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      Pro-Russia separatists press forward with their secession from Ukraine
      Nov04

      Pro-Russia separatists press forward with their secession from Ukraine

      Russia-backed separatists pressed on Tuesday with the building of their envisioned new state wrested from Ukrainian territory with the inauguration of a gunman purportedly elected prime minister of the proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      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...

      Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold ‘sovereign’ vote
      Nov02

      Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold ‘sovereign’ vote

      Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine, Russia struggle to resolve gas dispute as winter looms
      Oct29

      Ukraine, Russia struggle to resolve gas dispute as winter looms

      As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics were meeting in Brussels on Wednesday for a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of Russian natural gas deliveries for… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine fighters, surrounded at wrecked airport, refuse to give up
      Oct28

      Ukraine fighters, surrounded at wrecked airport, refuse to give up

      Only three floors remain in the blackened skeleton of the seven-story, glass-walled airport terminal, opened with a burst of national pride two years ago for the Euro 2012 soccer championship. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine vote for closer Western alliance may antagonize Russia
      Oct27

      Ukraine vote for closer Western alliance may antagonize Russia

      Ukrainian political leaders who won a strong endorsement for their pledges of reform and closer ties with Western Europe began work Monday on forming a government to deliver on those promises. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Pro-Europe forces poised to win majority in Ukraine legislature
      Oct26

      Pro-Europe forces poised to win majority in Ukraine legislature

      Pro-European parties appeared to have won a majority in Ukraine’s parliamentary election Sunday, based on exit polls in a vote marred by separatist sabotage amid the ravages of a collapsing economy and civil war. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist
      Oct26

      As Ukraine elects a new parliament, national divisions persist

      President Petro Poroshenko called early parliamentary elections for Sunday in the hope of shoring up Ukrainian unity after a tumultuous winter revolt that swept a Kremlin ally from power only to have Russia strike back with a bloody separatist uprising in the east. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs
      Oct21

      Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs

      Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in populated areas. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

      Ukraine troops struggle with nation’s longtime neglect of military
      Oct18

      Ukraine troops struggle with nation’s longtime neglect of military

      Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk. …read more Source: Los Angeles...