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    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing.Alexander Zakharchenko was inaugurated Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russian role
    Nov04

    Merkel underlines displeasure over Russian role

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining her displeasure over Russia’s role in eastern Ukraine and saying there’s no reason yet to lift European Union sanctions.Russia supported rebel-organized elections in eastern… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine crisis deepens after rebel vote

    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:...

    Russia recognises Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Nov04

    Russia recognises Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has announced that it will “respect the will” of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine, in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russia hails controversial sovereign polls in rebel held east Ukraine
    Nov04

    Russia hails controversial sovereign polls in rebel held east Ukraine

    MOSCOW/DONETSK – Russia on Monday hailed controversial polls held in rebel-held eastern Ukraine in defiance of orders from the federal government in Kiev and condemned by international community as … …read more Source: Big News...

    US calls Ukraine elections a ‘sham’
    Nov04

    US calls Ukraine elections a ‘sham’

    The United States branded as a “sham” elections held by pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine over the weekend, saying they were illegal and illegitimate. …read more Source: ABC...

    US condemns Ukrainian separatist vote as ‘sham’
    Nov04

    US condemns Ukrainian separatist vote as ‘sham’

    WASHINGTON (AP) The United States is condemning rebel-organized elections in eastern Ukraine as a sham and chiding Russia for supporting them.White House spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan says the elections held Sunday violated Ukraine’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia blocks UN criticism of Ukraine vote
    Nov04

    Russia blocks UN criticism of Ukraine vote

    Russia has opposed a UN Security Council move to criticise elections held by pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    US general paints grim picture of Russia relations
    Nov03

    US general paints grim picture of Russia relations

    WASHINGTON (AP) The top U.S. commander for NATO painted Monday an increasingly grim picture of the West’s deteriorating relationship with Russia, saying Moscow is effectively working to shift its border westward into Ukraine.Gen…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to ‘re-examine’ peace plan with rebels (AFP)
    Nov03

    Ukraine to ‘re-examine’ peace plan with rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko threatened to tear up a peace plan with pro-Russian separatist rebels Monday after they defied Kiev and held elections intended to demonstrate their independence. …read more Source: The West...

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