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      Ukraine separatists vote in election
      Nov02

      Ukraine separatists vote in election

      DONETSK: Two pro-Russian separatists are set to be confirmed as leaders in controversial elections in eastern Ukraine on Sunday – one a rebel chief who highlights his status as a miner’s son and the other a fan of Communist icon Vladimir Lenin. Alexander Zakharchenko, who commands rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces in the...

      Pro-Russian rebels elect leadership in eastern Ukraine
      Nov02

      Pro-Russian rebels elect leadership in eastern Ukraine

      Ukraine President Poroshenko calls vote ‘a farce’; U.S., EU denounce elections as illegitimate, but Russia has said it would recognize results. …read more Source:...

      Ukraine President: separatist elections ‘brutally violate agreements’
      Nov02

      Ukraine President: separatist elections ‘brutally violate agreements’

      President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, underlined that “all elections on Ukrainian territory, in which Ukrainian citizens vote, should be held solely within the boundaries of the Ukrainian constitution”. …read more Source: Anadolu...

      Ukraine president calls rebel vote a ‘farce’
      Nov02

      Ukraine president calls rebel vote a ‘farce’

      Petro Poroshenko’s condemnation comes as separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko claims victory, citing exit polls. …read more Source: AL...

      Car bomb kills two soldiers in Ukraine
      Nov02

      Car bomb kills two soldiers in Ukraine

      At least two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and one solider has been wounded in a car bomb attack at a checkpoint in the southeast of city Mariupol. …read more Source: Anadolu...

      Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in eastern Ukraine -UPDATED
      Nov02

      Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in eastern Ukraine -UPDATED

      Rebels say the election will legitimise the separatist leadership and consolidate power, though many Donetsk residents say the vote will change nothing and the outcome is already a foregone conclusion …read more Source: World...

      Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election
      Nov02

      Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election

      Polls billed as bringing a degree of legitimacy to the makeshift military regimes that already control them …read more Source: Gulf...

      Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists defy Kiev, hold polls
      Nov02

      Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists defy Kiev, hold polls

      The elections began Sunday in self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

      Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 bln
      Nov02

      Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 bln

      By Denis Pinchuk and Gabriela Baczynska Russia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to Europe. Moscow, Kiev and the European Union reached an agreement on Thursday over the gas...

      Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in eastern Ukraine
      Nov02

      Pro-Russian rebels vote for leader in eastern Ukraine

      Rebels say the election will legitimise the separatist leadership and consolidate power, though many Donetsk residents say the vote will change nothing and the outcome is already a foregone conclusion …read more Source: World...