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    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse. […] Bentleys, Porsches, Jaguars and...

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse…. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament elections fail to inspire enthusiasm as war, troubled economy dampen mood
    Oct24

    Ukraine parliament elections fail to inspire enthusiasm as war, troubled economy dampen mood

    Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Heating Crisis Triggers Fire Sale of Rare Plants At Kyiv Botanical Garden
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Heating Crisis Triggers Fire Sale of Rare Plants At Kyiv Botanical Garden

    The central botanical garden in Ukraine’s capital is selling off scores of exotic plants on the cheap after it closed various greenhouses amid looming central-heating woes and the Russia-Ukraine gas crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UNHCR Says More Than 800,000 Displaced By Ukraine Conflict
    Oct24

    UNHCR Says More Than 800,000 Displaced By Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says the conflict in Ukraine has forced more than 800,000 people from their homes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Still Has Some Troops In Eastern Ukraine, NATO Says
    Oct24

    Russia Still Has Some Troops In Eastern Ukraine, NATO Says

    * NATO has suspended practical cooperation with Russia * NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg on first visit to HQ (Updates with quotes, background) By Adrian Croft MONS, Belgium, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial …read more Source: The...

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Oil And Gas Men
    Oct24

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Oil And Gas Men

    A short drive from Kyiv stand the twin palaces of two Yanukovych-era executives at Ukraine’s state energy company Naftohaz. Police have been investigating allegations of fraud at the company worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The two men, who have not explained the origin of their families’ spectacular wealth, are now running for...

    Yanukovych-Era Health Minister Wanted For Embezzlement
    Oct24

    Yanukovych-Era Health Minister Wanted For Embezzlement

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general has added former deputy prime minister and health minister Raisa Bohatyrova to a wanted list for alleged embezzlement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    End Of The Orange-Blue Divide: Ukraine Vote May Produce New Political Landscape
    Oct24

    End Of The Orange-Blue Divide: Ukraine Vote May Produce New Political Landscape

    As Ukrainians go to the polls on October 26, a new, pro-European consensus seems to be forming, as even ethnic-Russian Ukrainians look skeptically at Vladimir Putin’s Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
    Oct24

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

    Geneva (AFP) – The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that it was having to scramble aid to offset the impact of winter.At least 430,000 people had been displaced within Ukraine as of Thursday, UNHCR said, 170,000 more than at the start of...