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    The Ceasefire in Ukraine is Being Ignored by Moscow
    Oct27

    The Ceasefire in Ukraine is Being Ignored by Moscow

    As exercises in cognitive dissonance go, it’s hard to beat the first sentence of this Washington Post report on events in Ukraine: Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday despite a fragile cease-fire, as pro-Russian rebels appeared to be close to capturing the strategically important Donetsk airport. This ceasefire appears to...

    Ukraine Elections: Darth Vader Can’t Vote
    Oct27

    Ukraine Elections: Darth Vader Can’t Vote

    Darth Vader may have fought for the Empire, but in the Ukraine he fights for democracy and the right to vote. The man previously known as Viktor Shevchenko arrived at a Kiev polling station Sunday dressed in full Vader regalia. Along with other Star Wars characters such as Yoda, Chewbacca, and Palpatine, Vader is running as a representative of...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Says ‘Terrorist Acts’ Possible During Parliamentary Elections
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Says ‘Terrorist Acts’ Possible During Parliamentary Elections

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arsenic Yatseniuk has warned that Russia and its proxy forces in eastern Ukraine could seek to destabilize the country’s parliamentary elections on Sunday with attacks, Reuters reports. Ukraine is holding its first parliamentary elections since pro-Russia leader Victor Yanukovich was deposed last winter after street...

    Russia and Ukraine Fail to Make Progress in Testy Milan Talks
    Oct27

    Russia and Ukraine Fail to Make Progress in Testy Milan Talks

    By Andreas Rinke and Alexei Anishchuk MILAN (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and European governments failed to make any progress towards solving the crisis in Ukraine on Friday in talks that the Kremlin said were “full of misunderstandings and disagreements.” Further discussions were scheduled later in the day, but there were few expectations of any...

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland
    Oct27

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a reconstruction of a wooden 17th century synagogue once located in Gwozdziec, a formerly Polish town in Ukraine, at the POLIN Museum of the History… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down
    Oct27

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could have been shot down by another aircraft, according to a report, and Dutch prosecutors have said Monday they’re open to the idea. However, the Dutch officials think the plane was most likely shot down by a ground-to-air missile in Ukraine. “Based on the information available, a shooting-down by a...

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe
    Oct27

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine— As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is in part fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the...

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. and NATO congratulated Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume
    Oct27

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume

    The power of the Dark Side is no match for the forces of Ukrainian bureaucracy. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV
    Oct27

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV

    At least one of the “horrifying images of events in Donbas” that Russian media aired on the eve of the Ukrainian vote to highlight suffering in that conflict-torn country predates the Ukraine conflict by nearly two decades, and was actually a mass grave of Russian civilians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...