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    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...

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine Holds Local Elections That Test Oligarchs’ Reach

    Ukrainians voted Sunday in local elections that were seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country.Voters were choosing more than 10,700 local councils as well as mayors. However,… …read more Source:...

    Direct Flights between Russia and Ukraine Stopped
    Oct25

    Direct Flights between Russia and Ukraine Stopped

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped as a result of continuing tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine.Travelers between the two nations will now have to fly through another country, take the overnight… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lenin Statue Turned Into Darth Vader
    Oct25

    Ukrainian Lenin Statue Turned Into Darth Vader

    A statue memorializing Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the Ukraine has been transformed into a monument to Darth Vader. The new statue, first reported by the news site Dumskaya, was unveiled Friday in the city of Odessa. It comes in the wake of a law requiring “decommunization” in Ukraine. Instead of destroying the statue it its entirety, artist...

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped
    Oct25

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped

    MOSCOW (AP) — Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped as a result of continuing tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    No more direct flights between Russia and Ukraine as mutual ban takes effect
    Oct25

    No more direct flights between Russia and Ukraine as mutual ban takes effect

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped as a result of continuing tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...