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    Ukraine Votes To Overhaul Parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine Votes To Overhaul Parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. The election is set to usher in a contingent of largely pro-Western lawmakers. President Petro Poroshenko’s party has campaigned on an ambitious reform...

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by spectre of separatist conflict …read more Source:...

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

    A man casts his ballot during parliament elections at a polling station in Volnovakha, a village on the front line of fighting between Ukrainian government forces and rebels, eastern Ukraine, … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly

    First parliamentary election since overthrow of Yanukovych …read more Source: The Globe and...

    War-Weary Ukraine Votes for New Parliament
    Oct26

    War-Weary Ukraine Votes for New Parliament

    President Petro Poroshenko’s party has campaigned on an ambitious reform agenda and is expected to get the largest share of the vote. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

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

    Russia Ramps Military Probing in the Baltics
    Oct26

    Russia Ramps Military Probing in the Baltics

    NATO says Russia has increased provocative military actions in and around the Baltics in recent months. They include the reported incursion of a Russian spy plane into Estonian airspace earlier this week. “I would suggest that the level of this provocative flying is higher than at the height of the Cold War,” said a NATO spokesman who added that...

    Ukraine Voting For New Parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine Voting For New Parliament

    Ukraine is voting for a new parliament. The election Sunday is the first parliamentary poll since street protests in the capital, Kyiv, forced Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich to flee in February, ushering in a pro-Europe leadership under President Petro Poroshenko. Analysts say Poroshenko’s party is expected to get the largest share...

    Yulia Tymoshenko Votes In Ukrainian Parliamentary Election
    Oct26

    Yulia Tymoshenko Votes In Ukrainian Parliamentary Election

    Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and her husband, Oleksandr Tymoshenko, went to the polls in Dnipropetrovsk as voting opened in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections on October 26. Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party is trying to cross the 5 percent threshold to gain seats in parliament after several prominent members left...

    Ukraine election: “Revolution of honour must win,’ says former PM
    Oct26

    Ukraine election: “Revolution of honour must win,’ says former PM

    Voting began in Ukraine today in an election that is expected to strengthen President Petro Poroshenko’s mandate to end a separatist conflict in the east of the country. …read more...