Posts Tagged ‘ Viktor Medvedchuk ’

SPECIAL REPORT-Why Ukraine spurned the EU and embraced Russia

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

By Elizabeth Piper KIEV Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:59am EST Dec 19 (Reuters) – On Sept. 4, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich called a meeting of his political party for the first time in three years, summoning members to an old Soviet-era cinema called Zoryany in Kiev. For three hours Yanukovich cajoled and bullied anyone who…

Ukraine’s oligarchs could have final say in political crisis

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

Some billionaires are wary of a Putin-style crackdown Daniel McLaughlin Ukraine’s crisis may not be resolved on the streets of Kiev, or in the headquarters of the government or president, but in the lavish offices and villas of billionaire oligarchs whose wealth affords them huge political power. Whereas Russian president Vladimir Putin has forced tycoons…

It’s not about the EU, it’s about freedom from the Ukrainian mafia

Dec 13th, 2013 | By

I passed on this message from Yevgeniya Nedilko in Germany Dear EU citizens! Today, Nowember 30, 2013, our president Viktor Yanukovych turned into a new Ceausescu when he dispersed a peaceful rally, breaking 19-years-old students’ heads to blood. Those students were standing for support of collaboration between Ukraine and EU. Reading materials in your media,…