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    East Ukraine vote 'unfortunate and counterproductive' – U.N.'s Ban
    Nov04

    East Ukraine vote 'unfortunate and counterproductive' – U.N.'s Ban

    VIENNA (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticised on Tuesday the holding of separatist elections in eastern Ukraine at the weekend as “unfortunate and counterproductive”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens
    Nov04

    Ukraine's rebel leader is sworn in, crisis deepens

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – A pro-Russian separatist leader was sworn in on Tuesday as the head of a self-proclaimed ‘people’s republic’ in eastern Ukraine in a ceremony that worsened a standoff with Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in, crisis deepens
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in, crisis deepens

    A pro-Russian separatist leader was sworn in on Tuesday as the head of a self-proclaimed ‘people’s republic’ in eastern Ukraine in a ceremony that worsened a standoff with Russia. Alexander Zakharchenko (pic), who was elected in a rogue vote on Sunday that was denounced as a “farce” by Kiev and illegitimate by the...

    Ukrainian President terms elections, a gross violation of September 5 Minsk protocol.
    Nov04

    Ukrainian President terms elections, a gross violation of September 5 Minsk protocol.

    Ukraine says it will reconsider its commitments to a truce after rebels holding parts of the east violated the agreement through their elections on Sunday. In his address to the nation, President Petro Poroshenko termed the elections, a gross violation of the September 5 Minsk protocol. He has called a meeting of his top security chiefs today to...

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel vote in east
    Nov04

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel vote in east

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of his security chiefs for Tuesday to discuss new ways of dealing with the separatist challenge in the east after rebel elections that were denounced by Kiev and the West. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine still has options to fight rebellion — all bad
    Nov04

    Ukraine still has options to fight rebellion — all bad

    Ukraine’s government still has options after separatist elections showed its helplessness against a Russian-backed rebellion. The problem: they’re all bad. Analysts and officials paint a grim scenario facing Ukraine’s pro-Western government as it ponders how to respond to the separatists’ tightening grip on the industrial...

    Ukraine leaders meet to ‘re-examine’ peace plan
    Nov04

    Ukraine leaders meet to ‘re-examine’ peace plan

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to meet security chiefs Tuesday to “re-examine” an already teetering peace accord with pro-Russian separatists after they defiantly staged elections banned by Kiev. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Global airfreight rises 5.2% in September: IATA
    Nov04

    Global airfreight rises 5.2% in September: IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that its recent data on global airfreight markets shows an acceleration of demand throughout September this year.Measured by freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), global air-freight volume rose by 5.2 percent compared to September last year, which was 0.8 percent ahead of the 4.4 percent average...

    The Cold War and the cold shoulder for Russia
    Nov04

    The Cold War and the cold shoulder for Russia

    Ghia Nodia The Ukraine crisis has shattered key Western assumptions about Russia, and many analysts and policymakers have fallen back on the belief that Russian President Vladimir Putin must be acting irrationally. But it is Western assumptions that need to be questioned. In particular, what has made Russia so keen to undermine the current...

    U.S. denounces Ukrainian rebel vote as ‘illegitimate’
    Nov04

    U.S. denounces Ukrainian rebel vote as ‘illegitimate’

    The U.S. has denounced as “sham and illegitimate” the weekend elections by pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been killed, questioning Moscow’s commitment towa… …read more Source: The...

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