August 17, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko testified against his former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Wednesday in her ongoing trial for charges of corruption. The prosecution alleges that Tymoshenko orchestrated a deal where Ukraine's national gas company would pay Russia excessively high ...[read more]
October 28, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Monday withdrew a lawsuit she had brought against president Victor Yushchenko and the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) challenging Yushchenko's plan to dissolve parliament and hold new elections. Tymoshenko said the challenge was droppe... ...[read more]
October 14, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
Ukrainian president Victor Yushchenko Monday abolished the Kiev District Court by decree after it decided Saturday to block a previous presidential decree dissolving parliament and directing parliamentary elections in the wake of the collapse of the governing coalition. The Kiev court made the ...[read more]
October 12, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts
A Kiev court Saturday blocked a decree by Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko dissolving parliament and directing parliamentary elections in the wake of the collapse of the governing coalition. The Kiev District Court made the ruling against the elections in response to a lawsuit brought by ...[read more]
September 9, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said Monday that she has been summoned to testify before Ukraine's Prosecutor Generalís Office on September 11. An official for the office has said that her testimony is being sought by prosecutors investigating the 2004 poisoning of President Vikt... ...[read more]
August 24, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko said Friday that he establish a body to draft a new Ukrainian constitution and will propose amendments to clarify the distribution of power between the presidency, parliament, and the cabinet. In remarks marking Ukraine's Independence Day, Yushchenko address... ...[read more]
June 2, 2007
by Michael Sung
Ukraine's parliament Friday approved a series of bills paving the way for early parliamentary elections on September 30. The bills, reflecting an earlier political compromise between rivals President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych that adverted a violent confrontation bet... ...[read more]
May 31, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Constitutional gridlock continued in Ukraine on Thursday, as the country's parliament again failed to approve a bill that would set a new date for controversial parliamentary elections. Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych finally reached an agreement on Sun... ...[read more]
May 27, 2007
by Natalie Hrubos
Ukrainian political rivals President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych agreed Sunday to hold elections on September 30 in a move intended to end an escalating constitutional crisis in the country. Repeating a call made earlier this year, Yushchenko said the constitutional ...[read more]
May 25, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko ordered Ukraine's interior ministry troops to come under his command Friday as a new crisis over Yushchenko's Thursday dismissal of the country's top prosecutor escalated, but Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych and Interior Minister Vasyl Tsushko defie... ...[read more]

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