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    OSCE Says Ukraine Elections ‘Free And Fair’
    Oct27

    OSCE Says Ukraine Elections ‘Free And Fair’

    Election monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Ukraine’s parliamentary elections had been ”free and fair” at a news conference in Kyiv on October 27. Monitors said the election offered voters ”real choice” and that voting was transparent – despite the fact that the...

    Obama charges Russia with interference in Ukraine elections
    Oct27

    Obama charges Russia with interference in Ukraine elections

    President Obama accused Russia Monday of interfering in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections and called on Moscow to allow people in eastern Ukraine to vote in a “legitimate” election in December. “It is clear that Russian authorities occupying Crimea and Russian-backed separatists in parts of eastern Ukraine prevented many...

    Ukraine’s Election Wasn’t Just a Win for Pro-Europeans. It Was a Win for Democracy Itself.
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s Election Wasn’t Just a Win for Pro-Europeans. It Was a Win for Democracy Itself.

    As the results of Sunday’s parliamentary election in Ukraine roll in, and with them ample speculation about what the new government will look like—coalition negotiations are alrea …read more Source: The New...

    Heavy Shelling in Rebel-held Eastern Ukraine After Election
    Oct27

    Heavy Shelling in Rebel-held Eastern Ukraine After Election

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    Observers praise transparency in initial look at Ukraine’s elections
    Oct27

    Observers praise transparency in initial look at Ukraine’s elections

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The OSCE’s International Election Observatory Mission released its preliminary assessment of Ukraine’s early parliamentary elections held Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    In photos: Ukraine election
    Oct27

    In photos: Ukraine election

    With more than one-third of the votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms took a joint lead Monday in a parliamentary election. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Monitors Praise Ukraine Vote, Russia Wants ‘Constructive’ Government
    Oct27

    Monitors Praise Ukraine Vote, Russia Wants ‘Constructive’ Government

    International observers have given Ukraine’s parliamentary elections a stamp of approval, while Russia said it hopes the vote will ease tension by ushering in a “constructive” government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ten Takeaways From Ukraine’s Vote
    Oct27

    Ten Takeaways From Ukraine’s Vote

    Ukrainian voters have given the government of President Petro Poroshenko a clear mandate for a pro-European future. But there are still issues of concern following the October 26 vote. Here are 10 takeaways. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE releases preliminary assessment of Ukraine’s parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    OSCE releases preliminary assessment of Ukraine’s parliamentary elections

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The OSCE’s International Election Observatory Mission released its preliminary assessment of Ukraine’s early parliamentary elections held Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine elects most pro-Western parliament in country’s 23-year history
    Oct27

    Ukraine elects most pro-Western parliament in country’s 23-year history

    The vote comes to the consternation of the conflict-torn eastern regions of the country where insurgent leaders announced they were switching to Russian time …read more Source: Calgary...