Egypt Fayza Aboul Naga (NRCU) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine May Take Part in Project of Gas Supplies from Egypt to EU Countries – Tarasyuk (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • UkrNafta shareholders allow company's board to establish joint venture in Nigeria (NRCU) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine to Halt Shipments of Spent Nuclear Fuel to Russia (MosNews) 12/21/2005
  • Yushchenko wants Russian-Ukrainian free trade zone in 2006 (Interfax-Russia) 12/21/2005
  • President gets budget in Ukraine (IH Tribune) 12/21/2005
  • Yushchenko Prevails in Fight Over Ukraine's New Budget (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/21/2005
  • Rada 2006 budget approval averts threat of instability, officials say (Ukrainian Journal) 12/21/2005
  • Economics Ministry to Revise GDP Forecast for 2006 Upon Studying Forecast on Results of 2005 (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Up by 1 Kopeck to 5.0350 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • Yushchenko in Kherson launches road-improvement program (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • President Opened Bridge Crossing (UNIAN) 12/21/2005
  • Yuschenko Leaves for Kherson to Discuss Development of Highways (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • U.S. Loan to Generate 875 Restaurant Jobs for Ukrainians (USDOS) 12/21/2005
  • You're infected so pay us to get infested [Many...scams are hosted in either the Ukraine or Russia] (Channel Register) 12/21/2005
  • Catholic leader calls for single Ukrainian patriarchate (Catholic World News) 12/21/2005
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic Head Speaks on Unity among Churches (RISU) 12/21/2005
  • Ukrainian People’s Party Leader Speaks on Religious Situation (RISU) 12/21/2005
  • Константинопольський Патріархат не визнає УПЦ КП через брак розуміння української влади? (RISU) 12/21/2005
  • Lviv Roman Catholics Wait for Peaceful Return of Church (RISU) 12/21/2005
  • Moscow: Orthodox will picket Catholic Christmas celebration (Catholic World News) 12/21/2005
  • Ukraine’s Muslim Party Joins Party of Regions (RISU) 12/21/2005
  • TV Film Focusing on Chanukah Features Chief Rabbi of Ukraine (FJC) 12/21/2005
  • Two New Holocaust Monuments Go Up in Western Ukraine (FJC) 12/21/2005
  • Premier Yekhanurov suggests 10 days of holidays (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Cabinet to Introduce Tradition of Christmas Holidays (Українські новини) 12/21/2005
  • 9 year old squats 2,485 times in one hours, sets national record (5-ий канал) 12/21/2005
  • Mom thinks Ukraine child may be here (Orlando Sentinel) 12/21/2005
  • A Minority in Waiting [Rusyn] (Transitions Online) 12/21/2005

  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev. Yushchenko linked tough talks with Russia on gas supplies to suggestion that the Kremlin should pay more rent to keep its Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko gestures while answering media questions in Kiev. Yushchenko insisted on a gradual increase of gas prices, while Russia is seeking to more than quadruple sharply the price it charges Ukraine for gas to bring it to European levels. The gas dispute highlights a deepening chill in Russian-Ukrainian relations that set in with last year's Orange Revolution and the pro-Western Yushchenko's rise to power (AP/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov gestures during a news conference in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov gestures during a news conference in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • 2005 marks the year Ukraine began to grow up [DPA] (Monsters and Critics) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine leader links Black Sea Fleet to gas issue (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Tomorrow Govt to Consider Issues, Connected with Stay of Russian Fleet on Ukrainian Territory (UNIAN) 12/20/2005
  • Кабмін розгляне питання перебування ЧФ Росії на території України (Кореспондент) 12/20/2005
  • Київ перегляне умови базування в Криму флоту РФ? (VOA) 12/20/2005
  • Russia in violation of Black Sea Fleet accords: Foreign Ministry (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Експерти: Наближається якісна зміна україно-російських відносин (Кореспондент) 12/20/2005
  • Ющенко i Єхануров пiдсумували 2005 рiк (VOA) 12/20/2005
  • Yushchenko to show pitfalls of political reforms (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • [AUDIO] Parliamentary Vote Approaches in Ukraine (NPR) 12/20/2005
  • 'Vidrodzhennia' Party to take part in parliamentary elections independently (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • CEC Registers Social Protection Party for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • CEC Registers European Capital Party for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Features of the new vote-hunting season: Maryna Stavniychuk urges politicians not to complicate voters’ lives (День) 12/20/2005
  • Destruction of a myth: 85 percent of Donbas residents consider themselves first and foremost Ukrainians (День) 12/20/2005
  • President suggests Paliament amend law on local elections (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko speaks up for maximal openness of Gongadze trial (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Trial date set over Kiev reporter death (Financial Times) 12/20/2005
  • 'Справа Гонгадзе'. Процес з багатьма невідомими (Deutsche Welle) 12/20/2005
  • Yuschenko Appoints Syniavska Zhytomyr Governor (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Yuschenko Relieves Zeinalov and Zhebrivskyi of Posts of Governor of Kirovohrad and Zhytomyr Regions (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Number of electoral democracies reaches 122 as freedom spreads (AFP/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • [PDF] Essay: Freedom House survey of global freedom (Freedom House) 12/20/2005
  • [PDF] Charts: Freedom in the World 2006 (Freedom House) 12/20/2005
  • Freedom House survey of global freedom: Middle East progress amid global gains in freedom...Major Gains in Ukraine (Freedom House) 12/20/2005
  • Ющенко призначив послів України в США, Румунії і Португалії (Кореспондент) 12/20/2005
  • Yushchenko has secret mtg with CIA chief (Ukrainian Journal) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine Pulling Remaining Troops in Iraq (AP/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • 138 Ukrainian Peacekeepers Return Home From Iraq (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Yuschenko Directs Cabinet to Set Up Coordinating Council on Road Safety (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Police minimum wage at 1,000 hryvnia per month: Lutsenko (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Ukrainian police mark their professional holiday today (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Lviv city official in critical condition after fire-bombing (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Odesa oblast official stabbed three times (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Four injured in Donetsk gunpowder explosion (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Фото року ЮНІСЕФ - знімок хворої на СНІД дівчинки в Одесі (Deutsche Welle) 12/20/2005
  • The Herald Christmas Appeal to help street children (Glasgow Herald) 12/20/2005
  • 65,800 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Authorities, Crimean Villagers Worry That Bird Flu Is Spreading (RFE/RL) 12/20/2005
  • An open question on the closed Chornobyl power plant (День) 12/20/2005
  • Ukrainian Parliament Adopts 2006 Budget, Tailored to Cut Deficit (AP/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Rada passes budget with 2.6% deficit (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Rada Approves 2006 State Budget with Revenues of UAH 124.4 Billion and Expenditures of UAH 136.5 Billion (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Parliament adopts 2006 budget (UNIAN) 12/20/2005
  • Україна отримала державний бюджет на 2006 рік (Кореспондент) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine bares teeth in gas row with Russia (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Russia gas threat 'blackmail', Ukraine leader says (AFP/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine rejects Russia gas threat (BBC News) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine Expecting Russia to Provide Logical Justification for Gas Price (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine to Change Energy Policy – President (UNIAN) 12/20/2005
  • Ющенко виступає за нову енергополітику для України (Кореспондент) 12/20/2005
  • To change system of gas relations between Ukraine and Russia before January 1, 2006 is unrealistic (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Ukrainians need not worry about natural gas supplies: Yekhanurov (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Ukraine Ready to Consider Russia's Official Proposition on Changing Gas Supply Contract (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine gas row: weapons in their arsenals (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Ivano-Frankivsk youth to deliver 'rusty gas pipe' to Russian consulate (5-ий канал) 12/20/2005
  • Poland gets caught in Russian-Ukraine gas battle (Radio Polonia) 12/20/2005
  • Данило Курдельчук: Україна має виграшну правову позицію у газовій суперечці (BBC Ukrainian) 12/20/2005
  • На ринок із напівпорожнім гаманцем: Україну примушують платити більше, всупереч домовленостям (Україна молода) 12/20/2005
  • Positions harden as progress eludes Ukraine on Russian gas talks (Ukrainian Journal) 12/20/2005
  • Gazprom's price regime gambit (UPI) 12/20/2005
  • The slippery slope of politics and the realities of energy conservation (День) 12/20/2005
  • Natural gas with broader implications. Borys Tarasiuk: 'There is no tension' (День) 12/20/2005
  • It’s cold... Will the 'gas attack' influence Ukrainians’ political preferences? (День) 12/20/2005
  • Russia’s Pipeline to Empire (День) 12/20/2005
  • Meeting between Ukrainian Foreign Minister and Libyan leader Qadhafi held in Tripoli (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov describes performances by executive authorities over 2005's eleven months as 'contradictory' (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Cabinet Downgrades 2005 GDP Growth Forecast to 3% (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • GDP will grow 3%-4% in real terms next year, says NBU chairman (Ukrainian Journal) 12/20/2005
  • This Year’s Consumer Prices to Remain at Forecasted Level of 11% - Yekhanurov (UNIAN) 12/20/2005
  • 1,000 People Demanding Amicable Agreement on Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant Outside Ukrainian House in Kyiv (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • BNP Paribas agrees to buy Ukraine's fourth largest bank (MarketWatch) 12/20/2005
  • Ukrainian mobile operators appeal to president for help (Cellular News) 12/20/2005
  • First EV-DO network trials scheduled for 1Q06 (TeleGeography) 12/20/2005
  • 'Evil is the absence of good': Ukrainian translation of John Paul II’s last book launched in Kyiv on Dec. 13 (День) 12/20/2005
  • Another return of a Righteous man: 100 years ago Andriy Sheptytsky founded a museum that will now bear his name (День) 12/20/2005
  • Frescoes in St. Cyril’s Church preserved (День) 12/20/2005
  • 'I am better off alone.' Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky’s correspondence with his wife (День) 12/20/2005
  • British swimmer sets icy Antarctic world record (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/20/2005
  • Yekhanurov to Make Pelmeni With His Family on New Year's Day (Українські новини) 12/20/2005
  • Annual festival of Ukrainian carols held in Romanian city of Timisoara (NRCU) 12/20/2005
  • Solovky: the place of no return. The tragedy of Mykola Zayets (День) 12/20/2005
  • Book Review: Anarchy’s Cossack [Nestor Makhno] (Website) 12/20/2005

  • Photo: British Photographer David Gillanders and German UNICEF patron Eva Luise Koehler poses with a photo showing Jana, a street child pictured in Odessa, Ukraine (AP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: British photographer David Gillanders displays the Unicef ‘Photo of the Year’ after an awarding ceremony in Berlin. Gillanders was awarded for his pictures showing the life of homeless children in the Ukrainian city of Odessa (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Lutsenko Promises Police Will Not Be Politically Biased During Elections (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Davydovych Says 51 Blocs and Parties Will Take Part in Rada Election (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Yekhanurov to lead Yushchenko group in crucial March 2006 election (Ukrainian Journal) 12/19/2005
  • CEC Member Kniazevych Is On Leave Until His Registration As MP Candidate from Our Ukraine Bloc (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Kirovohrad Oblast Governor Resigned from Post to Take Part in Parliamentary Election (UNIAN) 12/19/2005
  • Pora-ROP Bloc to Suggest Accord on Forming Parliamentary Majority (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Klitschko to head joint Pora-PRP electoral list (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • Pora-ROP Bloc Names Klychko, Pynzenyk, Kaskiv, Stetskiv, and Zolotariov as Its First Five Parliamentary Candidates (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Pynzenyk Not Intending to Leave Post of Finance Minister During Election Campaign (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • CEC Registers NRU for Unity As Election Candidate (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • People's Rehabilitation Party Changes Name to Liberal Democratic Party of Patriots, Elects Kryzhanovskyi As Party Leader to Replace Chernysh (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Партжиття під ковдрою (proUA) 12/19/2005
  • Communist Party Starts Collecting Signatures for Cabinet of Ministers' Resignation (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Rada to Consider 107 Issues During December 20-23 Period (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Mykola Protasov, one of three former police officers accused of murdering investigative journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, is seen during preliminary hearings at Kiev's Appeals Court. The court on Monday set Jan. 9 as the starting date for the trial of three former police officers accused of murdering Gongadze. The politically charged case, which gripped the administration of former President Leonid Kuchma, has loomed over the presidency of Viktor Yushchenko, with suspicions that top level government officials under Kuchma may have had knowledge of the murder (AP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Mykola Protasov and Valeriy Kostenko, two of the three former police officers accused of murdering investigative journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, are seen during preliminary hearings at Kiev's Appeals Court (AP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Andriy Fedur, the lawyer for Gongadze's mother, talks to the media prior to preliminary court hearings in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Gongadze trial to start January 9: court (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • Kyiv Court of Appeals to Hear Merits of Gongadze Case January 9 (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Preliminary Hearing of Gongadze Case Began in Kyiv Appeal Court (UNIAN) 12/19/2005
  • В справi Гонгадзе розпочалися слухання (VOA) 12/19/2005
  • Cabinet Appoints Yekhanurov Local Government Commission Chair Instead of Bezsmertnyi (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Lytvyn: Accusations Against Rada of Blocking Oath Taking by Constitutional Court Judges Groundless (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Венеціанська комісія закликає українську владу прискорити формування КС (proUA) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian soldier folds his national flag after a turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian soldier holds his national flag as he poses with a Romanian soldier in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian soldier attends a turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian soldiers march during a turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut. More than 900 Ukrainian troops stationed in Iraq since 2003 are leaving while Polish, Romanian and Kazakhstan soldiers will take over the camp in Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian soldiers march during a turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian soldiers hold their medals during the turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian soldiers applaud during a turn-over ceremony in the Iraqi city of Kut (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Practical phase of Ukrainian military contingent's withdrawal from Iraq underway (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Україна розпочинає вивід своїх сил з Iраку (VOA) 12/19/2005
  • Personnel of UkrPolBat (Ukrainian - Polish Battalion) on KFOR Mission carried out special operation, which resulted in uncovering ammo cache in town of Kacanik (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Ukrainian Security Council Chief’s Visit to Georgia Postponed (UNIAN) 12/19/2005
  • Report: Russian Official Worried Over Bases (AP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine, EU Concerned Over Proceedings Against Turkish Writer Pamuk (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Record snowfall in Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • 64,920 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine may intensify efforts to contain bird flue outbreak in Crimea (Ukrainian Journal) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine to sign contract for confinement shelter at Chernobyl (Ukrainian Journal) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Prime Ministers Yuri Yekhanurov of Ukraine and Mikhail Fradkov of Russia attend a press call in Moscow (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Photo: Prime Ministers Yuri Yekhanurov of Ukraine and Mikhail Fradkov of Russia shake hands in Moscow (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine gas row drags on, strains ties (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Russia and Ukraine no closer on gas deal (Euronews) 12/19/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine fail to reach deal on gas-source (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Premiers Fail to Resolve Gas Dispute (RFE/RL) 12/19/2005
  • Kyiv and Moscow still negotiating gas price, agree on principle of market prices for supplies and transit (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • Україна ще не домовилась про ціну на газ (VOA) 12/19/2005
  • Yekhanurov Goes to Moscow for Gas Talks (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Експерт: газові суперечки з Україною підривають довіру ЄС до Росії (Deutsche Welle) 12/19/2005
  • Dispute Fuels Anti-Russian Sentiment [A planned protest Friday in support of cooperation with Russia attracted only eight people in downtown Kiev] (AP/Moscow Times) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine may appeal to nuclear nations (Ukrainian Journal) 12/19/2005
  • Future of Polish troops in Iraq raised in the US (AFP/Yahoo) 12/19/2005
  • Price War Threatens Ukraine's Economy (Reuters/Moscow Times) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine - Russia: A European Approach to Ukraine's Gas Dilemma (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/19/2005
  • One Gas Mask for All (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/19/2005
  • Енергозбереження стане основою енергетичної стратегії України (Deutsche Welle) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine Ready to Invest Significant Means into Oil-Gas Extracting in Libya – Tarasyuk (UNIAN) 12/19/2005
  • IMF: Approval of National Budget for 2006 with Deficit Over 2.5% of GDP Inappropriate (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Rada to try and vote on 2006 budget on Tuesday (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • Volodymyr Lytvyn hopes that this week Parliament will return to considering 2006 budget bill (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Down by 0.5 Kopeck to 5.0400 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Unidentified People Seize Nadra Ukrainy's Administrative Building in Kyiv (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Experts Believe Fall in Real-Estate Prices Possible in 2006 Only in Area of Old Housing (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • Глава УГКЦ про єдність між Церквами (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Міжконфесійна ситуація в Україні — проблеми й надалі існують (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • UOC-KP Orthodox Initiate Forum on National Church (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • UOC-KP Orthodox Synod Makes New Appointments (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Russian Orthodox Head Thanks Outgoing Ukrainian Ambassador for Cooperation (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Bishop Ordained for Western Europe (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Ukrainian Speaker Meets Cardinal Etchegaray (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Italian Journalists to Cooperate with Catholic Media in Ukraine (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Armenian Church in Lviv Vandalized (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi Wants Legal Response to Anti-Semitism (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Today Christians celebrate St Nicolas Day (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Feast of St. Nicholas in Mykolayiv (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005
  • Prime Minister's wife Olena Yekhanurova visited Zhytomyr Boarding School For Children With Poor Eye-Sight on occasion of St Nicolas Day (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • 50 Austrian micro-buses with presents from Austrian pupils arrive at Tiachiv district (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Kyiv Opens Puppet Theater (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • President Opens Puppet Theatre (UNIAN) 12/19/2005
  • International winter festival, dubbed 'White Blossoms' held in Reni, Odesa region (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Ukrainian President Issues Decree on New Year’s and Christmas Holidays (RISU) 12/19/2005
  • Tymoshenko to Celebrate New Year's Day with Family (Українські новини) 12/19/2005
  • 'Hromada' magazine of Society of Ukrainian Culture in Hungary awarded prize for 'Pro Cultura Minoritatum Hungariae' (For Development of National Cultures in Hungary) (NRCU) 12/19/2005
  • Largest US family from Ukraine: 17 children (5-ий канал) 12/19/2005

