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    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    Oct24

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO’s military commander said on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    German consumer confidence stops falling: survey
    Oct24

    German consumer confidence stops falling: survey

    Frankfurt (AFP) – Consumer confidence in Germany has stopped falling, as consumers appear to be no longer fazed by economic fallout from geopolitical crises, a new poll found on Friday. Following the recent declines, “consumer sentiment rose again somewhat in October, halting the downward trend,” market research company GfK said...

    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
    Oct24

    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

    In a speech to political experts in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Friday, Putin cited the wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria, to back up his claim. Putin has accused the U.S. of trying to cast Russia as a danger to the rest of the world and forcing its allies to impose sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis. …read more...

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Drives Up Price Of…Illegal Vote Buying
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Drives Up Price Of…Illegal Vote Buying

    Some Ukrainians are still prepared to sell their votes — even in the wake of the Euromaidan uprising against corruption and sleaze. But the price tag has spiked significantly amid a state crackdown on the practice. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Key Election Fails to Spark Enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Key Election Fails to Spark Enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine— Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse. Parliamentary elections on Sunday promise...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a “galactic empire.” So serious is he about his...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a “galactic empire.” To the ominous backdrop of the Imperial March theme...

    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figurine
    Oct24

    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figurine

    An extremely creepy automated figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin signing the treaty annexing Crimea into the Russian Federation is expected to fetch thousands when it’s auctioned off next month. Jen Markham explains. Video provided by Buzz60 …read more Source: USA...

    “Darth Vader” campaigns for Ukrainian parliament
    Oct24

    “Darth Vader” campaigns for Ukrainian parliament

    A candidate purporting to be Darth Vader campaigns in the streets of Ukraine, with the aim of creating an electronic government with free computer courses for all. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...