War may have ended the era when Ukrainians traded their votes for some cooking oil and flour. "I took the buckwheat but voted my heart," reads an Internet meme of an elderly lady displaying a rude gesture on Twitter and Facebook from an Internet group called Our Guard. It's urging voters not to exchange ballots for food before Oct. 26 general election.
The mood in Maidan Square, epicentre of Ukraine's democracy revolution, was as bitter on the eve of parliamentary elections as the suddenly freezing October wind.
Campaigning has ended in Ukraine a day ahead of key parliamentary elections.
Polls show the party of President Petro Poroshenko with the highest support at 30 percent.
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MARIUPOL - Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.
President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday, Oct. 25 to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
Ukraine's Central Election Commission has officially denied allegations that votes to be cast in Sunday's parliamentary elections will be counted manually because of an alleged breakdown of the electronic counting system.
Although they disagree about how unstoppable the process is and they have a varying degree of fear about what Russia might do, religious and political leaders in Ukraine say their society underwent a fundamental shift in February, making Ukrainians realize they have both dignity and responsibilities for their country's future.
President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a draft coalition agreement for people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of the eighth convocation has already been prepared.
A Central Election Commission source denied allegations in the media on Saturday that cited Ukraine's prosecutor general as saying votes would be counted manually after Sunday's parliamentary elections because of a supposed failure of the electronic counting system.
Ukraine's Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, has called on Ukrainians to vote in the country's early general election on Oct. 26.
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How have Ukrainian attitudes toward the EU, Russia, and NATO changed? Is it possible to conduct opinion polls in the Donbas? And why is support for the Ukrainian Communist Party in decline? On the eve of critical parliamentary elections in Ukraine, Dmitry Volchek of RFE/RL's Russian Service speaks to Kyiv-based sociologist Iryna Bekeshkyna, director of the Democratic Initiative polling fund.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that the conflict in the east of Ukraine cannot be resolved by military means.
Ukrainian leaders made final appeals to voters ahead of snap parliamentary elections tomorrow that are intended to give impetus to democratic reforms, but are overshadowed by deepening conflict with Russia and pro-Russian rebels.
Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO's military commander said on Oct. 24.
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The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine has allocated CAD 3 million for the purchase of vaccines for Ukraine, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) will allocate $5.3 million more, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported.