Ukraine completes a difficult year of 2011 with a number of positive decisions – next year our country will continue the way of reform, President Viktor Yanukovych said at toady’s year completing press conference, according to the Press office of President Viktor Yanukovych.

"Most important is that the things we managed to do were positive and give us hope for the future. We have always had and will retain faith in our own strength, the capabilities of our country. With this faith we live and will live on. Next year, I believe, will also bring us positive achievements," he said.

Certainly, said Viktor Yanukovych, the speed and depth of reforms in the state depends on many components, including the training of performers and understanding of the society. "In some issues we began to move forward," he said.

"I am convinced that everyone understands that in order to change lives for the better, we need a forward movement, changes are necessary," Viktor Yanukovych said.