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    Can a Wartime Election Be Successful?
    Oct25

    Can a Wartime Election Be Successful?

    This weekend, Ukraine will hold a parliamentary election, but only part of the nation will participate. Crimea has fallen to Russia and eastern Ukraine is still widely dominated by pro-Russian separatists, who consider the territory they control a sovereign nation. As a result, 30 out of 450 parliamentary seats will remain vacant. Born in Kiev...

    The Psych Ward for People Who Broke Into the White House
    Oct25

    The Psych Ward for People Who Broke Into the White House

    Last month, Omar Gonzalez, an Iraq War veteran from Texas, hopped the White House fence, overpowered a guard, and made it all the way into the East Room before he was apprehended by a Secret Service agent. Gonzalez had a knife on his person, and it soon emerged that he had previously been arrested in July, when state troopers in Virginia found...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Campaigning material was taken down across the country Saturday in line with election laws ahead of a vote that pollsters say will be dominated...

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote soured by separatist conflict
    Oct25

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote soured by separatist conflict

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

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by specter of separatist conflict
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by specter of separatist conflict

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

    On eve of election, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
    Oct25

    On eve of election, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

    Poroshenko called on Ukrainians to elect a majority …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set
    Oct25

    Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set

    How have Ukrainian attitudes toward the EU, Russia, and NATO changed? Is it possible to conduct opinion polls in the Donbas? And why is support for the Ukrainian Communist Party in decline? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sunday’s parliamentary election
    Oct25

    Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sunday’s parliamentary election

    Ukraine’s parliamentary elections on Sunday promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine elections highlight nation’s split between east and west
    Oct25

    Ukraine elections highlight nation’s split between east and west

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Demko wants to build a stronger Ukraine if she wins a seat in her nation’s landmark Sunday parliamentary elections. But she has one big problem: she is campaigning to represent a part of her country that is under the control of Russian-supported rebels who are trying to build a parallel state. Many residents there who...

    Campaigning Ends Ahead Of Key Ukraine Election
    Oct25

    Campaigning Ends Ahead Of Key Ukraine Election

    Voting will not take place in 14 districts of eastern Ukraine currently under the control of the separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...