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22 NOVEMBER 2014 16:40President took part in the ceremony of commemorating the Holodomor victims in UkraineNational museum Memorial to the victims of famine in Ukraine, the President and heads of public authorities participated in sorrowful procession and placed the compositions of grain to the sculpture The bitter memories of childhood. The Heads of the Ukrainian Churches said a common prayer to honor the memory of the Holodomor victims. Petro Poroshenko proclaimed the nationwide moment of silence after which the participants of the ceremony placed the oil lamps to the memorial sign Candle of memories. Thee Nationwide Action Light the Candle! has begun. Ukrainians all over the world will light the candles today.Press office of President

22 NOVEMBER 2014 11:43President and his wife laid flowers to the Memorial sign of Holodomor victimsToday, on Holodomor Remembrance Day, the national flags with mourning ribbons are flown at a half mast on the building of the Presidential Administration and other administrative premises all over the country. Starting from 16:00, people all over the country will light candles in the memory of those tragic events.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 19:09President has signed the Decree on Awarding the Title of the Hero of Ukraine to the Heroes of the Heavenly HundredPresident of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the Decree on Awarding the Title of the Hero of Ukraine to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. The document has been signed by the President at the meeting with families of the fallen activists. Petro Poroshenko stressed that under the procedure, the title of the Hero of Ukraine couldn't be given to three foreigners killed in the course of the Revolution of Dignity. That's why they will be awarded the Order of the Hero of the Heavenly Hundred. The President emphasized the importance of punishing the people guilty in the deaths of people during the Revolution of Dignity. "It is a very hard day, very tragic. Those who killed the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred must be punished," the President stated.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 18:32President of Ukraine continued phone consultations with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela MerkelThe Ukrainian President expressed gratitude to the Chancellor of Germany for the firm position of support to Ukraine demonstrated in the course of the G20 Summit in Brisbane. According to the President, Ukraine has felt a powerful support from the EU, the United States, Canada and Australia.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 17:15USA is a partner and friend of Ukraine meeting between President Poroshenko and Vice President of the United StatesPresident of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden. Following the meeting, the Head of State informed that a wide range of issues had been discussed, particularly in the sphere of security and defense, energy, financial support and assistance in the implementation of reforms. The President considers the negotiations very fruitful and expressed gratitude for that to Joseph Biden. Petro Poroshenko called the U.S. Vice President "a good friend of Ukraine". "Assistance and coordination from the United States is symbolic in these times," Petro Poroshenko said.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 12:53We must stay together and trust one another President at the meeting with Euromaidan activistsOn the occasion of the anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity, the Ukrainian President has met with public figures initiators of Euromaidan who came to the first rally on November 21, 2013. "We must stay together and trust one another more. It is only with the common efforts that we can change our country for the better," Petro Poroshenko emphasized at the meeting.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 10:56President: All Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred will be awarded the title of Hero of UkraineAll Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred will be awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine. It was stated by Petro Poroshenko near the memorial cross at the site of murder of the participants of the Revolution of Dignity of February 20. "I have adopted the decision: I will sign the decree on awarding the title of Hero of Ukraine to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred," the Head of State noted in the course of the conversation with relatives of the deceased and the participants of the Revolution of Dignity.Press office of President

21 NOVEMBER 2014 00:55President: Football Crimea is and will be UkrainianPresident of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Michel Platini. The Head of State informed that returning from the airport he had seen about 50 football fans near the Presidential Administration who had demanded not to give the Crimean clubs to Russia. "I've approached them and promised to struggle for the Russian championship not to be held in the Crimea, for it is our land," the Head of State said. "The Crimea is and will be Ukrainian," the President emphasized.Press office of President

20 NOVEMBER 2014 19:05President has visited the city of Balti in Moldova and had a conversation with the Ukrainian communityIn the course of his conversation with representatives of the Ukrainian community in the National Theatre "Vasile Alecsandri", the President expressed gratitude for the faithfulness to the traditions of spirituality and culture of the people of Ukraine. "Ukraine should drastically change its attitude to the Ukrainians who live in Moldova," the Head of State said. According to Petro Poroshenko, we must not only preserve language and culture, but also do everything to "erase" borders between our countries. "It is possible only under one condition: joint movement and membership in the EU," the President emphasized.Press office of President

20 NOVEMBER 2014 14:24President of Ukraine and Prime Minister of Moldova have discussed the prospects of bilateral and trilateral cooperation with PolandIn the framework of the official visit to Moldova, the Head of State and the President of Poland have held a meeting with Prime Minister of Moldova Iurie Leanca. The parties have paid special attention to the topical issues of the Ukrainian-Moldovan-Polish relations, particularly the intensification of the political dialogue at the highest level and the development of trilateral cooperation.Press office of President

20 NOVEMBER 2014 13:26President: Minsk agreements must be fulfilled not in word but in deedAnswering the questions of journalists in Chisinau regarding the possibility of new formats of negotiations on the peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbas, the President of Ukraine expressed gratitude to the world and especially to the countries of G7 and the European partners for the support of Ukraine. The Head of State emphasizes that there can be a lot of formats: Normandy, Weimar, Visegrad and other formats that provide an opportunity for different countries to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and assist us in these difficult times. Still, according to the President, the main thing is "to fulfill Minsk agreements not in word but in deed".Press office of President

20 NOVEMBER 2014 13:11President of Ukraine has discussed the prospects of the European integration and the situation in the Donbas with President of the Moldovan ParliamentIn the framework of the joint visit to Moldova with the President of Poland, the President of Ukraine has held a meeting with President of the Moldovan Parliament Igor Corman. Petro Poroshenko mentioned the important role of interparliamentary cooperation for the enhancement of relations between Ukraine and Moldova. He suggested intensifying contacts at the level of friendly groups of the two parliaments. The interlocutors have discussed the implementation of the Association Agreement with the EU, particularly in the context of harmonizing the legislative base of Ukraine and Moldova with the EU standards.Press office of President

20 NOVEMBER 2014 12:26President of Ukraine has held negotiations with Presidents of Moldova and Poland in ChisinauThe Ukrainian President expressed gratitude to the President of Moldova for hospitality and organization of trilateral meeting. He emphasized that Moldova, as the country of the "Eastern Partnership", had achieved significant success in the improvement of the people's welfare and the development of the country's infrastructure on its way to the European integration. "There is no alternative to the European integration. This visit is symbolic. With the support of Poland, Moldova and Ukraine will continue their movement to the EU," President Poroshenko stated.Press office of President

19 NOVEMBER 2014 18:55The President of Ukraine has signed the Law "On Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Internally Displaced Persons"The President of Ukraine has signed the Law "On Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Internally Displaced Persons" that was adopted by the Parliament on October 20. The document has been signed at the meeting with the citizens who had to leave their home because of the situation in the Donbas. Petro Poroshenko noted: "Europe didn't know such a number of displaced persons and such problems in recent decades. We must definitely find the ways of solving the problems of each specific person in order to make it easier for them to live through these difficult times".Press office of President

19 NOVEMBER 2014 13:20President expressed gratitude to Prime Minister of Australia for the clear position of support to UkrainePresident of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott. "I am sincerely grateful for your incredible solidarity and efforts, which have made the topic of aggression against Ukraine the main one on the agenda of the G20 Summit in Brisbane," the President said. According to the Head of State, Ukrainians appreciate that Australia, which is so far yet so friendly, has taken a clear position of support to the peaceful resolution of the situation in the Donbas and condemned the violation of the international law.Press office of President

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