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    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Nov03

    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it will “respect the will” of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine who elected leaders for their proclaimed independent republics in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    A View of Ukraine’s Elections From Donetsk
    Nov03

    A View of Ukraine’s Elections From Donetsk

    …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatist vote
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatist vote

    “The United States deplores and does not recognize yesterday’s so-called separatist elections in eastern Ukraine, nor do we recognize any of the leaders chosen in this illegal vote,” U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington on Monday. “In view of the elections, it is extremely important to take active steps...

    Kyiv Rethinks Strategy In East After Rebel Vote
    Nov03

    Kyiv Rethinks Strategy In East After Rebel Vote

    President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will “reexamine” its commitments to a truce after pro-Russian rebels’ “gross violation” of a September cease-fire deal through their disputed elections in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine
    Nov03

    ‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine

    …read more Source: Foreign...

    The body collector from Ukraine
    Nov03

    The body collector from Ukraine

    MARINOVKA, Ukraine — In eastern Ukraine, he is known as ‘The Body Collector.’Every few days, he drives out to the front lines with a motley crew of Ukrainian men to collect the corpses of the fallen — a sometimes macabre but always essential task, and one he does voluntarily without pay. See also: Welcome to the Bizarre World of the...

    Russian Backs Ukrainian Separatist Vote
    Nov03

    Russian Backs Ukrainian Separatist Vote

    KIEV, Ukraine—Moscow offered warm support Monday for rebel-organized elections in eastern Ukraine — an endorsement that could only serve to keep the West’s sanctions against Russia in place. Pro-Russian separatist authorities said Sunday’s vote, which saw two rebel leaders easily reconfirmed in their roles, gives them a powerful...

    Still Paying World War I Debt, 100 Years Later
    Nov03

    Still Paying World War I Debt, 100 Years Later

    It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6,000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year, and the Tower of London is awash in ceramic poppies in beautiful tribute to the men who died. The scale of World War I was...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. The Foreign Ministry in Moscow said Sunday’s vote in Donetsk and Luhansk gave elected representatives the authority to restore stability in …...

    Drone targeted by antiaircraft gun in rebel-held east Ukraine, OSCE says
    Nov03

    Drone targeted by antiaircraft gun in rebel-held east Ukraine, OSCE says

    MOSCOW — A drone flying above eastern Ukraine as part of a monitoring mission was fired upon, international observers said Monday, demonstrating the perils of a shaky truce between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian government. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...