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Ukraine rebel leader Zakharchenko sworn-in after controversial elections

Kiev, Nov 4: Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine, was sworn in as the prime minister of Donetsk republic Tuesday after controversial elections that were rejected by Kiev. During the ceremony held in the city of Donetsk, the main rebel stronghold, Zakharchenko vowed to “satisfy people’s expectations” as the “president” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, xinhua ...

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Russian Invasion Real, Violates Budapest Pact, Says Kiev, Seeking NATO Help

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian forces had already invaded Ukraine with its armoured vehicles camouflaged without any visible Russian marks but helping the separatists inside the territory to capture a key town in the east. A Reuters report said its reporter saw on Thursday a column of armoured vehicles and troops, one of them with marks of an injury ...

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