Ukraine's Opposition Bloc, which won 9.36 percent in the nation's parliamentary elections, says the vote was rigged. It is calling on President Poroshenko to investigate violations, adding that skewing results will not help efforts to “unite the country.”
More than 50 years after the city of Chicago was accused of allowing voter fraud to impact the 1960 presidential election, the current commander-in-chief made a quip about those allegations during a campaign event this week.
A whole class in Germany is under investigation over a public display of Nazi symbols, salutes and phrases, which the students have allegedly been using daily. The scandal may end with a jail term for the teenagers if they are found guilty.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he believes white people who “black-up” are not causing offence. Despite a prevalent view that the act is racist, he said it is the business of political correctness which has “gone too far.”
The main concern about the legitimacy of Ukrainian vote comes from restrictions on anti-Maidan parties, including a campaign against the Communist party which intimidated its constituency, Prof. Nicolai Petro from University of Rhode Island, told RT.
Russia is ready to recognize parliament elections in Ukraine, but is very concerned with two radical parties getting into the Ukrainian parliament, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with LifeNews channel.
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