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MOSCOW | Ukraine rebel regions vote in ballot that West calls bogus

MOSCOW | Ukraine rebel regions vote in ballot that West calls bogus

MOSCOW  — Residents of the eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels are voting for local governments in elections denounced by Kiev and the West.

The elections Sunday will choose heads of government and legislature members in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, where separatists have fought Ukrainian forces since the spring of 2014 in a war that has killed more than 10,000 people.

Although a 2015 accord on ending the war calls for local elections in Donetsk and Luhansk, critics that include Ukraine’s president, the U.S.

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