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    Ukraine Pays First Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia
    Nov04

    Ukraine Pays First Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia

    Kyiv says it has paid the first tranche of its debt to Russia’s Gazprom, fulfilling the terms of an EU-brokered deal signed last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels in Ukraine’s East Inaugurate Zacharchenko as Leader
    Nov04

    Rebels in Ukraine’s East Inaugurate Zacharchenko as Leader

    A colorful reception for Ukraine’s rebel leader Alexander Zacharchenko at a formal inauguration ceremony in Donetsk. Zacharchenko, once an electrician, now heads the Donetsk People’s Republic —a breakaway republic in Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebel region—after an election widely condemned as illegal by the EU, the U.S....

    Rebels in Ukraine’s East Inaugurate Zakharchenko as Leader
    Nov04

    Rebels in Ukraine’s East Inaugurate Zakharchenko as Leader

    A colorful reception for Ukraine’s rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko at a formal inauguration ceremony in Donetsk. Zakharchenko, once an electrician, now heads the Donetsk People’s Republic —a breakaway republic in Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebel region—after an election widely condemned as illegal by the EU, the U.S....

    Ukrainian President Sends More Troops to the East
    Nov04

    Ukrainian President Sends More Troops to the East

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president said Tuesday that additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters. Petro Poroshenko said the units would defend cities still under government control against possible incursions. His remarks came after Ukrainian...

    World War 3: Russia Involved in ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine, US General Says
    Nov04

    World War 3: Russia Involved in ‘Hybrid War’ in Ukraine, US General Says

    Washington (AP) — The top U.S. commander for NATO painted Monday an increasingly grim picture of the West’s deteriorating relationship with Russia, saying Moscow is effectively working to shift its border westward into Ukraine. Gen. Philip Breedlove said Monday that Moscow’s actions are forcing the West to beef up its military...

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    Pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko prepares to casts his ballot during supreme council and presidential elections in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. The… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    NATO: Russia Moves Troops Closer To Ukraine Border
    Nov04

    NATO: Russia Moves Troops Closer To Ukraine Border

    By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Russia has moved troops closer to the border with Ukraine and continues to support rebels in the country’s east, NATO’s chief said on Tuesday, after an election held by the pro-Russian separatists and condemned by Kiev and Western leaders. Ukraine’s president said Sunday’s...

    Alleged Child Molester Sentenced to Death by Show of Hands in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov04

    Alleged Child Molester Sentenced to Death by Show of Hands in Eastern Ukraine

    East Ukrainian separatists have released video footage of the first criminal court case held in the self proclaimed republics of Luhansk and Donetsk, where militant rebels sentence a man to death for rape after a show of hands in favour. The footage shows the proceedings of the self-declared “New Russia First People’s Court” that took place...

    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott
    Nov04

    APNewsBreak: Russia plans nuclear summit boycott

    VIENNA (AP) — Russia has informed the United States that it will boycott the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, diplomats told The Associated Press on Tuesday, potentially stripping the meeting of one of its key participants and hurting efforts initiated by President Barack Obama to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism. At the last summit, 35...

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters.Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that the units would defend from possible incursions toward cities still under government control.His remarks came after...