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    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. The situation in Mariupol, a major port and steel city, is especially fraught. The city is torn by disputes over the influence...

    Vote scrapped in Mariupol as Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Vote scrapped in Mariupol as Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach

    Vote scrapped in Mariupol as Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach …read more Source: ABC...

    Ban On Direct Flights Between Russia, Ukraine Takes Effect
    Oct25

    Ban On Direct Flights Between Russia, Ukraine Takes Effect

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia have been grounded as new sanctions initiated by Kyiv came into effect. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Brilliant parody posters give Ukraine elections a ‘Game of Thrones’ twist
    Oct25

    Brilliant parody posters give Ukraine elections a ‘Game of Thrones’ twist

    Ukraine is awash in election fever ahead of this Sunday’s local polls, which will include an important mayoral race in the capital, Kiev The election — only the second since the Moscow-leaning president was overthrown during the country’s revolution in February 2014 — is an important one. Many view the polls as a referendum on the...

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote
    Oct25

    Pro-Western coalition faces survival test in Ukraine vote

    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.Voting offices were closed on Sunday in the key port city of Mariupol, the government’s last bastion in rebel-held eastern...

    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...