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    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce.”Ukraine rebels hold elections as violence continuesRebel leader votes in east UkraineUkraine rebels hold Russia-backed polls condemned by UNResidents of eastern Ukraine say they’re ready for...

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK – Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce.” Mining electrician-turned-rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko won over 81 per cent of the vote, according to the rebels’ exit polls of an election that has worsened a standoff...

    Russia: Respect E Ukrainian people’s will expressed in votes
    Nov03

    Russia: Respect E Ukrainian people’s will expressed in votes

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry said late Sunday that Moscow respects the expression of the will of people in southeastern Ukraine to vote by election for regional leaders and legislative bodies. …read more Source: China...

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite West criticism
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite West criticism

    Alexander Zakharchenko – prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic – took 81 per cent of the vote according to rebel election officials, against nine per cent each for his two opponents. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine rebels hold elections as violence continues
    Nov03

    Ukraine rebels hold elections as violence continues

    Rebels held elections in eastern Ukraine despite the condemnation of Western powers, even as violence continues in other parts of the country.Rebel leader votes in east UkraineUkraine rebels hold Russia-backed polls condemned by UNResidents of eastern Ukraine say they’re ready for rebel-held electionUkraine votes in poll likely to elect...

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says vote violates Minsk agreements; West and Russia at odds over legitimacy of the ballot …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it respects east Ukrainian people’s will expressed in elections
    Nov03

    Russia says it respects east Ukrainian people’s will expressed in elections

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry said late Sunday that Moscow respects the expression of the will of people in southeastern Ukraine to vote by election for regional leaders and legislative bodies. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite criticism from West
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote despite criticism from West

    Russia on Sunday endorsed a crushing victory for Ukraine’s pro-Moscow rebel leadership at controversial polls that the EU slammed as a “new obstacle” for peace in the country’s strife-torn east. Despite warnings from Kiev and the West not to recognise the polls, Moscow moved quickly to throw its weight behind the disputed...

    Miner’s son, Lenin fan set to win separatist Ukraine votes
    Nov03

    Miner’s son, Lenin fan set to win separatist Ukraine votes

    DONETSK: Two pro-Russian separatists were confirmed as leaders in controversial elections in eastern Ukraine on Sunday — one a rebel chief who highlights his status as a miner’s son and the other a fan of Communist icon Vladimir Lenin. Alexander Zakharchenko, who commands rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces in the mining and...

    Ukraine Rebel Vote ‘New Obstacle’ to Peace: European Union
    Nov03

    Ukraine Rebel Vote ‘New Obstacle’ to Peace: European Union

    The European Union said elections held Sunday by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine were illegal, would not be recognised and created a new hurdle to a resolution of the conflict. …read more Source:...

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