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    Russia must probe deaths and abductions in Crimea – rights group
    Oct27

    Russia must probe deaths and abductions in Crimea – rights group

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia must investigate the deaths and abductions of activists in Crimea who have opposed Moscow’s annexation of the peninsula and ensure the rights of minorities and media are respected, a leading European human rights watchdog said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE observers give Ukraine election a clean bill of health
    Oct27

    OSCE observers give Ukraine election a clean bill of health

    KIEV (Reuters) – OSCE election observers gave Sunday’s parliamentary election in Ukraine a clean bill of health on Monday, saying it had offered real choice and largely upheld democratic commitments. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine vote may help peace, fears 'nationalists' – RIA
    Oct27

    Russia says Ukraine vote may help peace, fears 'nationalists' – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday Ukraine’s parliamentary election offered a chance for peace in its east but that a high number of “nationalists” in the chamber could undermine the process, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Explosions heard in Donetsk after Ukraine election – mayor
    Oct27

    Explosions heard in Donetsk after Ukraine election – mayor

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Heavy shelling rocked the outskirts of the pro-Russian rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday, one day after Ukraine held a parliamentary election, the city mayor’s office and officials in Kiev said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president to start talks on parliamentary coalition on Monday
    Oct26

    Ukraine president to start talks on parliamentary coalition on Monday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he would start talks on forging a coalition in parliament on Monday following an election that exit polls showed was dominated by his own political bloc and other pro-Western forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president hails support for peace plan, pro-West course
    Oct26

    Ukraine president hails support for peace plan, pro-West course

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko said Ukrainians had shown they back his plan to end a separatist conflict, democratic reforms and his pro-Western course in a parliamentary election on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Europe parties secure big election win in Ukraine – exit poll
    Oct26

    Pro-Europe parties secure big election win in Ukraine – exit poll

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Europe parties led by a group backing President Petro Poroshenko swept a parliamentary election in Ukraine on Sunday, an exit poll showed, giving him a mandate to end a separatist conflict and pursue democratic reforms. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko, pro-Europe forces dominate election
    Oct26

    Ukraine's Poroshenko, pro-Europe forces dominate election

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko’s political bloc was on course to win a parliamentary election in Ukraine on Sunday and two other pro-Europe parties also performed strongly, an exit poll showed. …read more Source: The...

    In eastern Ukraine, most voters dream only of peace
    Oct26

    In eastern Ukraine, most voters dream only of peace

    VOLNOVAKHA Ukraine (Reuters) – Voters in eastern Ukraine had one thing on their mind as they voted in Sunday’s parliamentary election: an end to months of conflict between pro-Russian separatists and government forces. …read more Source: The...

    War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election
    Oct26

    War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election

    KIEV (Reuters) – War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but may inject new tension into ties with Russia. …read more Source: The...

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