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Yulia Tymoshenko to be named Ukrainian PM by Yushchenko
Interfax ^ | December 29, 2004 | Staff

Posted on 12/29/2004 3:02:16 PM PST by Loyalist

KYIV. Dec 29 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko said on Wednesday that he planned to name Yulia Tymoshenko his prime minister.

"There is a protocol under which my parliamentary group [representing his Our Ukraine party] and I are to use our resources to mobilize support by my parliamentary group for the candidate Yulia Volodymyrivna [Tymoshenko]," Yushchenko told reporters in Kyiv.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: janemuskie; tymoshenko; ukraine; viktoryushchenko; yuliatymoshenko; yushchenko


1 posted on 12/29/2004 3:02:17 PM PST by Loyalist
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To: Loyalist

I view this development with acute skepticism and some amusement. No suprise, though.


2 posted on 12/29/2004 3:05:17 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: Loyalist

who is she, his intern?


3 posted on 12/29/2004 3:07:35 PM PST by oceanview
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To: Loyalist

She looks perfectly qualified for the job. What's the problem? /sarcasm


4 posted on 12/29/2004 3:08:31 PM PST by PilloryHillary
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To: Loyalist

Well at least she's attractive. :)


5 posted on 12/29/2004 3:10:09 PM PST by billakay
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To: Loyalist

6 posted on 12/29/2004 3:10:25 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Loyalist

What a Babe!!!!!


7 posted on 12/29/2004 3:10:36 PM PST by shekkian
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To: Loyalist
Here's her biography: Yuliya Tymoshenko.
8 posted on 12/29/2004 3:12:32 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: Loyalist

Honestly, did anyone expect someone else to be appointed PM?


9 posted on 12/29/2004 3:13:16 PM PST by GarySpFc (Sneakypete, De Oppresso Liber)
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To: AntiGuv
Man, she's actually qualified AND has those kind of looks.

I might be persuaded to support an Amendment to allow foreign-born Americans to run for President if she moves here....

10 posted on 12/29/2004 3:14:38 PM PST by NittanyLion
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To: johnfkerrysucks; oceanview

She has held posts as the director of United Energy Systems of Ukraine, chair of the Parliament Budget Committee, and the Cabinet post of vice prime minister for fuel and energy. Tymoshenko also led the united democratic opposition for some while.


11 posted on 12/29/2004 3:17:46 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: NittanyLion


"WELL THE UKRAINE GIRLS REALLY KNOCK ME OUT THEY LEAVE THE WEST BEHIND..."
12 posted on 12/29/2004 3:18:08 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Loyalist

Well, I can say that she is a babe. And given her resume, she at least appears to be qualified for the job. Now, will she be a great PM, that has yet to be seen. However, at least on paper, she appears that she will be one.


13 posted on 12/29/2004 3:20:52 PM PST by Simmy2.5 (Kerry has been relieved of duty!)
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To: Loyalist

At one point Tymoshenko controlled over 20% of the Ukrainian economy. Her personal net worth is estimated to be eleven billion dollars. Billion, not million.

The Kuchma faction pushed Tymoshenko out, she pushed back, Kuchma is out, and trying to escape Khodorkovsky's fate. "Who's the new boss, same as the new boss," as The Who put it.

My suspicion is that we have been seeing a struggle between two factions of the oligarchy. The "democracy" stuff was a means, not an end.


14 posted on 12/29/2004 3:21:21 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: Loyalist

She is a very attractive woman. The dark eyes have little secrets:)


15 posted on 12/29/2004 3:22:11 PM PST by BobS
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To: AntiGuv

That site is utter self congratulation and propaganda. Really lays it on thick.


16 posted on 12/29/2004 3:22:50 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: Iris7

A couple weeks ago I Googled up her name and read a number of links and news articles about Tymoshenko. Her personal biography is consistent with how ostensibly neutral sources were describing her career.

In any case, I posted it because a couple posts seemed to be dismissing her qualifications based on her babeness. ;) Her resume is what it is regardless of her motivations.


17 posted on 12/29/2004 3:27:17 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: Iris7

"I view this development with acute skepticism and some amusement. No suprise, though."

No need to. She's tougher than The Iron Lady... with looks. She'll do just fine... and sure as h*l* does not need a guardian.


18 posted on 12/29/2004 3:39:28 PM PST by Bubba (Shoot low! The may be riding Shetlands.)
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To: Iris7

11 billion? she makes Theresa Kerry look poor.


19 posted on 12/29/2004 3:48:04 PM PST by oceanview
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To: Loyalist
Mom and daughter
20 posted on 12/29/2004 4:32:51 PM PST by rawhide
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To: jimbo123

Great post!


21 posted on 12/29/2004 4:35:23 PM PST by colorado tanker (The People Have Spoken)
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To: rawhide

Well I hope they stay away from Yushchenko's dinner table.


22 posted on 12/29/2004 4:35:29 PM PST by vezke
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To: oceanview
Tymoshenko is a very high level oligarch. The defeated Kuchma faction put her group out of power about 1998.