  • Photo: A pug dog wears a cowboy hat at an international dog show in Kiev. About 2,000 dogs from 134 breeds took part in the two-day show in the Ukrainian capital (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/18/2005
  • Photo: A whippet wears Christmas deer antlers at an international dog show in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/18/2005
  • Photo: A whippet wearing Christmas reindeer antlers stands amidst toys at an international dog show in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/18/2005
  • Our Ukraine Bloc Names Yekhanurov, Kinakh, Tarasiuk, Herasymyuk, Lyzhychko Its Election Candidates (Українські новини) 12/18/2005
  • Блок «Наша Україна» затвердив список на вибори-2006 (Кореспондент) 12/18/2005
  • Список 'Нашої України' - урядовці, чиновники і знаменитості (BBC Ukrainian) 12/18/2005
  • Єхануров розповів, як НУ формуватиме коаліцію після виборів (proUA) 12/18/2005
  • Kachur Asking Our Ukraine to Put Him on Election List (Українські новини) 12/18/2005
  • NE TAK Opposition Bloc Names Kravchuk, Dovzhenko, Medvedchuk, Shufrych, Boiko Top Five Election Candidates (Українські новини) 12/18/2005
  • SDPU(u), Women for Future, Republican Party, Center Party to Name Bloc Ne Tak! (Українські новини) 12/18/2005
  • Survey Says Freedom Expanded in 2005, but Not Everywhere (RFE/RL) 12/18/2005
  • Головатий звинуватив Верховну Раду і Литвина в саботажі (proUA) 12/18/2005
  • 63,299 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/18/2005
  • Russian-Ukrainian Gas Spat Heats Up (AP/Yahoo) 12/18/2005
  • Russia turns up the gas pressure (The Observer) 12/18/2005
  • Is Gazprom driven by politics or profit? (The Observer) 12/18/2005
  • Tbilisi, Kyiv seek energy alliance with West (EurasiaNet) 12/18/2005
  • Interdenominational relations in Ukraine discussed in Kyiv (УГКЦ) 12/18/2005
  • Уряд радить звернути більше уваги на національні традиції і зустрічати Новий рік та Різдво разом зі Святим Миколаєм (Перший канал) 12/18/2005
  • Muted Christmas for Russians in the Jewish state (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/18/2005
  • Ethnic minorities afraid of assimilation (Prague Daily Monitor) 12/18/2005

  • Photo: Cossack hetman Vasily Ostrokon smokes during a Cossack anniversary celebration in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The Cossack society Kalmiuskaya Palanka celebrated its 500th anniversary on Saturday in Donetsk (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/17/2005
  • Photo: Young Cossack Egor Danchenko stands to attention during a Cossack anniversary celebration in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/17/2005
  • Мороз: Під час учорашньої зустрічі з Ющенком стала вимальовуватися післявиборча коаліція (Кореспондент) 12/17/2005
  • Луценко відморозився (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • People's Bloc of Lytvyn Promotes Lytvyn, Rotaru, Kadeniuk, Smolii and Maliarenko to Top Five for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/17/2005
  • Ukraine victors 'underestimating risk' (Financial Times) 12/17/2005
  • Делікатне питання: не сьогодні-завтра ще два десятки учасників перегонів-2006 оприлюднять свої виборчі списки (День) 12/17/2005
  • Природний союз з елементами протиприродності (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • «Наша Україна» і Меджліс: разом, але... порізно (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Yushchenko Ally Cleared of Corruption Charges [Petro Poroshenko] (RFE/RL) 12/17/2005
  • Прикордонний шлагбаум на дорозі в НАТО (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Вертикаль змістів і значень за Юрієм Павленком (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • В'ячеслав Кириленко: Право на слово повинна мати не тільки опозиція, а й уряд (Україна молода) 12/17/2005
  • Чи спорожнiють в’язниці? Кількість засуджених скорочується (День) 12/17/2005
  • Ukraine excludes full Crimea quarantine for bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/17/2005
  • British lab confirms H5N1 bird flu strain in Ukraine's Crimea (AFP/Yahoo) 12/17/2005
  • Ukraine considers full Crimea quarantine to halt bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/17/2005
  • Baranivskyi Initiates Quarantine throughout Crimea Due to Avian Flu (Українські новини) 12/17/2005
  • 62,623 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/17/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine Quarrel Over Gas. Threat of Big Price Hike Seen As a Kremlin Lesson for Kiev (Wash Post) 12/17/2005
  • Не так переконливі, як гучні заяви «Газпрому» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Україна—Росія: європейський підхід до вирішення газової дилеми на основі верховенства права (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Протигаз — один на всіх... (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Слизька політична площина і реальна — площина енергозбереження (День) 12/17/2005
  • Lukoil to invest $330m in Ukraine (Financial Times) 12/17/2005
  • Чи стане Україна 151-м членом СОТ? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Вступ до СОТ. Сказавши «А», потрібно казати «Б» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Поки що без бюджету. Незважаючи на «всеношну» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Україна має використати шанси перетворень (Deutsche Welle) 12/17/2005
  • Ukrainian foreign debt up 20.2% in January-September 2005 (Interfax-Russia) 12/17/2005
  • На виріст. Цього року економіка не виправдовує навіть найскромніших сподівань (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Самотній реприватизатор? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Між Сходом і Заходом. Чому вiдрiзняються українцi? (День) 12/17/2005
  • Автор «першого українського блокбастера» (з помаранчевим відтінком) Іван Кравчишин: «У них, в Росії, вся кіноіндустрія покладена на те, щоб постваити нас на коліна…» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/17/2005
  • Cherished church set for new spiritual life (Herald News) 12/17/2005
  • An old-country Christmas. Ukrainian culture blooms at holiday bazaar (Herald Tribune) 12/17/2005
  • Wheaton Village hosts demonstration [Eudokia Sorochaniuk demonstrated the art of Ukrainian Nyzynka embroidery and her apprentice, Vera Nakonechny, demonstrated the weaving of the wide belts worn with the traditional dress...] (Bridgeton News) 12/17/2005
  • Stepping up to the Malanka [Scranton] (Times-Tribune) 12/17/2005
  • Live on stage, the acts of Parliament [see: Of Ukranian origin, Mr Terlezki escaped Nazi slavery and Soviet tyranny to become MP...] (Express and Star) 12/17/2005
  • On this day: 1997 – A Ukranian airliner with 70 people on board crashes in a mountainous area of Greece. There are no survivors. 1999 – German, US and east European officials seal an historic agreement to compensate Nazi-era slave workers 54 years after World War Two. (Sunday Times) 12/17/2005

  • President of Ukraine honored by City Council of New York FOTO/S (BRAMA) 12/16/2005
  • Nativity Message - Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops beyond the borders of Ukraine (BRAMA) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian Gift of Life Celebrates Ten-year Milestone: A Fairytale Come True? [FOTO/S] (BRAMA) 12/16/2005
  • Still the River Flows: A Glimpse into Winter Solstice Rituals in a Carpathian Village - Yara Arts installation at The Ukrainian Museum (BRAMA) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko shows his country house to the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jean Lemierre outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: Viktor Yushchenko talks to the head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jean Lemierre in the President's country house outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko shakes hands with Croatian Foreign Minister Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic during their meeting in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • CNN to show Yuschenko's interview as part of project dedicated to outstanding people of 2005 (Interfax-Russia) 12/16/2005
  • Kremlin struggles with Ukraine-NATO relations (ISN) 12/16/2005
  • Ukraine has no plans for swift entry into NATO - official (Interfax-Russia) 12/16/2005
  • People's deputies demand adjusting rent of Russian Black Sea Fleet's naval base in Crimea to international standards (NRCU) 12/16/2005
  • Москва не бажає віддавати Києву частину власності колишнього СРСР (Кореспондент) 12/16/2005
  • Survey Reveals Negative Russian View of Ukraine (RFE/RL) 12/16/2005
  • Regions registered, elections will go ahead as planned: CEC (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Davydovych Denies Possibility of Rada Vote Being Thwarted by Non-Adoption of 2006 State Budget (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Memorandum on honest elections among political forces to be signed in early 2006 (NRCU) 12/16/2005
  • Rada commission clears Poroshenko (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • CEC Registers Party of Regions for 2006 Parliamentary Elections (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • ПОРА не вiрить у розкриття резонансних злочинiв (VOA) 12/16/2005
  • As Gongadze proceedings start, CPJ says much work remains (CPJ) 12/16/2005
  • Lutsk: Official finds secret recording devices in office (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Hrytsenko Announces Implementation of All Planned Measures Aimed at Reforming Armed Forces in 2005 (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Foreign Ministry Checking Whether Ukrainian Citizens Among Victims of Explosion in Turkey (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Fire Flashes in Tornado Restaurant in Downtown Yalta (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: A elderly women hoists a large sack of flour onto her shoulder after receiving it from Ukraine's Emergencies Ministry in Ilintsy, a village within the 30-km exclusion zone around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The Ministry organised a delivery of basic goods for the 340 mainly poor and elderly people still living in the zone (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: An officer from Ukraine's Emergencies Ministery carries a sack of flour for an elderly woman living in Ilintsy (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: Elderly women haul a sack of flour from a truck with food supplies delivered by Ukraine's Emergencies Ministry in Ilintsy (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Photo: Elderly women gather around a truck to receive food supplies from Ukraine's Emergencies Ministry in Ilintsy, a village within the 30-km exclusion zone around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • No new bird deaths for third day straight in Crimea: official (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • More Ukrainian villages hit by bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/16/2005
  • Crimeans refuse to give up birds, frustrating efforts to fight bird flu (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/16/2005
  • 59,162 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Yushchenko will not sign budget if deficit exceeds 2.5%: Vasiunyk (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Lytvyn Calls On Cabinet, Rada's Budgetary Committee to Elaborate 2006 Budget Draft by December 20 (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Government to blame for failed budget vote: Lytvyn (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Lytvyn Blames Government for Non-Adopting State Budget-2006 (UNIAN) 12/16/2005
  • Pynzenyk, MP Suprun Predict 2006 Budget Financing Proportionate to 2005 Budget Due to Rada Refusal to Approve Budget for Next Year (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Parliament rejects 2006 budget draft submitted by government (Ukrainian Journal) 12/16/2005
  • Ukraine and China sign trade protocol (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Ukraine Agrees WTO Entry Conditions With China (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Yushchenko for liberalization of transit, monetization of natural gas tariffs (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Ющенко: Лібералізація цін на газ позбавить Україну політичної залежності (Кореспондент) 12/16/2005
  • Ющенко дає перевагу ринковим цiнам на газ (VOA) 12/16/2005
  • Russian-Ukrainian Gas Fight Highlights Kremlin Policy on Energy As Political Lever (AP/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian PM to visit Moscow for gas talks (Interfax-Russia) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian Economics Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk advocates gradual raises in prices for Russian gas (NRCU) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainians pay less for natural gas than Russians: Chernomyrdin (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • Експерти дають оцiнку газовiй проблемi (VOA) 12/16/2005
  • Ownership of Ukraine's transit system -- main stake in the gas dispute with Russia (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/16/2005
  • Dispute Over Natural Gas Prices in Ukraine (NY Times) 12/16/2005
  • Europe gas supplies at risk of disruption (Ukrainian Journal) 12/16/2005
  • Європейська складова в газових суперечках (Deutsche Welle) 12/16/2005
  • На газовому фронті без змін (Львівська газета) 12/16/2005
  • «Тузла» з газом (День) 12/16/2005
  • Ambassador says Ukraine can't pay higher price for Turkmen gas (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/16/2005
  • Turkmenistan seeks to boost 36% prices of gas supplies to Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 12/16/2005
  • Moldova to continue gas price talks with Russia (Interfax-Russia) 12/16/2005
  • Haz Ukrainy to Give Anti-Awards to Its Debtors (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Road map for creating conditions conducive to investment okayed at Foreign Investment Advisory Council meeting, says official (Interfax-Russia) 12/16/2005
  • Free Economic Zones are back: Yushchenko (5-ий канал) 12/16/2005
  • President Presided Over Consultative Investment Council (UNIAN) 12/16/2005
  • Ukraine signs agreement with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (NRCU) 12/16/2005
  • Ukraine’s economy shrinks in November, dashing 2005 growth targets (Ukrainian Journal) 12/16/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Remains at 5.0350 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Cabinet Approves Pension Reform Strategy (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian Agrarian Federation and European Fund for Development of Polish Villages Agree to Establish International Fund for Development of Ukrainian Villages in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • За єдину Помісну українську церкву (День) 12/16/2005
  • Romanian Catholic Church raised in status (Catholic World News) 12/16/2005
  • Construction of Greek Catholic Sobor in Kyiv Reaches Final Stages (RISU) 12/16/2005
  • Уроки «Мойсея»: сто років тому Іван Франко дав українській літературі твір, провідна ідея якого постає ще й сьогодні (День) 12/16/2005
  • Kiev Ballet 'Nutcracker' chock full of sugar plums (Redlands Daily Facts) 12/16/2005
  • New Year Fireworks on Kyiv's Maidan Nezalezhnosti to Last 20 Minutes 6 Seconds (Українські новини) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian couple has 17th child, lays claim to largest US family (AFP/Yahoo) 12/16/2005
  • Ukrainian spoken here - and a few other tongues, too (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 12/16/2005

