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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Opinion: A birthday child with little cause for celebration
    Oct25

    Opinion: A birthday child with little cause for celebration

    Over 70 years ago, the United Nations was founded in New York. Although the UN is needed more urgently than ever, the organization’s influence in the world is shockingly limited, writes DW’s Daniel Scheschkewitz. The Middle East is about to implode. The Syrian Civil War has brought the world superpowers to the brink of a...

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections Except for Separatist Regions
    Oct25

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections Except for Separatist Regions

    Local elections are being held on Sunday in most of the country except the separatist regions in the east, with Ukrainians electing members of local councils, chairmen of rural councils and city and town mayors. A law adopted on July 14 stipulated that local elections shall not be held in the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the...

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections Except in Separatist Regions
    Oct25

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections Except in Separatist Regions

    Local elections are being held on Sunday in most of the country except the separatist regions in the east, with Ukrainians electing members of local councils, chairmen of rural councils and city and town mayors. A law adopted on July 14 stipulated that local elections shall not be held in the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the...

    Lessons in popularity from Russia’s Putin
    Oct25

    Lessons in popularity from Russia’s Putin

    President Putin could write a handbook on “popularity for dummies,” as his ratings continue to rise. In Moscow, Fiona Clark looks at how he’s using textbook moves to win the hearts and minds of the Russian public. Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau might be the sexiest politician alive at the moment, but if you’re...

    The Stalinist voice of Labour
    Oct25

    The Stalinist voice of Labour

    LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn has done it again — he’s confounded everyone’s expectations. This time, he’s done it not by winning the Labour leadership but in his latest bid to win the general election itself. He has hired the Guardian columnist Seumas Milne to be his director of communications. This is a man who many in the British...

    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 have been cancelled as part of a mutual ban imposed by Kiev and Moscow on each other over the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    [OPINION] Nnamdi Kanu and The Cry For Biafra – By Femi Fani-Kayode
    Oct25

    [OPINION] Nnamdi Kanu and The Cry For Biafra – By Femi Fani-Kayode

    I am not a Biafran and neither am I Igbo. I do however believe that it is the inalienable right of any human being or ethnic nationality to aspire to be free and to be able to determine their own destiny. The right of self-determination is enshrined in international law and it is guaranteed by every moral stricture known to man. It is a right...

    Ukraine: Local Elections Cancelled in Strategic Port City
    Oct25

    Ukraine: Local Elections Cancelled in Strategic Port City

    Voting materials did not arrive to the city of Mariupol, which has seen heavy fighting between Independence forces and militias. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Local Elections To Test Ruling Coalition
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s Local Elections To Test Ruling Coalition

    ​Ukrainians are voting in local elections seen as a survival test for pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition amid the country’s deep economic crisis and ongoing conflict in the east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Voting is canceled in Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol
    Oct25

    Voting is canceled in Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol

    Ukraine’s local elections were canceled on Sunday 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,” said electoral commission Natalia...