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Section: World Press about Ukraine

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

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

    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 each other for alleged irregularities in the vote. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians vote in local elections to select mayors, council members
    Oct25

    Ukrainians vote in local elections to select mayors, council members

    People in Ukraine vote in local elections to select mayors and council members. …read more Source:...

    Direct Flights between Russia and Ukraine Stopped
    Oct25

    Direct Flights between Russia and Ukraine Stopped

    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 have to fly through another country, take the overnight… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach

    Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections that were seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country.Voters were choosing more than 10,700 local councils as well as mayors. However,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Local Elections Canceled in Strategic Port City
    Oct25

    Ukraine: Local Elections Canceled in Strategic Port City

    Voting materials did not arrive to the city of Mariupol, which has seen heavy fighting between Independence forces and militias. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Local Elections Marred by Violations
    Oct25

    Ukraine Local Elections Marred by Violations

    Thirty-six cases of vote buying have been registered. …read more Source:...

    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    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...

    Decisive Ukraine polls marred by cancelled vote in key port
    Oct25

    Decisive Ukraine polls marred by cancelled vote in key port

    Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faced a major survival test on Sunday in local elections that were instantly marred as voting was cancelled in the strategic port of Mariupol. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian Lenin Statue Turned Into Darth Vader
    Oct25

    Ukrainian Lenin Statue Turned Into Darth Vader

    A statue memorializing Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the Ukraine has been transformed into a monument to Darth Vader. The new statue, first reported by the news site Dumskaya, was unveiled Friday in the city of Odessa. It comes in the wake of a law requiring “decommunization” in Ukraine. Instead of destroying the statue it its entirety, artist...