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    Ukraine’s Yatseniuk suggests he likely to stay on as Prime Minister after election win
    Oct29

    Ukraine’s Yatseniuk suggests he likely to stay on as Prime Minister after election win

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Arseny Yatseniuk on Wednesday suggested he was likely to stay on as prime minister after his party triumphed in last Sunday’s parliamentary election. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talks
    Oct29

    Ukraine, Russia try again to forge gas deal at Brussels talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia begin new gas crisis talks on Wednesday, but wrangling over Ukraine’s upfront cash payments threatens to push a deal out of reach, even as temperatures have fallen below zero in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    EU’s Oettinger: 50 percent chance of Russia-Ukraine gas breakthrough
    Oct29

    EU’s Oettinger: 50 percent chance of Russia-Ukraine gas breakthrough

    BERLIN (Reuters) – There is a 50:50 chance of a breakthrough in Wednesday’s round of gas supply talks between Russia and Ukraine, the European Union’s outgoing energy commissioner said. …read more Source:...

    Exports to Russia collapse by a quarter
    Oct29

    Exports to Russia collapse by a quarter

    German exports to Russia have collapsed by more than a quarter, according to figures released on Wednesday, as sanctions brought about by the Ukraine crisis take effect. …read more Source: The Local...

    [Ticker] Fifa defends plan to hold 2018 football cup in Russia
    Oct29

    [Ticker] Fifa defends plan to hold 2018 football cup in Russia

    Fifa chief Blatter, in Moscow Tuesday unveiling the logo for Russia’s 2018 World Cup, criticised calls to boycott the event. He told RT: “We are not in politics. We are in sports”. A World Cup 2018 map projected onto the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow showed Crimea as part of Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian parliamentary election: 90% of votes counted
    Oct29

    Ukrainian parliamentary election: 90% of votes counted

    With 90,29% of votes counted, the pro-European forces led by Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and President Petro Poroshenko are leading the Ukrainian parliamentary election. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Sanctions bind Russia’s energy elite to Putin
    Oct29

    Sanctions bind Russia’s energy elite to Putin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – An offer by Gazprom to help rival Rosneft salvage an Arctic oil project shows how tightly sanctions have bound Russia’s political and business elite together in the Ukraine crisis – an unintended consequence of the West’s punitive measures. …read more Source:...

    US warns Russia on Ukraine rebel vote
    Oct29

    US warns Russia on Ukraine rebel vote

    US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Russia that it will violate international agreements if it recognises an election planned by rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Washington on Ukraine: ‘one big opportunity for serious reforms’
    Oct29

    Washington on Ukraine: ‘one big opportunity for serious reforms’

    Ukraine’s elections have won US President Barack Obama’s approval. He called them a milestone in the former Soviet state’s democratic development.… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Elections Online:  Crowdmaps To Report Voter Fraud, Hashtags To Vent About Politics
    Oct28

    Ukraine Elections Online: Crowdmaps To Report Voter Fraud, Hashtags To Vent About Politics

    As Darth Vader from the Internet Party of Ukraine voted on Sunday, voters used crowdmaps and hashtags to report on election fraud. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. As Ukraine went to the polls this past Sunday, October 26, to choose its new parliament amid ongoing unrest and conflict in the East, voters once again turned to the Internet to seek...

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