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    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament tainted by legacy of deposed president
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament tainted by legacy of deposed president

    Voters in Ukraine are heading to the polls to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: FOX...

    Voting starts in parliamentary election in Ukraine
    Oct26

    Voting starts in parliamentary election in Ukraine

    Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election that is expected to strengthen President Petro Poroshenko’s mandate to end a separatist conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Voters in Ukraine are heading to the polls to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    War-weary voters set to pick pro-Western parliament in Ukraine
    Oct26

    War-weary voters set to pick pro-Western parliament in Ukraine

    War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but may inject new tension into ties with Russia. …read more Source:...

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future
    Oct26

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    Kiev (AFP) – War-weary Ukrainians vote Sunday for a powerful new parliament in which a likely alliance of pro-Western and nationalist forces will confirm the ex-Soviet country’s historic but bloody break from Russia’s domain.The snap general election is also expected to reveal the level of trust in President Petro...

    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...

    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...

    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...