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    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after eastern vote

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine was sworn in Tuesday as head of a self-declared secessionist territory following an election that was condemned by the West as illegal and destabilizing.Alexander Zakharchenko, 38, was inaugurated in a heavily guarded theater in the main stronghold of a rebel-controlled...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Nov04

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev – holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and the West denounced the vote as illegitimate…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Poroshenko, Security Chiefs To Review Peace Accord With Rebels
    Nov04

    Poroshenko, Security Chiefs To Review Peace Accord With Rebels

    President Petro Poroshenko is set to convene a meeting with his security chiefs to reexamine Kyiv’s peace accord with Moscow and with pro-Russian separatists two days after they staged voting he has dismissed as a “farce.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tensions return in Ukraine after election in east
    Nov04

    Tensions return in Ukraine after election in east

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 4 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will hold a meeting of security leaders following a rebel-held vote in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Nov04

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev — holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. In soccer, the world’s most popular sport, the Atalanta goalkeeper saved a penalty kick in Bergamo, Italy; fireworks broke...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote

    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...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after vote

    Zakharchenko’s election was largely a formality as no strong viable candidates opposed him, but separatist authorities have held up the vote as a mandate to pursue their secessionist goals. […] although fighting attenuated after the truce, hostilities have continued almost daily. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West
    Nov04

    Ukraine rebel leader sworn in after election heavily criticized by West

    The leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has been officially sworn in after an election that has been roundly condemned by the West as destabilizing. …read more Source: FOX...

    Donetsk’s rebel leader sworn in as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens
    Nov04

    Donetsk’s rebel leader sworn in as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens

    Alexander Zakharchenko was elected in a rogue vote on Sunday that was denounced as a ‘farce’ by Kiev and illegitimate by the West …read more Source: The Globe and...