  • Photo: A lion cub caresses a domestic cat as another lion rests in a private house in Kharkov. The three-month-old lions live in the house of Tatyana Efremova who also keeps a number of other exotic animals (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Tatyana Efremova sits with her three lion cubs in the living room of her house in Kharkov (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Tatyana Efremova sits in her living room as her three lion cubs eat meat in her house in Kharkov (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: A lion cub sits in a domestic kitchen as a woman drinks tea with another lion on her lap in Kharkov (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Raisa Efremova and two lion cubs sit in a domestic kitchen at a private house in the city of Kharkov (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Three lion cubs eat meat from bowls in a domestic kitchen, as Raisa Efremova prepares food in the city of Kharkov (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Three lion cubs watch a terrier walk past in the courtyard of a domestic house in Kharkov. The three-months old lions live in the house of Tatyana Efremova, a veterinarian in Kharkov, who also keeps a number of other exotic animals (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Yushchenko planning to re-introduce state secretaries (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Viktor Yuschenko speaks to First National TV Channel (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • President Warns Officials Not to Abuse Power (UNIAN) 12/15/2005
  • Rada Invites CIS Observers for Elections (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • 38 parties and blocs to vie for Rada seats: Davydovych (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • «Помаранчева» арифметика: чим більша кількість «наших» учасників виборів — тим вища ймовірність реваншу Януковича і компанії (Україна молода) 12/15/2005
  • Lazarenko Bloc Puts Pavlo, Ivan Lazarenko, Buzduhan, Peresunko, Shylova on Its First Five for Verkhovna Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Паралелі не перетинаються (Львівська газета) 12/15/2005
  • 'Політикам не варто вірити на слово'. Розмова з Євгеном Бистрицьким, виконавчим директором Міжнародного фонду 'Відродження' (Львівська газета) 12/15/2005
  • Orange Crushed (Foreign Policy) 12/15/2005
  • Tax inspectors investigating Kuchma’s 'Ukrayina' charity (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Драчевський: Мельниченко зобов’язаний з’явитися на засідання слідчої комісії Ради (proUA) 12/15/2005
  • Rada Decides to Print 1 Million Copies of New Version of Constitution (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • PACE to discuss communist crimes at January session (Interfax-Russia) 12/15/2005
  • Presidents of Ukraine and Russia make joint statement on settlement of Transdniestrian problem (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Joint Statement by Victor Yushchenko and Vladimir Putin [Transdniester] (UNIAN) 12/15/2005
  • OSCE project in Ukraine helps military officers acquire new skills to find jobs (OSCE) 12/15/2005
  • Lutsenko Denies Police Used Torture During Investigation of Kolesnykov Case (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Zakarpattya: local council strips elected official of immunity from prosecution (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Rada fails to elect Constitutional Court judges (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Rada Refuses to Elect Vernydubov, Lytvak, Markush Constitutional Court Judges (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Застiй навколо Конституцiйного суду України (VOA) 12/15/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada adopts number of resolutions on election of judges (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Law enforcement reforms will be complete by 2010: Kinakh (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Government is doing everything possible to improve conditions of courts' works and to support their independence, Yuriy Yekhanurov says (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Viktor Yuschenko signs decree to decorate judges of Supreme Court of Ukraine with state distinctions (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • President Viktor Yuschenko congratulates Ukrainian judges on their professional day (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • First International Conference 'Prospects of Development of Public Control in Prisons in Ukraine' underway in Kyiv (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Невиправні? Є люди, яким простіше вмерти, ніж змінити себе (Україна молода) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Azima Alieva, 40, gives her domestic fowl to a Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker in the village of Urozhaynoye (AP/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker sprays disinfectant on a car wheels at a checkpoint in the village of Sovetskoye. The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu had been found in 11 Crimean villages and health officials say birds were dying in another 14 locations (AP/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • 56,322 Poultry Heads Killed Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • H5 avian flu strain identified in two more centers in Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine Says It's Flu That's Killing Birds (NY Times) 12/15/2005
  • Боротьба з ТБ в Українi: міфи та реалiї (VOA) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine rules out storing foreign nuclear waste at Chernobyl (AFP/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • The Herald Christmas Appeal: Mary’s Meals (Glasgow Herald) 12/15/2005
  • Шукаю маму й тата. Варіанти розгляну: за рік в Україні планується створити 170 будинків сімейного типу і 200 прийомних сімей. Що від цього матимуть діти та держава? (Україна молода) 12/15/2005
  • Жах на кінчику шприца (Україна молода) 12/15/2005
  • Rada fails to pass budget (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine Parliament Rejects Proposed 2006 Budget, Bucking Leader's Pleas to Back Spending Package (AP/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Rada Rejects 2006 Budget with Revenues of UAH 124.4 Billion, Expenditures of UAH 136.5 Billion (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Finance Ministry, Parliament committee agree on 2005 budget deficit (Ukrainian Journal) 12/15/2005
  • Rada to Debate Constitutional Court Judge Appointment, Draft 2006 Budget Thursday (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Russia angles for control of Kiev's pipelines (IH Tribune) 12/15/2005
  • Ukrainian govt to hold meeting as gas dispute with Russia escalates (Ukrainian Journal) 12/15/2005
  • Minister: Ukraine Wants Russia to Delay Full Introduction of Market Prices on Gas to 2010 (AP/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • Україна пропонує вихiд з газової дилеми (VOA) 12/15/2005
  • Yuschenko Calling for Russian Gas Transit Price Rise (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Ignore Gazprom: Plachkov (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine May Increase Its Own Gas Extraction of Reserves on Black Sea Shelf (UNIAN) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine rejects Russian gas dispute plan (Ukrainian Journal) 12/15/2005
  • Russian Gazprom to Raise Price of Gas Supplied to Ukraine to $220-230 per 1,000 Cubic Meters As of 2006 (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Gazprom quadruples gas cost for Ukraine (Wash Times) 12/15/2005
  • Russia threatens to cut off Ukraine's gas supply (Guardian) 12/15/2005
  • Око за зуб (Львівська газета) 12/15/2005
  • Про українську газову проблему говорять у США (VOA) 12/15/2005
  • Turkmenistan to Raise Gas Price by USD 16 per 1,000 Cubic Meters Beginning in 2006 (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Economy Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk meets with WTO Director General Pascal Lamy in Hong Kong today (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • GDP Down 2.7% in November (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passes two bills to earmark money from privatization of KryvorizhStal for payment of devaluated savings of Ukrainian citizens (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Спiр навколо Нiкопольського феросплавного (VOA) 12/15/2005
  • Majority of top ten Ukrainian banks will have foreign strategic investors by 2006's close, UkrSibBank Governor Aleksandr Adarych forecasts (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Fitch Affirms Ukraine's Ukreximbank at 'BB-' (BRAMA) 12/15/2005
  • Ukraine pays 8.2 mln euros on Eurobond 2000 coupon (Interfax-Russia) 12/15/2005
  • AMCU Opens Case Against Kyivstar on Suspicion of Monopoly Position Abuse (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Free Flow: When rail expansion is crossing the line [...movement against building a major new freight line from Italy toward Kiev] (IH Tribune) 12/15/2005
  • Turkish business figures intend to make investments into Crimea's economy (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Has the Russian Supermarket Chain Perekrestok Bought Ukrainian Furshet? (AMP) 12/15/2005
  • Volodymyr Lytvyn meets with Honorary President of Pontifical Councils for Justice and Peace and 'Cor Unum', Cardinal Roger Etchegaray (NRCU) 12/15/2005
  • Last Book by Late Pope John Paul II Presented in Ukrainian Translation (UNIAN) 12/15/2005
  • Catholics, Orthodox have responsibility to work for unity, pope says (Catholic News Service) 12/15/2005
  • Orthodox (MP) Demand Return of Church in Kyiv (RISU) 12/15/2005
  • Jewish Journalist in Kyiv Beaten (RISU) 12/15/2005
  • Lviv: Soviet tanks shell found lodged in wall of historic church (5-ий канал) 12/15/2005
  • За чинність поправки Джексона-Венніка Україна має подякувати МАУП [MAUP] (Радіо Свобода) 12/15/2005
  • Rada Introduces Scientific Leave (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: Anastassia Matvienko is partnered by her husband, Denis Matvienko, at the Orange County Performing Arts Center (LA Times) 12/15/2005
  • Photo: The Ukrainian troupe’s Mariia Tkalenko, as the Nutcracker doll, dances Valery Kovtun’s choreography (LA Times) 12/15/2005
  • Kiev Ballet 'Nutcracker' puts feet first (LA Times) 12/15/2005
  • Austrian Embassy Asks Kyiv For Permission to Build Skating Rink in Kyiv for Christmas and New Year Holidays (Українські новини) 12/15/2005
  • Financial Times Appoints Chrystia Freeland as U.S. Managing Editor [Dated 11/28/05] (PRNewswire/Yahoo) 12/15/2005
  • On this day: 2000 – Operators in Kiev, Ukraine, shut down the Chernobyl nuclear power plant with the flip of a switch, closing the facility for good, 14 years after it spawned the world's worst nuclear accident. (Brisbane Courier-Mail) 12/15/2005

  • [VIDEO] Там, де українці – там кредитна спiлка (VOA) 12/14/2005
  • Ukrainian American organization [UACC] dismayed by anti-Semitic policies espoused by university in Ukraine - Letter to President Yushchenko (BRAMA) 12/14/2005
  • Геннадій Удовенко: «Білоруська модель відносин із Росією нам не підходить» (День) 12/14/2005
  • Міністр України у справах сім'ї, молоді та спорту Юрій Павленко: Наркоманія і СНІД — болючішi питання, ніж дискусія «Нашої України» з Юлією Тимошенко (Україна молода) 12/14/2005
  • Особливості нового сезону «полювання на голоси»: Марина Ставнійчук закликає політиків не ускладнювати життя виборцям (День) 12/14/2005
  • Йосип Вінський: 'Мiж Януковичем i Литвином немає рiзницi'. Перший секретар політради СПУ — про майбутню більшість, своє місце у списку й те, чи є СПУ «партією влади» (Україна молода) 12/14/2005
  • Political parties 'State' and All-Ukrainian Party of Labor (PLU) form 'State - Labor Union' election bloc (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Tymoshenko faces rival claim to be anti-Yushchenko orange faction (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/14/2005
  • Ex-vice-premier Mykola Tomenko to top BYuT list at elections to Kyv City Hall (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Завдяки чи всупереч? Курултай про ставлення до України, влади та виборів (День) 12/14/2005
  • Crimean Tatars Call on Kyiv to Restore Rights (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Медведько: Мельниченко не передав Генпрокуратурі оригінали записів (Кореспондент) 12/14/2005
  • Prosecutor General Oleksandr Medvedko endorses PGO's new structure (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Український контингент в Iраку готовий до виборiв (VOA) 12/14/2005
  • President Submitted Draft Law Stipulating Reduction of Ukrainian Army (UNIAN) 12/14/2005
  • Equatorial Guinea govt delegation to visit Ukraine on December 14 through 16 (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • PGO opens criminal cases against former Kyiv oblast officials (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in elite building explosion in Koncha Zaspa (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine confirms bird flu cases (BBC News) 12/14/2005
  • Cabinet consider canceling state of emergency in Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Dead birds in Kherson, north of Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine says deadly bird flu in new villages (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine reports 11 bird flu findings (UPI) 12/14/2005
  • 53,399 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/14/2005
  • Ukrainian Premier meets with President of Regional Commission for Europe of International Epizootic Bureau (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • МНС запевняє, що курячий грип пiд контролем (VOA) 12/14/2005
  • Yuschenko Gives Admonition to Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations Kholosha for Inappropriate Solution of Problems in Chornobyl NPP Alienation Zone (Українські новини) 12/14/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine Gas Dispute Turns Ugly (AP/Yahoo) 12/14/2005
  • Natural gas price wars continue (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Gazprom demands European price in Ukraine gas row (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/14/2005
  • New Gas Price Proposed by Gazprom Is Unacceptable for Ukraine – Naftohaz Deputy Chief (UNIAN) 12/14/2005
  • Russia to Set Price for Gas to Ukraine at $220-230 (UNIAN) 12/14/2005
  • Yushchenko calls on Russia, Ukraine not to resort to political gas speculation (Interfax-Russia) 12/14/2005
  • Naftohaz: Ukraine Does Not Agree to Joint Management of Ukraine Gas-Transport System with Russia (UNIAN) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine discards another blackmailing fit by Russia (Ukrayinska Pravda) 12/14/2005
  • Gazprom seeks stake in Ukrainian pipelines (Ukrainian Journal) 12/14/2005
  • Cabinet Transfers Management of Energy Company of Ukraine and Naftohaz Ukrainy to Fuel and Energy Ministry (Українські новини) 12/14/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine draw up contingency plans as gas dispute continues (Ukrainian Journal) 12/14/2005
  • Газовий спiр між Україною та Росією триває (VOA) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine-Turkmenistan gas talks held in Turkmen capital, Ashgabat (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Rada to vote on budget on Thursday, deficit debate continues (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada Council discusses readiness to consider 2006 budgetary bill (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Rada fails to pass two WTO bills (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada turns down two bills necessary for Ukraine's accession to WTO (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Rada to Consider WTO Bills on Wednesday (Українські новини) 12/14/2005
  • Ukraine’s economic growth won’t exceed 3% in 2005, NBU aide says (Ukrainian Journal) 12/14/2005
  • One percent of KryvorizhStal money to be alloted for Kryvyi Rih City's and Dnipropetrovsk region's budget (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Ukrainian Tycoon [Viktor Pinchuk] Says He Regrets Buying Steel Mill in Disputed Sale Last Year, Report Says (AP/Yahoo) 12/14/2005
  • National Bank announces new banknote designs (5-ий канал) 12/14/2005
  • NCC Loses Access to Black Sea. Victor Yushenko considered the company’s agreement with a port as not transparent (Kommersant) 12/14/2005
  • Telenor waiting for new business plan from VimpelCom management forUkraine (Interfax-Russia) 12/14/2005
  • EBRD to grant 16 M. USD long-term credit and 10 M. USD loan to Ukrainian company Chumak (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Kyiv Palace of Sports to host annual New Year computer fair (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • St Sophia’s in Kyiv Cannot Be Transferred to Any One Church (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Rivne UOC-KP Orthodox Metropolitan Passes Away (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Orthodox Citizens Union Denies Involvement in Burning Greek Catholic Chapel in Kyiv (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic Head Visits Odesa (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Ecumenical Prayer Held in Kherson Region (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Ukrainian Christian Leaders Discuss Society’s Morals (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Citizens Address Ukrainian President, Church Leaders on Morals (RISU) 12/14/2005
  • Внутрішня сила, або Духовні основи успішності та здоров'я (Україна молода) 12/14/2005
  • Cabinet and National Council for Television Decide to Popularize Modern Ukrainian Musical Culture (Українські новини) 12/14/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko meets with National TV Company personnel (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Columbia's Yuri Shevchuk in Conversation with Hollywood Director Peter Bogdanovich (Website) 12/14/2005
  • Буйна: минуло 105 років вiд дня народження Катерини Білокур (Україна молода) 12/14/2005
  • True romance dances across Segerstrom stage tonight (Long Beach Press-Telegram) 12/14/2005
  • Kids to be entitled to free of charge travels by rail during Xmas - New Year holidays (NRCU) 12/14/2005
  • Soldier accused of smuggling weapons pleads not guilty [Victor Nicolavich Melnichuk, 21] (AP/GazetteXtra) 12/14/2005
  • Owad’s History Reveals Fraud Pattern (Irish Abroad) 12/14/2005
  • I в Америці працюють українські магазини (VOA) 12/14/2005

