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Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, center, speaks with local staff at a poling station during voting in parliamentary elections in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Voters in Ukraineheaded to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. (AP Photo/Mikhail Palinchak, Pool)

Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted in several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the former Soviet nation’s drift away from Russia.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Putin orders troops away from Ukraine border

Russian President Vladimir Putin AP FILE PHOTO

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ceasefire in eastern Ukraine violated

A Ukrainian tank destroyed in recent battles with the Russian troops is seen on a  road near the village of Dmytrivka, Luhansk region in the eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.  Despite of the declared cease-fire between the separatists and the Ukrainian military in eastern Ukraine occasional shooting has been reported. (AP Photo/Petro Zadorozhnyy)

A ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine has been violated in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

Russia Ukraine Protest

Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s alleged complicity in the conflict.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Protesters throw Ukrainian politician into dumpster

Vitaly Zhuravsky. SCREENGRAB from Youtube video

A video of a Ukrainian member of parliament manhandled by protesters and dumped into a garbage bin has become viral online.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »