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    Pro-Western blocs lead in Ukraine election
    Oct27

    Pro-Western blocs lead in Ukraine election

    President Poroshenko’s party appeared to fall well short of a majority in parliament. …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Western parties leading in Ukraine parliamentary vote
    Oct26

    Pro-Western parties leading in Ukraine parliamentary vote

    Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted in several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the former Soviet nation’s drift away from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Few Cast Ballots in Ukraine’s East
    Oct26

    Few Cast Ballots in Ukraine’s East

    The lack of enthusiasm for parliamentary elections in Ukraine’s industrial east reflects the difficulties the new government will likely have in cementing the loyalty of those towns it still controls there. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainians Vote to Face West
    Oct26

    Ukrainians Vote to Face West

    Pro-Western parties have emerged as the big winners in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections. According to exit polling, the Poroshenko Bloc—controlled by President Petro Poroshenko—earned 23 percent of the vote, while a party aligned with Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk secured 21.3 percent. Both parties favor policies designed to bring...

    Ukraine President Hails Support for Pro-West Plan
    Oct26

    Ukraine President Hails Support for Pro-West Plan

    Poroshenko thanked voters for backing a “democratic, reformist, pro-Ukrainian and pro-European majority.” …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko’s win in Ukraine keeps pro-Russian parties out of government
    Oct26

    Poroshenko’s win in Ukraine keeps pro-Russian parties out of government

    Ukraine’s president said coalition talks will start Monday and will last no longer than 10 days after his narrow win over Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Sunday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine election: Exit polls show Ukraine overwhelmingly elects pro-West parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine election: Exit polls show Ukraine overwhelmingly elects pro-West parliament

    Exit poll shows pro-Europe parties have swept a parliamentary vote in Ukraine, an election result expected to strengthen President Petro Poroshenko’s mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but also possibly fuel tension with Russia. …read more Source:...

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

    Ukraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly

    Voters in Ukraine hope for peace and an end to war as they cast their vote in a key election that is expected to install a pro-Western parliament. Pavithra George reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Austrian drones fly high, over Ukraine and beyond
    Oct26

    Austrian drones fly high, over Ukraine and beyond

    In the middle of the Austrian countryside, a few sleek, high-tech drones sit in a bright production hall, ready for missions over Ukraine, the Mediterranean or the Middle East. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko makes surprise visit to frontline on election day
    Oct26

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko makes surprise visit to frontline on election day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits a polling station in the country’s east, where military forces engaged in “anti-terrorist operations” are casting their parliamentary votes. Rough Cut (No reporter narration) Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...