Minister of Agriculture Yuriy Melnyk of Ukraine

Yuriy Melnyk Is part of a team from the Ukraine which is helping guide Azerbaijan in its first fledgling appearance at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade.
But Melnyk is known for his anticommunist views and pronouncements.
Kyiv, November 19 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukraine had exported about ten million tonnes of grain and two million tonnes of rapeseed by November 19 since the beginning of the marketing year (MY: July 2008 through June 2009), Agriculture Minister Yuriy Melnyk has said.
Melnyk said that Ukraine exported around two million tonnes of rapeseed in the first four-and-a-half months of this MY.
Melnyk said that the higher duties are intended to protect domestic producers against imported livestock.
Yuriy Melnyk denied rumors of Ukraine's likely quitting the CIS, having stressed that Ukraine demands enhancing economic component.
Melnyk was the Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry for Agriculture.
Melnyk was appointed the Minister of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
Melnyk said that in August of this year Ukraine had exported 1.