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Ukraine Election

Charlotte Alfred

Meet The Young Revolutionary Taking Ukrainian Politics By Storm | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.24.2014 | World

In just under a year, Hanna Hopko has gone from being a ringleader in anti-government protests to taking a seat in Ukraine's new parliament. Her tr...

Pro-Russian Separatists Name Leader After Rogue Vote

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of their breakaway republic on Monday after a...

Pro-Europe Parties Lead Vote In Ukraine

AP | PETER LEONARD and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 12.27.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As Ukraine's most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a ...

Darth Vader Not Allowed To Vote In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.27.2014 | Weird News

Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side... except maybe in Ukraine, where it turns out being a Sith Lord isn't all that. Darth Vader, a cand...

Ukrainian PM Warns Russia May Try To Disrupt Sunday's Election

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

KIEV, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Thursday warned of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt Sunday's parliamenta...

Ukraine's Vote, Russia's Fate

Carl Bildt | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Carl Bildt

When the Soviet Union collapsed more than two decades ago, and Ukraine opted for independence, many expected the country to do better than Russia in the years to come. But events turned out differently.

Ukraine's President Clears Way For New Elections

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to dissolve parliament, he said on a Twitter post, paving the ...

Ukrainian President Clears Way For New Elections

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Monday to dissolve parliament, he said on a Twitter post, paving the ...

Obama Touts Ukraine Vote As 'Important Step Forward'

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday said the election in Ukraine was another step toward unifying the crisis-wrough...

Early Exit Polls Show Chocolate Magnate In Lead

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA and PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.25.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Exit polls suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko was elected president Sunday in the first round of balloting in the bitterly...

Threat Of 'Terror' Hangs Over Critical Ukraine Vote

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

* Ukrainians vote in first-round presidential poll on Sunday * Of 36 million electors, revolt may block 5 million in east ...

Separatists Make It Difficult To Vote In East Ukraine

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 07.24.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents are likely to prevent voting Sunday in half or more of the election districts in the embattled east, Ukr...

Putin: Russia Will Respect Ukraine's Election Results

AP | LAURA MILLS and PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin pledged Friday that Russia will respect the results of Ukraine's presidential election, a str...

Joe Biden Warns Russia Of Greater Costs If It Meddles In Ukraine Election

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

* U.S. on campaign to reassure allies over Ukraine crisis * Russia says Ukraine vote could deepen divisions (Adds meeting with PM P...

Ukraine PM: Russian Troops Aim To Disrupt Elections

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2014 | World

KIEV, April 22 (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday that Russian special forces were operating in eastern Ukraine t...

Ukraine's Ex-World Boxing Champion Will Not Run For President

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.29.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, considered a strong contender to become Ukraine's next leader, upended the country's...

Tymoshenko Announces Bid For Presidency

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has announced she will run for presidential elections set for May 25. Tymoshe...

Ukraine's 'Orange' Coalition Dissolves

AP | ANNA MELNICHUK and SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's pro-Western Orange coalition dissolved Tuesday as her former allies turned against her, settin...

Ukraine's Tymoshenko To Rivals: Oust Me If You Can

AP | YURAS KARMANAU and SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko challenged her opponents Thursday to oust her in a no-confidence vote, aiming to show ...

Ukrainian Election Results Suspended On Appeal

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's presidential election results giving the victory to Russia-friendly Viktor Yanukovych were suspended Wednesday pending...

Ukrainology and Russia's Pyrric Victory

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 02.11.2010 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Russian political groups have just gained a tremendous amount of expertise in financing and managing election campaigns. This developed skill may one day be brought to use closer to home.

Ukraine Election: Yulia Tymoshenko Calls Out Rival Viktor Yanukovych

AP | DOUGLAS BIRCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — The spirit of the Orange revolution may be stirring once again. On the cusp of a decisive presidential vote this weekend, Yulia...

Ukraine Presidential Hopefuls Fear Election Fraud

AP | DOUGLAS BIRCH and SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — In the final hours of the Ukraine's bitterly fought presidential campaign, candidates accused one another of planning to commit ...