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    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...

    Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set
    Oct25

    Taking Measure Of The Ukrainian Mind-Set

    How have Ukrainian attitudes toward the EU, Russia, and NATO changed? Is it possible to conduct opinion polls in the Donbas? And why is support for the Ukrainian Communist Party in decline? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sunday’s parliamentary election
    Oct25

    Many Ukrainians preoccupied with conflict, not Sunday’s parliamentary election

    Ukraine’s parliamentary elections on Sunday promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine elections highlight nation’s split between east and west
    Oct25

    Ukraine elections highlight nation’s split between east and west

    KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Demko wants to build a stronger Ukraine if she wins a seat in her nation’s landmark Sunday parliamentary elections. But she has one big problem: she is campaigning to represent a part of her country that is under the control of Russian-supported rebels who are trying to build a parallel state. Many residents there who...

    Campaigning Ends Ahead Of Key Ukraine Election
    Oct25

    Campaigning Ends Ahead Of Key Ukraine Election

    Voting will not take place in 14 districts of eastern Ukraine currently under the control of the separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War-scarred Ukraine counts down to key vote
    Oct25

    War-scarred Ukraine counts down to key vote

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine voters will go to the polls Sunday in elections set to dramatically reshape parliament, after a year of upheavals in which a deadly pro-Russian uprising has threatened to splinter the ex-Soviet state.Campaigning ended on Friday for the polls called by President Petro Poroshenko in August.Poroshenko is under pressure to...

    The Saturday Profile: With Stunts and Vigilante Escapades, a Populist Gains Ground in Ukraine
    Oct25

    The Saturday Profile: With Stunts and Vigilante Escapades, a Populist Gains Ground in Ukraine

    Oleh Lyashko, the Radical Party leader, appears poised to gain a significant bloc in Ukraine’s Parliament in Sunday’s elections, tapping into voters’ frustrations over war and a bad economy. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin admits Russia helped Yanukovych flee Ukraine
    Oct25

    Putin admits Russia helped Yanukovych flee Ukraine

    Mr. Yanukovych fled Ukraine in February and he and his family have since been living in Russia …read more Source: The Globe and...

    New Russian ambassador to receive cool welcome
    Oct25

    New Russian ambassador to receive cool welcome

    The Conservative government is offering a cool response to Russia’s appointment of a new ambassador to Canada, tempering expectations of a diplomatic breakthrough when the envoy arrives in Ottawa. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday that removed former ambassador Georgiy Mamedov from the post and installed career...

    Weekend Roundup: Pope Pushes Ajar the Door to Modern Families
    Oct25

    Weekend Roundup: Pope Pushes Ajar the Door to Modern Families

    This week, Pope Francis sought to push ajar the heavy door of doctrine to accommodate the reality of modern families. In China, leaders of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement sat down for talks with authorities while the Central Committee of the Communist Party in Beijing pondered how to move forward on “the rule of law.” Elsewhere, in...