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  1. Voting starts in parliamentary election in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | CNews

    Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election that is expected to strengthen President Petro Poroshenko's mandate to end a separatist conflict in the east of the country. Polling stations opened at 8:00 a.m. in Ukraine in the first parliamentary polls since street protests in the capital Kiev last winter forced Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich to flee and ushered in a pro-Europe leadership under Poroshenko.

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  2. Ukraine votes to overhaul parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    An elderly voter looks at her ballot at a polling station during parliamentary elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.

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  3. Divided Ukraine Votes for Pro-Western FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Outlook

    Ukrainians voted today for a new parliament in elections meant to complete a historic shift from Russia's sphere of influence, but which will sharpen the war-torn country's internal divisions. The snap election, coming eight months after a street revolt overthrew Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, is expected to result in a legislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko's drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

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  4. Ukraine votes in poll likely to strengthen president's handRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    ... the 450-seat assembly, giving him a mandate to pursue a peace plan for the east and carry out deep reforms sought by Ukraine's European Union partners. Poroshenko said in a televised address on Saturday he wanted a majority to emerge that would see ...

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  5. Divided Ukraine votes for pro-Western...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    Ukrainians voted Sunday for a new parliament in elections meant to complete a historic shift from Russia's sphere of influence, but which will sharpen the war-torn country's internal divisions. A girl walks past booths at a polling station in Kiev on October 25, 2014, on the eve of the country's parliamentary elections The snap election, eight months after a street revolt overthrew Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, is expected to result in a legislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko's drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

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  6. Ukraine votes to overhaul...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A woman walks past a huge Ukrainian flag the day before of the parliamentary elections in central Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Parliamentary elections on Sunday in Ukraine promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement.

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  7. Ukrainians choose MPs in early electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Early parliamentary elections are being held in Ukraine, while the crisis in the country's southeast is far from resolved. The self-proclaimed Donetsk and the Lugansk People's Republics have declared they are not taking part.

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  8. Ukraine en route to Europe? Who Ukrainians are voting for and howRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    An election commission worker works to set up booths at a polling station in Kiev, October 25, 2014. Early parliamentary elections are being held in Ukraine this weekend, with the nation choosing its new MPs.

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  9. Talks to Resume on Winter Gas for UkraineRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Ukrainian and Russian officials will meet again next week in an effort to settle their dispute over natural gas supplies that threatens to leave Ukraine short of heating fuel for the coming winter. The dispute is complex, with economic and geopolitical dimensions, and it will unfold shortly after voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of the Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich.

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  10. KIEV, Ukraine - One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Veyder prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a "galactic empire." So serious is he about his mission that he even legally changed his name to Dart Veyder ahead of the elections Speaking to The Associated Press on his van, flanked by Stormtroopers and shrouded in white fumes, Veyder explained that his top goal is to computerize all government business.

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  11. Ukraine To Elect New ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Ukraine -- A man assembles a ballot box in a polling station near the frontline in the eastern village Kamyshevakha, Luhansk region, October 24, 2014 Ukraine -- A man assembles a ballot box in a polling station near the frontline in the eastern village Kamyshevakha, Luhansk region, October 24, 2014 Ukrainians will vote in parliamentary elections on October 26 expected to put the country on a pro-Western path in an event President Petro Poroshenko has called "historic." Addressing Ukrainians ahead of election day, Poroshenko said the vote completes the "transfer of power" that began when pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted after massive opposition protests in February.

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  12. Surgeons in rebel-held Ukraine confirm the use of cluster bombsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Surgeons in the rebel hub of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where dozens of civilians have died in recent weeks, confirmed on Tuesday that some patients were victims of cluster bombs, as alleged by Human Rights Watch. Although Kiev vehemently denied that its troops battling the pro-Russian insurgency in the east were using the controversial and indiscriminate cluster munitions, medics claimed Ukrainian forces were at fault.

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  13. Poroshenko plans to cancel parliamentary immunity in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trend

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced his plans to abolish parliamentary immunity in Ukraine in a statement on his official Twitter account, RIA Novosti reported. "Starting on Monday I will raise the issue of [introducing] proportional [electoral] system and of abolishing the parliamentary immunity," Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

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  14. War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in electionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... 450-seat assembly, giving him a mandate to pursue his peace plan for the east and carry out deep reforms sought by Ukraine's European Union partners. Poroshenko said on Saturday in a televised address he wanted a majority to emerge that would see ...

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  15. Ukrainians go to polls amid fighting in eastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Ukrainians vote today in general elections overshadowed by war and economic crisis in the hope of creating a new parliament and government capable of providing peace and prosperity. It is the first parliamentary election in Ukraine since mass protests in Kiev swept president Viktor Yanukovich from power, and the subsequent Russian invasion and annexation of the Crimea.

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  16. Ukraine pauses before decisive voteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Campaigning material was being taken down across the country in line with election laws ahead of a vote Sunday that pollsters say will be dominated by President Petro Poroshenko's party.

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  17. Ukraine's Battle of the BillionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    Oligarchs aren't the only candidates as Ukraine votes Sunday for a new parliament, but they do set the tone. An exclusive interview with one of the most controversial.

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  18. Ukraine Votes in Wartime Ballot Set to Back Pro-EU ForcesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... has tracked Ukrainian elections for two decades, said last week by phone. "Lawmakers will unite behind plans for Ukraine's future accession to the European Union." The snap vote will vanquish the legislature elected under Russian-backed Yanukovych ...

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  19. Putin tells political experts U.S. is undermining global stabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... of Crimea populated mostly by Russian speakers, and allegedly armed rebels fighting for independence in eastern Ukraine. Putin also has maintained support for President Bashar Assad of Syria in a civil war that has helped destabilize the Middle ...

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  20. Ukraine crisis: Poll gets under way amid imperfect truceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Ukraine votes in parliamentary elections today against a backdrop of conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces in its eastern regions.

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