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    Russia angers Ukraine with backing for rebel polls
    Oct28

    Russia angers Ukraine with backing for rebel polls

    MOSCOW: Russia announced on Tuesday it will recognise separatist polls in Ukraine next weekend, fuelling tensions with the country’s newly elected pro-Western leaders as they negotiate on forming a coalition government. The rebel elections on Sunday should “go ahead as agreed,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “We will of course...

    Malaysia PM Vows to Bring MH17 Culprits to Justice
    Oct28

    Malaysia PM Vows to Bring MH17 Culprits to Justice

    DUBAI—Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday vowed to bring to justice the perpetrators of the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared fighting in Ukraine might block access to the crash site. In an interview with Reuters in Dubai, Razak also said he hoped to see results… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine denounces Russian stance on rebel vote in east Ukraine
    Oct28

    Ukraine denounces Russian stance on rebel vote in east Ukraine

    By Richard Balmforth Ukraine on Tuesday condemned as “destructive and provocative” Russia’s stance towards elections organised by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine next Sunday, saying Moscow’s recognition of the vote could wreck chances of bringing peace. The Nov. 2 vote would be being held in defiance of Ukrainian national...

    Russia to Recognize ‘People’s Republic’ Election Results
    Oct28

    Russia to Recognize ‘People’s Republic’ Election Results

    Russia announced Tuesday it will recognize the results of upcoming elections in two separatist regions of eastern Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the voting scheduled for November 2 would be important for the “legitimization of power” in the unrecognized “People’s Republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk. While...

    Russia backs rebel polls as Ukraine eyes new government
    Oct28

    Russia backs rebel polls as Ukraine eyes new government

    Moscow’s decision to lend legitimacy to the rebels’ leadership vote is an act of support for two unrecognised people’s republics. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Russia backs rebel polls in east Ukraine
    Oct28

    Russia backs rebel polls in east Ukraine

    Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, says the vote will legitimise the rebels in Dontesk and Luhansk. …read more Source: AL...

    Russia to recognize Ukraine rebel votes: Lavrov
    Oct28

    Russia to recognize Ukraine rebel votes: Lavrov

    Russia plans to recognise elections being organised next weekend by rebels in east Ukraine in defiance of the government in Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia will recognize Ukraine separatists’ elections: Lavrov
    Oct28

    Russia will recognize Ukraine separatists’ elections: Lavrov

    Russia plans to recognise elections being organised next weekend by rebels in east Ukraine in defiance of the government in Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Turkey next month
    Oct28

    US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Turkey next month

    US Vice President Joe Biden next month visits Ukraine as well as Turkey, where fighting across the border in the Syrian town of Kobane has sparked tensions with Washington …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    US Ambassador Hails Ukraine’s Election as Watershed Event
    Oct28

    US Ambassador Hails Ukraine’s Election as Watershed Event

    Published October 28, 2014 The United States has hailed Ukraine’s parliamentary election as an important step in the country’s development. Exit polls and partial counts from the Sunday vote show an overwhelming support for pro-Western parties, giving President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to steer the country away from Russia and...

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