Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP
Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP

Russia to recognise leadership votes in Ukraine's rebel-held east

Decision to lend legitimacy to leadership vote one of Moscow's most overt acts of support yet

Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP
Ukrainian soldiers in the Donetsk region. Photo: AFP
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