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    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters

    Protesters calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down notched a small victory on October 19 as parliament sent a bill on lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution to the Constitutional Court for review. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv

    Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy has called on law enforcement authorities to “immediately and objectively investigate” a deadly traffic accident in the eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms
    Oct20

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms

    Ukrainian lawmakers were set to debate reforms as protesters camped outside parliament for a third day demanding the government clamp down on corruption. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What should Putin do about the war in Ukraine? Learn from Lenin | Serhii Plokhy
    Oct20

    What should Putin do about the war in Ukraine? Learn from Lenin | Serhii Plokhy

    As the revolution’s centenary nears, Russia must accept that its neighbour is an independent nationAs the centenary of the Russian Revolution comes knocking on the portals of the Kremlin, the Russian government does not know what to do. The wave of post-Soviet popular revolts, from the Georgian Rose Revolution of 2003 to the Revolution of...

    Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands
    Oct20

    Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

    KIEV: Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday moved towards meeting one of the demands of anti-corruption protesters who have set up the first tent city in Kiev since the pro-EU revolt of 2014. The crisis-torn former Soviet republic has been on edge since nearly 5,000 people rallied outside parliament on Tuesday demanding a more forceful fight against...

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West
    Oct20

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West

    Lawmakers in Ukraine have approved a long-awaited law reforming the health-care system replacing broken-down Soviet-era arrangements with a Western-style, tax-funded healthcare insurance system. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad

    The arrest in Ukraine of a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist renews accusations that Interpol’s global alert system is being abused by authoritarian regimes to intimidate their critics abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Terror ruled out after 5 killed when car plows into crowd in Ukraine
    Oct19

    Terror ruled out after 5 killed when car plows into crowd in Ukraine

    Police say female SUV driver detained and criminal case involving driving violations launched but crash not being treated as terrorism The post Terror ruled out after 5 killed when car plows into crowd in Ukraine appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected
    Oct19

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected

    Five people were killed on October 18 when a car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that cited traffic safety violations rather than an extremist plot or terrorist link. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five killed in Ukraine when car ploughs into crowd
    Oct19

    Five killed in Ukraine when car ploughs into crowd

    KIEV: Five people were killed Wednesday when a car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, local police said, ruling out a terror link. The Kharkiv police department said six others were hurt, although the extent of their injuries remained unclear. But local police spokesman Yaroslav Trakalo told the...