The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi43° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi44° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo23° Slight Chance Snow

Monday

Hi32° Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo20° Chance Snow Showers

Tuesday

Hi28° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo14° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi26° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo15° Slight Chance Snow

Pro-Russians refuse to back down

Send to Kindle
Print This

DONETSK, Ukraine — A pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine decided today to go ahead with Sunday’s referendum on autonomy despite a call from Russian President Vladimir Putin to delay it.

While Putin’s call on Wednesday to postpone the vote was seen as part of an effort to step back from confrontation with the West, he fueled tensions again today by overseeing military exercises that Russian news agencies said simulated a massive retaliatory nuclear strike in response to an enemy attack.

View my options or Sign in

 

Look!

We've got special online subscription rates for you.
Get 24-hour access to wenatcheeworld.com AND the Digital Edition. Just $12 for twelve weeks, introductory price. Offer only good until October 31.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Wenatchee World subscribers:
Digital access is included with your subscription.
Subscriber login