45,994,000 people





Map of Ukraine

Area in square kilometers

603,700 km2
One-line news12:14 President Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine has arrived on a working visit in Strasbourg to attend a session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. 17 June 2011 11:37 President Viktor Yanukovych has left on an official visit to Slovakia.
Plenipotentiary to Ukraine of foreign states: Ambassador of Belgium, Ambassador of Poland, Ambassador of Cyprus, Ambassador of Malta, Ambassador of Chile, Ambassador of Ghana, Ambassador of Kenya, Ambassador Bolivia, Ambassador of Sierra Leone.
Yanukovych: Land market will start working in Ukraine in 2012 Yanukovych: Land market will start working in Ukraine in 2012 = When land reform starts working, 6.
Politics of Ukraine take place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the Cabinet. Legislative power is vested in the parliament (Verkhovna Rada).
semi-presidentialism in which the President of Ukraine had to cohabit with a powerful Prime Minister. The Constitutional Amendments took foce between January and May 2006. The Constitutional Court of Ukraine in October 2010 overturned the 2004 amendments, considering them unconstitutional.
valid Constitution of Ukraine is therefore the 1996 text. Fundamental Freedoms - Freedom of religion is guaranteed by law, although religious organizations are required to register with local authorities and with the central government.
(1700–1721) Ukraine was divided between a number of regional powers and, by the 19th century, the largest part of Ukraine was integrated into the Russian Empire with the rest under Austro-Hungarian control.
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Ukraine borders the Russian Federation to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
a non-bloc state…”, Yanukovitch said, adding that Ukraine will keep on cooperating with the alliance in the interest of European security.
Ukraine has no plans to join NATO - Yanukovitch June 21 2011 21:03 Ukraine has never planned to join NATO and is not going to do it in future, President Viktor Yanukovitch said during a press-conference in Strasbourg.
Ukraine needs further 150 million euro for new sarcophagus at Chernobyl June 22 2011 02:01 Ukraine needs a further 150 million euro to build a new sarcophagus at Chernobyl.
Mariana Sadovska (born 1972, Lviv, Ukraine) is a German-based Ukrainian actress, singer, musician, recording artist and composer. http://wn.
Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (then in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, part of the Soviet Union).
Ukraine, and a port on the Dnieper River. * Dnipropetrovsk Dnipropetrovsk ( ) or Dnepropetrovsk () formerly Yekaterinoslav (, , translit.
* guided by the Act of Declaration of the Independence of Ukraine of 24 August 1991, approved by the national vote of 1 December 1991, * adopts this Constitution — the Fundamental Law of Ukraine.
* The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, on behalf of the Ukrainian people — citizens of Ukraine of all nationalities, * expressing the sovereign will of the people, * based on the centuries-old history of Ukrainian state-building and
Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe, with 46 million people, and serves as a vital transportation point for natural gas from Russia. The country has been a focal point of the struggle for influence in post-Soviet space.
Ukraine Looks to Texas for Path to Energy Independence Ukraine Looks to Texas for Path to Energy Independence By ANDREW E. KRAMER; CLIFFORD KRAUSS CONTRIBUTED REPORTING FROM HOUSTON.
Ukraine’s Tymoshenko Denounces Court at Her Hearing By REUTERS Former Prime Minister Yulia V. Tymoshenko clashed with the judge at a pretrial hearing, denouncing the court action as political maneuvering aimed at wiping out the opposition.
in cooperation with Ukraine’s State Administration on Medicines and Drug Control, Ministries of Health and Interior, and the State Customs Service, conducted a three-day workshop on the identification and interdiction of counterfeit medicines.
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in Ukraine were derogatorily referred to as Mazepintsy (Mazepists).
Left-bank Ukraine, in 1687–1708. He was famous as a patron of the arts, and also played an important role in the Battle of Poltava.
north-western Ukraine, who served as the last Hetman of Left- (from 1750) and Right-Bank (from 1754) Ukraine until 1764; Razumovsky was subsequently elected Hetman of the sovereign Zaporozhian Host in 1759, a position that he managed to nominally
According to the report, Ukraine is a country-source, transit country for human trafficking and is increasingly becoming a country where people are forced to labour and sexual exploitation.
The United States recommends that Ukraine strengthen the prosecution of government officials complicit in trafficking, strengthen measures for the rehabilitation of victims of trafficking and consider establishing a fund for these purposes from funds seized from convicted traffickers, to enact appropriate legislation to combat
fell prey to Mongol conquest, the western part of Ukraine became part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from the 14th until the 18th century, even modern Ukraine owes it a debt of sorts.
Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, Ukrayina) is a country in Eastern Europe.
Ukraine is the second-largest country in Europe, albeit with a slightly declining population.