Tymoshenko went from zero to $11,000,000,000 in about five years, 1992-97, which makes Hillary look like a pillar of virtue. Lots of stories around, makes me think she is a very smart Kuchma but less honest. Machiavelli would be impressed.
23 posted on 12/29/2004 4:37:03 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: vezke

Heh, heh. You are saying that either Yuschenko is at risk or Tymoshenko is at risk by them eating at the same table. Which? Another poison that disfigures but does not kill?


24 posted on 12/29/2004 4:39:25 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: vezke

Heh, heh. You are saying that either Yuschenko is at risk or Tymoshenko is at risk by them eating at the same table. Which? Another poison that disfigures but does not kill?


25 posted on 12/29/2004 4:39:58 PM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: rawhide
I keep the larger version of this image as my desktop backround image. You can download the larger version here.
26 posted on 12/29/2004 4:40:35 PM PST by Paul_Denton
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To: rawhide

27 posted on 12/29/2004 4:43:36 PM PST by rawhide
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To: Iris7

I dont think I would trust anything being served on Yuschenko's table from here on out.

It would be a shame if such a beautiful woman suffered the same effects of Yuschenko's illness. :)


28 posted on 12/29/2004 4:46:27 PM PST by vezke
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To: rawhide

29 posted on 12/29/2004 4:53:37 PM PST by rawhide
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To: jb6; Destro; MarMema

I asked my Russian wife if she had ever heard of Yulia Tymoshenko. She started laughing very hard, and replied with one word....MAFIA.


30 posted on 12/29/2004 8:52:31 PM PST by GarySpFc (Sneakypete, De Oppresso Liber)
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To: GarySpFc

Andry Kosenko with Yulia Tymoshenko When UNA-UNSO radical nationalist party member Andry Kosenko, indicted for allegedly causing mass public disorder on March 9, 2001, was released from police custody he vowed to do everything to liberate his comrades who are still kept in prison.

Andry Kosenko is the first from a group of protesters jailed after March 9, 2001 clashes with police to be freed from prison with a ban on travelling. In December 2002, a court sentenced the group of 14 UNA-UNSO members to terms in prison ranging from 2 to 5 years. Kosenko got 2 years, of which a larger part he spent in jail awaiting trial.

Kosenko, 23, says he has far-reaching plans. His first priority is to help free his comrades from prison. Says Kosenko: "If more protests come, I will eagerly join them, because my buddies are imprisoned, and I must do everything to free them. I will personally take part in protests, but I am not going to fall for provocations set up by the regime to compromise protesters."

Incidentally, prosecution submitted 18 video tapes as evidence at the trial of UNA-UNSO members, saying they record public order violations by the radicals during which 71 policemen were supposedly physically assaulted.

Soon, other radicals are to be released. Three more UNA-UNSO members must be freed late May, their defense lawyer Yevhen Nykolenko says, with one to be released early June. However, their release hinges on how the court interprets the law under which the court sentence, once appealed against, is considered invalid. Since the case is tried by an appellate court, for this reason the protesters can remain in custody, says Yevhen Nykolenko. "The case can be covered by a number of legislative acts, and, if interpreted the way we want it, the boys must be released because the appellate court cannot sentence them to longer than the original terms. On the other hand, however, the sentence has been appealed against and, prior to its consideration by an appellate court, the sentence is considered invalid. You have also take into account that the boys have already spent part of their terms in jail during the investigation. The situation is pretty knotty and unregulated directly by the Ukrainian law. But, based on logic, a person should not spend more time in confinement than the term passed by a court."

Meanwhile, Andry Kosenko is greatly worried by the increasingly deteriorating health of his comrades still in custody.

31 posted on 12/29/2004 9:33:59 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: GarySpFc
And here is a set of articles, UNA-UNSO in it's own words telling Ukrainian soldiers in Iraq to kill Americans and rejoicing at 911. Nice allies we've gotten.

Big Guns (Truth on UNA-UNSO)

32 posted on 12/29/2004 9:35:07 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: Iris7; oceanview

Bump my article that I posted on Tomoshenko and her alliance with the Ukrainian nazis and what those guys think of America.


33 posted on 12/29/2004 9:36:10 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: NittanyLion

And she's wanted by Interpol for running massive natural gas theft from the pipelines heading to Europe. She's a billionare in the old Oligarch model.


34 posted on 12/29/2004 9:37:29 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: Loyalist

Good thing Hillary Clinton doesn't look like that!


35 posted on 12/29/2004 9:38:20 PM PST by REDWOOD99
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To: Iris7

You are very much correct. The one difference is that during his 1 year tour as Prime Minister, Yushchenko has proven more then willing to bankrupt the nation in order to appease his IMF/EU handlers.


36 posted on 12/29/2004 9:39:21 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: jb6
Lets try that again.

Andry Kosenko with Yulia Tymoshenko When UNA-UNSO radical nationalist party member Andry Kosenko, indicted for allegedly causing mass public disorder on March 9, 2001, was released from police custody he vowed to do everything to liberate his comrades who are still kept in prison.

