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    Ukraine needs to change strategy in east after rebel vote – Poroshenko
    Nov03

    Ukraine needs to change strategy in east after rebel vote – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a meeting of his top security chiefs for Tuesday to discuss changing the strategy to handle the separatist challenge in the east after a rebel vote at the weekend which he denounced as a “electoral farce”. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE says its drone fired at in Ukraine, U.S. blames rebels
    Nov03

    OSCE says its drone fired at in Ukraine, U.S. blames rebels

    VIENNA (Reuters) – European security watchdog OSCE said numerous anti-aircraft rounds were fired at one of its drones monitoring a shaky truce in eastern Ukraine, and the United States blamed pro-Russian rebels for Sunday’s incident. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel elections in the east
    Nov03

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel elections in the east

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of a breakaway republic on Monday after weekend elections which was denounced by Kiev and the West and further deepened a standoff with Russia over the future of the former Soviet state. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says east Ukraine rebel leaders have 'mandate' to negotiate with Kiev – agency
    Nov03

    Russia says east Ukraine rebel leaders have 'mandate' to negotiate with Kiev – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said on Monday that newly elected leaders in eastern Ukrainian separatist regions have a “mandate” to negotiate with Kiev, Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Recognising vote in east Ukraine incomprehensible – German government
    Nov03

    Recognising vote in east Ukraine incomprehensible – German government

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday Berlin found it incomprehensible that “official Russian voices” should recognise an election held by pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's says 'respects' will of Ukraine's rebel regions
    Nov03

    Russia's says 'respects' will of Ukraine's rebel regions

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Russia said it “respects the will of the people of southeast” Ukraine following elections on Sunday for rebel leadership in the separatist regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, Interfax reported the foreign ministry as saying. …read more Source: The...

    EU calls east Ukraine vote obstacle to peace, won't recognise it
    Nov02

    EU calls east Ukraine vote obstacle to peace, won't recognise it

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An election of separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine is an obstacle to peace and the European Union will not recognise it, the EU’s new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine
    Nov02

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko calls on Russia to denounce rebel vote
    Nov02

    Ukraine's Poroshenko calls on Russia to denounce rebel vote

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko condemned eastern separatist elections as illegitimate on Sunday and called on Russia not to recognise the result of the leadership vote. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Nov02

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists will vote to set up a breakaway regional leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday aiming to take their war-torn region closer to Russia and defying Kiev and the West as the big guns still boom across the territory. …read more Source: The...

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