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By Dennis Abrams

Along with his election to the Ukrainian presidency, Viktor Yushchenko turned a hero during the international for his braveness within the face of approximately overwhelming adversity. Will Yushchenko have the capacity to preserve his crusade gives you? this is often an illustrated biography of the chief of 1 of the world's most vital nascent democracies.

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If anything, things actually got worse. The Nazis kept the much-hated collective farm system. In addition, they set to work carrying out their policy of genocide, or mass murder, against the Jewish population. They also deported Ukrainians to work as slave labor in Germany. By the end of the war in 1945, the total civilian loss of life was estimated to be between 5 and 8 million people, including more than 500,000 Jews killed by the Einsatzgruppen, the Soviet Domination In the photograph above, refugees from Carpatho-Ukraine enter the northwestern Romanian town of Sighet, after Hungarian troops occupied their homes.

That was my first serious financial project. At first I put that money in a cardboard box from vitamin pills and hid it at home inside the oven. Then every two to three hours I took the box out and recounted the money. In a while, I realized the oven was not a safe place, mother could find the money and spend it on things other than those I dreamt of. Therefore, I took those rubles out and hid them in a potato garden. Later I began to look for the money and could not find it. I kept searching for it the next day.

He appointed fellow reformer Yulia Tymoshenko as deputy premier in charge of the energy sector and got to work. Yulia Tymoshenko was a sometime ally and sometime foe of Viktor Yushchenko. She did not start out life as a reformer. At age 19, she married Oleksandr Tymoshenko, the son of a midlevel Soviet Communist Party bureaucrat, and began to move up through the Soviet system. D. in economics, Tymoshenko founded a successful video retail chain. With Ukrainian independence, between 1990 and 1998, she began to direct several energy-related companies and earned a sizable fortune in the process.

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