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    Ukraine To Elect New Parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine To Elect New Parliament

    Ukrainians will vote in parliamentary elections on October 26 expected to put the country on a pro-Western path in an event President Petro Poroshenko has called “historic.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist
    Oct26

    As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist

    President Petro Poroshenko called early parliamentary elections for Sunday in the hope of shoring up Ukrainian unity after a tumultuous winter revolt that swept a Kremlin ally from power only to have Russia strike back with a bloody separatist uprising in the east. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    On Eve Of Poll, Ukraine Leader Seeks Support For Pro-Europe Course
    Oct26

    On Eve Of Poll, Ukraine Leader Seeks Support For Pro-Europe Course

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. Poroshenko, who is expecting a big win for his political bloc in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of the Moscow-backed leader Viktor...

    News of the Day from Across the Globe, Oct. 26
    Oct26

    News of the Day from Across the Globe, Oct. 26

    President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a “foreign-funded operation” and vowed to take drastic action against militants. Militants launched a complex assault on the checkpoint Friday that involved a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and roadside bombs...

    World War 3: Putin Attacks US in ‘Cold War’-Style Speech, Says Report
    Oct26

    World War 3: Putin Attacks US in ‘Cold War’-Style Speech, Says Report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said again blamed the US for Islamic terrorism and unrest in Ukraine in a report that described his speech as “diatribe … that was reminiscent of the Cold War.” “We did not start this,” Putin said in the Reuters report, accusing the US of trying “remake the whole world” with its own interests first. The agency...

    Ukraine Pauses Before Decisive Vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine Pauses Before Decisive Vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine—Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russia separatist forces. Campaigning material was being taken down across the country in line with election laws ahead of a vote Sunday that pollsters say will be...

    Parliamentary Elections Show Political Turmoil Is Continuing in Ukraine
    Oct25

    Parliamentary Elections Show Political Turmoil Is Continuing in Ukraine

    The vote on Sunday was envisioned as a final step in transforming government from a kleptocracy to a reform-minded administration, but infighting and charges of corruption suggest the transformation may take longer. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Seeks Support for Pro-Europe Course on Eve of Election
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Seeks Support for Pro-Europe Course on Eve of Election

    President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. Poroshenko, who is expecting a big win for his political bloc in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of the Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich, said he...

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid ongoing unrest
    Oct25

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote amid ongoing unrest

    Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by spectre of separatist conflict …read more Source:...