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    Chewbacca arrested for driving Darth Vader to Ukraine polls
    Oct27

    Chewbacca arrested for driving Darth Vader to Ukraine polls

    Ukrainian police used the Force when Chewbacca campaigned for the Dark Side. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russian Finance Minister Says Reserve Funds Running Out
    Oct27

    Russian Finance Minister Says Reserve Funds Running Out

    Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov says the country’s Reserve Fund could be exhausted by the end of 2016 if world energy prices remain at current levels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed Near Donetsk As Cease-Fire Is Shaken
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed Near Donetsk As Cease-Fire Is Shaken

    A Ukrainian soldier has been killed by fire from Russia-backed separatists near the Donetsk airport, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine and Russia sever ties in the skies, throwing travelers for a loop
    Oct27

    Ukraine and Russia sever ties in the skies, throwing travelers for a loop

    The halt of direct air travel between historically close-knit nations could stymie 680,000 passengers annually. …read more Source: The Washington...

    ‘Chewbacca’ Arrested at Polls on Election Day in Ukraine
    Oct27

    ‘Chewbacca’ Arrested at Polls on Election Day in Ukraine

    A man dressed as Chewbacca was arrested in Ukraine and fined the equivalent of $8 for violating campaign laws by supporting Darth Vader. …read more Source:...

    Early Results Show Ukraine Divided For, Against Poroshenko Rule
    Oct27

    Early Results Show Ukraine Divided For, Against Poroshenko Rule

    Four exit polls from Ukraine’s local elections released October 26 indicated the government of President Petro Poroshenko would retain its dominant position in the west and center of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    They’re Brawling At The Polls In Ukraine
    Oct27

    They’re Brawling At The Polls In Ukraine

    A large segment of the country couldnt participate, and other parts didnt dare. But, for all the uproar, a faint scent of peace is in the air. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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...

    ​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:...