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    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold elections
    Nov02

    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold elections

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Residents of separatist-controlled regions of eastern Ukraine are voting to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community.Voting in the main rebel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Eastern Ukraine to vote in rubble of war
    Nov02

    Eastern Ukraine to vote in rubble of war

    Comments Today, the huge components for machinery in one workshop have been shunted aside and its vast gantries used to play a different role.In their place, lines of Soviet-designed fighting … …read more Source: Big News...

    Election charade to split Ukraine
    Nov02

    Election charade to split Ukraine

    IT IS a one-horse race organised by armed thugs, but the poll taking place today will formalise the Ukraine’s partition. …read more Source: THE...

    In separatist Ukraine town, war snatches home and life (AFP)
    Nov01

    In separatist Ukraine town, war snatches home and life (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Nadezhda Ivanovna had plenty of lucky escapes during four months of shelling against her Donetsk neighbourhood. But on Saturday, Ukraine’s war finally closed in, with a shell destroying her house and killing her seven pigs. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebel chief, Lenin fan set to win separatist Ukraine votes (AFP)
    Nov01

    Rebel chief, Lenin fan set to win separatist Ukraine votes (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two pro-Russian separatists will likely be confirmed as leaders in a controversial vote in 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian soldiers killed ahead of elections
    Nov01

    Ukrainian soldiers killed ahead of elections

    Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed by pro-Russian rebels, officials say on the eve of separatist elections. …read more Source:...

    Despite spat with Russia Poles honor Soviet troops
    Nov01

    Despite spat with Russia Poles honor Soviet troops

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) The diplomatic spat with Russia over Ukraine has not prevented Poles from placing hundreds of candles on the graves of Red Army soldiers killed in January 1945 while driving Nazi German troops from the city.Nov…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Spain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking women
    Nov01

    Spain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking women

    MADRID (AP) Spanish police say they have arrested 19 people suspected of smuggling Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian women into the country for the purpose of prostitution.Police say women were enticed from various locations in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s top radio station slapped by government
    Nov01

    Russia’s top radio station slapped by government

    MOSCOW (AP) The Russian government’s communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine.Roskomadzor’s warning to Ekho Moskvy related to this week’s program, in which two… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Bombardments ahead of Ukraine separatist vote (AFP)
    Nov01

    Bombardments ahead of Ukraine separatist vote (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Artillery explosions could be heard every few seconds early Saturday in Donetsk on the eve of separatist elections that Ukraine and its Western backers say will undermine an increasingly hollow truce accord. …read more Source: The West...

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