Former US President George Bush was expected to spend the day here Thursday on an unofficial private visit at the invitation of Viktor Pinchuk (a member of Ukraine's legislature and son-in-law of Ukraine President Leonid Kuchma) and the Interpai corporation, the press service of Kiev National University reported. The former president is on a European tour. As president of the United States, Bush visited Ukraine in 1991. He is expected to meet here with prominent leaders of Ukraine society and is scheduled to deliver a speech at the university.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land