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    Ukraine praised for ‘democratic’ vote but told more reforms needed (AFP)
    Oct26

    Ukraine praised for ‘democratic’ vote but told more reforms needed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – International monitors Monday called Ukraine’s weekend local elections “well organised” and “democratic” but urged its pro-Western leadership to do more against political meddling by oligarchs in the war-scarred state. …read more Source: The West...

    May police force be with you — ‘Chewbacca’ arrested in Ukraine polls (AFP)
    Oct26

    May police force be with you — ‘Chewbacca’ arrested in Ukraine polls (AFP)

    Odessa (Ukraine) (AFP) – A man dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca was detained and fined for disobeying police during local polls in Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels ‘expelled two OSCE  monitors’ (AFP)
    Oct26

    Ukraine rebels ‘expelled two OSCE monitors’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents said Monday they had expelled two ceasefire monitors from the separatist Lugansk region, although the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) denied the report. …read more Source: The West...

    Exit polls in Ukraine local elections show east-west split
    Oct26

    Exit polls in Ukraine local elections show east-west split

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) ” Four exit polls from Ukraine’s local elections indicate the governing coalition has retained its dominant position in the west and center of the country despite widespread disappointment with the government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    ‘No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminers (AFP)
    Oct26

    ‘No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminers (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebel Konstantin carefully carried an unexploded shell to a hole in the earth under a tree. Laying a charge of TNT, he then blew it up in cloud of black smoke. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels say MSF banned for ‘espionage’ (AFP)
    Oct25

    Ukraine rebels say MSF banned for ‘espionage’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Sunday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity and other crimes. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels accuse MSF for espionage
    Oct25

    Ukraine rebels accuse MSF for espionage

    Pro-Russian insurgents say they have banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal – paper (Reuters)
    Oct25

    Ukraine PM says won’t repay Russian debt if no restructuring deal – paper (Reuters)

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine will not pay off its debt to Russia if Moscow does not agree to join in a restructuring deal involving other creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk told German… …read more Source: The West...

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play (Reuters)
    Oct25

    Local elections cancelled in key Ukraine city, parties trade accusations of foul play (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Local elections in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol were called off on Sunday, prompting the ruling party of President Petro Poroshenko and the pro-Russian Opposition Party to blame ea… …read more Source: The West...

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped
    Oct25

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped as a result of continuing tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine.Travelers between the two nations will now… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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