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    Chewbacca Arrested While Campaigning For Darth Vader In Ukraine
    Oct26

    Chewbacca Arrested While Campaigning For Darth Vader In Ukraine

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    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...

    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...

    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,...

    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:...

    Day of ‘disillusionment’ as voters in Ukraine go to the polls
    Oct25

    Day of ‘disillusionment’ as voters in Ukraine go to the polls

    Many seem more concerned about high prices and corruption than Russia. …read more Source: The Washington...

    What’s at stake in elections around the world
    Oct25

    What’s at stake in elections around the world

    Elections are being held in eight countries around the world on Sunday. Here is a glance at what’s at stake:— ARGENTINA: Argentines are weighing continuity versus a financial overhaul as they vote for the successor to President Cristina Fernandez, a polarizing leader who dominated national politics for 12 years. Her chosen successor, Daniel...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections seen as a test of strength for President Petro Poroshenko’s government and for the oligarchs accustomed to running their own regions, but a last-minute dispute blocked the ballot in a key port city. Sunday’s election was the third held nationwide since the chaotic...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections seen as a test of strength for President Petro Poroshenko's government and for the oligarchs accustomed to running their own regions, but a last-minute dispute blocked the ballot in a key port city…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Direct Flights End Between Russia, Ukraine
    Oct25

    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 affected and analysts said it will be especially...