• Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state

    4 monthes ago - By News OK

    MOSCOW - Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of Ukraine.
    The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine's industrial heartland and bring those areas back into Kiev's fold while granting them wide autonomy.
    More than 10,000 people have died in fighting after Russia-backed rebels took control of parts of Ukraine's east in April 2014 after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
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  • Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    MOSCOW - Separatists in eastern Ukraine have proclaimed a new state on the territories they control.
    More than 10,000 people have died in fighting after Russia-backed rebels took control of parts of Ukraine's industrial heartland in April 2014. Ukraine signed a cease-fire deal with the separatists in 2015 which also provided for a gradual return of the areas into Kyiv's fold while giving some autonomy to the areas. The agreement was never fully implemented.
    The separatist Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday quoted separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko as saying that the rebels in Donetsk and...
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