Welcome to the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council


Leading Strategic Communications and Political Consulting
Firm......Active in Ukraine....Member Number 77

U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)
Washington, D.C., Friday, May 16, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The executive committee of the U.S.-Ukraine
Business Council (USUBC) is pleased to announce, on behalf of the
entire membership, First International Resources, LLC has been
approved for membership in USUBC.  They are member 77. 

First International Resources, LLC is an international corporate and
political consulting firm with extensive experience in crisis management,
strategic communications counseling, international political campaign
counseling, political risk analysis and public affairs counseling in North
America, Europe (including Ukraine), and around the world.

For over 15 years, First International has integrated both political and
global business expertise to provide optimal strategic communications
services for clients.


First International specializes in utilizing traditional political campaign
tools and attitudinal research in order to assist clients and help generate
maximum public and governmental support for client interests and their
long-term business objectives.

A diverse array of industrial, energy, and other companies have benefited
from First International's strategic communications and political

First International also provides legislative and political intelligence for
hedge fund and private equity clients.

First International represents a wide range of clients, from global "Fortune
100" companies that are facing political and media scrutiny with potential
adverse impact on their businesses to high-profile individuals seeking
reputation and public image rehabilitation to smaller companies trying to
penetrate ever-changing markets.

First International Resources is headquartered in New Jersey, with offices
in New York, Washington, DC and London.

First International Resources
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20036
P: +1 (202) 887-4498 | M: +1 (202) 361-7423 | F: +1 (202) 887-4288
WEBSITE: www.first-intl.com

"USUBC is very pleased to have First International Resources  join our rapidly expanding membership," said Morgan Williams, SigmaBleyzer, who serves as President of USUBC.  "USUBC looks forward to working with First International Resources in 2008."


First International Resources  is the 76th member for USUBC, the 24th new member for 2008, and the 54th new member since January of 2007. USUBC membership has more than tripled in the past 17 months, going from 22 members in January of 2007 to 77 members in May of 2008.

The other new members in 2008 are MaxWell USA, Baker and McKenzie
law firm, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, Dipol Chemical International,
MJA Asset Management, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Halliburton,
DLA Piper law firm, EPAM Systems, DHL International Ukraine, Air Tractor,
Inc., Magisters law firm, Ernst & Young, Umbra LLC., US PolyTech LLC,
Vision TV LLC, Crumpton Group, American Express Bank, a Standard
Chartered group company, TNK-BP Commerce LLC, Rakotis, American
Councils for International Education, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP,
International Commerce Corporation, and IMTC-MEI. See the complete
membership list at: http://www.usubc.org/members.php.