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    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun08

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    Critics say Russia is attempting to rewrite history in its own favour using textbooks and other media …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kyiv Says 42,500 Rebels, Russian Soldiers Stationed In East Ukraine
    Jun08

    Kyiv Says 42,500 Rebels, Russian Soldiers Stationed In East Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has said that 42,500 separatists and Russian soldiers are stationed in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been battling pro-Russian rebels since April 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Accuses Kyiv Of Fanning Flames Ahead Of G7 Summit
    Jun08

    Moscow Accuses Kyiv Of Fanning Flames Ahead Of G7 Summit

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused Kyiv of trying to “escalate” the conflict in the country’s east ahead of a Group of Seven (G7) summit of economic powers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leaders focus on climate change, terrorism on 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Leaders focus on climate change, terrorism on 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their focus Monday to global issues including climate change, terrorism and the threat from diseases such as Ebola. …read more Source: FOX...

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting
    Jun08

    Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Ukrainian Retreat
    Jun08

    Russia’s Ukrainian Retreat

    Is Vladimir Putin mounting a charm offensive, a military offensive or both? Last month, Russia’s president greeted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with conspicuous warmth at a newly built palace in Sochi for their first meeting since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis. They talked about eastern Ukraine’s future not as a piece of...

    What are traders chatting about this morning? A sell off in Europe … (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT)
    Jun08

    What are traders chatting about this morning? A sell off in Europe … (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, IWM, TLT)

    Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here’s what traders are talking about before Monday’s open. Good Morning! US Futures are continuing Friday’s NFP weakness, with the Russell losing 25bp early. This mirrors weakness overseas, which sees the DAX losing 60bp in very good volumes. Consumer Discretionary and Tech are the main drivers of...

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — 12:25 p.m. (1125 GMT; 6:25 a.m EDT) …read more Source: CNS...

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — 10:45 a.m. (0845 GMT; 4:45 a.m. EDT) …read more Source: U.S....

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    THE LATEST: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    The White House says President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande are in agreement on some of the world’s vexing problems, including Russia’s actions in Ukraine and keeping Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Arabi will brief leaders Monday on his country’s fight against the...