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    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in; Kiev denounces elections
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leaders sworn in; Kiev denounces elections

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged swearing in ceremonies for their leaders on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) 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 4000 people. …read more Source:...

    EU says Ukraine rebel vote risks ‘closing’ window for peace (AFP)
    Nov04

    EU says Ukraine rebel vote risks ‘closing’ window for peace (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine crisis deepens after separatist vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine crisis deepens after separatist vote

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) 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:...

    Ukraine committed to peace plan: Poroshenko (AFP)
    Nov04

    Ukraine committed to peace plan: Poroshenko (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev threatens to rip up truce
    Nov04

    Kiev threatens to rip up truce

    THE Ukrainian President was meeting security chiefs today to re-examine an already teetering peace accord. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine leaders hold crisis talks on peace plan (AFP)
    Nov04

    Ukraine leaders hold crisis talks on peace plan (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his defence chiefs are to meet Tuesday on the future of an already teetering peace accord with pro-Russian rebels, as the insurgents swore in their leaders after controversial polls. …read more Source: The West...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Nov04

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and the West… …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 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...

    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:...

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