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Poroshenko wins in landslide, vows to 'bring peace' to Ukraine (VIDEO)
Kyiv Post ^ | May 26, 2014, 6:01 a.m. | Katya Gorchinskaya

Posted on 05/25/2014 9:40:42 PM PDT by WhiskeyX

Ukrainians elected Petro Poroshenko to be their fifth president in a vote that was dubbed "the second independence referendum," because of voters' determination to cast their ballots despite a Russian-backed war against the nation.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: poroshenko; russia; ukraine

1 posted on 05/25/2014 9:40:42 PM PDT by WhiskeyX
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Is Vlad Putin a supporter of this Poroshenko chap?

2 posted on 05/25/2014 10:33:34 PM PDT by entropy12 (Harry Reid will not allow debate on any good bills passed by House. GOP needs 51 senators in 2014!)
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To: entropy12
Good photo of Porsh and his wife voting earlier on today...

3 posted on 05/25/2014 10:42:29 PM PDT by caww
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4 posted on 05/25/2014 11:26:51 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: entropy12

The Ukrainian voters may end up regretting their votes for Poroshenko given his past and his past role in helping to found the Party of Regions and Solidarity. What relationship Poroshenko may have with Putin’s network of oligarchs remains to be seen. On the one hand Poroshenko has been closly assosicated with Yushchenko, and on the other hand Poroshenko is a post-Soviet oligarch who has already been investigated for alleged corruption as a government officer.

5 posted on 05/26/2014 12:01:27 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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I hope he sees that more important than 3 buzzwords,

‘’peace for Ukraine” is ‘’Independence’’ for UKRaine,

IE, there is no peace without Independence from putler.

And if he continues to add to these measures that MAIDAN

has been praising interim gov for, he’ll do ok....Ed

The Constitution of 2004 has been returned.
The usurping of power by the President has been eliminated.

Mezhygirya and other mansions of government officials built on stolen funds have been confiscated.
Corteges and blocking roads for officials have been liquidated.

All political prisoners have been freed from jail.
All illegitimately condemned have been freed from jail (the Pavlichenko, Zaporozhets families etc.).

“Berkut” has been eliminated.
Ukraine received the invitation to join the European Union.

Gas reversal from Europe has been organised, gas purchases from Russia have been decreased threefold.
1 billion Euros’ worth of financial aid received, as well as 10 billion Euros’ worth of loans with a minimal rate from the EU.

European Union has opened the borders for Ukrainian goods. Around 98% of the customs taxes have been annulled.
The broadcast of Russian TV channels has been prohibited on Ukrainian territory.

The National Guard of Ukraine has been created.
The sale of luxury cars of the government officials at an open auction has been organised.

The political part of the Association Agreement with the European Union has been signed.
1,6 billion USD worth of financial aid received from the USA.
The Ukrainian military productions are charged for a year with state orders to re-equip the army.
The army received new “Oplots,” “Bulats,” and other military equipment for the first time.

Ukraine has exited the CIS.
The preparations for implementing a visa regime with Russia have begun.

The state debt of Ukraine has been decreased 10%.
Japan has announced the giving of 10 billion USD worth of loans to Ukraine for 40 years with a rate of 0,1%.

The necessary laws for the non-visa regime with the EU have been passed, it is awaited in 2015.
Access to public information has been simplified.
The firing of 24 000 government officials and the privatisation of state dachas in Koncha-Zaspa have begun.

100 UN member countries have supported Ukraine and condemned Russia at the General Assembly.
Medvedchuk’s assets have been arrested, his newspaper “Vesti” closed.
‘Berkut’ fighters that are suspected of shooting people have been arrested.

Ukraine started buying nuclear fuel for power plants from the USA.
The US Embassy in Ukraine has extended the visas to 10 years.
For the first time since 2005, the US has given first class security to a Ukrainian airport,
which de facto opened their skies for our air carriers.

The IMF has given Ukraine a stabilisation loan of 17 billion USD.
The USA has eliminated Ukraine from the list of copyright violators.

The export of goods in Ukraine has surpassed the import for the first time in 8 years.

(MY NOTE)And get paid greenbacks, not little green men....

6 posted on 05/26/2014 1:31:14 AM PDT by hubel458
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My friends in Ukraine are very hopeful about this. Glad that Yulia Timoshenko came a distant second
There is a rumor that Putin has some serious health problems now. Don’t know the truth of it

7 posted on 05/26/2014 5:40:45 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: WhiskeyX

Vote for Petro ?

8 posted on 05/26/2014 10:12:58 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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