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    Ukraine’s independence: cutting the post-Soviet umbilical chord
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s independence: cutting the post-Soviet umbilical chord

    By Michael Soltys In the eyes of Ukrainian Ambassador Yurii Diudin, it has taken the 23 years of the independence being marked today for his country to finally sever the post-Soviet umbilical chord but the process has been irreversibly consolidated by the events of the last 10 months. …read more...

    Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal
    Aug24

    Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday the standoff over Ukraine could be solved but only if control was tightened over the Ukraine-Russia border across which, the West alleges, Russia has been funnelling arms to help a separatist rebellion. Merkel was visiting Kiev as a prelude to a meeting next week between the […]...

    In Kiev, Merkel says tightening border control is key to peace deal
    Aug23

    In Kiev, Merkel says tightening border control is key to peace deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the standoff over Ukraine could be solved but only if control was tightened over the Ukraine-Russia border across which, the West alleges, Russia has been funnelling arms to help a separatist rebellion. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctions
    Aug23

    U.S. says Russia must pull convoy from Ukraine or face more sanctions

    KIEV/DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING, Russia, (Reuters) – The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission yesterday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbour and threatening more sanctions. Moscow, which has thousands of...

    S&P 500, Dow end lower after Ukraine tension escalates
    Aug23

    S&P 500, Dow end lower after Ukraine tension escalates

    Stocks ended mostly lower as Ukraine-Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors more clues on interest rate hikes. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Wall Street falls, but up for third straight week
    Aug22

    Wall Street falls, but up for third straight week

    Stocks ended mostly lower as Ukraine-Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors more clues on interest rate hikes. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border
    Aug22

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

    Ukraine declared today that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Wall Street opens flat ahead of Yellen, European shares retreat on Ukraine
    Aug22

    Wall Street opens flat ahead of Yellen, European shares retreat on Ukraine

    US stocks opened flat today as investors looked ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and digested the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border
    Aug22

    Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

    DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING, Russia, (Reuters) – Ukraine declared today that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. Moscow, which has thousands of troops close on the Russian side of the...

    European shares retreat on Ukraine tension
    Aug22

    European shares retreat on Ukraine tension

    European shares were flat in early trading, taking a breather following a brisk two-week rally, with investors turning cautious ahead of a speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

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