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    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017
    Oct20

    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017

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

    Divided EU Declines To Act On Objections To Russian Gas Project
    Oct20

    Divided EU Declines To Act On Objections To Russian Gas Project

    Some European Union leaders raised objections to Russia’s plan to build a new gas pipeline to Germany at a summit in Brussels on October 19, but the bloc was divided on the matter and took no action, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad
    Oct20

    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...

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters

    Protesters calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down notched a small victory on October 19 as parliament sent a bill on lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution to the Constitutional Court for review. …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...

    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...

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