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    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down
    Oct27

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could have been shot down by another aircraft, according to a report, and Dutch prosecutors have said Monday they’re open to the idea. However, the Dutch officials think the plane was most likely shot down by a ground-to-air missile in Ukraine. “Based on the information available, a shooting-down by a...

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe
    Oct27

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine— As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is in part fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the...

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. and NATO congratulated Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume
    Oct27

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume

    The power of the Dark Side is no match for the forces of Ukrainian bureaucracy. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate
    Oct27

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate

    Pro-Western parties are set to dominate Ukraine’s parliament, handing President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to steer the country further out of Russia’s orbit and into Europe’s mainstream. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Europe parties dominate Ukraine vote, snubbing Russia
    Oct27

    Pro-Europe parties dominate Ukraine vote, snubbing Russia

    The Kremlin said it would recognize Ukraine’s political shift towards Europe; Poland moves troops to eastern border with Russia …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV
    Oct27

    Ukraine Unspun: Chechnya War Pic Passed Off As Ukraine Atrocity By Hackers, Russian TV

    At least one of the “horrifying images of events in Donbas” that Russian media aired on the eve of the Ukrainian vote to highlight suffering in that conflict-torn country predates the Ukraine conflict by nearly two decades, and was actually a mass grave of Russian civilians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian crooner sings in Ukraine with rebel leader
    Oct27

    Russian crooner sings in Ukraine with rebel leader

    Wearing his trademark wig, Kobzon performed Monday in Donetsk to an ecstatic audience of elderly people and gun-wielding men, delighting them with patriotic songs such as the Cold War-era classic “Do the Russians Want a War?” …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russian singer visits rebel-held Ukraine, sings duet with separatist leader
    Oct27

    Russian singer visits rebel-held Ukraine, sings duet with separatist leader

    In defiance of Ukraine, a revered Soviet-era crooner has travelled from Russia to the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine to perform in support of separatists fighting the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine vote for closer Western alliance may antagonize Russia
    Oct27

    Ukraine vote for closer Western alliance may antagonize Russia

    Ukrainian political leaders who won a strong endorsement for their pledges of reform and closer ties with Western Europe began work Monday on forming a government to deliver on those promises. …read more Source: Los Angeles...