Viktor Yushchenko Quotes

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Viktor Yushchenko
Віктор Ющенко

Yushchenko in 2016
3rd President of Ukraine
In office
23 January 2005 â€“ 25 February 2010
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
Yuriy Yekhanurov
Viktor Yanukovych
Yulia Tymoshenko
Preceded by Leonid Kuchma
Succeeded by Viktor Yanukovych
7th Prime Minister of Ukraine
In office
22 December 1999 â€“ 29 May 2001
Cabinet Yushchenko Government
President Leonid Kuchma
Deputy Yuriy Yekhanurov
Preceded by Valeriy Pustovoitenko
Succeeded by Anatoliy Kinakh
3rd Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine
In office
January 1993 â€“ 22 December 1999
Preceded by Vadym Hetman
Succeeded by Volodymyr Stelmakh
Personal details
Born Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko
(1954-02-23) 23 February 1954 (age 62)
Khoruzhivka, Sumy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political party Communist Party of Ukraine
Our Ukraine
Spouse(s) Svetlana Kolesnyk (Divorced) Kateryna Chumachenko
Children Vitalina, Andriy, Sophia, Khrystyna, Taras
Alma mater Ternopil National Economic University
Academy of Banking
Religion Ukrainian Orthodoxy
Military service
Service/branch Border Guard unit of KGB
Years of service 1975–1976
Rank Captain

The regime is afraid of the people because it knows that free and fair elections will bring about its end.
Viktor Yushchenko
The conviction of our Ukrainian nation is embedded in the pages of its history.
Viktor Yushchenko
Ukraine must once again be revered and respected by its citizens as well as the East and the West.
Viktor Yushchenko
There is only one conflict in Ukraine today and it is between the regime and the people.
Viktor Yushchenko
We can and must turn this page if we are friends and are prepared to look one another in the eye.
Viktor Yushchenko
Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution.
Viktor Yushchenko
We want work and we want honest jobs. Our minds and our hands will be our keep!
Viktor Yushchenko