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    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Mar03

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here is what you need to know. Russia and Ukraine have a temporary gas deal in place. The overnight agreement will supply Ukraine with gas for the month of March. “Under the deal sealed in Brussels, Ukraine’s Naftogaz will pre-pay and order sufficient quantities of gas to ensure all domestic consumption for March and guarantee...

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine hikes key interest rate to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank said it will raise its key refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent from Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    ‘Do Not Mess With Me!’ — Video Sings Praises Of Russian Imperialism
    Mar03

    ‘Do Not Mess With Me!’ — Video Sings Praises Of Russian Imperialism

    A new video titled I’m A Russian Occupier defends Russia’s occupation of neighboring countries and warns the world not to “mess” with Russians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mourners pay their respects to slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow
    Mar03

    Mourners pay their respects to slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow

    KIEV, Ukraine — Thousands of mourners, including government officials and European diplomats, queued for nearly a mile in Moscow on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader gunned down near the Kremlin last Friday. See also: Nemtsov’s girlfriend on murder: ‘I didn’t see anything’...

    Boris Nemtsov and the End of Two Eras
    Mar03

    Boris Nemtsov and the End of Two Eras

    Sergei Kapukhin/Reuters As remembrances poured in over the weekend for murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, writers appeared to mourn not just a man but a moment in Russian politics, when critics of President Vladimir Putin seemed to be at the height of their power. That moment, many acknowledged, had passed well before Nemtsov was...

    Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal for March
    Mar03

    Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal for March

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, March 3 (UPI) — Ukraine and Russia have agreed to a gas shipment deal which will keep Ukraine supplied with natural gas until the end of March. …read more Source: United Press...

    FP’s Situation Report: Iraq gives the U.S. a surprise of its own; Clapper wants guns for Ukraine; Russia brings its anti-gay agenda to the U.N.; and much more from around the world.
    Mar03

    FP’s Situation Report: Iraq gives the U.S. a surprise of its own; Clapper wants guns for Ukraine; Russia brings its anti-gay agenda to the U.N.; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Iraq repays DoD’s Mosul leaks with a surprise of its own. Iraqi officials were angry after the Pentagon released details on plans without Baghdad’s approval to retake Mosul. They returned the favor Monday with an unexpected offensive to retake Tikrit from the Islamic State. FP’s Kate Brannen...

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%
    Mar03

    Ukraine Central Bank Lifts Key Rate to 30%

    Ukraine’s central bank raised its refinancing rate to 30%, as part of a package of measures aimed at stabilizing the country’s financial system. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine central bank raises key rate to 30% from 19.5%: Interfax
    Mar03

    Ukraine central bank raises key rate to 30% from 19.5%: Interfax

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s central bank has raised its benchmark refinancing rate to 30 percent from 19.5 percent, the country’s Interfax news agency reported Tuesday.The rate change will take effect on Wednesday, the bank’s governor Valeriya Gontareva was quoted as saying. Join the conversation about this story » …read...

    Boris Nemtsov’s Murder is a Killing Stalin Would Appreciate
    Mar03

    Boris Nemtsov’s Murder is a Killing Stalin Would Appreciate

    Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition politician shot four times in the back and killed while walking across a Moscow bridge late on February 27, lived in a large apartment directly across the river from the iconic domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral. The last time I saw Nemtsov was in that apartment, nearly five years ago. I was reporting a...