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    Ukraine Local Elections Controversy 2015: Parody Posters Amid Voting Chaos
    Oct25

    Ukraine Local Elections Controversy 2015: Parody Posters Amid Voting Chaos

    Ukraine’s divisive local elections were mired in controversy Sunday after elections in the port city of Mariupol were canceled following irregularities in the vote. As problems mounted and uncertainties grew, one local artist satirized the political contest through the beloved HBO show “Game of Thrones.” …read more Source:...

    Chretien encourages Trudeau to engage with international leaders
    Oct25

    Chretien encourages Trudeau to engage with international leaders

    OTTAWA – Former Liberal prime minister Jean Chretien says he hopes Justin Trudeau will engage in a dialogue with a variety of international leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.During an interview with CTV’s Question Period, Chretien suggested the incoming prime minister’s father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau,...

    Potatoes for votes: Kiev tastes democracy
    Oct25

    Potatoes for votes: Kiev tastes democracy

    Gangsters and grenades proved decisive factors in Odessa’s mayoral elections yesterday, with violence, misuse of government resources and voter fraud… …read more Source: The...

    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 polls marred by cancelled vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine polls marred by cancelled vote

    KIEV: Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faced a major survival test on Sunday in local elections swiftly marred by polls failing to open in the strategic port of Mariupol. A smooth vote and show of support for Poroshenko’s unpopular austerity and anti-corruption measures could help his...

    Day of ‘disillusionment’ as voters in Ukraine go to the polls
    Oct25

    Day of ‘disillusionment’ as voters in Ukraine go to the polls

    Many seem more concerned about high prices and corruption than Russia. …read more Source: The Washington...

    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 and Russia ground direct flights in latest spat
    Oct25

    Ukraine and Russia ground direct flights in latest spat

    Mistrust between ex-Soviet neighbors affects tens of thousands of families …read more Source:...

    Ukraine united as never before – poet Andrukhovych in Prague
    Oct25

    Ukraine united as never before – poet Andrukhovych in Prague

    Prague – Due to the Russian aggression in Ukraine, the country is united as never before, Ukrainian poet and writer Yurii Ihorovych Andrukhovych, now on a visit to Prague, told CTK today. … …read more Source: České...

    Ukraine government facing test of performance in local votes
    Oct25

    Ukraine government facing test of performance in local votes

    Ukraine’s government is facing a major test of its performance. Voters are choosing nearly seventeen-thousand local mayors and deputies, as well as eleven-thousand local councils. …read more Source:...