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Yanukovych: 'Some misinform international community about Ukraine'

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Feb. 7, 2011, 7:54 a.m. | Politics — by Staff reports
President Viktor Yanukovych on Feb. 4 in Warsaw said it's a challenge for him to improve the image of Ukraine while ensuring stability within the country.
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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:39 a.m.    

what language is this written in...certainly not English?

right ... it's Yanuspeak....it makes no sense whatsoever

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 9:38 a.m.    

Members of Parliament fighting amongst each other.

What more do you need to ruin the image of Ukraine??????

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 12:08 p.m.    

We have seen how delegates vote for the Party of regions in Verhovna Rada: one voice for all ... What more do you need to ruin the image of Ukraine?

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 1:26 p.m.    

So, the Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal which granted Ukraine the last position among European countries in their ranking of economic freedom in 2010, the Economist Intelligence Unit's Index of Democracy that reported Ukraine to have the largest decline of democracy among all the countries of Europe in 2010, Reporters Without Borders which noted a fall of 42 positions down in the ranking of freedom of speech during 2010, the Czech government which granted political asylum for a former member of Ukrainian government, Stefan Fuhle, Jerzy Busek and Carl Bildt, who have sharply critized Ukraine for applying selective justice as a means of political persecution ... and son on: all of them are &quot;misinformed&quot; according to Yanukovych. This is the attitude of a blockhead dictator.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 2:56 p.m.    

duh , yanukovych improve ukraine image ... plan to women take off clothes in spring in ukraine ...

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 3:17 p.m.    

The Ukrainian president addressing businessmen and potential foreign investors in Ukraine at an international congress in Davos - and apparantly promoting sex tourism! That is only the latest disgraceful incident. Every time Yanukovych appears on the international arena, the image of Ukraine is further damaged by stupid, clumsy or ignorant statements.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 4:20 p.m.    

Yanukovych said the crushing blow delivered under his rule to corruption and bureaucracy has been met with resistance.

Read more: http://www.kyivpost.com/news/politics/detail/96507/#ixzz1DHb0zsqv

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 5:03 p.m.    

Well, the homo sovieticus insanity continues.

The Pimp-in-Chief (&quot;come see women undress in Ukraine, it's truly a wonderful sight&quot; - at Davos), and one of the Chief Plunderers of Ukraine (through the Party of Regions, through Mezhihirya, which he stole, through the real estate deals of his sons stealing public lands at low prices, through is son's bank, through his son being a member of Parliament for some unknown reason) talks about &quot;a handful of people who have been plundering Ukraine.&quot;

Apparently, he now wants to &quot;reverse approaches,&quot; so that only he and Firtash and Boyko and Kolesnikov and Khoroshkovsky are allowed to plunder Ukraine.

All with &quot;nice&quot; stalinist propaganda.

And - noone should &quot;hide behind democratic slogans.&quot;

Only behind stalinist homo sovieticus slogans, like &quot;we are working effectively.&quot; працюють ефективно

And &quot;life has gotten better for everyone today&quot; - покращилося життя вже сьогодьні

Didn't Prime Minister Zarazov Zarazovych ban political satire?

Why is there more satire being put out on President Yanukonvikt's web site?

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 5:11 p.m.    

Maybe it is time for Azarov to launch another &quot;awareness raising campaign&quot; - directed also to his chief!

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:15 p.m.    

Perhaps you live in another part of the world where Tymoshenko does not consistently attract a wide popular sensation of nausea. Here everybody gets sick with her: even cats and dogs excuse themselves and go vomit elsewhere. It is a pity that a percentage of the Ukrainian Diaspora that never returned to is motherland (even for holidays) maintains an obsolete nostalgic national-fanaticism that corrupts the true image of Ukraine abroad. I know you prefered Hitler. Instead of corrupting other people’s understanding of the true situation of Ukraine, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your necks and thrown into the sea.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 10:49 p.m.    

They knoweth not of that which they speak of. Remember, New York and the Left Coast, California, are way behind our time...in more ways than one. One has only to look at what they write to see how far out of touch they are. Still, it is good for comic relief.

Actually I think the two or three who actually post here under several different names are paid shills for the opposition. Looking at the semantics and diction, similarities are obvious.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:55 p.m.    

Playing pocket pool by yourself again?

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 11:53 p.m.    

Nope, I believe there is a specific medical term for that person's condition. Those KGB clowns spam Ukrainian-language websites with stupid comments like the one above yours with moderate success - only some sovoks buy into it - but here it looks like a joke and rather implies a serious condition speaking in medical terms. This sovok &quot;Tovaristch&quot; landed in the wrong place - where hardly anyone buys into it... But the intellectual capacities of his kremlin masters are not high enough to fathom that. Good for us.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 5:22 p.m.    

