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    NATO chief, at summit, says Russia attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO chief, at summit, says Russia attacking Ukraine

    NEWPORT, Wales, (Reuters) – NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright today of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defences against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. U.S. President Barack Obama and his 27 allies meeting at […] …read...

    Putin unveils Ukraine ceasefire plan
    Sep04

    Putin unveils Ukraine ceasefire plan

    KIEV/ULAN BATOR, (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin outlined plans for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine yesterday but Ukraine’s prime minister dismissed the proposal, while France expressed its disapproval of Moscow’s support for separatist forces by halting delivery of a warship. After speaking to Ukrainian President Petro...

    Wall Street climbs to fresh record on Ukraine hopes, data
    Sep03

    Wall Street climbs to fresh record on Ukraine hopes, data

    US stocks rose today, with the S&P 500 touching a new record high on optimism a resolution would be reached between Ukraine and Russia and data showing manufacturing activity continues to strengthen. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    European shares hit 2-mth high on Ukraine ceasefire speculation
    Sep03

    European shares hit 2-mth high on Ukraine ceasefire speculation

    European shares rose today, with a key index hitting a two-month high, on speculation about a possible ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and fresh monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport
    Sep03

    Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport

    BRUSSELS/DONETSK, Ukraine, (Reuters) – EU officials proposed sanctions yesterday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending...

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Next Crisis? Economic disaster

    Ukraine’s next crisis will be a devastatingly economic one, as violent conflict destroys critical infrastructure in the east and brings key industry to a halt, furthering weakening the energy sector by crippling coal-based electricity production. …read more Source:...

    Putin comment on “taking Kiev in 2 weeks” taken out of context – aide
    Sep02

    Putin comment on “taking Kiev in 2 weeks” taken out of context – aide

    MOSCOW, (Reuters) – A reported comment by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine’s capital Kiev within two weeks was taken out of context, Itar-Tass news agency quoted a Kremlin foreign policy aide as saying today. It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote “was taken […]...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘undisguised aggression’  as rebels advance
    Sep02

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘undisguised aggression’ as rebels advance

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia yesterday of “direct and undisguised aggression” which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev’s forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists. In the latest in a string of setbacks in the past week,...

    European shares off to steady start on M&A, ECB speculation
    Sep01

    European shares off to steady start on M&A, ECB speculation

    European shares kicked off September on a flat note as investors weighed mergers and acquisitions speculation and expectations of new monetary largesse in Europe against tensions in Ukraine and weak economic data out of China. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine “statehood”; rebels fire on ship
    Sep01

    Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine “statehood”; rebels fire on ship

    MOSCOW/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called yesterday for immediate talks on the “statehood” of southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow now endorsed rebel calls for independence for territory they have seized. The Kremlin leader’s remarks, two days after a public...

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