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    Polls Opening in Ukraine’s Local Elections
    Oct25

    Polls Opening in Ukraine’s Local Elections

    The turnout is expected to be at 60 percent of the more than 25 million registered voters. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine cancel flights
    Oct25

    Russia and Ukraine cancel flights

    Flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped amid a standoff over Moscow’s support of separatists in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio New...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote

    The polls come during a lull in fighting and with worries growing that Ukraine is slipping off the global radar despite just turning into Europe’s second-poorest country and still standing as a bulwark against Russia’s feared expansion west.Twenty months have passed since the ex-Soviet nation sparked the world’s imagination...

    Russia says wants Syria elections, ready to help Free Syrian Army
    Oct25

    Russia says wants Syria elections, ready to help Free Syrian Army

    Obama says deal reached with Russia to avert Syria air conflictsRussia’s air war in Syria a game-changer for US: expertsRussian air strikes target western Syria: monitorObama warns Russia’s Putin of ‘quagmire’ in SyriaSyria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Mutual ban on flight between Russia, Ukraine takes effect
    Oct25

    Mutual ban on flight between Russia, Ukraine takes effect

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote (AFP)
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote (AFP)

    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. …read more Source: The West...

    Here are 2 problems that could sink the Russian military in a war
    Oct25

    Here are 2 problems that could sink the Russian military in a war

    With a frozen frontline inside Ukrainian territory, the successful annexation of Crimea, and an ongoing intervention in Syria, Russia’s military prowess appears firmly established. But despite the Kremlin’s recent successes, the Russian military faces two deep structural problems that could prove disastrous if it ever faced off...

    Veto under fire as United Nations turns 70
    Oct25

    Veto under fire as United Nations turns 70

    UNITED NATIONS: More than 100 countries on Friday challenged Security Council powers to restrict their use of the veto as the United Nations turned 70, with a joint pledge not to oppose resolutions on mass atrocities. The initiative is aimed at avoiding the kind of gridlock that has paralyzed the Security Council on Syria, with Russia and China...

    Ukraine’s statue of Lenin is given makeover to look like Star Wars’ DARTH VADER 
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s statue of Lenin is given makeover to look like Star Wars’ DARTH VADER 

    The sculpture of the old leader in the city of Odessa was going to be removed by the government under de-communisation laws, but instead it has gone to the Dark Side. …read more Source: Daily...

    Lenin Statue Converted To Darth Vader In Ukraine
    Oct24

    Lenin Statue Converted To Darth Vader In Ukraine

    Welcome to the Dark Side, comrade!A statue of Soviet founding father Vladimir Lenin in Odessa, Ukraine, has been transformed into Darth Vader, according to several reports.A recent law banning communist symbols led to the makeover, NBC News reported. Ukrainian artist Aleksander Milov fitted the monument with the “Star Wars”...