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Azarov: ‘We are not going to sink’

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Nov. 24, 2011, 9:47 p.m. | Ukraine — by Katya Gorchinskaya

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov

Katya Gorchinskaya

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Ukraine's prime minister says pessimists are wrong.
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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 9:57 p.m.    

The sooner Azarov is out of the prime ministers office the better.

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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 10:03 p.m.    

Azarov is a Russian retard.

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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 10:10 p.m.    

No, you and your PoR cronies are not going to sink..... but ordinary Ukrainians will sink while you continue to rob the country.

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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 10:21 p.m.    

You sank before you started. Now go back to Russia!

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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 10:26 p.m.    

Yanuk's right hand man doesn't even use his birth name. Zazarov was born Pakhlo. What's he hiding? Yanuk's a social deviant and a criminal and so is the Party of Robber's.

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Anonymous Nov. 24, 2011, 11:46 p.m.    

If this man sees himself as intelligent he would have learned to speak Ukrainian. Instead he is a Muscovite and should go to Moscow and be with his own kind - arrogant and blindly stupid Muscovites. And take Yanuconvikt with you Azarov we don't want him either.You are both, together with your party of criminals responsible for crimes against humanity, which figures, considering that you are sub human.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 2:55 a.m.    

Do you Ukrainian rulers read what people say about you?

I mean, how much is enough for you guys?

You could turn this country to the West, create more democracy and transparency with a solid supreme court and you would still be wealthy and have power...and...you would be loved.

Why on earth would you take being hated over being loved?

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 7:28 a.m.    

With due respect I would like to shorten you story a wee bit.

Azarov thinks and acts like a communist!!!

End of story....

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 7:32 a.m.    

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.....paintings depicting all of Ukraine’s past government chiefs, starting from the 1930s..........!!!

If this is true then Yanuk should be charged under Article 58-10...and be shot!

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:47 a.m.    

aggressive corporate raiders exploit the nation’s weak courts in gangster-style takeovers,

Read more: http://www.kyivpost.com/news/nation/detail/117583/20/page/1/#comments#ixzz1ehGOB8gp

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:53 p.m.    

No, give Stalinkovich a life sentence of hard labour in Kolyma, or Vorkuta, with Yulia to be his guard (poetic justice, Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned). That will be the very first time in his life that he does any real work- he can get rid of all his considerable excess fat.

спасибо житлям донбасса.....

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Anonymous Nov. 27, 2011, 6:02 a.m.    

Contrary to popular opinion Viktorchyk claims to swim 5 kilometers every day in his hot tub and he religiously trots daily around his compound in Mezhyhirya dodging bears (probably tame ones from the zoo) and possibly some eggs thrown at him from the outside. His weight loss problem stems from overeating while worrying about Yulia Tymoshenko and most of the population of Ukraine.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 7:37 a.m.    

.....billions for EURO 2012,,,,,and f*** the people of Ukraine....

Let school kids suffer from inadequate schools....

Let hospitals and health care be the worst in the world.....

But spend money on airports and stadiums.....

When are the people going to rebel.....

Libya did it......

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 7:07 p.m.    

Lets not forget the 100;'s of millions of dollars wasted in electing Ukraine's head of state. Money that would have been better spent elsewhere in Ukraine's economy

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:14 a.m.    

So, the government has built some big stadiums and airports. They know there is corruption in these projects and on a big scale but for some reason they can't prosecute anyone for this corruption. Typical of the Yanukovych administration he has big plans, but none of these plans are to help the average person and most of the plans are just that, plans, nothing will ever be done. They pretend to want to be more open by use of blogs (and I'm sure there is no chance to respond or responses are censored) but in the meantime they think they must keep negotiations secret.

By the way, this is the kind of reporting I like to see.

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 7:05 p.m.    

Apart from issues of a constitutional nature the government is doing a better job at managing the economy the Yushchenko ever did. Ukraine would have overall been better off if Yushchenko has not sort to destabilise Ukraine by unconstitutionality dismissing the previous parliament. The previous parliament was by far more preferable this this motley crew. Another example of Yushchenoks failure when he was president

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:39 a.m.    

walk along a row of oil paintings depicting all of Ukraine’s past government chiefs, starting from the 1930s,

Read more: http://www.kyivpost.com/news/nation/detail/117583/#ixzz1ehFl9VqB

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 4:10 p.m.    

