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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Direct Flights End Between Russia, Ukraine
    Oct27

    Direct Flights End Between Russia, Ukraine

    Direct airline flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped. The move announced last month by Kyiv is the latest in a series of tit-for-tat measures imposed over the conflict in Ukraine. The ban began at midnight, after talks to avoid it failed last week.About 70,000 passengers a month will be af… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls
    Oct27

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls

    A man dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca is detained for disobeying police during local polls in Ukraine, but says he cannot pay his fine because his “intergalactic bank” does not have a branch on Earth. …read more Source: ABC...

    They’re Brawling At The Polls In Ukraine
    Oct27

    They’re Brawling At The Polls In Ukraine

    A large segment of the country couldnt participate, and other parts didnt dare. But, for all the uproar, a faint scent of peace is in the air. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Separatists Say Expel Two Monitors, OSCE Denies
    Oct27

    Ukraine Separatists Say Expel Two Monitors, OSCE Denies

    Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have expelled two OSCE monitors, but the organization denies the allegation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE dubs  Ukraine vote   democratic
    Oct26

    OSCE dubs Ukraine vote democratic

    KIEV: International monitors said on Monday local elections in Ukraine at the weekend were “well organised” and “democratic” but that Kiev’s pro-Western leadership needed to tackle political meddling by powerful oligarchs in the war-scarred country. “The elections were competitive, well organised overall and the campaign generally showed...

    Analysis: Russia-Iran alliance tactical, not strategic – Middle East
    Oct26

    Analysis: Russia-Iran alliance tactical, not strategic – Middle East

    Christian Russia and Shi’ite Iran’s military alliance to help keep Syrian President Bashar Assad in power is fraught with underlying tension, which could be exploited by Israel or the US. Iran’s revolutionary expansionist agenda and its targeting of Israel is at odds with Russia’s long-term goals in the region. Russia...

    Serbian Politicians Visit Crimea
    Oct26

    Serbian Politicians Visit Crimea

    MOSCOW – A delegation of Serbian politicians from the Patriotic Bloc which comprises the Democratic Party and members of the Dveri Movement …read more Source:...

    Ukraine praised for ‘democratic’ vote but told more reforms needed (AFP)
    Oct26

    Ukraine praised for ‘democratic’ vote but told more reforms needed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – International monitors Monday called Ukraine’s weekend local elections “well organised” and “democratic” but urged its pro-Western leadership to do more against political meddling by oligarchs in the war-scarred state. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Exit Polls: Ruling Coalition Clings On Without Gains
    Oct26

    Ukraine Exit Polls: Ruling Coalition Clings On Without Gains

    The elections were seen as a test for the government of pro-Western President Poroshenko and his prime minister. …read more Source:...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 26, 2015
    Oct26

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 26, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Lolita Brayman explains how Ukraine is disenfranchising its citizens displaced by war. Adrian Karatnycky and Alexander Motyl argue that Russia’s adventurism in Ukraine is costing Putin dearly — and that he will be increasingly amenable to pressure. Till Bruckner...