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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Tailwinds…
    Nov03

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Tailwinds…

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has this morning’s buzz: Good Morning! US Futures are off small, giving back 15bp of Friday’s rally higher. We will see how long that lasts, as multiple tailwinds are blowing: The $/¥ has gone vertical thru 113, Nikkei futures up 5% from Friday’s close (They have Holiday today); Heavy M&A...

    Cows Vote as Putin Tightens Grip on East Ukraine
    Nov03

    Cows Vote as Putin Tightens Grip on East Ukraine

    Pro-Russian saeparatists in Eastern Ukraine were allowed to hold their farcical elections because Vladimir Putin wanted them to be sure of his support. …read more Source:...

    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...