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    Russia backs Ukrainian separatist vote
    Nov05

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatist vote

    KIEV, Ukraine — Moscow offered warm supportMondayfor rebel-organizedelectionsin eastern Ukraine — anendorsementthat could only serve to keep the West’s sanctions againstRussiain place. Pro-Russian separatist authorities saidSunday’svote, which saw two rebel leaders easily reconfirmed in their roles, gives them a powerful...

    Germany sees no reason to lift sanctions against Russia Merkel
    Nov04

    Germany sees no reason to lift sanctions against Russia Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Tuesday voiced her doubts about Russia’s contribution to settle the Ukraine crisis and said she saw no reason to lift sanctions against Moscow at present. Addressing … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Rolls-Royce to axe 2,600 jobs
    Nov04

    Rolls-Royce to axe 2,600 jobs

    London (AFP) – Rolls-Royce, the maker of aircraft engines, said on Tuesday that it plans to shed 2,600 jobs, mainly at its aerospace division, over the next 18 months to cut costs.The British company said headcount reduction was necessary following the completion of development programmes for engines used to power Boeing 787 Dreamliner and...

    Ukraine supports peace, but ready for war: Poroshenko
    Nov04

    Ukraine supports peace, but ready for war: Poroshenko

    Poroshenko said that he had not given up on a deal brokered in September to end the seven-month conflict, in which more than 4,000 people have died. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Rebel Leaders Sworn In, Kiev Says Peace Plan Violated
    Nov04

    Ukraine Rebel Leaders Sworn In, Kiev Says Peace Plan Violated

    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 … …read more Source:...

    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...

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