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    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. Bush, like most Republican White House prospects, supports economic sanctions on Russia and sending military...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. …read more Source: CNS...

    Deadly Fuel Depot Fire Rages In Ukraine
    Jun09

    Deadly Fuel Depot Fire Rages In Ukraine

    VASYLKIV, Ukraine June 9 (Reuters) – Emergency services struggled to prevent the spread of a deadly fuel depot fire outside Kiev on Tuesday and three firemen were reported missing after the blaze triggered a powerful explosion. The fire burned overnight and by morning had spread to at least 16 tanks, most of them storing petrol. That sent a...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’
    Jun09

    Crimean Tatar Leader Says TV Station To Be Russian ‘Propaganda Tool’

    Russia will establish a Crimean Tatar broadcasting company to replace TV and radio stations shut down by the Moscow-controlled government this spring, but a senior leader of the annexed peninsula’s Muslim ethnic minority dismissed the initiative as a bid to create a “propaganda tool.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Stephen Harper begins Poland visit in Warsaw as European trip continues
    Jun09

    Stephen Harper begins Poland visit in Warsaw as European trip continues

    WARSAW, Poland – Prime Minister Stephen Harper is kicking off the next leg of his European travel today in Warsaw, Poland.Harper is to take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He then has meetings planned with Polish Prime Minister Eva Kopacz and President Bronislaw Komorowski.Poland is a major European ally...

    NATO and Russia aren’t talking to each other. Cold war lessons forgotten?
    Jun09

    NATO and Russia aren’t talking to each other. Cold war lessons forgotten?

    Several times during the cold war, miscommunication almost led to nuclear conflict. Now, amid tensions over Ukraine, Russia and the West are showing a new failure to communicate. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Fuel depot fire near Ukraine’s capital kills 1, injures several others
    Jun09

    Fuel depot fire near Ukraine’s capital kills 1, injures several others

    Ukrainian officials say that a major blaze has engulfed a fuel depot near the capital, leaving one man dead and injuring several others. …read more Source: Global...

    What are traders chatting about this morning? A sell off in Germany … (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT)
    Jun09

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

    Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here’s what traders are talking about before the opening bell. Good Morning! US Futures are under pressure, led by a 30bp retreat in the Nasdaq. Once again, US markets are well outperforming the crowded Europe long, with the DAX off 1.5% in heavy turnover. Europe woes driven by Greece (Officials said the...

    ‘Waiting To Die’ — Under Fire In The Trenches Of Ukraine
    Jun09

    ‘Waiting To Die’ — Under Fire In The Trenches Of Ukraine

    Ukrainian fighters from the OUN volunteer battalion were coming under fire from Russian-backed separatists night and day on July 6-7. The volunteers said the separatists were using mortars, but they were able to respond only with small arms fire. The fighting, near Pisky in eastern Ukraine, was the latest incident captured on film by RFE/RL of...