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    Ukraine Leader Wins Pro-West Mandate but Remains Wary of Russia
    Oct27

    Ukraine Leader Wins Pro-West Mandate but Remains Wary of Russia

    Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine’s parliament after an election handed President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end a separatist conflict and steer the country further out of Russia’s orbit into Europe’s mainstream. Poroshenko planned to start coalition talks on Monday after exit polls and partial results showed most of...

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

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

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

    Pro-West Parties Secure Big Win In Ukraine Election: Partial Vote Count
    Oct27

    Pro-West Parties Secure Big Win In Ukraine Election: Partial Vote Count

    (Reuters) – 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. Early figures from the vote count showed that Poroshenko’s bloc and the...

    Russian Lawmakers Just Passed A Delusional Budget Based On An ‘Alternative Economic Reality’
    Oct27

    Russian Lawmakers Just Passed A Delusional Budget Based On An ‘Alternative Economic Reality’

    A draft Russia budget for 2015-2017 passed its first reading in the Duma, the country’s parliament, Friday despite the Finance Minister warning that is based on an “alternative economic reality.” According to Vedomosti, the independent Russian business daily newspaper, the draft budget is based forecasts an average oil price of...

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

    Ukraine election: Pro-Europe 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:...

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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:...