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    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. The rogue votes, which Kiev says Russia encouraged, could create a new “frozen conflict” in...

    Europe warns Russia over Ukraine rebel poll; truce’s collapse feared
    Nov04

    Europe warns Russia over Ukraine rebel poll; truce’s collapse feared

    Europe on Monday warned Russia to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty as Moscow turned the screws on Kiev by recognizing controversial rebel polls and fighting flared in the separatist east. Elections in the pro-Russian separatist area deepened international tensions over Ukraine, raising fears that a shaky two-month-old truce could collapse....

    Russia's border with Ukraine completely porous – NATO general
    Nov03

    Russia's border with Ukraine completely porous – NATO general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s border with eastern Ukraine has softened to the point of becoming completely porous, while an internal Ukrainian dividing line hardens, NATO’s top general said on Monday, cautioning about the risk of another “frozen conflict.” …read more Source: The...

    E.U. blasts Russian support for ‘illegal’ elections in eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    E.U. blasts Russian support for ‘illegal’ elections in eastern Ukraine

    Europe has slammed Moscow’s recognition of elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine saying it was “incomprehensible” and warned of possible further EU sanctions. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine to re-examine peace plan with rebels
    Nov03

    Ukraine to re-examine peace plan with rebels

    Poroshenko said he and security chiefs would “re-examine” Kiev’s commitments to the truce deal, including “abolition” of a key element in the truce that offered separatists autonomy within Ukraine’s existing borders. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pro-Russian rebels name leader in Ukraine as crisis deepens
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian rebels name leader in Ukraine as crisis deepens

    AGENCIES Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of their breakaway republic on Monday after a weekend election which was denounced by Kiev and the West and further deepened a standoff with Russia over the future of the former Soviet state. Organisers of the vote said that Alexander Zakharchenko, a 38-year-old former mining electrician,...

    OSCE says its drone was fired on in Ukraine; U.S. blames rebels
    Nov03

    OSCE says its drone was fired on in Ukraine; U.S. blames rebels

    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. The unmanned aerial vehicle — deployed to help monitor the cease-fire between government forces and separatists — was not hit...

    US mid-term elections: Polls about ‘nothing’ and ‘everything’
    Nov03

    US mid-term elections: Polls about ‘nothing’ and ‘everything’

    Foreign news outfits term polls as ‘election about nothing’ while Republicans say elections are about ‘everything’ Opinion polls put President Obama’s public ratings in 40s, suggest Republicans faring better at grabbing Senate majority Anxiety over a string of challenges – ranging from partisan politics in Washington to another...

    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...

    Eastern Ukraine rebels announce their poll results
    Nov03

    Eastern Ukraine rebels announce their poll results

    Kiev: The independence-seeking insurgents in Lugansk and Donetsk regions in eastern Ukraine Monday announced the final results of their contentious “presidential and parliamentary elections”.In the poll, rejected by Kiev as “illegal”, Alexander Zakharchenko,.. …read more Source: India...

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