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    Rebels Consider Unacceptable Regional Elections in Ukraine
    Oct26

    Rebels Consider Unacceptable Regional Elections in Ukraine

    25 de octubre de 2015, 22:02Kiev, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) The representative of the insurgent People””s Republic of Lugansk (RPL) in Minsk negotiations for a settlement of the Ukrainian conflict, Vladislav Deinego said that local elections in that country took place today in "unacceptable conditions “”. …read...

    Vladimir Putin approval rating hits new high as Russia’s state media sells Syria campaign
    Oct26

    Vladimir Putin approval rating hits new high as Russia’s state media sells Syria campaign

    MOSCOW — Not so long ago, Russia’s state media were dominated by stories about eastern Ukraine’s war-torn cities and the heroic exploits of Russian-backed separatists battling the government in Kiev. These days, however, Syria’s battlefields and the derring-do of Russian pilots are the overwhelming focuses of broadcasts by...

    Ukraine kicks off local elections
    Oct26

    Ukraine kicks off local elections

    Millions of Ukrainians on Sunday began to cast their ballots in the country’s local elections to elect mayors and members of regional councils. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russian PM slams Ukraine’s flight ban
    Oct26

    Russian PM slams Ukraine’s flight ban

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday slammed the Unkrainian government’s decision to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine, describing it as an action of shooting itself in the foot. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine Goes to the Polls In Local Elections, But Not Everyone Gets a Vote
    Oct26

    Ukraine Goes to the Polls In Local Elections, But Not Everyone Gets a Vote

    Voting in local elections at a polling station in Kiev, on October 25, 2015. Image by Alexey_Ivanov from Demotix. Ukraine held country-wide local elections on Sunday, October 25, with many new and old faces competing for positions of 10,000 mayors and 160,000 members of regional and local councils. The Ukrainian social media sphere has been abuzz...

    Ukraine rebel group bans MSF, claiming medical aid body was engaging in espionage
    Oct26

    Ukraine rebel group bans MSF, claiming medical aid body was engaging in espionage

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Sunday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity and other crimes. Medics with the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization were kicked out of the war-torn province along with nine other Western aid groups for...

    Local Elections Called Off in 2 Ukrainian Cities Amid Fraud Charges
    Oct26

    Local Elections Called Off in 2 Ukrainian Cities Amid Fraud Charges

    Late Saturday, with just 12 hours before polls were to open, election officials said they had discovered printing flaws on the ballots and destroyed them. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Local Elections Controversy 2015: Parody Posters Amid Voting Chaos
    Oct25

    Ukraine Local Elections Controversy 2015: Parody Posters Amid Voting Chaos

    Ukraine’s divisive local elections were mired in controversy Sunday after elections in the port city of Mariupol were canceled following irregularities in the vote. As problems mounted and uncertainties grew, one local artist satirized the political contest through the beloved HBO show “Game of Thrones.” …read more Source:...

    Chretien encourages Trudeau to engage with international leaders
    Oct25

    Chretien encourages Trudeau to engage with international leaders

    OTTAWA – Former Liberal prime minister Jean Chretien says he hopes Justin Trudeau will engage in a dialogue with a variety of international leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.During an interview with CTV’s Question Period, Chretien suggested the incoming prime minister’s father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau,...

    Potatoes for votes: Kiev tastes democracy
    Oct25

    Potatoes for votes: Kiev tastes democracy

    Gangsters and grenades proved decisive factors in Odessa’s mayoral elections yesterday, with violence, misuse of government resources and voter fraud… …read more Source: The...