A Ukrainian army soldier guards a district election commission as an election official carries ballots to a polling station in Volnovakha, a village on the front line of fighting between Ukrainian government forces and rebels, eastern Ukraine Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between go…