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Ryan Pool Ms. Darville Period 5 Viktor Yushchenko Biography: Viktor Yushchenko was Prime Minister of Ukraine from December 1999 to April 2001. After being voted out of office 263 votes to 69 votes, Yushchenko became leader of Our Ukraine, a political coalition (a combination of people working for the same cause). Members of Our Ukraine won 101 seats in the 450-seat legislature in 2002, making Our Ukraine the most powerful party in Parliament (Ukraine's governing body). In 2004 Yushchenko was elected the president of Ukraine in the country's first free election. During his campaign, he was poisoned with a near-fatal dose of the toxin dioxin. The poisoning has left him with permanent scars on his face. This personal attack left Yushchenko even more determined to lead his country out of the state of government and police corruption it has been living in for decades.
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Unformatted text preview: Viktor Yushchenko Biography - life, family, children, name, death, wife, young, son http://www.notablebiographies.com/news/Sh-Z/Yushchenko-Viktor.html#ixzz0nCmue8S0 Timeline and Information: http://ukrfaces.blogspot.com/2008/10/viktor-yushchenko-official-biography.html Yushchenkos Poisoning: Information on Youshchenkos poisoning and the type of poison used. Viktor was poisoned by dioxin on the night of September 5, 2004. http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/the_poisoning_of_ukraines_president/ Viktors legacy: Yushchenko has established a more democratic Ukraine. He also has greatly reduced the corruption in the Ukranian political system. Viktor has also made huge steps in westernizing the political system of Ukraine. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/world_agenda/article6992465.ece...
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