Leonid Kravchuk

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Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk is a Ukrainian politician, the first President of Ukraine serving from December 5, 1991 until his resignation on July 19, 1994, a former Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada and People's Deputy of Ukraine serving in the Social Democratic Party of Ukraine faction. more info »

Leonid Kravchuk has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

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Russia 1 0.43% 143400000 0km 6.15
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Aug 24, 2014
Russia - Ukrainian leader Leonid Kravchuk was one of the three leaders of the Soviet republics — along with his Russian and Belarussian counterparts — to sign a declaration disbanding the Soviet Union in 1991. full story »
Jul 29, 2014
Canada - The image of Russia has had its ups and downs since Boris Yeltsin and partner Leonid Kravchuk of Ukraine broke up the old Soviet Union in 1991. full story »
May 18, 2014
Russia - The speech may have captured Washington's view of the unfolding drama, but Plokhy demonstrates that events had already begun to move toward far-reaching consequences  The Ukrainian Communist leader Leonid Kravchuk, who in a summary prepared for Bush was described as "a dynamic-looking, silver-maned, tanned guy who looks a little like John Gotti" and "maybe the Newt Gingrich of the Ukraine," takes center stagea full story »
Mar 20, 2014
United States - A statement on the Ukrainian presidential website said former Presidents Leonid Kravchuk and Leonid Kuchma had asked Turchynov to redeploy soldiers who are still in Crimea to the mainland. full story »
Russia - 3 Alexander Gamov interview with former Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk saying that Boris Yeltsin, first president of the Russian Federation, asked Ukraine to return Crimea during his presidency; p 10 (1,100 words)s full story »