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Yanukovych: Over 400 officials of current government stand trial

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Aug. 25, 2011, 10:18 a.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
Over 400 officials of the current government are either facing trial or have already been prosecuted for wrongdoing, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said. "Today, more than 400 high-ranking officials of the current government are either under investigation, or have already undergone trial," he said in an interview with the Inter television channel aired on Wednesday.

Yanukovych noted that the current government is involved in a tough fight against corruption.

"I respect all people who are working for the benefit of the state. Unfortunately, they have been thinking more of themselves than of the state in recent years," the president said.
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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 10:56 a.m.    

care to wager on how low the conviction rate will be or if any under investigation actually stand trial?

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 12:03 p.m.    

there are more than 400 people in the current Governemnt???????

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 12:21 p.m.    

Not only ministers, nobody should forget the officers for example.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 1:04 p.m.    

Liar! None of his corrupt officials are on trial and he should be on trial as well.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 1:23 p.m.    

How can this idiot spit out blatant lies. He is criminal through and throiugh!

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 2:47 p.m.    

How many are PoR??

How many are major crimes?

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 4:01 p.m.    

Why is yushenko not facing trial. The evidence is clear that he misused and abised the Office of the President. Yushenko should beb the first to face charges and the first convicted.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 4:03 p.m.    

maybe that explains why Yushchenko would not pursue charges agsint Party of Regions officials. Make noi mistake this is political retibution.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 4:05 p.m.    

The entire Party of Regions should be arrested.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 4:54 p.m.    

The imbecile president keeps repeating this nonsense about the list of &quot;government officials&quot; under investigation. Who are these? What are the charges? How many are ministers with PoR affiliation? No one takes this seriously unless some more specific details are presented.

As an argument against the use of selective justice, it has long time been exposed as lacking credibility.

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 5:06 p.m.    

Name them, ghost of Senator McCarthy!

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 6 p.m.    

When is Yanukovych's turn? He's the biggest crook of them all!

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 6:33 p.m.    

Why does he keep repeating the same lies! Brainless idiot!

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Anonymous Aug. 25, 2011, 11:57 p.m.    

Yanukonman is on a mission to imprison all of his adversaries(isn't that what Stalin tried to do?). The problem is that the more he arrests people the more adversaries he creates. Soon he will be the only one left standing.

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