Andry Kosenko is the first from a group of protesters jailed after March 9, 2001 clashes with police to be freed from prison with a ban on travelling. In December 2002, a court sentenced the group of 14 UNA-UNSO members to terms in prison ranging from 2 to 5 years. Kosenko got 2 years, of which a larger part he spent in jail awaiting trial.

Kosenko, 23, says he has far-reaching plans. His first priority is to help free his comrades from prison. Says Kosenko: "If more protests come, I will eagerly join them, because my buddies are imprisoned, and I must do everything to free them. I will personally take part in protests, but I am not going to fall for provocations set up by the regime to compromise protesters."

Incidentally, prosecution submitted 18 video tapes as evidence at the trial of UNA-UNSO members, saying they record public order violations by the radicals during which 71 policemen were supposedly physically assaulted.

Soon, other radicals are to be released. Three more UNA-UNSO members must be freed late May, their defense lawyer Yevhen Nykolenko says, with one to be released early June. However, their release hinges on how the court interprets the law under which the court sentence, once appealed against, is considered invalid. Since the case is tried by an appellate court, for this reason the protesters can remain in custody, says Yevhen Nykolenko. "The case can be covered by a number of legislative acts, and, if interpreted the way we want it, the boys must be released because the appellate court cannot sentence them to longer than the original terms. On the other hand, however, the sentence has been appealed against and, prior to its consideration by an appellate court, the sentence is considered invalid. You have also take into account that the boys have already spent part of their terms in jail during the investigation. The situation is pretty knotty and unregulated directly by the Ukrainian law. But, based on logic, a person should not spend more time in confinement than the term passed by a court."

Meanwhile, Andry Kosenko is greatly worried by the increasingly deteriorating health of his comrades still in custody.

37 posted on 12/29/2004 9:43:34 PM PST by jb6 (Truth = Christ)
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To: Iris7

Are we looking at the person who slipped the dioxin into Yushchenko?


38 posted on 12/29/2004 9:56:13 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: Iris7; oceanview; Bubba; AntiGuv

Who is her husband? Are we looking at a recap of Turkey's Ciller or Pakistan's Bhutto? Females whose somehow wealthy husbands stayed out of the media but had hard core links to killers and mafiosi?


39 posted on 12/29/2004 9:58:54 PM PST by Destro (Know your enemy! Help fight Islamic terrorism by visiting johnathangaltfilms.com and jihadwatch.org)
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To: Destro
The poison that does not kill is like Sherlock Holmes' dog that didn't bark. Why didn't the dog bark? Why didn't the poison kill? Immediately disfigure, maybe wreck Yushchenko's life later, but not kill?

What possible benefit could Kuchma et al. get from Yuschenko's dose of dioxin? They must have known any poisoning would be blamed on them. All they got was kicked out of office and likely jail terms.

Who benefits? Not Kuchma. Tymoshenko? Very much. Any cop will look to see who benefits.

Better than even chance that Tymoshenko was involved in the dioxin poisoning, I figure.

Also, why absolute silence about her husband? I can't find a thing in English.
40 posted on 12/30/2004 12:47:32 AM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: jb6; Destro; Iris7

I would like to know how this woman made her billions?


41 posted on 12/30/2004 6:24:46 AM PST by GarySpFc (Sneakypete, De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Loyalist
Ukraine Court Throws Out Last Election Complaint

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Supreme Court threw out the last of four complaints on Thursday lodged by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich, dealing a blow to his dogged bid to overturn his liberal rival's victory.

"The last complaint will not be considered. All four complaints were rejected," Supreme Court spokeswoman Liana Shlyaposhnikova said.

Yanukovich, beaten by liberal challenger Viktor Yushchenko in a re-run of a November vote that had been rigged in the premier's favor, has vowed never to concede defeat. He can launch further legal challenges once the poll's result is officially published.

42 posted on 12/30/2004 7:03:45 AM PST by Tarpaulin (Look it up.)
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To: Destro

Oleksander Tymoshenko, Julia's husband, still has an Interpol arrest warrant in force. Location unknown.

http://www.4law.co.il/tymo2.htm

This one talks about an arrest in Turkey

http://www.unian.net/eng/news/news-35807.html

and extradition to Ukraine of "ex-director general of UESU (United Energy Systems - Ukraine) Hennadiy Tymoshenko (the father-in-law of BYT front-runner Yulia Tymoshenko), accountants Antonina Balyura and Lidia Sokolchenko, and also former chairman of UESU board Yevhenia Shago, were conveyed in Kyiv." UESU (United Energy Systems - Ukraine) is where Julia made her two to three billion dollars a year.


43 posted on 12/30/2004 9:08:09 AM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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To: jb6

Very useful, to the true power seeker, those kind of guys. They will be out of prison in weeks.


44 posted on 12/30/2004 9:10:31 AM PST by Iris7 (.....to protect the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. Same bunch, anyway.)
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