  • Yekhanurov: no major reforms in immediate future (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine, U.S. not discussing joint use of Ukrainian radars - source (Interfax-Russia) 12/13/2005
  • Russians react to Ukraine tech sharing with new anti-missile stations (Ukrainian Journal) 12/13/2005
  • Екс-глава Міноборони: Україна має право розпочати перегляд угоди щодо ЧФ Росії (Кореспондент) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia, Agreed to Begin Demarcation of Land Sector of State Border (UNIAN) 12/13/2005
  • Borys Tarasiuk: Russia’s shock experiment on Kyiv may have adverse effects on Europe (День) 12/13/2005
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski: Russians don’t like weak people (День) 12/13/2005
  • Condoleezza’s smile: US Secretary of State promises to support Ukraine on condition that it defends democracy (День) 12/13/2005
  • Outside View: Ukraine's orange revolution (UPI) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine will not invite CIS observers for March 2006 elections (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine Decides Not to Invite CIS Observers Mission to Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Андрій Магера: «Перші тривожні сигнали щодо можливих фальсифікацій уже є» (Високий замок) 12/13/2005
  • Петро Олійник: 'Мою долю визначить Президент. Можу бути й водієм'. Голова Львівської обладмiнiстрацiї та обласної органiзацiї НСНУ — про сумісництво, роль Президента у своїй долі, людей зі списку Литвина, які погрожували його розстріляти, чому від деяких БЮТівців у нього стає дибки волосся... (Україна молода) 12/13/2005
  • Микола Оніщук - про список ПППУ та місце Ющенка в Нашій Україні (BBC Ukrainian) 12/13/2005
  • Klitschko Disclosed His Priority: Post of Kyiv Mayor (UNIAN) 12/13/2005
  • Yuschenko Asking Rada to Cancel Immunity of Local Council Deputies (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Соціологи фiксують негативнi настрої в Українi (VOA) 12/13/2005
  • Gongadze case will go before courts on Monday (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Today was Day of Government in Parliament (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Yuschenko Names Harkava Sumy Governor (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasiuk to make official visits to Egypt and Libya on December 20 - 21 (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Croatian Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic to come on official visit to Ukraine on December 15 and 16 (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Ukrainian Minister for Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasiuk received Australian Ambassador to Ukraine Robert Tyson (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine Considers Parliamentary Election in Transdniestria Illegitimate (UNIAN) 12/13/2005
  • Civil societies in Russia fear harsh restrictions if new bill passes (CP/Yahoo) 12/13/2005
  • NATO to allocate half million Euros for retraining of Ukrainian reservists (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Ukrainian military delegation arrived in Belgium (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister Hamid Al-Bayati to come on visit to Ukraine on December 14 through 17 (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Pullout of Ukrainian Troops from Iraq to Finish on 20 December (UNIAN) 12/13/2005
  • Українськi сили готуються до виходу з Iраку (VOA) 12/13/2005
  • Vinnytsia: Tax official caught in bribe sting (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Police Detain UAZ Driver and Two Passengers on Suspicion of Beating Farmer in Khmelnytskyi Region (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Photo: Members of Ukraine's environmentalist Green Party, some dressed in chemical warfare suits, demonstrate outside the parliament during a debate on the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/13/2005
  • Green Party of Ukraine protesting against burial of processed nuclear wastes in Ukraine (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Rada to Debate Six Chornobyl-Related Bills on Tuesday (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Photo: A small group of protesters staged a demonstration in Moscow against importing scrap metal from Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear plant -- the site of the world's worst civilian nuclear accident in 1986 (AFP/Yahoo) 12/13/2005
  • Russians protest against importing Chernobyl metal (AFP/Yahoo) 12/13/2005
  • EU bans bird imports from Ukraine (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • European Union Bans Importation of Birds from Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Ukraine completes bird cull in five of 12 villages where bird flu confirmed (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/13/2005
  • 50,786 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • As of December 13, high pathogenic bird flu virus H5 registered in twelve Crimean localities (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Gazprom threatens to halt gas supplies to Ukraine (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Russia threatens Ukraine gas cut (BBC News) 12/13/2005
  • Russia to Cut Off Gas Supplies to Ukraine (AP/Yahoo) 12/13/2005
  • Yushchenko: Ukraine will guarantee Russian gas deliveries to Europe (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/13/2005
  • Київ i Москва про газ говоритимуть через мiнiстрiв (VOA) 12/13/2005
  • Reported progress in natural gas talks (Ukrainian Journal) 12/13/2005
  • Ivchenko reappointed head of Naftogaz Ukrayiny following govt shuffle (Ukrainian Journal) 12/13/2005
  • Cabinet Submits 2006 Draft Budget with Revenues of UAH 126.7 Billion, Expenditures of UAH 137.5 Billion (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Yushchenko visits '7th kilometer' market in Odesa (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Within framework of working trip to Odesa President Viktor Yushchenko started deliberations into development of Ukrainian ports at Odesa marine merchant port (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko arrived in Odesa on one-day working trip (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Yuschenko Leaves for Odesa to Debate Development of Ports (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Official Unemployment Rate Up 0.2 Percentage Point to 2.9% in November (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Remains at 5.0300 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • NBU Believes Reduction of Currency Exchange Points Number by 20-30% to 2,000-2.300 Appropriate (Українські новини) 12/13/2005
  • Ukrgazbank plans to raise at least $60 mln on international market in 2006 (Interfax-Russia) 12/13/2005
  • Ukrainian Railroad Administration (UkrZaliznytsia) drafted financial plan for Ukrainian railroads, which extends to 2017 (NRCU) 12/13/2005
  • Lviv Taxi Protest (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Святі у Законі: найбільшими ворогами радянської влади вважалися харизматичні світлі особистості (Україна молода) 12/13/2005
  • Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate blames UOC – Moscow Patriarchate for lack of unity among country’s faithful (5-ий канал) 12/13/2005
  • Scale of Wartime Killing of Jews in Ukraine Shocks Pope (Zenit) 12/13/2005
  • «Зло — це відсутність добра»: сьогодні в Києві буде представлена остання книжка Римського папи Івана Павла II. Українською мовою (День) 12/13/2005
  • Shroud of Turin to be displayed in all churches. Adequate conditions and security arrangements must be provided (День) 12/13/2005
  • President issues instructions to perpetuate the memory of James Mace (День) 12/13/2005
  • Day Seven — maybe not the last one (День) 12/13/2005
  • A step toward greatness: The Kiev Ballet has shaped some of the world's best dancers. Now it tests its mettle in its first U.S. appearance (LA Times) 12/13/2005
  • Ballet is all it's cracked up to be: The prestigious Kiev Ballet continues the Nutcracker tradition at Segerstrom Hall (Daily Pilot) 12/13/2005
  • The Third Try, or Schiller on the Street (День) 12/13/2005
  • Knight of freedom: Dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of UPA artist Nil Khasevych (День) 12/13/2005
  • 'I am better off alone'. Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky’s correspondence with his wife (День) 12/13/2005

  • Impasse on EU budget ‘will imperil expansion’ (Financial Times) 12/12/2005
  • Expansion chief will tell EU to press on (Financial Times) 12/12/2005
  • Рупрехт Поленц: Україні не варто розчаровувати друзів (Deutsche Welle) 12/12/2005
  • Схеффер: двері НАТО для України вiдкритi (VOA) 12/12/2005
  • Ukraine denies possible Russian troop deployment in Crimea (Interfax-Russia) 12/12/2005
  • Radical reform in Ukraine impossible at present - Yekhanurov (Interfax-Russia) 12/12/2005
  • Flunking the test on democracy (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/12/2005
  • Основні в законі (Галицькі контракти) 12/12/2005
  • Six parties to form pro-Yushchenko bloc (5-ий канал) 12/12/2005
  • Agreement on establishment of Our Ukraine Yushchenko Bloc signed on Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • 'Our Ukraine' Election Block Finally Formed Today (UNIAN) 12/12/2005
  • Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Ukraine to participate in 2006 parliamentary elections together with PU Our Ukraine (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Ukraine boxing champion to lead bloc of liberal and youth parties (Ukrainian Journal) 12/12/2005
  • Tymoshenko comes up with election strategy (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/12/2005
  • Party of Regions Asks CEC to Register It for Election Campaign (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Yushchenko is not president: Medvedchuk (5-ий канал) 12/12/2005
  • Bloc Created by SDPU(u), Women for Future, and Center Parties Aiming to Win 7-10% of Votes in Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Communists registered by elections commission (5-ий канал) 12/12/2005
  • Elections 2006: Portraits of the Runners (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/12/2005
  • An unlimited liability parliament (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/12/2005
  • Українські політичні сили готуються до виборiв (VOA) 12/12/2005
  • В Києвi обговорювали демократичнiсть преси (VOA) 12/12/2005
  • Виник конфлiкт навколо плiвок Мельниченка (VOA) 12/12/2005
  • Crimean Tatars Call On Kyiv to Restore Their Rights (RFE/RL) 12/12/2005
  • Hostaged sailors return home (5-ий канал) 12/12/2005
  • Ukrainian crew of Panagia arrives at Kyiv City's Boryspil international airport (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • 22 Ukrainian Sailors Return to Ukraine After Release from Captivity by Pirates Near Somali Coast (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Defence Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko and his Equatorial Guinean counterpart Antonio Mba Nguema inspect the guard of honour during a meeting in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Equatorial Guinea Interested in Training of Helicopter Pilots and Land Forces Officers at Higher Educational Establishments of Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Ukrainian Peacekeepers to Celebrate New Year at Home – Yushchenko (UNIAN) 12/12/2005
  • NATO naval experts arrive in Sevastopol (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko to hold working visit to Odesa tomorrow (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Yuschenko Dismisses Sumy Governor Lavryk and Appoints Him Chernihiv Governor (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Rada to Consider Havrysh, Vernydubov, Markush and Lytvak's Candidatures to Posts of Constitutional Court Judges on December 15 (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • OSCE Project Co-ordinator hosts international rule of law conference in Ukraine (OSCE) 12/12/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Dmitrovka. Authorities continued culling thousands of birds in Ukraine's Crimea in an attempt to stem an outbreak of bird flu on the Black Sea peninsula (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker takes domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Dmitrovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Photo: A local resident gives domestic fowl away to a Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker from a farm in the village of Dmitrovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Special veterinary laboratory starts functioning in Crimea (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • More than 11.5 Thousand People Vaccinated in Crimean Quarantine Zone (UNIAN) 12/12/2005
  • 43,755 Poultry Heads Cullled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • President says, comprehensive plan of Chornobyl zone recultivation needs to be drafted (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Yuschenko: Nuclear Waste Processing Plant in Chornobyl Alienation Zone One of Key Economic Projects (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Greens oppose Yushchenko nuclear waste dump in Chornobyl proposal (5-ий канал) 12/12/2005
  • Ukrainian President Starts Visit to Chornobyl with Prayer (RISU) 12/12/2005
  • HIV/AIDS situation in Ukraine discussed at Kyiv press club session (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • OSCE Project Co-ordinator presents assessment of Ukrainian adoption mechanism (OSCE) 12/12/2005
  • Gazprom threat to cut supplies of gas to Europe (Financial Times) 12/12/2005
  • Viktor Yushchenko Promises That Ukraine Will Guarantee Russia Natural Gas Deliveries to Europe (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Ukraine reappoints state gas company chief (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/12/2005
  • Oleksiy Ivchenko re-elected as Chairman of NaftoGaz Ukrainy (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Ukraine Reappoints State Gas Company Chief (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Ukrainian-Russian gas talks to be held in Moscow today (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Kremlin has upper hand in gas negotiations with Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/12/2005
  • Does Ukraine really have counter levers for gas supplies? (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/12/2005
  • Natural gas dispute with Russia escalates (Ukrainian Journal) 12/12/2005
  • Turkmenistan, Russia Fail to Resolve Natural Gas Price Dispute (AP/Yahoo) 12/12/2005
  • Ukrainian delegation arrives in Hong Kong for participation in 6th WTO Ministerial Conference (NRCU) 12/12/2005
  • Negative Foreign Trade Balance Totaled USD 1,022.4 Million in January-October (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 0.3 Kopeck Up to 5.0300 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/12/2005
  • Подарунок з поверненням (Галицькі контракти) 12/12/2005
  • Ternopil Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Brotherhood Calls for Unification (RISU) 12/12/2005
  • Romanian Cathedral Recovered After 60 Years (Zenit) 12/12/2005
  • Chief Rabbi of Ukraine and Federation Make Progress on Property Restitution (RISU) 12/12/2005
  • Bocelli delights Fresno again: Renowned tenor returns for the holiday-themed 'A Royal Christmas' (Fresno Bee) 12/12/2005
  • Czech employment offices might appear in Ukraine (Prague Daily Monitor) 12/12/2005
  • Why I hate being the tallest man in the world (Daily Mirror) 12/12/2005

  • The Last Word: Viktor Yushchenko. Scarred by the Revolution (Newsweek) 12/11/2005
  • PIEU Approves Kinakh, Onyschuk, Hureev, Dovhyi and Maiko as Five Top Candidates on Rada Election List (Українські новини) 12/11/2005
  • CEC Registers Ukrainian People's Bloc of Kostenko and Pliusch for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/11/2005
  • Ukrainian People's Party Opens 2nd Stage of 7th Congress in Kyiv (Українські новини) 12/11/2005
  • 37,405 Poultry Heads Culled Due to Bird Flu in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/11/2005
  • Righteous Gentile status sought for Ukrainian priest Sheptyts'kyi (Ha'aretz) 12/11/2005
  • Українські менеджери європейського зразка (Deutsche Welle) 12/11/2005

