22 fun facts about Ukraine

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June 8, 2012, 1:03 a.m. | Ukraine — by Svitlana Tuchynska

Girls wear traditional embroidered clothes (vishivanky) during the celebration of Independence Day in Kyiv on Aug. 24.
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Svitlana Tuchynska

Take a quick lesson on Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine.
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Gerald Bowers June 8, 2012, 1:53 p.m.    

Quote 'Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych served two terms in jail. The first time came when he was 17, when he spent three years in prison for robbery. When he was 20 he was convicted again and sentenced to two years in prison for assault'.

EU politicians should remember this at all times.

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Phill M June 9, 2012, 5:06 a.m.    

Those two jail terms are the only two terms he ever served where he didn't participate in political fraud in order to gain them....

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