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    EU Rejects Rebel Vote In Ukraine
    Nov03

    EU Rejects Rebel Vote In Ukraine

    The European Union says elections held in separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine are an “obstacle to peace,” and Brussels will not recognize them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Calls East Ukraine Vote Obstacle To Peace, Won’t Recognize It
    Nov03

    EU Calls East Ukraine Vote Obstacle To Peace, Won’t Recognize It

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – An election of separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine is an obstacle to peace and the European Union will not recognize it, the EU’s new foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday. “I consider today’s ‘presidential and parliamentary elections’ in Donetsk and Luhansk...

    Election goes on in rebel-held area of Ukraine despite objections
    Nov03

    Election goes on in rebel-held area of Ukraine despite objections

    Voting in the main rebel city of Donetsk proceeded in the presence of gunmen inside three polling stations visited by the Associated Press. Despite a cease-fire agreement being signed in September, fighting continues almost daily between government troops and rebel forces in the area. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine’s Revolutionary No. 1 Goes to Parliament
    Nov03

    Ukraine’s Revolutionary No. 1 Goes to Parliament

    The journalist who started the Maidan protests in Kiev last year is now a legislator struggling to find a way to do politics honestly. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold ‘sovereign’ vote
    Nov02

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold ‘sovereign’ vote

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine pro-Russia rebels hold elections in the east, fueling conflict
    Nov02

    Ukraine pro-Russia rebels hold elections in the east, fueling conflict

    MOSCOW — Residents of rebel-held eastern Ukraine voted for leaders on Sunday, taking another step toward establishing an independent enclave and exacerbating tensions between Russia and the West. Thousands of residents across war-torn eastern Ukraine lined up Sunday to give their backing to the current rebel leadership, which has been working to...

    Ukraine denounces ‘pseudo-elections’ as regions controlled by pro-Russia rebels vote for lawmakers
    Nov02

    Ukraine denounces ‘pseudo-elections’ as regions controlled by pro-Russia rebels vote for lawmakers

    Residents in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine Breakaway Regions Hold Criticized Elections
    Nov02

    Ukraine Breakaway Regions Hold Criticized Elections

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community. Voting in the main rebel city of Donetsk proceeded in the presence of gunmen inside three polling stations visited by the AP. Despite a...

    Kohl savages successors over euro, Russia in new book
    Nov02

    Kohl savages successors over euro, Russia in new book

    Berlin (AFP) – Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl has lashed out at his successors again in a new book coming out this week, blasting their policies on Russia and the euro. Just weeks after being quoted as belittling his protege Angela Merkel as having been unable to “eat properly with a knife and fork” when she started out in...

    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold criticized vote
    Nov02

    Ukrainian breakaway regions hold criticized vote

    Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...