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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout
    Oct30

    Local elections held with lower-than-expected turnout

    Euro-Maidan opponents re-elected KYIV – Exhausted by war, economic depression and ongoing government corruption, Ukrainians turned out less-than-expected to elect their local councils and heads on October 25. Tallies conducted locally were still being registered by the Central Election Commission on October 29 but observers were already drawing...

    The forgotten war:  A view from Ukraine’s frontlines
    Oct30

    The forgotten war: A view from Ukraine’s frontlines

    For a brief moment, it felt like déjà vu. As an officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, I had visited several hot spots, witnessing my share of misery and destruction. Now I was in the Donbas, the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine. Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has struggled to shed its Soviet colonial […] …read more Source: The...

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes
    Oct30

    Diaspora dedicates first monument to “Nebesna Sotnia” and Ukrainian heroes

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – The Ukrainian community of Chicago and its Illinois suburbs and parishioners of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral – Kyivan Patriarchate in Bloomingdale, Ill., gathered on the weekend of September 19-20 for a festive celebration to mark the 45th anniversary of the parish’s founding and for a solemn commemoration...

    Two killed in east Ukraine ammunition depot explosions
    Oct30

    Two killed in east Ukraine ammunition depot explosions

    Ammunition depot blasts leave multiple casualties in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    A Lull in the East
    Oct30

    A Lull in the East

    A new turn in the Minsk negotiating process has accompanied the sharp drop in fighting in Ukraine’s east over the past six weeks. Both on the battlefield and at the negotiating table, the changes have come from a growing realization in the Kremlin that its policy of aggression Ukraine is failing.Since it launched its undeclared, hybrid war...

    The New Propaganda
    Oct30

    The New Propaganda

    Controlling information in a globalized world is harder than it used to be, much to the dismay of authoritarian regimes.Yet such regimes today routinely use the trappings of democracy and the latest technology to stifle liberty. Finding it much harder to control information in a world of instant, decentralized communications, these regimes are...

    Russian OSCE monitor in Ukraine fired after ‘drunkenly saying he was a Moscow spy’
    Oct30

    Russian OSCE monitor in Ukraine fired after ‘drunkenly saying he was a Moscow spy’

    Maksim Udovichenko criticises Ukraine as he apparently drunkenly admits to working for Russian intelligence …read more Source: The...

    After that incident in Ruaka, MARY the Mother of Jesus appears in Makueni (PHOTO)
    Oct30

    After that incident in Ruaka, MARY the Mother of Jesus appears in Makueni (PHOTO)

    Friday October 30, 2015 – An image believed to be that of Mary the Mother of Jesus is said to have been spotted in Katheka, Makueni County, on Thursday.According to residents, the image of Mary appeared on a rock that has been a water tower of the poverty stricken village for long.Residents say Mary’s first impression on the rock was...

    Russia, pressing Ukraine on $3 billion debt, says it worried by IMF reforms to help Kiev
    Oct30

    Russia, pressing Ukraine on $3 billion debt, says it worried by IMF reforms to help Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia, which is pressing Ukraine to repay a $3 billion eurobond soon, said on Friday it was worried about proposed reforms to the International Monetary Fund’s lending rules aimed at helping Ukraine even if it misses repayment to Moscow in December. …read more Source: The...

    Georgian Officials Probe Alleged Saakashvili Recordings
    Oct30

    Georgian Officials Probe Alleged Saakashvili Recordings

    The Georgian State Security Service (SDSS) says it is looking into leaked wiretapped recordings of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili as part of an investigation into an alleged “conspiracy to overthrow” the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...