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    Russia, Ukraine stop direct flights as part of mutual ban
    Oct25

    Russia, Ukraine stop direct flights as part of mutual ban

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine are cancelled as part of a mutual ban amid tensions between Moscow and Kiev over the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Brilliant parody posters give Ukraine elections a ‘Game of Thrones’ twist
    Oct25

    Brilliant parody posters give Ukraine elections a ‘Game of Thrones’ twist

    Ukraine is awash in election fever ahead of this Sunday’s local polls, which will include an important mayoral race in the capital, Kiev The election — only the second since the Moscow-leaning president was overthrown during the country’s revolution in February 2014 — is an important one. Many view the polls as a referendum on the...

    Decisive Ukraine vote marred by cancelled vote in key port
    Oct25

    Decisive Ukraine vote marred by cancelled vote in key port

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

    Voting cancelled in Ukraine’s strategic port Mariupol
    Oct25

    Voting cancelled in Ukraine’s strategic port Mariupol

    Ukraine’s local elections were cancelled today in the strategic southeastern port of Mariupol because of what officials described as a lack of sufficient ballots in the disputed industrial city. “Polling stations did not open in Mariupol because the ballots were not ready in the voting offices,” electoral commission Natalia...

    Poland votes, conservative euro-sceptic party looks set to win
    Oct25

    Poland votes, conservative euro-sceptic party looks set to win

    Poles vote in an election on Sunday that could end nearly a decade of economic and political stability in the country by bringing to power a conservative, euro-sceptic party whose policies diverge from those of many of Poland’s European allies. If opinion polls are correct, the ruling Civic Platform (PO), a pro-market, centre-eight grouping...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote

    Kiev (AFP) – Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faces a major survival test Sunday in combative local elections that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east.Voting offices were closed on Sunday in the key port city of Mariupol, the government’s last bastion in rebel-held eastern...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote

    Polls show that pro-Russian groups are gaining momentum because of Kyiv’s effective economic blockade of rebel-run regions in which an estimated 3.5 million people still live …read more Source: World...

    Airbnb takes off in the UAE as more visitors look for affordable stays
    Oct25

    Airbnb takes off in the UAE as more visitors look for affordable stays

    On a recent trip to Kiev, Ukraine, Leena Alwedai decided to stay in an apartment that she found on Airbnb for four nights, with price being the main motivator. Why pay for a hotel room, she said, when she wasn’t going to use the hotel’s facilities? The 25-year-old Dubai resident said that she paid $45 (Dh165) per night for the Kiev...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote

    KIEV – Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faces a major survival test Sunday in combative local elections that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Poland votes, conservative eurosceptic party looks set to win
    Oct25

    Poland votes, conservative eurosceptic party looks set to win

    Poles vote in an election on Sunday that could end nearly a decade of economic and political stability in the country of 38 million, bringing to power a conservative, eurosceptic party whose policies diverge from many of Poland’s European allies. If opinion polls are correct, the ruling Civic Platform (PO), a pro-market, centrist grouping...