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Election under threat in eastern Ukraine

 Pro-Russian insurgents have prevented at least half of the election districts in the embattled east of the country to prepare for Sunday’s presidential election, a Ukrainian official says. Volodymyr Hrinyak, chief of the public security department at the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, said Saturday that 17 out of 34 district election commissions in the Donetsk and

Ukraine May Resume Push in East as Russian Deal Crumples

Ukraine’s president urged security services to resume an offensive to uproot militants in the east as an agreement with Russia to ease tensions neared collapse after a visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Kiev. With eastern Ukraine in control of “terrorists” supported by Russia, the separatists have “crossed the line” after two bodies