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    Ukrainians Go to the Polls
    Oct26

    Ukrainians Go to the Polls

    Ukrainians voted in snap parliamentary elections called by pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko, aimed at cementing his power and supporting his attempts to end a conflict with Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainians Hold Snap Vote; Rebel-Held Areas Not Partaking
    Oct26

    Ukrainians Hold Snap Vote; Rebel-Held Areas Not Partaking

    Ukrainians voted Sunday in a snap election for a parliament President Petro Poroshenko hopes will take a more pro-European stance and sweep out the remaining supporters of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Rebel held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, home to around 3 million people, will not take part in the official vote, instead going to the...

    Here Are The Big Winners And Losers Of Low Oil Prices
    Oct26

    Here Are The Big Winners And Losers Of Low Oil Prices

    America and its friends benefit from falling oil prices; its most strident critics don’t IN EARLY October the IMF looked at what might happen to the world economy if conflict in Iraq caused an oil-price shock. Fighters from Islamic State (IS) were pushing into the country’s north and the fund worried about a sharp price rise, of 20%...

    Pro-West, nationalist parties win Ukraine vote: exit polls
    Oct26

    Pro-West, nationalist parties win Ukraine vote: exit polls

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Western and nationalist parties scored a crushing victory on Sunday in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary polls, which were boycotted by pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east, exit polls showed.The Ukrainian president’s Petro Poroshenko Bloc and the People’s Front group of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk...

    Ukraine separatists turn backs on parliament election
    Oct26

    Ukraine separatists turn backs on parliament election

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine spurned a parliamentary election being held Sunday, saying they already knew the results: more war.”There is nothing good to expect from these elections in Ukraine. War, bombardments, all this horror will continue,” said Natalia, 42, a resident of the main...

    Pro-Western parties ahead early in Ukraine parliamentary vote
    Oct26

    Pro-Western parties ahead early in Ukraine parliamentary vote

    Ukraine voted Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainians Vote in Parliamentary Elections With Far-Reaching Implications
    Oct26

    Ukrainians Vote in Parliamentary Elections With Far-Reaching Implications

    The make-up of Parliament, and the ability of lawmakers to overcome dysfunction, will factor heavily in the ability of President Petro O. Poroshenko to unshackle Ukraine from the Kremlin’s grip. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Today Tells The “Untold Story” Of MH-17 — But Other Kremlin Propaganda Already Debunked The Theory
    Oct26

    Russia Today Tells The “Untold Story” Of MH-17 — But Other Kremlin Propaganda Already Debunked The Theory

    The Russian government’s English news outlet, Russia Today, released a 26-minute documentary about the “untold story” of the MH-17 tragedy. The film’s major thesis is that a BUK missile did not — and could not — have been what hit the MH-17 plane. Instead, it was actually a cannon fire from a (presumably) Ukrainian jet....

    Azerbaijan Doesn’t Want To Be Western
    Oct26

    Azerbaijan Doesn’t Want To Be Western

    The Rhetoric and Reality of Baku’s Grand Strategy September 26, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Faulty Powers
    Oct26

    Faulty Powers

    Who Started the Ukraine Crisis? October 17, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...