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Election information sheets are displayed with portraits of Alexander Zakharchenko, separatist leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, during preparations for the upcoming election in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

Merkel Tells Putin Europe Won't Recognize E. Ukraine Vote

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Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak shakes hands with Ukraine's Energy Minister Yuri Prodan (R) after gas talks between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Oct. 30, 2014.

Ukraine, Russia Work Out Gas Deal

Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and the European Union agree to a deal on resumption of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine More

FILE - A drone with an Albanian flag flies over Partizan stadium during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Oct. 14, 2014.

Proposed Meeting of Western Balkan Leaders Unravels

Soccer incident triggers unraveling of session due to focus on 'west Balkans candidate countries on their path to European Union accession' More

FILE - Demonstrators march through the streets of Budapest, as they protest against an internet tax planned to be introduced by the Hungarian government, for the second time in two days, in Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 28, 2014.

Hungary Suspends Internet Tax After Protests

Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the Internet tax will be reviewed again next year More

Far-right demonstrators gather in Cologne, Germany, Oct. 26, 2014.

Germany Pledges to Ban Anti-Islamist Rally After Cologne Clashes

Some 4,000 hooligans and neo-Nazis hurled objects at police Sunday, raising fears of violent youths with no political agenda joining forces with racist groups More


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Video US Ambassador Hails Ukraine's Election as Watershed Event

The United States has hailed Ukraine's parliamentary election as an important step in the country's development. Exit polls and partial counts from the Sunday vote show an overwhelming support for pro-Western parties, giving President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to steer the country away from Russia and toward mainstream Europe. Zlatica Hoke reports.