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    Ukraine committed to peace plan: Poroshenko
    Nov04

    Ukraine committed to peace plan: Poroshenko

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraines President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday insisted that Kiev remains committed to a battered peace plan for the war-torn east despite controversial elections held by pro-Russian rebels.Ukraine remains a firm supporter of the peace plan, Poroshenko told a meeting of his security chiefs. However, other participants of the...

    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in, Kiev says peace plan violated

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged swearing in ceremonies for their leaders on Tuesday after votes dismissed as a farce by Kiev, which says they violated terms of a peace plan to end a war that has killed more than 4,000 people. …read more Source: The...

    EU says Ukraine rebel vote risks ‘closing’ window for peace
    Nov04

    EU says Ukraine rebel vote risks ‘closing’ window for peace

    BRUSSELS: Elections held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine threaten to close the “window of opportunity” for a peaceful solution to the bloody crisis, EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said Tuesday.Militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic stand guard in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, on November 4,...

    Russian troops moving towards Ukraine border – NATO's Stoltenberg
    Nov04

    Russian troops moving towards Ukraine border – NATO's Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russian troops are moving closer to the border with Ukraine and Moscow continues to train rebels in the east of the country, providing them with equipment, NATO’s secretary-general said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault
    Nov04

    Ukraine's Poroshenko orders extra army units to protect cities from possible assault

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday he had ordered his military chiefs to send in new army units to protect cities in the east and southeast from possible attack by Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    Poland to Buy Armed Drones Amid Ukraine Crisis
    Nov04

    Poland to Buy Armed Drones Amid Ukraine Crisis

    NATO member Poland said on Tuesday that it will acquire combat drones as part of a multi-billion-euro revamp of its armed forces amid heightened tensions with Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisi… …read more Source:...

    Russians march in defiance of West and display of unity
    Nov04

    Russians march in defiance of West and display of unity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow under flags and banners hailing Russia as a great power on Tuesday in an annual parade which this year amounted to a show of defiance to the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s rebel leader sworn in after controversial elections
    Nov04

    Ukraine’s rebel leader sworn in after controversial elections

    Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine, was sworn in on Tuesday after controversial elections rejected by Kiev. …read more Source: China...

    Austria forward Weimann returns for Russia, Brazil
    Nov04

    Austria forward Weimann returns for Russia, Brazil

    VIENNA (AP) – Austria winger Andreas Weimann has been recalled to the national team for next weeks European Championship qualifier against Russia and a friendly against Brazil.The Aston Villa forward was overlooked for the teams previous three matches but was included in the 23-man squad announced Tuesday by coach Marcel Koller.Weimann has...

    Beijing emerges as 2022 Winter Olympics favorite
    Nov04

    Beijing emerges as 2022 Winter Olympics favorite

    BEIJING (AP) – The new front-runner to host the 2022 Winter Olympics doesnt have a long winter sports tradition. Then theres the matter of snow, or lack thereof. The mountains near Beijing where Olympic bidders want to hold skiing events receive less than a meter (3 feet) of snow each winter.But what increasingly matters in the race for the...

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