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    Heavy Shelling in Rebel-held Eastern Ukraine After Election
    Oct27

    Heavy Shelling in Rebel-held Eastern Ukraine After Election

    Heavy shelling rocked the outskirts of the pro-Russian rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine Monday, one day after the country held a parliamentary election. The Donetsk mayor’s office said “powerful firing has been heard from high-caliber guns and explosions.” Tensions remain high in the area despite a September...

    Two pro-European parties take joint lead in Ukraine parliamentary election
    Oct27

    Two pro-European parties take joint lead in Ukraine parliamentary election

    Partial figures showed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s Popular Front with 21.6 per cent of the vote and President Petro Poroshenko’s party at 21.5 per cent …read more Source: The Globe and...

    German business confidence drops for 6th month
    Oct27

    German business confidence drops for 6th month

    Business confidence in Germany has dropped as concerns over the turmoil in Ukraine and elsewhere continue to take their toll. …read more Source:...

    Sweeping Victory For Pro-Europe Parties in Ukraine
    Oct27

    Sweeping Victory For Pro-Europe Parties in Ukraine

    Pro-Europe parties have won a sweeping victory in a crucial parliamentary election that Ukrainians hope will improve stability after a year of political turmoil and months of warfare against Russian-supported separatists in the east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Crimea, Many Signs Of Russia, Few Of Resistance
    Oct27

    In Crimea, Many Signs Of Russia, Few Of Resistance

    Russia’s takeover of Crimea extends from the flags over government buildings to passports to the labels on wine bottles. Despite the international criticism, many Crimeans are happy to rejoin Moscow.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Pro-European parties hold lead in Ukraine parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    Pro-European parties hold lead in Ukraine parliamentary elections

    With more than one-third of the votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms took a joint lead Monday in a parliamentary election. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko Thanks Voters For Supporting “Course Toward Europe”
    Oct27

    Poroshenko Thanks Voters For Supporting “Course Toward Europe”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has welcomed the outcome of the October 26 parliamentary election that showed strong support for pro-Western parties. In a statement released by his press service, Poroshenko said that Ukrainians showed they back his plans to end the separatist conflict in Ukraine’s east and pursue democratic reforms....

    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll
    Oct27

    Pro-European parties lead Ukraine poll

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamenta… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    2 pro-European parties take joint lead Ukraine parliamentary election
    Oct27

    2 pro-European parties take joint lead Ukraine parliamentary election

    With almost one-third of votes counted, two allied pro-European parties in Ukraine that ran on a platform to enact radical reforms have taken a joint lead in a parliamentary election. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine election: Pro-Western assembly emerging as ballots counted
    Oct27

    Ukraine election: Pro-Western assembly emerging as ballots counted

    Pro-Europe parties secured a big win in an election in Ukraine, a partial vote count showed on Monday, with President Petro Poroshenko hailing people’s support for his plan to end a separatist war and pursue democratic reforms sought by the West. …read more Source:...