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      Ukrainians Go to the Polls in Historic Local Elections 
      Oct25

      Ukrainians Go to the Polls in Historic Local Elections 

      Voters across Ukraine are casting ballots in local elections being held under a new Electoral Code that decentralizes power from Kyiv to local governing bodies. The polls are considered the most consequential local elections in Ukraine’s modern history, with all local officials up for replacement and the new local governments being granted...

      Trump, Biden Engage in Spirited Last Debate Before Election
      Oct23

      Trump, Biden Engage in Spirited Last Debate Before Election

      U.S. Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, engaged in a spirited debate Thursday night just ahead of the Nov. 3 national presidential election, presenting the nation with sharply divergent views of where they would take the country over the next four years.For 90 minutes, they traded...

      Caught in America’s Election Battle, Ukraine Hopes for Further US Military Support
      Oct21

      Caught in America’s Election Battle, Ukraine Hopes for Further US Military Support

      People in Ukraine are closely following the U.S. presidential election given America’s strategic importance to the country and campaign allegations of corruption linked to Ukraine. Henry Ridgwell reports.Videographer: Eugene Risunkov …read more Source:: Voice of...

      Caught in America’s Election Battle, Ukraine Hopes for More US Military Support
      Oct21

      Caught in America’s Election Battle, Ukraine Hopes for More US Military Support

      Ukrainians are watching with added interest as Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden enter the final days of the U.S. presidential race. Ukraine has taken on huge strategic importance for the United States and its NATO allies since Ukraine’s ongoing 2014 war with Russia, while allegations of corruption linked to Ukraine continue to cloud...

      Trump Advisor Signals President Could Be Less Disruptive at Thursday Debate
      Oct18

      Trump Advisor Signals President Could Be Less Disruptive at Thursday Debate

      A key campaign advisor to Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is signaling that the president may be less disruptive at Thursday’s final debate with his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, than he was at their first confrontation last month.“When you talk about style and you talk about approach, I do think that...

      Turkey, Ukraine Sign Military Cooperation Agreements
      Oct17

      Turkey, Ukraine Sign Military Cooperation Agreements

      Turkey and Ukraine signed military cooperation agreements in Istanbul on Friday, deepening a defense partnership seen as an effort to counterbalance Russia’s dominance in the Black Sea region. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan oversaw the signing of a “goodwill” agreement concerning...

      In Blocking Tweets, Is Twitter Protecting the Election or Interfering?
      Oct16

      In Blocking Tweets, Is Twitter Protecting the Election or Interfering?

      The decision by Twitter to block the dissemination of a story on its site about Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, has added to an already heated discussion in the U.S. about whether internet companies have too much power and are making decisions that could affect the U.S. elections.Some have applauded Twitter’s move...

      Republicans to Subpoena Twitter CEO Over Blocking Article Attacking Biden 
      Oct16

      Republicans to Subpoena Twitter CEO Over Blocking Article Attacking Biden 

      Senate Republicans said Thursday they will subpoena Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey over the decision to block a news report critical of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. “This is election interference and we’re 19 days out from an election,” Senator Ted Cruz said, a day after the social network blocked links to...

      EU Leaders Meet for So-called Summit of Gloom
      Oct15

      EU Leaders Meet for So-called Summit of Gloom

      It has been dubbed the summit of gloom.For the next two days, the European Union’s 27 national leaders will meet in Brussels and try to reach agreement on a series of thorny issues, from the bloc’s future trading relationship with post-Brexit Britain to an ambitious climate action plan to reduce carbon emissions and achieve “climate...

      Saudis Lose Bid for Seat on UN Human Rights Council
      Oct14

      Saudis Lose Bid for Seat on UN Human Rights Council

      Saudi Arabia failed in its bid to win a seat on the controversial U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday, but other nations with abysmal rights records, including China and Russia, made it on to the 47-nation body.   “Today is a black day for human rights,” Hillel Neuer, executive director of U.N. Watch, a Geneva-based rights group,...