Generally speaking, the popular opinion polls on such UKRAINIAN talk shows as Savik Schuster are largely in line with the opinions you claim are confined to the diaspora.

The feeling of nausea you refer to is more likely the result of the fact that Ukrainians realize their country has been handed over to criminals who actually hate Ukrainians.. (As opposed to criminals who are merely indifferent to them)

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:39 p.m.    

Yanukovich said &quot;The Ukrainian nation is wise and it will understand.Because a small handful of people, who have been plundering the country for 20 years is only a handful, from which the whole society, the whole state and our image in the world have been suffering&quot;. Did he mean the small minority of Russian occupiers who have been plundering Ukraine for 300 years? - Yanukovich is an idiot. We are wiser than you think.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:44 p.m.    

The world and civil society are wiser than Yanukovych thinks.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 8:52 p.m.    

Who is king on the mountain?

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 10:58 p.m.    

Wise enough to vote for him and not the current opposition. Let's see here...Mr Yushenko now holds the world record for the lowest vote for a sitting president running for another term, roughly 2.5%. Mrs Tymoshenko lost the run off election fair and square. Wonder what her comment of 'We will bring those arrogant people in Sevastopol to their knees' had to do with her loss, as Krim voted against her by a wide margin.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 12:02 a.m.    

Are you really so constarined mentally that you can not understand a simple thing - the orange voters DID NOT VOTE FOR YUSCHENKO - THEY VOTED FOR THEMSELVES! Unlike some Yanukovich fans those who voted for the previous President never kissed his hands or his pictures - as opposed to some Yankovich supporters. That is why, once he frustrated their wishes, he had no chance - again unlike Yanukovich, who will surely get at least 20% of the votes even if tomorrow we have a hard proof that he is a cannibal.

Concerning &quot;fair and square&quot;... don't make me laugh. Even if we assume there were no falsifications to create the 3% gap between Tymoshenko and the current &quot;president&quot;, that person is one of very few (along with George W. Bush) who were elected while the majority of the population voted against him. After such a pathetic victory, his bold statements look ridiculous.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 12:23 a.m.    

Suspicions confirmed. Mr Bush has zero to do with this discussion...except for you American libs. Here's a suggestion. Instead of sitting in the Land of Round Door Knobs, why don't you come here and have a look see? Or are you afraid?

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 12:48 a.m.    

Prevaricating, some say, is a good way to &quot;save face&quot; if you have nothing to retort with... The only problem with it is that it looks no good...

Besides, I come over often enough.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 8:05 a.m.    

The idea of an 'open forum' is to discuss. However, the 2 Americans posting here under 6 guises never discuss, they bluster, with nothing to back up the bluster except screaming about Mr Yanukovich.

If you do come over, then you well know the problems here did not start with Mr Yanukovick, nor Mr Yushenko, nor Mrs Tymoshenko, nor Mr Kuchma. And to drag Mr Bush's name in to the discussion was a typical American lib trick. Nice try, but no cigar.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 5:32 p.m.    

The Bush comment is relevant in the sense that both Yanu and Bush came into office on the slimest of margins, yet they both govern in an extremely partisan manner essentially pushing their countries in a direction supported only by their extreme partisan base... It seems you're the one avoiding the discussion of issues in favor of attacking your opponent with specious labels like &quot;american lib&quot;. BTW.. sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 10:19 p.m.    

'Because a small handful of people, who have been plundering the country for 20 years&quot;...Is Yanukovich referring to himself and his Russian puppetmasters?

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Anonymous Feb. 7, 2011, 10:53 p.m.    

Perhaps you live in another part of the world where Tymoshenko does not consistently attract a wide popular sensation of nausea. Here everybody gets sick with her: even cats and dogs excuse themselves and go vomit elsewhere. It is a pity that a percentage of the Ukrainian Diaspora that never returned to is motherland (even for holidays) maintains an obsolete nostalgic national-fanaticism that corrupts the true image of Ukraine abroad. I know you prefered Hitler. Instead of corrupting other people’s understanding of the true situation of Ukraine, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your necks and thrown into the sea.

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 12:06 a.m.    

Why you soviets should always have the last word in these discussions?

You already posted this crap below - yet your KGB bosses told you to have it at the top, so that everyone reading the article sees this crap first, just like you do on the Ukrainian-language sites... That is not too stupid, except that you are not in the right place (and definitely a few decades late with this bullshit)...

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Anonymous Feb. 8, 2011, 1:52 a.m.    

The present Ukrainophobic regime is not for the Ukrainian people.

It is working on behalf of the illegal diaspora in Eastern Ukraine

that was planted in Ukraine after the mass famine executed by the

former Evil Empire known in Ukraine as the Holodomor. These people

should have been repatriated after the collapse of the Soviet Union

back to their homeland including Yanukovych and his cronies like

Tabachnyk and Azarov.

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