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    Meanwhile, in Ukraine
    Oct27

    Meanwhile, in Ukraine

    At least 331 people have died since the signing of a “truce” between Ukraine and the Russian-backed militants waging war in the eastern part of the country. The United Nations says fighting has continued “on an almost daily basis.” The airport in Donetsk, a crucial transportation hub, has been flattened by shelling. According to the Ukrainian...

    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Assault on Donetsk Airport
    Oct27

    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Assault on Donetsk Airport

    The ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east has all but collapsed as the separatists continue to launch attacks on the crucial Donetsk airport, according to reports. The Russian-backed separatists are reportedly firing artillery at the airport grounds that are controlled by Ukrainian government...

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland
    Oct27

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a reconstruction of a wooden 17th century synagogue once located in Gwozdziec, a formerly Polish town in Ukraine, at the POLIN Museum of the History… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down
    Oct27

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could have been shot down by another aircraft, according to a report, and Dutch prosecutors have said Monday they’re open to the idea. However, the Dutch officials think the plane was most likely shot down by a ground-to-air missile in Ukraine. “Based on the information available, a shooting-down by a...

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe
    Oct27

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine— As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is in part fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the...

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. and NATO congratulated Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume
    Oct27

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume

    The power of the Dark Side is no match for the forces of Ukrainian bureaucracy. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV
    Oct27

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV

    At least one of the “horrifying images of events in Donbas” that Russian media aired on the eve of the Ukrainian vote to highlight suffering in that conflict-torn country predates the Ukraine conflict by nearly two decades, and was actually a mass grave of Russian civilians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate
    Oct27

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate

    Pro-Western parties are set to dominate Ukraine’s parliament, handing President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to steer the country further out of Russia’s orbit and into Europe’s mainstream. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Europe parties dominate Ukraine vote, snubbing Russia
    Oct27

    Pro-Europe parties dominate Ukraine vote, snubbing Russia

    The Kremlin said it would recognize Ukraine’s political shift towards Europe; Poland moves troops to eastern border with Russia …read more Source:...