Roland Oliphant

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Moscow correspondent for the Daily Telegraph

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Last weekend, pro-Western parties won an overwhelming majority in the parliament of Ukraine.  But there was no voting in parts of Eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists plan…

Russia Endorses Sunday's Separatist Elections in Eastern Ukraine

Last weekend, pro-Western parties won an overwhelming majority in the parliament of Ukraine.  But there was no voting in parts of Eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists plan…

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko have a “similar understanding” about a settlement with pro-Russian separatists when they conduct talks…

Putin Offers Peace Plan on Eve of NATO Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko have a “similar understanding” about a settlement with pro-Russian separatists when they conduct talks…

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Secretary of State John  Kerry today told a Senate Committee  that the seizure of government buildings in three East Ukrainian cities has been fomented by Moscow.

Pro-Russian Protests in Eastern Ukraine Flare Up

Secretary of State John Kerry today told a Senate Committee that the seizure of government buildings in three East Ukrainian cities has been fomented by Moscow.

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