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    Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections
    Oct22

    Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections

    Several politicians have been attacked in the days before parliamentary elections on Sunday, highlighting the tensions surrounding a vote that stands to complete the overhaul of the government. …read more Source: The New York...

    Europe Hoping for Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Next Week
    Oct22

    Europe Hoping for Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Next Week

    Russia and Ukraine failed to strike an interim gas deal in Brussels on Tuesday, with both sides holding out for guarantees on payment and price. European Union negotiators, however, are hoping for an agreement next week. After hours of talks, efforts to resolve a natural gas pricing dispute between the neighboring countries proved fruitless, but...

    Security of military personnel at home top of mind following hit-and-run (with video)
    Oct22

    Security of military personnel at home top of mind following hit-and-run (with video)

    Canadian Forces members are being told to “remain vigilant” after a 53-year-old soldier was killed in a hit-and-run near Montreal this week, highlighting fears military personnel could become targets here at home. But while some say security concerns and the need to introduce measures to protect Canadian military personnel represent the new...

    The price of oil is not where Russia would like it
    Oct22

    The price of oil is not where Russia would like it

    Russia could face budget problems if oil stays at recent lows—especially given a sliding ruble and Crimea-related costs. …read more Source:...

    Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down
    Oct22

    Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down

    Paris (AFP) – Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.A record 44 goals were scored in just eight group games as Shakhtar Donetsk destroyed BATE Borisov 7-0 in Belarus and Chelsea recorded their biggest win in the...

    Gas Deal Eludes Russia and Ukraine, but Talks Will Continue
    Oct22

    Gas Deal Eludes Russia and Ukraine, but Talks Will Continue

    The standoff between the two countries, in which Russian gas deliveries have been halted over Ukraine’s unpaid gas bill, has Europe worried about its winter supplies. …read more Source: The New York...

    Varvara Shmygalova: Ukraine’s new civil society started in Maidan
    Oct22

    Varvara Shmygalova: Ukraine’s new civil society started in Maidan

    Why do Ukrainians want greater integration with the European Union? Why do they want to be free of Russian influence? The answer is clear: the Ukrainian people have a natural desire to live in a prosperous country, which is able to guarantee safety, high social standards, economic stability, and freedoms for their citizens. These can only be...

    Ukraine, Russia End Gas Talks Without Breakthrough
    Oct22

    Ukraine, Russia End Gas Talks Without Breakthrough

    BRUSSELS—Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday failed to get a decisive breakthrough in their standoff over gas supplies to Kiev and will resume European Union-sponsored talks next week. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko had agreed on a broad thrust of a deal on Friday, but the issues on how, when and how much...

    Watch: Ukrainian girl escapes death as Donetsk stadium debris crashes down
    Oct22

    Watch: Ukrainian girl escapes death as Donetsk stadium debris crashes down

    The video above is of CCTV footage taken on Monday outside the Dobass Arena in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which, despite attempts to broker a ceasefire, continues to be the site of clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. We see a young child, identified in reports as a girl, stroll over to the stadium, which […]...

    Deadlock Over Russian Gas to Ukraine Remains
    Oct21

    Deadlock Over Russian Gas to Ukraine Remains

    Kiev needs to raise $1.6 billion in additional funding before it and Moscow meet again next Wednesday, when the European Union said it was hopeful an interim deal could be signed that co …read more Source: The Wall Street...