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    Ukraine elects most pro-Western parliament in country’s 23-year history
    Oct27

    Ukraine elects most pro-Western parliament in country’s 23-year history

    The vote comes to the consternation of the conflict-torn eastern regions of the country where insurgent leaders announced they were switching to Russian time …read more Source: Calgary...

    Rights Group: Russia Must Probe Deaths, Abductions in Crimea
    Oct27

    Rights Group: Russia Must Probe Deaths, Abductions in Crimea

    Russia must investigate the deaths and abductions of activists in Crimea who have opposed Moscow’s annexation of the peninsula and ensure the rights of minorities and media are respected, a leading European human rights watchdog said on Monday. In a 16-page report, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks...

    Poland To Move Thousands Of Troops East
    Oct27

    Poland To Move Thousands Of Troops East

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister tells The Associated Press that the country will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War. Tomasz Siemoniak says the troops are needed in the east because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine. He said Monday...

    Poland to move thousands of troops east towards Ukraine, defense minister says
    Oct27

    Poland to move thousands of troops east towards Ukraine, defense minister says

    Poland’s defense minister tells The Associated Press that the country will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War. …read more Source: FOX...

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Petro Poroshenko Solidify Control
    Oct27

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Petro Poroshenko Solidify Control

    The preliminary results solidify the authority of a government that, despite European backing, has been unable to suppress a pro-Russian separatist movement. …read more Source: The New York...

    APNewsBreak: Poland to move 1,000s of troops east in historic shift due to Ukraine conflict
    Oct27

    APNewsBreak: Poland to move 1,000s of troops east in historic shift due to Ukraine conflict

    Poland’s defense minister tells The Associated Press that the country will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War. …read more Source: FOX...

    2 pro-Europe parties leading Ukraine vote
    Oct27

    2 pro-Europe parties leading Ukraine vote

    A woman holds her passport with a copy of an icon at a polling station during parliamentary elections in town of Konstantinovka, Donetsk region eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.Voters in… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    APNewsBreak: Poland to move 1,000s of troops east
    Oct27

    APNewsBreak: Poland to move 1,000s of troops east

    WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s defense minister tells The Associated Press that the country will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War.Tomasz Siemoniak says the troops are needed in the east because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine.He said Monday that at...

    Ukraine’s Democracy Problem
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s Democracy Problem

    Letter From Kiev’s 217th Electoral District October 26, 2014 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Monitors: Ukraine vote respected key freedoms
    Oct27

    Monitors: Ukraine vote respected key freedoms

    KIEV, Ukraine — International observers monitoring Ukraine’s parliamentary election have hailed the vote as a step forward in building democratic standards despite the unrest in eastern Ukraine.Kent Harstedt of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Monday that the election Sunday offered voters a real choice and...