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    Ukraine’s Uncertain Future
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s Uncertain Future

    Elizabeth Pond, the respected American author who has reported on Eastern Europe for three decades, recently wrote a eulogy for Ukraine. The seizure of Crimea, Russia’s military rout of the Ukrainians in the east, and the humiliating ceasefire imposed on President Petro Poroshenko, she wrote, meant that Ukraine was again “a borderland...

    Washington Must Recognize India as another Great Power to Be
    Oct25

    Washington Must Recognize India as another Great Power to Be

    Before becoming prime minister India’s Narendra Modi was barred from receiving a visa to visit the U.S. A rising leader in the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he was tied to deadly sectarian violence. But now, backed by an overwhelming parliamentary majority, he leads one of Asia’s most important powers. The Obama...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    Election officials assemble ballot boxes at a polling station in the government controlled town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Ukrainian parliamentary elections will be … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s Parliamentary Vote Won’t Heal the Nation’s Divide
    Oct25

    Ukraine’s Parliamentary Vote Won’t Heal the Nation’s Divide

    The lynch mob caught up with Nestor Shufrich on Sept. 30, when he was campaigning for re-election to Ukraine’s parliament. Outside the press conference he was due to give that day in the port city of Odessa, a gang of activists and right wing thugs were waiting for him with a garbage dumpster, into which they had planned to stuff the...

    Can a Wartime Election Be Successful?
    Oct25

    Can a Wartime Election Be Successful?

    This weekend, Ukraine will hold a parliamentary election, but only part of the nation will participate. Crimea has fallen to Russia and eastern Ukraine is still widely dominated by pro-Russian separatists, who consider the territory they control a sovereign nation. As a result, 30 out of 450 parliamentary seats will remain vacant. Born in Kiev...

    The Psych Ward for People Who Broke Into the White House
    Oct25

    The Psych Ward for People Who Broke Into the White House

    Last month, Omar Gonzalez, an Iraq War veteran from Texas, hopped the White House fence, overpowered a guard, and made it all the way into the East Room before he was apprehended by a Secret Service agent. Gonzalez had a knife on his person, and it soon emerged that he had previously been arrested in July, when state troopers in Virginia found...

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote soured by separatist conflict
    Oct25

    Ukraine prepares for decisive parliamentary vote soured by separatist conflict

    Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by specter of separatist conflict
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by specter of separatist conflict

    Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Campaigning material was taken down across the country Saturday in line with election laws ahead of a vote that pollsters say will be dominated...

    On eve of election, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
    Oct25

    On eve of election, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

    Poroshenko called on Ukrainians to elect a majority …read more Source: The Globe and...