* King's visit to Ukraine is historical-ambassador (Petra) 06/26/2011 * WB expert: Belarus' model has run out of steam (Belorusskie Novosti) 06/25/2011 * Statement Regarding Prosecution of Ukrainian Opposition Leaders
* Presidential official visit to Ukraine has started (UB Post) 06/29/2011 * Jordan- Ukrainian envoy highlights growing bilateral ties (MENAFN/Jordan Times) 06/27/2011 * Ambassador from Ukraine: Who Is Oleksandr Motsyk? (AllGov)
* Ukraine Asserts Recognition of Palestinian State (WAFA) 06/25/2011 * U.S.
* Right Bank and western Ukraine until the Partitions of Poland * Ukraine under direct imperial Russian rule * Western Ukraine under the Habsburg monarchy * Galicia
* Soviet Ukraine in the postwar period * The last years of Stalin’s rule * The period of Khrushchev * Ukraine under Shelest
* Ukraine in the interwar period * Soviet Ukraine * The New Economic Policy and Ukrainization * Industrialization and
ATHENS, GREECE - JUNE 29: (L-R) Damianos Papadavid of Cyprus, Roman Soltys of Ukraine, Mitchell Brown of New Zealand and Alan Mogliazzi of Switzerland compete at the 100 meters preliminaries during the Athens 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games on June...
Ukraine minister of emergency situations said Wednesday that suddenly prohibited tours to the Chernobyl zone will resume in a month.
Soltys of Ukraine, Mitchell Brown of New Zealand and Alan Mogliazzi of Switzerland compete at the 100 meters preliminaries during the Athens 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games on June...
map of the UkraineMap of Ukraine President: Viktor Yanukovich (2010) Prime Minister: Mykola Azarov (2010) Total area: 233,089 sq mi (603,700 sq km) Population (2010 est.): 45,415,596 (growth rate: –0.6%); birth rate: 9.
Ukraine is bordered by Belarus on the north, by Russia on the north and east, by the Black Sea on the south, by Moldova and Romania on the southwest, and by Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland on the west.
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economy of Ukraine and drew attention to some outstanding issues and outlined the tasks for the near future. In particular, he stressed the need to take measures to restore high rates of economic growth. 25.06.
Greeting of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov on the occasion of including a former residence of Metropolitan of Bukovina and Dalmatia in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List 29.06.2011 | 14:31 KFW will allocate for Ukraine 3.
Rains which have passed in Ukraine, positively impact on future crop 29.06.2011 | 11:41 Andriy Klyuyev charged the central and local enforcement authorities to prepare for next winter in a timely manner 29.06.
Ambassador of Ukraine Olexander Motsyk laid wreath to the Victims of Communism Memorial Details June 7, 2011 Deputy Head of the MFA Personnel Department Serhii Shutenko meets with Director of the Foreign Service Institute Ruth Whiteside
The 15th anniversary of Ukraine’s Constitution celebrated in Washington DC Details June 17, 2011 Embassy of Ukraine to the USA Press release on the Covington & Burling and BDO press conference
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eastern Ukraine in the sixth century A.D. and played an important role in the establishment of Kyiv. Kievan Rus Prince Volodymyr converted the Kievan nobility and most of the population to Christianity in 988.
The population of Ukraine is about 45.8 million. Ethnic Ukrainians make up approximately 78% of the total; ethnic Russians number about 17%, ethnic Belarusians number about 0.6%.
Ukraine has about 150 colleges and universities, of which the most important are in Kyiv, Lviv, and Kharkiv. There are about 70,000 scholars in 80 research institutes.
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Ukraine: Tymoshenko on trial in Kiev for abuse of power Ukraine's former prime minister and heroine of the 2004 Orange Revolution Yulia Tymoshenko has gone on trial in Kiev for abuse of power. Mrs Tymoshenko has dismissed the charges, which concern natural...
Ukraine's Prosecutor General launched a criminal case against Tymoshenko accusing her of abuse of power. The Himalayan Sun 26 Jun 2011 Ex-Ukraine PM to go on trial for abuse of power Added At: 2011-06-26 1:23 PM Last Updated At: 2011-06-26 1:23 PM...
Meeting at the Ukraine Embassy in Washington DC March 29, 2010 - USUF President Nadia K. McConnell and other Ukrainian-American leaders meet with Ambassador Oleh Shamshur for a briefing on the latest developments in Ukraine's government.
Ukraine Banking Delegation March 18, 2011 - Ukraine Banking Delegation visits USUF to discuss current financial regulations.
Ukraine in New York Serhii Pohoreltsev, USUF President Nadia McConnell and USUF Program Assistant Oksana Yakovenko. To read more, click here » Toronto Travel Show January 2010 - USUF VP John A.
Following the collapse of czarist Russia in 1917, Ukraine was able to achieve a short-lived period of independence (1917-20), but was reconquered and forced to endure a brutal Soviet rule that engineered two forced famines (1921-22 and 1932-33) in which over 8 million died.
Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic state, Kyivan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe.
Although final independence for Ukraine was achieved in 1991 with the dissolution of the USSR, democracy and prosperity remained elusive as the legacy of state control and endemic corruption stalled efforts at economic reform, privatization, and civil liberties.