- n a resort city in Crimea in the southern Ukraine on the Black Sea; site of the Allied conference between Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill in February 1945
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- Ukraine PM seeks to calm Russian fears over EU deals
YALTA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister sought on Saturday to calm Russian fears over Kiev's plans to sign a free trade pact with the European Union, saying in practice there would be no threat to Russia's home market. Moody's Investor Service cut Ukraine's sovereign credit rating on Friday, partly on concern over relations with Russia. ...
Sept. 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- EU will not budge on release of jailed Ukraine PM
YALTA, Ukraine (AP) — Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said Friday that the EU will not sign a key cooperation deal with Ukraine until former premier Yulia Tymoshenko is released from jail, but the Ukrainian leader declined to commit to a solution.
Sept. 20, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Ukraine leader says release of Tymoshenko still in balance
YALTA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday he was trying to solve the issue of his imprisoned opponent, Yulia Tymoshenko, to meet demands by European leaders, but that no clear-cut decision had yet been taken. Answering questions about the fate of the former prime minister during a panel discussion at an international conference in Crimea, Yanukovich said ...
Sept. 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- President Bush in Washington Post
The agreement at Yalta followed in the unjust tradition of Munich and the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact,Bush said, linking it to British appeasement and Soviet deal-cutting with Adolf Hitler in the late 1930s. "Once again, when powerful...
- Alan Brinkley in FOXNews
Certainly it goes further than any president has gone,historian Alan Brinkley said from the US "This has been a very common view of the far right for many years - that Yalta was a betrayal of freedom, that Roosevelt betrayed the hopes of...
- Alexei Miller in BusinessWeek
This was all done in accordance with the political agreements reached by the two prime ministers in Yalta,Gazprom chief Alexei Miller said.