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    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv

    Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy has called on law enforcement authorities to “immediately and objectively investigate” a deadly traffic accident in the eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms
    Oct20

    Anticorruption Protests Continue In Ukraine As Lawmakers Consider Reforms

    Ukrainian lawmakers were set to debate reforms as protesters camped outside parliament for a third day demanding the government clamp down on corruption. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West
    Oct20

    Ukraine Passes Long-Delayed Health Reforms Sought By West

    Lawmakers in Ukraine have approved a long-awaited law reforming the health-care system replacing broken-down Soviet-era arrangements with a Western-style, tax-funded healthcare insurance system. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad

    The arrest in Ukraine of a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist renews accusations that Interpol’s global alert system is being abused by authoritarian regimes to intimidate their critics abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected
    Oct19

    Five Killed As SUV Ploughs Into Crowd In Ukraine’s Kharkiv; Extremism Not Suspected

    Five people were killed on October 18 when a car ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that cited traffic safety violations rather than an extremist plot or terrorist link. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 dead in Ukraine after vehicle plows into sidewalk crowd
    Oct18

    5 dead in Ukraine after vehicle plows into sidewalk crowd

    Ukrainian police say five people are dead after a vehicle plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk in the city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: FOX...

    Protesters Remain Camped Outside Ukrainian Parliament
    Oct18

    Protesters Remain Camped Outside Ukrainian Parliament

    Protesters in Kyiv hunkered down in a tent camp outside the Ukrainian parliament demanding more be done to tackle corruption in the country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania
    Oct18

    Teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Romania

    (JTA) — Police in Romania arrested three teenagers accused of destroying 10 headstones at a Jewish cemetery. The incident occurred over the weekend, police said in a statement Monday about the arrests near the northern city of Reghin, located 200 miles north of Bucharest, the capital. The suspects allegedly smashed the headstones and drew a...

    The Morning Vertical, October 18, 2017
    Oct18

    The Morning Vertical, October 18, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protesters Block Street Near Ukrainian Parliament With Tents
    Oct18

    Protesters Block Street Near Ukrainian Parliament With Tents

    Ukrainian protesters in Kyiv who are demanding that President Petro Poroshenko enact anticorruption reforms or step down have blocked a main street near parliament with dozens of tents. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...