  • Засукаємо рукави і тричі плюнемо через ліве плече (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/10/2005
  • Інша Райс (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/10/2005
  • «Чотири двійки» у щоденники демократії (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/10/2005
  • Вибори-2006: портрети учасників на старті (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/10/2005
  • Former boxing champ Vitali Klitschko announces bid for Ukrainian parliament (CP/Yahoo) 12/10/2005
  • Михайло Ратушний: Історія не пробачить, якщо «помаранчеві» програють вибори (Україна молода) 12/10/2005
  • Укпраїна між Росією і Заходом: яку свободу ми вибираємо? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/10/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker works to collect birds in the village of Dmitrovka in Ukraine's Crimea (AP/Yahoo) 12/10/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker works to cull birds in the village of Dmitrovka in Ukraine's Crimea (AP/Yahoo) 12/10/2005
  • «Це ж наша земля i нашi люди!» Президент України Віктор Ющенко відвідав зону відчуження і самоселiв, що в ній живуть (Україна молода) 12/10/2005
  • Yushchenko sacks Ukrainian state oil and gas company chief (AFP/Yahoo) 12/10/2005
  • Yuschenko Fires Naftohaz Ukrainy Chairman Ivchenko (Українські новини) 12/10/2005
  • Germany's new gas pipeline to Russia angers neighbours (Independent) 12/10/2005
  • Schroeder attacked over gas post (BBC News) 12/10/2005
  • Schröder gets a pipeline job (and criticism) (IH Tribune) 12/10/2005
  • На шляху до правди. Убивство польських професорів у Львові (липень 1941 р.): кому вигідні фальсифікації (День) 12/10/2005

  • Ukraine tells NATO it could be ready to join in three years (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/09/2005
  • NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer says Ukraine's transition to NATO's Membership Action Plan is likely (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • NATO Welcomes Ukraine's Support for Its Peacekeeping Operations and Missions (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • NATO Calling On Ukraine to Introduce Judicial, Administrative Reforms (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Ukrainian Minister for Foreign Affairs Borys Tarasyuk calls plans for holding referendum on Ukraine's membership in NATO and CEA simultaneously with March elections a political provocation (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Yushchenko tests show high dioxin levels (UPI) 12/09/2005
  • Prosecutors: Yushchenko's blood samples confirm highly concentrated dioxin levels (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/09/2005
  • Interview: Tymoshenko says she was 'radical' as prime minister (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/09/2005
  • Yekhanurov to Participate in Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Vice premier Vyacheslav Kyrylenko leaves UNP party (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Yellow Pora political party demands resignation of Human right Ombudsperson Karpachova (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Yuschenko Appoints Tretiakov as Presidential Adviser (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Mykolaiv, Kherson Governors to Quit Our Ukraine People's Union Election List (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Zaporizhia Governor Chervonenko Promises Transparent Elections in His Region (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Yuschenko Appoints Chervonenko Zaporizhia Governor (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Photo: A demonstrator gestures during a Regions Party rally in Donetsk (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/09/2005
  • Yushchenko and Yanukovych supporters clash in Luhansk (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Majority of Ukrainians feel that corruption level has not changed (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Vinnytsia Region Court of Appeal Confirms Closing of Criminal Case Against Former Customs Chief Skomarovskyi Is Lawful (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Sri Lanka army prepares for war and hopes for peace (AFP/Yahoo) 12/09/2005
  • Zaporizhya: Three people killed in train-car collision (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Minister Viktor Baloga and Borys Deich, Crimean parliament speaker, eat chicken during a lunch in the Crimean town of Saki. Ukrainian officials organized a lunch for the Crimean farmers and reporters to demonstrate that the bird flu found in the Crimea is not dangerous for human beings (AP/Yahoo) 12/09/2005
  • Baloha Organizes Demonstrative Chicken Lunch for Journalists and Officials in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • H5N1-type virus confirmed in nine Ukrainian villages: ministry (AFP/Yahoo) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine says bird flu spreading across Crimea (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine confirms bird flu in two more Crimean villages (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/09/2005
  • 35,701 Flu-Affected Poultry Birds Culled in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Bird deaths confirmed in 9 Crimean communities (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • 55 people hospitalized in Zakarpattya, typhoid fever suspected (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • 17 hospitalized in Donetsk oblast, including 14 children (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Construction of new Sarcophagus over Chornobyl nuke's reactor number 2 must be completed by 2010, President Viktor Yuschenko says (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine Intends to Build Plants for Liquid and Solid Nuclear Waste Processing (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • President Viktor Yuschenko visits family of unauthorized settlers in village of Novoshepelychi few kilometers from Chornobyl NPP (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • President Viktor Yuschenko visits store of ethnographic exhibits from Chornobyl alienation zone (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine pays gas price for pro-EU stance (EU Observer) 12/09/2005
  • Black Sea Fleet agreement will not be revised - Chernomyrdin (Interfax-Russia) 12/09/2005
  • World market prices for gas, world market prices for Black Sea Fleet lease: Matvienko (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine may raise rent on Russian Black Sea Fleet (Interfax-Russia) 12/09/2005
  • Україна відповіла Росії щодо цін на газ (VOA) 12/09/2005
  • Kyiv believes politics should not influence gas talks (Interfax-Russia) 12/09/2005
  • Ukrainian Minister for Fuel and Energy Ivan Plachkov to hold negotiations with Russian Minister for Industry and Energy Viktor Khristenko on gas supplies to Ukraine on December 12 in Moscow (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia to Hold Talks on Gas December 12 (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Energy dispute should not impact relations with Ukraine, says Putin (Ukrainian Journal) 12/09/2005
  • Putin: Kiev must pay more for natural gas (Ukrainian Journal) 12/09/2005
  • Putin Presses Ukraine to Pay Market Price for Natural Gas (NY Times) 12/09/2005
  • Russia begins construction of the largest pipeline in Eurasia (5-ий канал) 12/09/2005
  • Russian-German gas link launched (BBC News) 12/09/2005
  • Russian, Foreign Dignitaries Observe Start of Baltic Gas Pipeline Construction (AP/Yahoo) 12/09/2005
  • Українськi енергетики б`ють на сполох (VOA) 12/09/2005
  • Galychyna Oil Refinery sale price may reach $150mln, says analyst (Ukrainian Journal) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine and Lithuania Agree on Economic, Industrial, Scientific, and Technical Cooperation (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Cabinet to Introduce Accumulative Pensions from 2008 (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 0.8 Kopeck Down to 5.0330 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/09/2005
  • After missing UkrSibbank, OTPsays it wants to acquire Ukrsotsbank (Ukrainian Journal) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine discontinues exports of timber, saw timber of valuable and rare tree species (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Viktor Yuschenko initiating project of preservation and restoration of Sophia Kyivska National Shrine (NRCU) 12/09/2005
  • Ukraine’s Religious Department Denies Establishment of Constantinople Courts (RISU) 12/09/2005
  • Владика Київський: грудня виповнюється 80 років від дня народження Патріарха Володимира (Україна молода) 12/09/2005
  • UOC-KP Orthodox Head Meets with Ternopil Governor (RISU) 12/09/2005
  • Russian Orthodox Head Meets with Ukrainian Speaker (RISU) 12/09/2005
  • National Deputy Suspects Certain Political Parties in Greek Catholic Fire in Kyiv (RISU) 12/09/2005
  • Ukrainian bishop asks pope, world leaders to help resolve problems (Catholic News Service) 12/09/2005
  • Historic Synagogue Attacked in Dnipropetrovsk (RISU) 12/09/2005
  • Із Соловків не повернувся... Трагедія Миколи Зайця (День) 12/09/2005

  • NATO-Ukraine Commission at the level of Foreign Ministers (NATO) 12/08/2005
  • NATO Welcomes Ukraine's Efforts to Reform Defense and Security Sector (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Ukrainian Antonov Airlines and Russian company Volga-Dnepr sign agreement with NATO in strategic airlifting (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Борис Трасюк: «Шоковий експеримент» щодо Києва може вплинути негативно на всю Європу (День) 12/08/2005
  • Усмішка Кондоліззи (День) 12/08/2005
  • Україна як поле для покращення німецько-американських стосунків (Deutsche Welle) 12/08/2005
  • Yushchenko poisoned by dioxin: PGO (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Socialist Party denies information of its readiness to finance publishing Melnychenko's decoded tapes (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • В Україні хочуть бачити нейтрального прем’єра (VOA) 12/08/2005
  • Party of Regions Vows to Make Ukraine Federation and Grant State Status to Russian Language if Elected to Parliament (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Kyiv mayor wants to run for City Hall again (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Kyiv's Mayor Omelchenko Decides to Contest 2006 Kyiv Mayoral Elections (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Zhytomyr, Chernihiv Governors to Leave Offices to Run for Parliament with Our Ukraine People's Union (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko gestures while talking to a journalist in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • UNP Narodna Party to initiate referendum on deputy immunity (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Міна під революцію: конституційна реформа, якою рік тому супроводжувалася Помаранчева революція, невдовзі може спричинити політичну кризу (Україна молода) 12/08/2005
  • Конституція України: до і після (Україна молода) 12/08/2005
  • Chervonenko governor of Zaporizhya oblast (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Putin Calls 2005 Year of Lost Opportunities in Relations with Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Russia accuses groups of spying (BBC News) 12/08/2005
  • Two foreign groups protested their countries' embassies in Kyiv on Thursday (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • OSCE Project Co-ordinator Hosts International Rule of Law Conference in Ukraine (UNIAN) 12/08/2005
  • Border Guard Injures Three Out of Eight Assaulters in Kherson Region (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Traffic fines to quintuple (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speaks to elderly couple Olena and Sava Obrazhey in the village of Novoshepilivtski a few miles from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Ukraine's Security and Defense Council chief, Anatoliy Kinakh, is background center. The Obrazheis returned to the contaminated area despite official warning soon after the 1986 accident (AP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: An engineer stands with Ukranian President Viktor Yushchenko in front of a monitor showing the unloading of nuclear fuel from the third unit of the Chernobyl nuclear power station in the plant's control room (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko visits Chernobyl nuclear power plant (AP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko watches the unloading of nuclear fuel from the third unit of Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power station in the plant's control centre (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Photo: A general view shows the Chernobyl nuclear power station (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine considers storing foreign nuclear waste at Chernobyl (AFP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Chornobyl could house nuclear waste from other countries: Yushchenko (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko makes one-day trip to Chornobyl (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Russian lab confirms H5N1 in Crimean birds (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Preliminary results point to H5N1 virus in Ukraine (AFP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine says deadly bird flu strain found in Crimea (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • World Health Organization ready to send its experts to Ukraine to research bird flu in Crimea (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Verbytskyi Denies Risk of Humans Contracting Bird Flu in Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Bird flu situation in Ukraine is under control, NSDC Secretary Anatoliy Kinakh says (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • EU bans Ukrainian poultry (UPI) 12/08/2005
  • More than 29,000 birds confiscated in three regions of Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • 29,100 Poultry Birds Culled in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • 46 People in Hospital with Suspected Typhoid in Zakarpattia Region (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Drug trafficking from Afghanistan on the rise - [Russian] official (Interfax-Russia) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine can pay world market prices for natural gas: Putin (5-ий канал) 12/08/2005
  • Putin: Ukraine Can Afford to Pay Gas Price (AP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine will ensure uninterrupted transit of Russian gas to European consumers (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine, Russia to draft gas documents in days - Plachkov (Interfax-Russia) 12/08/2005
  • Новi умови гaзових перемовин Києва і Москви (VOA) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine doesn't mean to shortly resume privatization of energy companies (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Anti-Defamation League Wants U.S. Restrictions on Ukraine Kept (RISU) 12/08/2005
  • Industrial Output Up by 2% in November (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 0.5 Kopeck Down to 5.0250 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Ukrainian military enterprises participate in International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition LIMA-2005 in Malaysia (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Two-day seminar on crediting opens in Zaporizhzhia (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Ukrainian delegation of National Agrarian University visiting China (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Internet Association Asking Yuschenko to Veto Additional Licensing of Telecommunications Services (Українські новини) 12/08/2005
  • Software piracy curb would boost global economy: study (AFP/Yahoo) 12/08/2005
  • Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Appreciates President’s Position (RISU) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi Meets with Socialist Leader (RISU) 12/08/2005
  • New Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Department Created in Khmelnytskyi (RISU) 12/08/2005
  • Greek Catholic Odesa Bishop Appointed Maritime Apostolate Promoter (RISU) 12/08/2005
  • Ukrainian government approves state program of dataware in education and science (NRCU) 12/08/2005
  • Мiносвiти України проводить реформи (VOA) 12/08/2005
  • Микола Колесса: «Боюся, щоби щось нищівного не сталося в державі» (Високий замок) 12/08/2005
  • Ukraine revisits its somber past (IH Tribune) 12/08/2005
  • «Не бийте нас, товариші, не бийте!» — кричали діти, вистрибуючи з полум'я і настромлюючись на підставлені штики (Україна молода) 12/08/2005

