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    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia has backed a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Renewed tensions after Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Renewed tensions after Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election

    MOSCOW – Russia has backed a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. The Foreign Ministry said Monday that the vote in Donetsk and Luhansk gave elected representatives the authority to restore stability in regions unsettled by an armed separatist insurgency....

    Pro-Russian separatist Zakharchenko wins Ukraine rebel vote
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian separatist Zakharchenko wins Ukraine rebel vote

    Sunday’s vote, the climax of a six-month separatist rebellion in Ukraine’s industrialised east, took place in defiance of Kiev’s pro-Western authorities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election, setting stage for renewed tensions with West
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election, setting stage for renewed tensions with West

    Russia has backed a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    The Foreign Ministry said Monday that the vote in Donetsk and Luhansk gave elected representatives the authority to restore stability in regions unsettled by an armed separatist insurgency. Despite the cease-fire agreement, fighting rages daily between government troops and rebel forces in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. …read more Source:...

    Russia Is Doubling Down On Its Disastrous Ukraine Adventure
    Nov03

    Russia Is Doubling Down On Its Disastrous Ukraine Adventure

    The Russian government has officially recognised elections in rebel-held Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine despite UN warnings that they violate the peace agreement in the country. Russia also looks like it is beginning another military buildup on the Ukraine border. While the votes are pro-Russian, they could also become a huge...

    Ukrainians Protest At Separatist Vote
    Nov03

    Ukrainians Protest At Separatist Vote

    Hundreds of people took to the streets of Kyiv to protest against elections in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine on November 2. The protestors marched from the Maidan, the scene of the revolution, chanting slogans and singing the Ukrainian national anthem. The elections have been recognized by Russia but condemned by the Ukrainian and...

    Ukraine Rebels Hold Elections as Violence Continues
    Nov03

    Ukraine Rebels Hold Elections as Violence Continues

    It was election day in eastern Ukraine Sunday… but this was a different kind of election. These voters were from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, which has broken from the central government in Kiev and seeks closer ties with Russia. Many voted from across the Russian border, where refugees have fled during the fighting....

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels hold elections
    Nov03

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels hold elections

    MOSCOW — Residents of rebel-held eastern Ukraine voted for leaders Sunday, taking another step toward establishing an independent enclave and exacerbating tensions between Russia and the West. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Vote For Leaders In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian Rebels Vote For Leaders In Eastern Ukraine

    (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce.” Mining electrician-turned-rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko won over 81 percent of the vote, according to the rebels’ exit polls of an election that has worsened a standoff...