Ukrainian ‘Orange Revolution’ ends


The crushing defeat of Viktor Yushchenko in Ukraine’s presidential poll in January and the election of Viktor Yanukovich in the second round vote held February 7 mark the ignominious end of the 2004 “Orange Revolution”: here.

This video is about Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko and the country’s presidential run-off election.

Viktor Yanukovich’s victory in the presidential race has led to the disintegration of a Timoshenko-led coalition of three parties: here.

Ukraine’s Communist Party has slammed government plans to accept a new loan from the US-dominated International Monetary Fund: here.

Ukraine’s new governing coalition has announced that it will pass a law against joining military alliances such as Nato: here.

Nato war planes have participated in exercises over the former Soviet Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: here.

Latvia’s right-wing government has slashed public-sector pay by an average of 31 per cent over the past two years in a bid to satisfy international financiers, according to an official report published on Wednesday: here.

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