  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talks to Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko in Kiev. Condoleezza Rice called Ukraine a 'strategic partner' and said the United States is committed to helping this reform-minded ex-Soviet republic (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko attend a news conference in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speak to journalists after an official meeting in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice smiles as she attends a meeting with journalists together with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko welcomes US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice prior their talks in Kiev. Rice hailed President Viktor Yushchenko for his pro-Western reforms as she met the Ukrainian leader (AFP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice shakes hands with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko before official talks in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Rice Urges Kyiv to Continue Along Path of Reform (RFE/RL) 12/07/2005
  • Rice hails Ukraine's leader for pro-Western reforms (AFP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • U.S.'s Rice urges Ukraine to deliver on democracy (Reuters/CNN) 12/07/2005
  • Rice in Ukraine (5-ий канал) 12/07/2005
  • Rice, in Ukraine, Criticizes Russia (NY Times) 12/07/2005
  • Russian bill draws fire from Rice (BBC News) 12/07/2005
  • Yuschenko, U.S. State Secretary Rice Discuss Ukraine's Accession to WTO, Market Economy Status from U.S (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Rice hopes U.S. will grant Ukraine market status soon (Interfax-Russia) 12/07/2005
  • USA values friendly relations with Ukraine, which is USA's strategic partner and important state in region (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov met with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Kyiv (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speak to journalists after a meeting in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Foreign Minister Borys Tarasiuk met with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Kyiv today (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Rice Clarifies U.S. Interrogation Policy (while in Kyiv) (NY Post) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gestures during a visit to a college in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice greets university students in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Rice Compares Work to Love (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Rice Delivers Warning to Ukraine's Govt. (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Із чим приїхала Кондолізза Райс? (День) 12/07/2005
  • NATO: Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss New Missions, Possible Expansion (RFE/RL) 12/07/2005
  • Melnychenko fails to testify before Rada 'tapegate' commission (5-ий канал) 12/07/2005
  • Melnychenko Fails to Appear at Meeting of Rada Commission Investigating Organization of Scandal Surrounding His Tapes (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Security Guards Melnychenko returns to Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/07/2005
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice Maliarenko: Government Criticism of Courts Is Interference in Their Operations (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Yushchenko to Stay Out of 2006 Vote (Reuters/Moscow Times) 12/07/2005
  • Lost Opportunities: Putin on past year of Ukraine-Russia relations (5-ий канал) 12/07/2005
  • Ukraine joins SEDM as full-fledged member (5-ий канал) 12/07/2005
  • Ukraine Joins SEDM (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • 130 Ukrainian peacekeepers on UN's Mission to Lebanon decorated on occasion of 14th anniversary of Ukrainian Armed Forces' institution with UN's Distinction for Peace Service (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Ukrainian peacekeepers in Iraq continue rendering humanitarian aid to Wasit Province residents (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Border Guards in Kharkiv Region Catch 3 Russians Escaping from Police (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • One Miner Killed, 8 Injured Following Methane-Air Mixture Ignition at Chervonoarmiiska-Zakhidna Mine No.1 in Donetsk Region (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: A Veterinary workers release a goose after testing it for the bird flu virus in the settlement of Lastochkino near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Ukraine has discovered new suspect cases of bird flu in a village in northern Crimea, close to the area where the country's first case of the disease was detected. No cases of bird flu have been confirmed in the Donetsk region (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Veterinary workers take blood from a goose to test for the bird flu virus in the settlement of Lastochkino (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Veterinary workers carry domestic fowl to test them for the bird flu virus in the settlement of Lastochkino (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Veterinary workers prophylactically disinfect a farm in the settlement of Lastochkino near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Workers of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry take a blood testsas they take preventive measures against bird flu in the village of Orlovka in the eastern Ukrainian Donetsk region (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: Workers of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry seize birds for blood tests (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: A worker of Ukrainian Emergency Ministry disinfects a yard while taking preventive measures against bird flu in the village of Orlovka in the eastern Ukrainian Donetsk region (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: An Emergency Ministry worker disinfects a farm in the Crimean village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Photo: An Emergency Ministry worker disinfects a barn in the Crimean village of Nekrasovka after it has been cleared of domestic fowl in an effort to contain the bird flu virus (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • More mass poultry deaths in Ukraine's bird flu-affected region (AFP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Bird Flu Outbreak Localized in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Emergency Ministry Announces Discovery of Other Cases of Mass Bird Deaths in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Another Bird Flu Hotbed Found in Crimea (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Cabinet Dismisses Veterinary Service Head Verbytskyi (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Ukraine Backs State of Emergency to Fight Bird Flu (AP/Moscow Times) 12/07/2005
  • Пташиний грип та парламентські вибори (Deutsche Welle) 12/07/2005
  • Perechyn Asks Yuschenko to Introduce State of Emergency (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Thirty hospitalized for typhoid in western Ukraine (AFP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko signed decree on 'Urgent measures in reforming health care system in Ukraine' (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Russia Seeks EU Help to Resolve Dispute With Ukraine Over Natural-Gas Prices (AP/Yahoo) 12/07/2005
  • Ukraine willing to pay more for some Russian gas (Interfax-Russia) 12/07/2005
  • Putin hails Ukraine's readiness to liberalize gas prices (Interfax-Russia) 12/07/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko and President Vladimir Putin of Russia held telephone talk today about economic cooperation between two states (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Russia promised $50 per thousand cubic meters of gas until 2009: Nafothaz (5-ий канал) 12/07/2005
  • Івченко: Газова проблема вирішуватиметься з урахуванням національних інтересів України (Кореспондент) 12/07/2005
  • Gas transit contract with Ukraine expected soon - Fradkov (Interfax-Russia) 12/07/2005
  • Кабмін і Верховна Рада погодили 90% розбіжностей щодо бюджету-2006 (Кореспондент) 12/07/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Unchanged at 5.0200 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko vetoed amendments to law 'On special regime of innovative activity of technological parks' and returned it to Verkhovna Rada (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • European Business Association, which unites over 500 Ukrainian and international companies, signed memorandum on cooperation with Ukrainian Custom Service (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • First international investment forum held in Ternopil (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Yekhanurov Urging Entrepreneurs to Greet Orphans on Saint Nicholas Day (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • New Copy of Shroud of Turin Venerated in Lviv (RISU) 12/07/2005
  • New UOC-MP Orthodox Bishop Ordained for Horlivka (RISU) 12/07/2005
  • Jewish Leader Gets Ukrainian Honor (RISU) 12/07/2005
  • Ukrainian President Urges Society to Condemn Anti-Semitism, Xenophobia (RISU) 12/07/2005
  • New academic year – new horizons for ministry (RISU) 12/07/2005
  • Kyiv to Check on Leasees of School Premises (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Григiр: 25 літ Україна без Тютюнника (Україна молода) 12/07/2005
  • Donetsk resident is Ukraine's only collector of locomotives (NRCU) 12/07/2005
  • Kyiv to Announce December 31 - January 9 Days Off (Українські новини) 12/07/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn, currently on two-day official visit to Moscow, visited Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Russian capital (NRCU) 12/07/2005

  • Op-Ed: The Orange Revolution (Wash Times) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko talks with soldiers as he has breakfast with a brigade of military engineers near Bila Tserkva. Yushchenko visited the military unit to mark the Day of Ukraine's Armed Forces (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A military waitress serves a cup of tea to Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko as he has breakfast with a brigade of military engineers near Bila Tserkva (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Yuschenko Congratulates Ukrainian Military on Armed Forces Day (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • President underscores need for reforming Army along European lines (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Leaders of the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial (SEDM) gather for a group photo (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Members of the South-eastern European Defense Ministerial meeting pose for their group portrait in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and Ukraine Minister of Defense Anatoliy Hrytsenko speak with reporters during the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial (SEDM) conference (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko before a bilateral meeting during the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial meeting (SEDM) in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld shakes hands with Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko before a bilateral meeting during the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial meeting (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's Minister of Defense Anatoliy Hrytsenko addresses the annual meeting of the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine's Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko speaks after joining the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko receives the signing pen from Greek Deputy Defense Minister Vassilios Michaloliakos after Ukraine joined the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko signs documents allowing Ukraine to join the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukraine Minister of Defense, Anatoliy Hrytsenko signs a document making Ukraine a member of the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaks with Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Hrytsenko during the Southeastern Defense Ministerial (SEDM) in Washington (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • US, southeastern European countries meet on security issues (AFP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Yuschenko to Decline Participation in 2006 Parliamentary Elections as Candidate on OUPU's List (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Yushchenko Declines to Head Election List of People’s Union Our Ukraine (UNIAN) 12/06/2005
  • People's Union 'Our Ukraine' presents its full election list (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • BYuT means to invalidate all level Rada deputies' immunity and privileges (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Tymoshenko Bloc victim of dirty tricks: campaign chief (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Fed up to the gills with elections (День) 12/06/2005
  • CEC Increases Number of Territorial Election Districts in West, North, Center, Reduces in South, East (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • У комісії Ради немає доказів фінансування Березовським кампанії Ющенка (proUA) 12/06/2005
  • Media Experts Name Yuschenko as Most Frequently Mentioned Politician in Television News in November (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Presidential dismissal of Piskun from PGO is OK: court (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Генпрокурорство Піскуна призупинено (proUA) 12/06/2005
  • Колегія Генпрокуратури визнає Медведька і засуджує Піскуна (proUA) 12/06/2005
  • Винський: Поновлення Піскуна – замах на конституційний лад у державі (Кореспондент) 12/06/2005
  • Melnychenko shows up at PGO for questioning (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Мельниченко дав перші свідчення в Генпрокуратурі (Кореспондент) 12/06/2005
  • Lytvyn: accusations of Gongadze murder part of campaign (Interfax-Russia) 12/06/2005
  • Ex-president's aide [Melnychenko] tells of 'vague' plot against writer [Gongadze] (The Scotsman) 12/06/2005
  • Goldfarb: Information About Attempt on Yeliashkevych, Deciphered from Melnychenko’s Recordings, Was Forged (UNIAN) 12/06/2005
  • Збігнєв Бжезинський: «Росiяни не люблять слабакiв» (День) 12/06/2005
  • EU Members Support Ukraine Accession (Angus Reid) 12/06/2005
  • Step by step. A new Ukraine-EU period: is Kyiv prepared for routine work? (День) 12/06/2005
  • Association or membership? (День) 12/06/2005
  • US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arriving in Ukraine on two-day working visit (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • 23rd round of Ukrainian- Russian delimitation talks to be held in Moscow on December 7 and 8 (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko signs decree on measures toward Ukrainian - Russian borderline's demarcation (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Yuschenko Dismisses Ambassador to Russia Biloblotskyi (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Russia reins in 'foreign influence' (CS Monitor) 12/06/2005
  • Court rules Lazarenko murder accusation untrue (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Петро Олійник: Мені не страшно жити в моїй країні. Мій обов'язок — робити все, аби вона стала цивiлiзованiшою i безпечнiшою (Україна молода) 12/06/2005
  • Коли почав протестувати, сказали, щоб я 'пішов і ще трішки подумав'. Розмова з Олександром Рудим, українським спостерігачем на виборах у Казахстані (Львівська газета) 12/06/2005
  • E. European support waning in Iraq (CS Monitor) 12/06/2005
  • Ukrainian Woman Killed in December 5 Suicide Attack in Israel (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Odesa: foreign student trapped by toilet (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Mobile call of nature traps student in Ukraine (AFP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A worker of Ukrainian Emergency Ministry burns kulled domestic fowl which were confiscated in the village of Yemelyanovka on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea after the H5 subtype of avian influenza was detected among hundreds of dead birds and President Viktor Yushchenko declared a state of emergency (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers load bags containing confiscated domestic fowl into a decontamination area (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers collect domestic fowl in a sack in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A worker of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry disinfects a yard in the village of Yemelyanovka on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker disinfects a car as traffic police officers check the documents of a driver near the Crimean village of Emelyanovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian traffic policeman helps an Emergency Ministry worker to put on an disinfectant tank near the Crimean village of Emelyanovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: An elderly woman offers a chicken to a potential buyer on a street in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Rada Approves Yuschenko's Decision to Introduce State of Emergency in Crimea Because of Bird Flu (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • State of emergency in some populated localities of Crimea aims at securing population's lives (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Ukraine fears bird flu may spread from Crimea (Reuters) 12/06/2005
  • More Fowl Risk Bird-Flu Disease in Ukraine Villages (Bloomberg) 12/06/2005
  • Ukraine cull almost completed as fights bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/06/2005
  • More than 22 Thousand Birds Culled in Crimean Villages (UNIAN) 12/06/2005
  • Baranivskyi Believes Compensation for Liquidated Poultry Affected by Avian Flu in Crimea Won't Top UAH 1 Billion (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Vet Service Head Verbytskyi Resigns (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Rada to Consider Endorsement of Decree on Emergency Situation in Crimea Due to Bird Flu on Tuesday (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Crimea-Kherson border check points due to avian flu fears (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Prysivashia placed in quarantine (День) 12/06/2005
  • Птиця в Криму — під домашнім арештом. Хто винен і що робити людям? (День) 12/06/2005
  • Typhoid fever in Zakarpattya (5-ий канал) 12/06/2005
  • Fuel Unloaded From Chernobyl Reactor (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • International conference on storage of damaged nuclear fuel held at Chornobyl NPP (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Red tape hampers CO2 cuts scheme (BBC News) 12/06/2005
  • Бебі-бум. Україна належить до списку держав світу, які швидко старіють: у них показники смертності перевищують число народжуваності (Львівська газета) 12/06/2005
  • «Назарет» під Дрогобичем: на покинутій військовій базі створено реабілітаційний центр для алко-, наркозалежних та людей, що живуть з ВIЛ (День) 12/06/2005
  • Stop being afraid! (День) 12/06/2005
  • 'We’re the same as you.' December 3: International Day of Disabled Persons (День) 12/06/2005
  • Photo: A man walks past a Soviet-time monument of the Ukrainian-Russian friendship in downtown Kiev, under heavy fog (AFP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Russia, Ukraine Fail to Strike Gas Deal (AP/Yahoo) 12/06/2005
  • Ukraine scuttled latest round of gas talks - Gazprom (Interfax-Russia) 12/06/2005
  • Break the shackles of tariff preferences! What will deferring WTO membership cost Ukraine? (День) 12/06/2005
  • On Results of 2005, GDP to Grow by 3.2-3.5% - Economics Ministry (UNIAN) 12/06/2005
  • Hryvnia Unchanged at 5.0200 UAH/USD on Interbank Market (Українські новини) 12/06/2005
  • Principal Tendencies of Foreign Exchange Market of Ukraine for November 2005 (UNIAN) 12/06/2005
  • Miners up in arms: whom are they setting out to defend? (День) 12/06/2005
  • Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov advocates gradual introduction of realty tax (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • Jewish-Catholic relations advance at European meeting (Catholic News Agency) 12/06/2005
  • Earning reputation for anti-Semitism, university asks U.N. to ‘close’ Israel (JTA) 12/06/2005
  • Zaddik palace reverted to its original purpose (День) 12/06/2005
  • Number of entrants to universities and colleges on state financed basis to be increased (NRCU) 12/06/2005
  • «Музику слухаю щодня»: сьогодні видатному композитору та диригенту Миколі Колессі виповнюється 102 роки (Високий замок) 12/06/2005
  • We preserve what we have, but never display it: Ukrainian museums learning how to make money (День) 12/06/2005
  • 'Then I’ll go to Sedniv...' An ancient town in Chernihiv oblast and its place in Taras Shevchenko’s life (День) 12/06/2005
  • Why did Stalin exterminate the Ukrainians? Socioeconomic and national dimensions of the genocide (День) 12/06/2005

