October 2007 Ukraine Special Weapons News
- Ukrainian president reaffirms NATO accession goal RIA Novosti 22 Oct 2007 -- Ukraine's President Viktor Yushchenko said Monday he hoped the issue of the country's accession to NATO would be considered at the alliance's summit in April 2008.
- Ukraine set to join Southeast Europe peacekeepers RIA Novosti 22 Oct 2007 -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko announced on Monday his country is ready to join the multinational peacekeeping forces of southeast Europe.
- Ukraine: The Power Of A Second Chance RFE/RL 19 Oct 2007 -- Now that President Viktor Yushchenko has confirmed that he wants the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (BYuT) and the Our Ukraine-People's Self-Defense (NUNS) bloc to form a ruling coalition, the two Orange Revolution allies may have a second chance to deliver on the promises they solemnly made in 2004 and disappointingly failed to meet.
- Ukraine: 'Orange' Coalition Deal Initialed, But Have Lessons Of Past Been Learned? RFE/RL 16 Oct 2007 -- Pro-Western parties that together won a narrow majority in last month's Ukrainian parliamentary elections have struck a tentative deal on forming the next government.
- Ukraine: Old Questions For New Odesa-Brody Extension Proposal RFE/RL 16 Oct 2007 -- Ukraine's Odesa-Brody oil pipeline has been seen as a solution to Eastern Europe's dependence on Russian crude ever since the project was completed in 2001.
- Ukrainian President Says Coalition Talks Should Begin VOA 03 Oct 2007 -- With less than half a percent of ballots still uncounted in Ukraine's special parliamentary election, President Viktor Yushchenko has called for the country's three leading parties to begin coalition talks
- Ukraine: For Now, Only Thing Certain Is Uncertainty RFE/RL 03 Oct 2007 -- Political opponents Viktor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko barely waited for polling stations to close before each claimed a decisive victory in the September 30 vote.
- Yushchenko calls for coalition talks after Ukraine polls RIA Novosti 03 Oct 2007 -- Ukraine's president invited parties to start talks on forming a coalition government after Sunday's early parliamentary polls as preliminary results suggest the possibility of a fresh political standoff.
- Ukraine Election Indecisive, Tarnished With Claims of Fraud VOA 02 Oct 2007 -- With more than 97 percent of the vote counted in Ukraine's special parliamentary election, the country's leading political parties are maneuvering to be part of the ruling coalition
- Two Leading Parties Each Claiming Victory In Ukrainian Elections RFE/RL 02 Oct 2007 -- A possible coalition of two pro-Western parties in Ukraine appears to be holding a slim lead over the party of the country's pro-Russia prime minister and its likely partners.
- "Orange" parties hope to counter PM's lead in Ukraine polls RIA Novosti 02 Oct 2007 -- The party led by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych is leading the parliamentary polls in Ukraine, but reunited "orange" forces are hoping they will have enough votes to form a ruling majority.
- Both Sides Claim Right to Form New Government in Ukraine VOA 01 Oct 2007 -- Both sides in Ukraine are claiming the right to form a new government after what is shaping up to be a close parliamentary election.
- OSCE Declares Ukraine Elections Open and Competitive VOA 01 Oct 2007 -- International election observers in Ukraine say Sunday's elections were open and competitive, although there were some problems with voter lists.