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Azarov promises to take steps to repair roads, make domestic air travel cheaper

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Oct. 17, 2011, 8:26 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said that in 2012 the government will increase funding for the construction of regional roads. "In the first quarter of 2012 we will complete the commissioning of all the facilities for Euro 2012. Thus, funds will be released, in particular, for the construction of a regional network of roads," he wrote on his page on Facebook, answering questions from the social network users.

Speaking about the possibility of making air travel across Ukraine cheaper, the prime minister recalled that the prices for the tickets for domestic flights were reduced in 2004.

"Now, it is more complicated. The air transportation in Ukraine is an open competition of airlines, but it doesn't apply to regional flights. We will think how to create conditions for competition, and thus reduce the price of domestic flights. We have a wonderful medium-range An-148 aircraft, and the airlines need to think how to optimize costs," Azarov said.

He assured that he would instruct the Infrastructure Ministry to develop proposals how to make tickets for domestic flights cheaper.
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Anonymous Oct. 17, 2011, 8:39 p.m.    

Azarov....."Now that 2012 commisioning is complete,,,we will spend more money on roads for the people"

This proof that Yanuk and his mafia goons don't care about the people,,,,but more about 2012, a waste of money....while 80% of the population lives in poverty. !!!

People , wake up......!!

Lower air fares,,,,,,what a crock of bullsh-t.....when roads are full of potholes, outdoor toilets in 70% of households......

When are the people going to wake up and realize that Yanuk is doing what he wants with YOUR COUNTRY......

CHANGE MUST COME FROM WITH IN.......

TAKE UKRAINE BACK.....

Yanuk has done NOTHING for the people......and will DO NOTHING FOR THE PEOPLE in the futur....

But he will continue to steal Ukraine until there is nothing left.....

TAKE UKRAINE BACK....!

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Anonymous Oct. 18, 2011, 1:34 p.m.    

To be fair, the crap infrastructure issues haven't been tackled by ANY government since independence...

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Anonymous Oct. 17, 2011, 8:44 p.m.    

This man is a pathological liar......he cannot promise anything......

He is a puppet with no brains....

He is a LIAR.....

When are the people going to rebel??

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Anonymous Oct. 17, 2011, 9:34 p.m.    

Azarov promises to learn Ukrainian.

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Anonymous Oct. 18, 2011, 10:58 a.m.    

Just like the other 90% of the top politicians, Mr Azarov is absolutely not capable of his function. This man is a real joke.

The problem is : they don't know this themselves...

Themselves, they are convinced of their own skills and truths...

a heritage from the past...

In a country were basic standards like ensure 99% redundance electricity and drivable roads are not sure things...with international debts...with censurship of press...with corruption from roadpolice till president...

and so on...

NEVER should be held an international tournement or whatever...

But than again...it is useless to comment here...

As long as the ukrainian people are cynical, nihilistic and apathic...

never, nothing will change...

BECAUSE...it has to start from the base...from down till top...

But they don't do shit...just complain...

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