  • Photo: Yuriy Koscerin from Ukraine works on his elk sculpture for the ice and snow sculpture festival 'Ice World' in the northern German town of Luebeck (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Ukraine's top prosecutor rejects bid to oust him by court (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/05/2005
  • PGO Believes Court Violated Law by Suspending Presidential Decree Appointing Medvedko Prosecutor General (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Court terminates Presidential appointment of Prosecutor General (5-ий канал) 12/05/2005
  • Court Suspends Decree on Medvedko Appointment as Prosecutor General (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Mykola Melnychenko, former bodyguard of Ukraine's ex-President Leonid Kuchma speaks during a news conference in Kiev. Following his return to Ukraine from nearly five years in exile Melnychenko repeated his vow to do whatever was necessary to see legal proceedings started against Kuchma, whom he accuses of involvement in the 2000 murder of investigative journalist Georgiy Gongadze (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Mykola Melnychenko, a former bodyguard of Ukraine's ex-President Leonid Kuchma, shows a document during a news conference in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • ЦВК не зробила Мельниченка депутатом (Кореспондент) 12/05/2005
  • Melnychenko says he did not warn Gongadze, threats too vague (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/05/2005
  • Melnychenko sticks to couch story (5-ий канал) 12/05/2005
  • Melnychenko Accuses Lytvyn of Obstructing Gongadze Murder Investigation (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Lytvyn had personal reasons for eliminating Gongadze - Melnychenko (Interfax-Russia) 12/05/2005
  • Мельниченко: Березовський скуповує компромат, щоб впливати на ситуацію в Україні (Кореспондент) 12/05/2005
  • Is Change Coming Too Slowly to Ukraine? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/05/2005
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski: 'Europe from Carbo da Roca to Kamchatka' (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/05/2005
  • Between Economy and Principles (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/05/2005
  • Odesa's Mayor Hurvits Declines Inclusion on OUPU's Election List (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Tymoshenko: Party of Regions' High Rating Owes to Authority Conflicts (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Regions lead with 28%, Nasha 16%: poll (5-ий канал) 12/05/2005
  • 51% of Ukrainians Polled by Democratic Initiatives Believe Ukraine Is Moving in Wrong Direction (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Kazakhstan Releases Three Ukrainian Nationals Arrested for Breaking Rules of Stay in That Country (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Tarasiuk and Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov Discuss Border Delimitation and Demarcation and Stationing of Russia's Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk meets with his foreign counterparts from Spain, Austria, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • Ukrainian delegation participates in OSCE Ministerial Council (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • European Union deploys first border monitoring mission (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 12/05/2005
  • Volodymyr Lytvyn to visit Russia on December 6 and 7 (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • Putin says war on terrorism requires NGO curbs (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/05/2005
  • Moscow, Washington drifting apart - minister (Reuters) 12/05/2005
  • Ukraine Shares EU Regret at 1000th Execution in US (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Defense Minister Anatoliy Hrytsenko leaves for USA to participate in tenth annual conference of Southeastern European Defense Ministerial (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • Ukraine and Iraq Sign List of Military Property Ukrainian Peacekeepers Will Leave Behind (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Defense Ministry to Organize Fireworks in 7 Cities on December 6 to Mark Armed Forces' 14th Anniversary (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Failed robbery leads to 3 deaths in Odesa (5-ий канал) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Local residents speak with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko during his visit to the village of Nekrasovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Residents of Nekrasivka village on the Crimean peninsula, south of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, surround Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Residents of Nekrasivka village on the Crimean peninsula, south of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, surround Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Residents of Nekrasivka village on the Crimean peninsula, south of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, surround Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speaks to residents of the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko talks with residents of Nekrasivka village on the Crimean peninsula. Yushchenko met with residents, veterinarians, emergency workers and soldiers brought in to help contain the outbreak of the H5 strain of bird flu. Yushchenko said Monday that the outbreak of bird flu appears to have been contained, but urged Ukrainians to be vigilant and cooperate with authorities (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko drives a car accompanied by his bodyguard in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: A woman cries as Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take her domestic fowl away in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers take domestic fowl away from a farm in the village of Yemelyanovka (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: A member of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry burns carcasses of birds suspected to be infected with bird flu in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker throws bags with domestic fowl onto a truck in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian Emergency Ministry worker carries a duck in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers remove domestic fowl from a barn in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Emergency Ministry workers remove domestic fowl from a farm in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Yushchenko travels to Crimea, where bird flu outbreak detected (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/05/2005
  • President Visited Nekrasivka Village, Where Bird Flu Outbreak Was Recorded (UNIAN) 12/05/2005
  • Yuschenko, Baranivskyi Go to Crimea Because of Bird Flu Cases (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Avian Flu in Crimea: Culling, Quarantine and Vaccination (5-ий канал) 12/05/2005
  • Ukraine leader to visit bird flu-affected area (AFP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Ukraine leader orders top vet sacked over bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/05/2005
  • Yuschenko Dismisses Vet Service Chairman Verbytskyi (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Ющенко звільняє головного ветеринара України (Кореспондент) 12/05/2005
  • Agricultural Policy Ministry Opens Bird Flu Hot Line (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Russia bans Ukraine poultry imports due bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/05/2005
  • EU considers Ukraine feather ban on bird flu fears (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/05/2005
  • Moscow and Energy Leverage (RFE/RL) 12/05/2005
  • ЄС не втручатиметься в 'газову суперечку' Києва та Москви (BBC Ukrainian) 12/05/2005
  • Russian Government Newspaper: Russia and Ukraine to Strike Gas Deal Imminently (AP/Yahoo) 12/05/2005
  • Anticipation of Success? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/05/2005
  • High Administrative Court Halts Business Court Ruling on Payment of National Budget's UAH 971.3 Million Debt to Kyiv Budget (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Consumer Prices Grew in November by 1.2% (UNIAN) 12/05/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia Remains at 5.0200 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Ukrainian copy of Shroud of Turin exhibited in Lviv Cathedral (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • Lefebvrism Discussed at First Press Conference of New Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop (RISU) 12/05/2005
  • Adventist Church in Khmelnytskyi Burns (RISU) 12/05/2005
  • Deputies Asks Donetsk Mayor to Guarantee Rights of Faithful (RISU) 12/05/2005
  • Russian Ministry Visits AIDS Orphans in Kiev (Chrisitian Post) 12/05/2005
  • Yuschenko Urges Personnel Management Academy to Stop Inflaming Interethnic Discord (Українські новини) 12/05/2005
  • Kyiv hosting round table of national cultures 'We Are All Your Children, Ukraine' (NRCU) 12/05/2005
  • In holiday gala, Bocelli's voice is a gift to savor (Boston Globe) 12/05/2005
  • Diaspora looks for new relationship with Ukraine (The Age) 12/05/2005
  • Letter to Editor: Mark a hero to Ukrainians (Brandon Sun) 12/05/2005

  • Photo: A member of the Ukrainian emergency ministry carries a rooster suspected of being infected with the bird flu virus for culling in the village of Nekrasovka, some 800 km south of Kiev. Ukraine introduced tough steps on Saturday to combat its first outbreak of bird flu, sending troops to patrol exclusion zones in the Crimea peninsula and ordering the slaughter of all birds in them (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Photo: A member of the Ukrainian emergency ministry carries a rooster suspected of being infected with the bird flu virus for culling in an effort to contain a possible outbreak of an epidemic in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Photo: Members of the Ukrainian emergency ministry catch ducks suspected of being infected with the bird flu virus for culling in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Photo: A health worker disinfects a barn that housed ducks suspected of being infected with the bird flu virus in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Photo: A duck suspected to have died of bird flu lies in the dirt, near a tractor that is digging a hole for burning bird carcasses, in the village of Nekrasovka (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Emergency in Ukraine over bird flu (Financial Times) 12/04/2005
  • Ukraine starts destroying birds in flu-hit areas (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/04/2005
  • Ukraine Authorities Report Bird Flu Cases (AP/Yahoo) 12/04/2005
  • Ukraine: A divided nation (Al-Jazeera) 12/04/2005
  • Kazakh Court Orders 5-Day Arrest and Deportation of Three Ukrainians for Violating Terms of Their Stay (Українські новини) 12/04/2005
  • Why the humble Kazakh voter counts in the global oil game (Scotland on Sunday) 12/04/2005
  • У жінок, що стали жертвами торгівлі людьми, з’явиться новий притулок (Deutsche Welle) 12/04/2005
  • Володимир Стретович: «Справжня демократія має бути саме християнською!» (Перспектива) 12/04/2005
  • В Україні час трансцендентний. Річниці Помаранчевої революції присвячується (Патріярхат) 12/04/2005
  • Українське православ’я: тенденції після Помаранчевої революції (Патріярхат) 12/04/2005
  • From Africa to Ukraine: Eastern Europe's most influential pastor is a Nigerian who wants to reach the world through his Ukranian congregation (Today's Christian) 12/04/2005
  • Богослов і сучасні виклики суспільства (Патріярхат) 12/04/2005
  • «Бог предвічний» на просторах Аляски (Патріярхат) 12/04/2005
  • Ballet Internationale dancers landing on feet (Indianapolis Star) 12/04/2005
  • Bocelli reigns supreme at ‘Royal Chrismas’ show (Boston Herald) 12/04/2005

  • Photo: Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Oleksander Baranivsky shows a map during a news conference in Kiev. Ukrainian authorities introduced tough measures on Saturday to combat an outbreak of bird flu in the Crimea peninsula, slapping exclusion zone around affected villages and ordering the slaughter of all birds in them (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speak with Agriculture Minister Oleksander Baranivsky, Interior Minister Yuri Lutsenko, Health Minister Yuri Polyachenko and state secretary Oleh Rybachuk during an emergency meeting in his office in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Ukraine introduces tough measures to fight bird flu (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/03/2005
  • Ukraine takes bird flu measures (BBC News) 12/03/2005
  • Ukraine Reports First Outbreak of Bird Flu (AP/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Ukraine Finds Bird Flu, Quarantines Six Villages (Bloomberg) 12/03/2005
  • Bird flu virus appears in Ukraine: report (AFP/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Bird flu detected in Ukraine - farm ministry (Reuters) 12/03/2005
  • Yuschenko Heads OUPU List for Rada Elections (Українські новини) 12/03/2005
  • Ющенко може очолити список НСНУ (Кореспондент) 12/03/2005
  • Янукович назвав основні завдання Партії регіонів (Кореспондент) 12/03/2005
  • Піскун отримав 95 місце у списку Партії регіонів (Кореспондент) 12/03/2005
  • Порошенко зрозумів, хто влаштовує фарс з Генеральною прокуратурою (Кореспондент) 12/03/2005
  • Party of Regions Appoints Kushnariev Head of Rada-Electoral Campaign (Українські новини) 12/03/2005
  • Карпачова на видноті, Ахметов – у тіні... (Високий замок) 12/03/2005
  • Перший тур (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Час вставати. Зі штагату (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • No government inspections of media during election campaign: Yekhanurov (5-ий канал) 12/03/2005
  • Залежно від напрямку погляду (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Збігнєв Бжезинський: «Європа від Карбо да Рока до Камчатки» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Пола Добрянськи: Труднощі в Україні є частиною еволюції демократії (День) 12/03/2005
  • «Євроінтеграція безповоротна»: Михаїл Саакашвілі про реформи та геополiтику (День) 12/03/2005
  • З чим їдять імперативний мандат (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Місія майора Мельниченка (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Kazakhs angered by Western criticism on eve of presidential vote (AFP/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Demonstrations Feared in Kazakhstan (AP/Yahoo) 12/03/2005
  • Yuschenko Sets Up Commission on Reform of Armed Forces and Military-Industrial Complex (Українські новини) 12/03/2005
  • Дім, де зцілюють душі: полтавський фермер Сергій Дідух за власні гроші влаштував центр реабілітації для наркоманів і алкоголіків та повертає людей до життя (Україна молода) 12/03/2005
  • За шість місяців серйозну реформу не здійснити. Старший віце-президент Economist Intelligence Unit Деніел Торнілі про досягнення й перспективи (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Inflation Rate Reaches 1.2% in November (Українські новини) 12/03/2005
  • Передчуття перемоги? (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Людмила Супрун: «Хочу, щоб у гарній обгортці був бодай льоданик» (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Язик мій — ворог мій (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Cancellation of Orthodox TV Broadcast is Violation of Rights, Say Ukrainian Social Democrats (RISU) 12/03/2005
  • UOC-MP Orthodox Metropolitan of Donetsk Accused of Homosexual Harassment (RISU) 12/03/2005
  • У Києві розпочинає роботу Школа політичних студій (Deutsche Welle) 12/03/2005
  • Оксана Забужко: На порозі гуманітарної катастрофи. Кутьтурна політика і державна незалежність (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Поплавський як стан (Дзеркало Тижня) 12/03/2005
  • Ukraine gypsy punk on world stage (BBC News) 12/03/2005
  • Каврайська весна: щороку 3 грудня Україна і світова громадськість відзначають день народження видатного мислителя, талановитого письменника, морального провісника людства Григорiя Сковороди (Україна молода) 12/03/2005
  • Ukrainian salt mines reinvented as a haven for asthma sufferers (Guardian) 12/03/2005
  • Canada's Prince of Darkness, Michael Ignatieff or Thomas Friedman in Stripped Trousers, Silk Stockings and Garters (Asian Tribune) 12/03/2005
  • Today in History: 2004 - The Ukraine Supreme Court ordered a rerun of the head-to-head presidential contest, setting off rejoicing by supporters of Western-leaning Viktor Yushchenko, who ended up the winner. (AP/Yahoo) 12/03/2005

