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    Russian Journalist ‘Detained, Beaten, Deported’ By Rebels In Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russian Journalist ‘Detained, Beaten, Deported’ By Rebels In Ukraine

    A correspondent for a Russian newspaper that has challenged the Kremlin’s narrative about the conflict in Ukraine says he was detained, struck in the face, and deported by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany
    Jun17

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have arrested a Ukrainian banker wanted on an international arrest warrant alleging financial crimes in his native country. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian Banker Wanted by Kiev Arrested in Germany
    Jun17

    Ukrainian Banker Wanted by Kiev Arrested in Germany

    Ukrainian banker accused of bilking country of $315 million arrested in Germany …read more Source: ABC...

    Saakashvili Hits Ground Running In Odesa
    Jun17

    Saakashvili Hits Ground Running In Odesa

    Odesa’s freshly appointed governor, Mikheil Saakashvili, is tackling his new job head on. The former Georgian president is touring markets, boarding trams, rubbing shoulders with locals, and pledging to restore order in the Ukrainian city. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany
    Jun17

    Ukrainian banker wanted by Kiev arrested in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have arrested a Ukrainian banker wanted on an international arrest warrant alleging financial crimes in… …read more Source:...

    EU Agrees To Extend Sanctions On Russia
    Jun17

    EU Agrees To Extend Sanctions On Russia

    Meeting in Brussels, European Union ambassadors have agreed to extend economic sanctions on Russia by another six months to the end of January 2016, and prolong an investment ban on Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French, German, Ukrainian, Russian FMs To Meet In Paris Next Week
    Jun17

    French, German, Ukrainian, Russian FMs To Meet In Paris Next Week

    Paris says the foreign ministers of France, Germany, Ukraine, and Russia are set to hold talks on June 23 over the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What are traders watching this morning? The countdown to the Fed …
    Jun17

    What are traders watching this morning? The countdown to the Fed …

    Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here’s what traders are talking about this morning. Good Morning, and Happy Fed Day! Decision (No Change expected) and “dot plot” comes at 2pm – all expectations are for Janet Yellen to lay the groundwork for a September hike in her press conference at 2:30 today. While US Futures are in the green, Euro...

    Ukrainian Activists Stage Toilet Protest
    Jun17

    Ukrainian Activists Stage Toilet Protest

    Activists showed what they think of Ukraine’s anti-corruption efforts – by bringing a giant toilet to the Ukrainian parliament building on June 17. They criticized a bill going through parliament, saying it would make the special anti-corruption prosecutor’s office accountable to the president rather than truly independent....

    Saakashvili Gets Down To Business In Odesa
    Jun17

    Saakashvili Gets Down To Business In Odesa

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has begun his new role as the governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, where he has pledged to modernize institutions and root out corruption. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service followed Saakashvili as he met with Odesa residents and introduced his newly appointed chief of police, Gia Lortkipanidze, a...