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    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    ​Chewbacca arrested at Ukrainian polling station
    Oct26

    ​Chewbacca arrested at Ukrainian polling station

    Police drag away man dressed as Star Wars character, while election officials refuse “Darth Vader” a chance to vote …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them
    Oct26

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them

    War against Russian sympathizers in southeast Ukraine has reached a stalemateConcerns that Russian efforts in Syria will create goodwill with Europeans worried about refugeesUkraine’s military much improved, but nation can’t afford much more expansion … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them
    Oct26

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them

    War against Russian sympathizers in southeast Ukraine has reached a stalemateConcerns that Russian efforts in Syria will create goodwill with Europeans worried about refugeesUkraine’s military much improved, but nation can’t afford much more expansion … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...