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    Divided Ukraine votes for pro-Western future
    Oct26

    Divided Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    KIEV – Ukrainians voted Sunday for a new parliament in elections meant to complete a historic shift from Russia’s sphere of influence, but which will sharpen the war-torn country’s internal divisions.The snap election, eight months after a street revolt overthrew Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, is expected to result...

    Special report: why Ukraine’s revolution remains unfinished
    Oct26

    Special report: why Ukraine’s revolution remains unfinished

    In the afternoon of Feb. 20, after the morning’s dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev’s October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay Independence Square, or Maidan, covered in protesters’ camps and scarred with barricades...

    Malaysia to push for better flight tracking
    Oct26

    Malaysia to push for better flight tracking

    PETALING JAYA, Malaysia – Malaysia will push for an improvement on real-time tracking of airline flights and a better sharing of aviation risks at an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) meeting next week, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.Liow said the international community needed to collaborate more closely...

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future
    Oct26

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    The snap general election is also expected to reveal the level of trust in President Petro Poroshenko’s bid to hold on to the separatist east through talks with pro-Russian rebels and their alleged puppet masters in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Channel...

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future
    Oct26

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    War-weary Ukrainians vote Sunday for a powerful new parliament in which a likely alliance of pro-Western and nationalist forces will confirm the ex-Soviet country’s historic but bloody break from Russia’s domain. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    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...

    Ukraine set to vote for pro-Western future
    Oct26

    Ukraine set to vote for pro-Western future

    ThePetro Poroshenko Bloc was forecast to emerge as the biggest party in the 450 seat legislature, although without an absolute majority, meaning the Ukrainian President will have to form a coalition, probably with harder-line nationalists. …read more Source: Channel...

    Hackers Target Ukraine’s Election Website
    Oct25

    Hackers Target Ukraine’s Election Website

    Hackers attacked Ukraine’s election commission website Saturday on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said, but they denied Russian reports that the vote counting system itself had been put out… …read more Source:...

    On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
    Oct25

    On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

    President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians today to elect a majority tomorrow that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. Poroshenko, who is expecting a big win for his political bloc in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of the Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich, said he saw...

    On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
    Oct25

    On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. …read more Source: The...

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