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    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election, setting stage for renewed tensions with West …read more Source:...

    Putin Spanks Obama in New Russian Propaganda Art Gallery
    Nov03

    Putin Spanks Obama in New Russian Propaganda Art Gallery

    Vladimir “Putin is a gift to caricaturists,” said Barry Blitt, a New Yorker artist, when he designed a Sochi Olympic-themed cover earlier this year, featuring the Russian leader in frilly ice skating attire. The caricature artists of Russia take a very different approach. On Friday a gallery titled “No Filters” with the...

    Rogue Election Yields New Pro-Russian Leader in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Rogue Election Yields New Pro-Russian Leader in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of their breakaway republic on Monday after a weekend election which was denounced by Kiev and the West and further deepened a standoff with Russia over the future of the former Soviet state. Organizers of the vote said that Alexander Zakharchenko, a 38-year-old former mining electrician, had...

    An Illegitimate Election in Ukraine
    Nov03

    An Illegitimate Election in Ukraine

    Alexander Zakharchenko, a 38-year-old mining electrician, won an illegitimate election in pro-Russian separatist controlled Ukraine this weekend. The election was held to determine a leader of the Donetsk People’s Republic, however, the militant separatist group is not recognized as a legitimate power by the Ukrainian government. President...

    Five Takeaways From Eastern Ukraine’s Separatist Vote
    Nov03

    Five Takeaways From Eastern Ukraine’s Separatist Vote

    The elections held in eastern Ukraine by the pro-Russian separatists may not have been recognized by anyone but Russia, but that may be all that matters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Joe Biden Corrects Himself After Saying Russia ‘Invaded’ Ukraine
    Nov03

    Joe Biden Corrects Himself After Saying Russia ‘Invaded’ Ukraine

    Vice President Joe Biden appeared to accidentally deviate from the White House’s official line on Russia’s annexation of territory in Ukraine by actually calling it an invasion during a Monday morning interview on CNN. Speaking on CNN, Biden listed overseas crises like the Ebola virus that he claimed the US government had dealt with...

    Pro-Russian Separatists In East Ukraine Name Leader After Rogue Vote
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian Separatists In East Ukraine Name Leader After Rogue Vote

    By Thomas Grove DONETSK, Ukraine, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine named a leader of their breakaway republic on Monday after a weekend election which was denounced by Kiev and the West and further deepened a standoff with Russia over the future of the former Soviet state. Organizers of the vote said that Alexander...

    EU reiterates objection to separatist elections in Ukraine; will not recognize results
    Nov03

    EU reiterates objection to separatist elections in Ukraine; will not recognize results

    JC FinleyBRUSSELS, Nov. 3 (UPI) — The European Union reiterated its objection to the separatist elections held in eastern Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia-backed separatists attacked OSCE drones in Ukraine, says U.S. ambassador
    Nov03

    Russia-backed separatists attacked OSCE drones in Ukraine, says U.S. ambassador

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 3 (UPI) — Unmanned aerial vehicles monitoring the Ukraine and Russia border as part of the OSCE’s monitoring mission were attacked by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: United Press...

    Leaders in Ukrainian Breakaway Regions Keep Power in Rebel Elections
    Nov03

    Leaders in Ukrainian Breakaway Regions Keep Power in Rebel Elections

    Russia said it “respected” the vote in Donetsk and Luhansk, again widening a breach with Western governments over strategies for resolving the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The New York...