  • Jackson-Vanik Graduation Coalition: A CALL TO ACTION (BRAMA) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Presidents of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko, Estonia Arnold Ruutel, Lithuania Valdas Adamkus and Moldova Vladimir Voronin during their meeting at Community of Democratic Choice forum in Kiev. Nine presidents from Baltic and Black Sea nations pledged Friday to strengthen democracy in a region traditionally considered Russia's neighborhood (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko makes a speech during a regional democracy forum in Kiev. Yushchenko on Friday told eight counterparts at a forum that their endeavor should not be seen as a slap at Moscow's dominance (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yushchenko are seen during a regional democracy forum in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Presidents Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine, Arnold Ruutel of Estonia, Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania and Vladimir Voronin of Moldova attend a summit of nine leaders from Central, Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Presidents Traian Basescu of Romania, Branko Crvenkovski of Macedonia, Vaira Vike-Freiberga of Latvia, Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia, Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine, Arnold Ruutel of Estonia, Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania, Vladimir Voronin of Moldova and Janez Drnovsek of Slovenia attend a summit of nine leaders from Central, Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Presidents Traian Basescu of Romania, Branko Crvenkovski of Macedonia, Vaira Vike-Freiberga of Latvia, Mikhail Saakashvili of Georgia, Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine, Arnold Ruutel of Estonia, Valdas Adamkus of Lithuania, Vladimir Voronin of Moldova and Janez Drnovsek of Slovenia attend a summit of nine leaders from Central, Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Participants of a democracy forum, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, Estonian President Arnold Ruutel and Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin, pose for a photo in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Photo: Participants of Democracy forum pose for photo in Kiev: Romanian President Traian Basescu, Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski, Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, Estonian President Arnold Ruutel, Moldovan President Vladimir Voronin, Lithuanian Valdas Adamkus, Slovenian President Janez Drnovsek (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Ukraine Hosts Pro-Democracy Forum (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Regional Leaders Set Up Community of Democratic Choice (RFE/RL) 12/02/2005
  • Nine Countries Set Up Community of Democratic Choice (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Community for Democratic Choice forum ends in Kyiv (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • У Києві створено Спільноту демократичного вибору (Кореспондент) 12/02/2005
  • У Києвi вiдбулась зустрiч поборникiв демократiї (VOA) 12/02/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko pleased with First Forum of Community of Democratic Choice (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Democratic Choice Community's chief mission lies in bringing new common vision of democracy and ways to prevent and regulate conflicts to Europe (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Baltic states ready to assist Ukraine on way of democratic reforms (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Forum of Democratic Choice will establish dialogue of democracy, stability and prosperity (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • President George Bush sends message of greetings to participants in First Forum of Democratic Choice Community (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Yushchenko Opened Forum of Community for Democratic Choice (UNIAN) 12/02/2005
  • Yuschenko Calling On Baltic, Black Sea, Caspian Countries to Monitor Parliamentary Election (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • EU Should Demonstrate Openness to Potential Members – Yushchenko (UNIAN) 12/02/2005
  • Україна — сильний партнер Європи: учора лідери Євросоюзу засипали Україну компліментами та «вручили» ринковий статус (Україна молода) 12/02/2005
  • Крок за кроком: новий період України та ЄС. Чи готовий Київ до рутинної роботи? (День) 12/02/2005
  • EU grants Ukraine market economy status (Ukrainian Journal) 12/02/2005
  • Ферреро-Вальднер: зовнішньополітичні позиції України суттєво наблизилися до ЄС (Deutsche Welle) 12/02/2005
  • Міліція з’ясовує ситуацію з обманом студентів на антинатівській акції в Києві (Кореспондент) 12/02/2005
  • Студентам не заплатили за участь в мітингу проти НАТО і вони поскаржилися в міліцію (proUA) 12/02/2005
  • Rada Committee Investigating Scandal Surrounding Melnychenko Tapes Invites Melnychenko to Testify on December 7 (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Мельниченко був готовий убити Кучму (Кореспондент) 12/02/2005
  • ЦВК, вибори i справа Миколи Мельниченка (VOA) 12/02/2005
  • Bodyguard vows to convict Kuchma (Independent) 12/02/2005
  • «На умовах: жодних умов!» Блок «Нашої України» і БЮТ усе ще можливий, вважає Микола Мартиненко (День) 12/02/2005
  • Lutsenko Forecasts Possible Fraud by Regions Party in 2006 Rada Election (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Правозахисні організації закликають Карпачову піти у відставку (Кореспондент) 12/02/2005
  • OUPU's Lviv Chapter Calling On Tymoshenko to Join Yuschenko's Bloc for 2006 Parliamentary Elections (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Луценко: В отруєнні Ющенка є одна зачіпка (Кореспондент) 12/02/2005
  • Третьякову вручили рішення суду про те, що Зінченко повинен вибачитися (proUA) 12/02/2005
  • MP Solomatin Calls On State Financial Monitoring Committee, PGO to Investigate Imports of Berezovsky's Money to Ukraine (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Last year's Orange Revolution in Ukraine is just a memory (Knight Ridder) 12/02/2005
  • Правда і кривда. Плюс сила: героєм, який зупинив Україну від зсування у прірву громадянської війни, оголосив себе... екс-командувач Внутрішніх військ Попков, «автор» наказу про штурм Майдану (Україна молода) 12/02/2005
  • California court postpones Lazarenko hearing until March (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • U.S. Court Postpones Sentencing of Lazarenko (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Row over monument in Luhansk: Communists vs. Pora (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • Civil Forum of Community for Democratic Choice Supported Address of Belarussian Opposition to Regional Leaders (UNIAN) 12/02/2005
  • Belarus tightens up protest laws (BBC News) 12/02/2005
  • Belarus passes tough law to curb upheaval (Reuters/AlertNet) 12/02/2005
  • Merkel reassures Poland over Moscow ties (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Kazakh opposition cries foul (CS Monitor) 12/02/2005
  • Rada to Examine Implementation of European Court Verdicts Friday (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • EU, Ukraine, Welcome Resumption of Abuja Peace Talks in Sudanese Darfur (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Transport and Communications Ministry Sets Up Commission to Investigate Cause of Bus Accident in Lviv Region (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Seven dead, one missing in Lviv bus disaster (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • Bus Crash Killed 7 in Lviv Oblast (UNIAN) 12/02/2005
  • Massive bird deaths in Crimea (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • Over 1,500 birds found dead in Ukraine (Reuters) 12/02/2005
  • Health Ministry, USAID, TNK BP Ukraine Agree to Jointly Improve Health of Mothers and Children (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • Russia Negotiating to Hike Price of Enriched Uranium Fuel for Ukrainian Power Plants (AP/Yahoo) 12/02/2005
  • Gas problem between Ukraine and Russia to be solved shortly - Yushchenko (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Кабмін шукає нафтогазового дипломата (proUA) 12/02/2005
  • EU, Ukraine sign agreement aimed at diversifying energy imports (Ukrainian Journal) 12/02/2005
  • Royal Dutch/Shell to invest $100 bln to search for gas in Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 12/02/2005
  • Donetsk miners return to surface after 2 week underground strike (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • SPF returns hryvnias to consortium that first bought Kryvorizhstal (Ukrainian Journal) 12/02/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 1 Kopeck Up to 5.0200 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/02/2005
  • SBU develops confidential cell phone program (5-ий канал) 12/02/2005
  • International economic forum to be held in Ternopil on December 3 (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Ihor Bondarchuk: 'The political leadership of the country makes much effort to further harmonize church-state relations and to facilitate the spiritual elevation of Ukrainian society' (RISU) 12/02/2005
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholics March for Church Unity (RISU) 12/02/2005
  • Fund for Jewish Property Restitution to be Created in Ukraine (RISU) 12/02/2005
  • Artful look at Orange Revolution: Chicago exhibit shows works of Ukrainian protesters (Chicago Tribune) 12/02/2005
  • Augustine offered political appointment to step aside: NDP (CBC) 12/02/2005
  • Volodymyr Lytvyn thanks Lithuanian Seimas for recognizing 1932 - 1933 famine in Ukraine as genocide (NRCU) 12/02/2005
  • Про гуманні й антигуманні ідеології: тягар злочинного минулого гальмує оновлення Компартії і розвиток українського суспільства. Як це пояснити людям, яких «не печуть комуністичні партквитки»?! (День) 12/02/2005

  • Photo: British Prime Minister Tony Blair, representing the European Union, and President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko leave an EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Ukraine. Tony Blair formally announced the EU's recognition of Ukraine as a market economy on Thursday (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks as Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko listens during a news conference after the summit of Ukraine and the European Union in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso laughs with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, while Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko talks with EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk toast after a meeting of Ukraine and the European Union in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: British Prime Minister Tony Blair shakes hand with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko during a meeting of Ukraine and the European Union in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, and EU Foreign Policy Chief Javier Solana listen during the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: General view of the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko speaks with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso during a meeting of Ukraine and the European Union in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko talks with EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana during the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk speaks with European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana during the meeting of Ukraine and the European Union in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko welcomes British Prime Minister Tony Blair prior to the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko shows the presidential residence to British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko welcomes British Prime Minister Tony Blair, representing the European Union, prior to the Summit Ukraine-European Union in Kiev (AFP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • PM opens door to Ukraine's accession (ePolitix) 12/01/2005
  • EU grants Ukraine market economy status (Financial Times) 12/01/2005
  • Kiev steps closer to Europe (IH Tribune) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine inches closer to Europe as market economy status granted (AFP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • EU to Give Ukraine Market-Economy Status [Barroso: 'The future of Ukraine is in Europe...'] (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • ЄС: Майбутнє України в Європі (Кореспондент) 12/01/2005
  • President Comments on Results of Ukraine-EU Summit (UNIAN) 12/01/2005
  • Самміт 'Україна – Євросоюз' у Києві (Радіо Свобода) 12/01/2005
  • European Union Decides to Grant Ukraine Market Economy Status (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • ЄС надав Україні статус країни з ринковою економікою (Кореспондент) 12/01/2005
  • Україна в очах ЄС стала ринковою економiкою (VOA) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine - EU Summit started in Kyiv today, under chairmanship of President Viktor Yushchenko and British Prime Minister Tony Blair (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine-EU Summit Opens in Kyiv (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine, EU hold first summit since 'orange revolution' (AFP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine-EU Summit Opens in Kyiv Today (UNIAN) 12/01/2005
  • EU to soon decide on mkt economy status (Ukrainian Journal) 12/01/2005
  • Україна — ЄС: партнерство між громадянами (День) 12/01/2005
  • Чому Україну не приймають у «євроклуб»? (День) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili speaks during a news conference in Kiev. Saakashvili is on a two-day visit to Ukraine to participate in a meeting of nine leaders from Central and Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics in Kiev on Friday (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • 1st Community for Democratic Choice Congress underway in Kyiv (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • Inaugural session of public forum of Democratic Choice Commonwealth held in Kyiv today (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Leaders Meet in Ukraine to Create New Regional Alliance [Democratic Choice Community] (RFE/RL) 12/01/2005
  • Мельниченко може стати народним депутатом (VOA) 12/01/2005
  • Prosecutor General's Office Calls Melnychenko to Testify in Gongadze Case (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • State bodyguard general Kislov says Melnychenko could not have bugged Kuchma's office (Interfax-Russia) 12/01/2005
  • On November 30 ex-State Guard Service major Mykola Melnychenko and former Verkhovna Rada deputy Oleksandr Yelyashkevych arrived in Kyiv via Moscow after their five-year-long stay in USA (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Key witness in journalist's killing arrives in Ukraine after five-year absence (AP/Kyiv Post) 12/01/2005
  • Exile Returns to Seek Justice in Ukraine Death [Mykola Melnychenko] (NY Times) 12/01/2005
  • Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine failed to pass any resolutions on Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov's account about Government's plans of economy's development in 2006 (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Premier reports to Rada, MPs postpone 2006 budget hearings for two weeks (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • Yekhanurov Assesses His Work Positively (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • European Union leaders hope that parliamentary elections in Ukraine will meet international standards (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Party of Regions reveals top 5 election list candidates (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • Party of Regions to Name Yanukovych, Karpachova, Skudar, Chornovil, Bohuslaev Election List Top Five (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • [Interactive] Ukraine's Inner Battle (NY Times) 12/01/2005
  • Академік Василь Кремень: У революції — юне обличчя (Україна молода) 12/01/2005
  • Op-ed: After one year, hope of 'Orange Revolution' is fading (Allentown Morning Call) 12/01/2005
  • Lytvyn Forecasting Rada Will Be Unable to Swear In New Constitutional Court Judges by December 4 (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko petitions lawmakers to swear in newly appointed Constitution Court judges by December 4 (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • «Перезимували?» На Донеччині активізовуються екс-керівники, які тепер прагнуть кар'єрного реваншу (Україна молода) 12/01/2005
  • Pozhyvanov Not to Head Zaporizhzhya Oblast Due to His Comments on Senchuk's Death (UNIAN) 12/01/2005
  • NATO Seeking to Weaken CIS by Expansion — Russian General (MosNews) 12/01/2005
  • Russia will continue to uphold its interests in CIS states - official (Interfax-Russia) 12/01/2005
  • Foreign Minister Tarasiuk took part in opening EU Mission in Odesa (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Two U.S. Allies Leaving Iraq, More May Go (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • First Group of 69 Peacekeepers Returns to Ukraine from Iraq (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine to Retain 50 Troops in Iraq After Withdrawal (RFE/RL) 12/01/2005
  • UN imposes asset on arms dealers (Reuters) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Ukrainian girls hold candles during an AIDS awareness rally in central Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: A Ukrainian boy holds a candle light during an AIDS awareness rally in central Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Children play in a special hospital for HIV-positive children in Makeyevka near the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: A baby boy cries as he receives an injection in a special hospital for HIV-positive children in Makeyevka near the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk. The hospital takes care of 37 HIV-positive children of whom 17 have full-blown AIDS (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine marks World AIDS Day (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • President Viktor Yushchenko signed decree toward improving state management in countering HIV/AIDS and TB (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Today is World Day for Combating HIV/AIDS (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • В Україну прибула американська гуманiтарна мiсiя (VOA) 12/01/2005
  • Rada Returns Draft 2006 State Budget to Cabinet of Ministers for Redrafting (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Parliament Returned Draft State Budget-2006 to Government for Amendments (UNIAN) 12/01/2005
  • Rada to Debate Second Reading of National Budget for 2006 Thursday (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine's GDP to grow 7% in 2006 - premier (Interfax-Russia) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko shakes hands with Malcolm Brinded, Shell's Executive Director for Exploration and Production, while British Prime Minister Tony Blair looks on, after the signing of a cooperation deal in gas exploration in eastern Ukraine (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Naftogaz Ukrainy, Shell sign cooperation agreement (Interfax-Russia) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine and European Union signed Memorandum of understanding in cooperation in energy sphere (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Ukraine and European Union signed Agreement on some aspects of air transport (NRCU) 12/01/2005
  • Plachkov: We will appeal to EU in natural gas dispute with Gazprom (Ukrainian Journal) 12/01/2005
  • Gazprom warns that its 'Compromise' price for Ukraine could be raised (Ukrainian Journal) 12/01/2005
  • Russia and Ukraine bicker about gas transport fees (IH Tribune) 12/01/2005
  • Black Sea Pipelines to Ease Traffic (Moscow Times) 12/01/2005
  • SPFU Returned 4.26 Billion Hryvnias to Investment Metallurgical Union for Kryvorozhstal (UNIAN) 12/01/2005
  • Who is Lakshmi Mittal and what is Mittal Steel? (Herald-Star) 12/01/2005
  • BNP Paribas signs agreement to buy 51 pct of Ukraine's Ukrsibank (AFX/III) 12/01/2005
  • UkrSibbank Owners to Sell 51% in Bank to French BNP Paribas (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Interbank Hryvnia 1 Kopeck Up to 5.0300 UAH/USD (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Ukrainian Investors Eye Nigeria's Steel, Energy Sectors (Daily Champion) 12/01/2005
  • Communications Commission Licenses Ukrtelecom to Provide Mobile Services in UMTS Standard (Українські новини) 12/01/2005
  • Farmers demand greater agricultural spending (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Demonstrators hold a banner reading 'Forever with Russia' to protest against Ukraine's drive to forge closer ties with the European Union during a rally near the presidential office in Kiev. About 2,000 demonstrators marched through Kiev as the capital hosted Ukraine and the European Union summit on Thursday (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: A demonstrator shouts anti-NATO slogans to protest against Ukraine's closer ties with the Alliance during a rally near the presidential office in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Photo: Demonstrators, who chained themselves to a fence near the presidential office, take part in a rally against Ukraine's closer ties with the NATO in Kiev (Reuters/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Paid anti-NATO protest in Kyiv (5-ий канал) 12/01/2005
  • Kyiv Rally Calls for Union of Orthodox Nations of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus (RISU) 12/01/2005
  • Orthodox Citizens Leader Explains Union with Progressive Socialists (RISU) 12/01/2005
  • World Orthodox Leaders Support UOC-MP Orthodox Head (RISU) 12/01/2005
  • Christian Ukraine Denies Stating Greek Catholic Claim on St. Sophia’s (RISU) 12/01/2005
  • One Man Chronicles Centuries of Synagogue Music (Forward) 12/01/2005
  • Christie's Russian Art Sale in London Sets Record $38 Million [Ukrainian Buyers] (Bloomberg) 12/01/2005
  • U.S. agency set to ease ban on sharp objects [Ukraine opens its doors to more non-EU citizens: 90 days for Andorra, Iceland, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and the Vatican; visa-free for Canada, the European Union, Japan, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and the U.S.] (AFP/IH Tribune) 12/01/2005
  • Many in New EU Nations Seek Better Jobs (AP/Yahoo) 12/01/2005
  • Putin Asks Parliament to Ease Citizenship Rules (RFE/RL) 12/01/2005
  • Immigrant loses hope after green-card scam [Christine Owad of Windham, N.Y., accused of scamming immigrants] (Journal News) 12/01/2005
  • Ukrainian church establishes Web site [Atanas Kobryn column] (Sun-Herald) 12/01/2005
  • Your shoeboxes on their way to the Ukraine (Berwick Today) 12/01/2005
  • Finding a family in Ukraine [Adoption] (Cambridge Chronicle) 12/01/2005
  • Козацькі пороги підуть під воду, якщо зараз не зупинити добудову Ташлицької ГАЕС (Україна молода) 12/01/2005
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