I believe that Mykola Azarov will go down in history as one of Ukraine's best prime ministers, if not THE best. Azarov is an intelligent man, an honest man, a brave man. He has arguably the most difficult job in the country today, yet he still manages to bring a lot of positive energy to his activity.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:48 p.m.    

He will go down in history as the most hated Russian in Ukraine. He has no place in our country. He brings a lot of negative energy to an entire nation. If he was smart, he would pack his bags and go back to Russia.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 5:43 p.m.    

He is so honest he does not use his birth name, so intelligent he cannot learn Ukrainian and so brave that thousands have to defend him. Under this administration Ukraine will go back to not having any history. It will be usurped by it's bastard child Russia and he will go down and a great Russian patriot.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 6:12 p.m.    

Don't shame Ukrainians with your ignorant racism.

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Anonymous Nov. 28, 2011, 6:46 a.m.    

Yanukovych,Azarov and the Party of Regions are authoritarian, corrupt, falsely persecuting the democratic opposition, disrespect Ukrainian language, culture and history, are suppressing freedom of speech and freedom of press and dividing the wealth and business opportunities in Ukraine among themselves.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 5:04 p.m.    

What does bringing a lot of energy to his activity counts when there are no results?

Maybe, the next 'result' will be in giving the gas pipeline to Russia to discover later, that the gas price to be paid remains unchanged due to clever negotiations.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 4:30 p.m.    

You are right,too many posting comments think the prime minister can just snap his fingers and corruption,poverty will disappear.Ukraine has long road ahead but it will get to where it needs to be.

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 9:33 p.m.    

I wonder who wrote the above comment indicating that he is an excellent PM...himself or his publicist?

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

Is he so afraid of his citizens that he has to be protected by 3 security checks?

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 7:12 p.m.    

A great showcase of an intelligent foreign commentators. If the first thing critics are pointing out in evaluating PM's job is his 'secret' surname Pahlo or funny Ukrainian accent he's doing alright.Sorry about possible grammar mistakes

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 8:52 p.m.    

Azarov has less than 2% support from the people.Thats how intelligent, honest and brave he is.

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Anonymous Nov. 25, 2011, 9:48 p.m.    

First of all by no chance you can prove this 2% support figure so why you're trying to mislead kyivpost readers? Second of all why the heck you're linking people's support to man's intelligence or bravery?

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 6:06 p.m.    

Are you actually defending this criminal?

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 6:59 p.m.    

Where gas he been convicted of a crime? Your comments are defamatory and should be removed.

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Anonymous Nov. 27, 2011, 12:58 a.m.    

Your answer proves you are a moron.

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 6:46 p.m.    

All polls shows his ratings under 2% and dropping. As for his intelligence and bravery, that comes from a misleading post below:-

Azarov=exellent prime mimister?

Azarov is just another screwed up, backward thinking, Soviet Russian scum!

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 6:58 p.m.    

Please point to such a poll. I most certainly have not seen any polls that vindicates your claim. Maybe you are confusing this with Yushchenko's rating which is currently less then 1.5%

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 8:35 p.m.    

hehhehe! You're getting over excited. Not a good sign.

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Anonymous Nov. 26, 2011, 6:55 p.m.    

A sunken ship can not sink.

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Anonymous Dec. 10, 2011, 4:15 p.m.    

huh so true

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Anonymous Nov. 27, 2011, 6:08 a.m.    

The only sinking feeling that Mykola Azarov should concern himself with is the one associated with being dropped from the gallows.

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Anonymous Nov. 27, 2011, 5:53 p.m.    

Don't be such a HATER.

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Anonymous Dec. 17, 2011, 8:14 a.m.    

Azarov says &quot;we are estranged from the people&quot; he is a funny man.

According to statements made by prime minister Azarov - Terrorize them into compliance - Rule by fear.

The biggest challenge for Ukrainian civil society is not to become marginalized, as happened in Belarus. This is not easy, given that it has become clear in Yanukovych’s first year that the main driving force behind the power of the authorities is fear.

Read more: http://www.kyivpost.com/news/opinion/op_ed/detail/99476/#ixzz1GIa5fmJb

That was made clear by Prime Minister Mykola Azarov at a conference in Yalta last year when he said, “Fear is one of the main human instincts, and it has to be made to work.”

Every action taken by the authorities — the arrests and interrogations of opposition leaders, the constant visits by the tax police to private firms — has one goal, to spread fear.

Read more: http://www.kyivpost.com/news/opinion/op_ed/detail/99476/#ixzz1GZuD5MBi

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