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    Rolling blackouts in Ukraine after nuclear plant accident
    Dec03

    Rolling blackouts in Ukraine after nuclear plant accident

    KIEV, Ukraine — In Ukraine, the words “nuclear accident” conjure up memories of Chernobyl — the world’s worst nuclear catastrophe. But those were the words Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk chose on Wednesday when describing problems at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant in southeast Ukraine, without giving further details. See...

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Upcoming FX Moving Headlines… (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Dec03

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Upcoming FX Moving Headlines… (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of this morning’s trader buzz: Good Morning! US Futures are flat, and have been trading in a relatively tight range overnight. Europe having a green day ahead of the ECB tomorrow, Miners are seeing some covering, while Banks are enjoying Italian Bonds hitting new all-time highs. DAX is up 20bp as...

    Ukraine Says Nuclear Plant Fault Cuts Power
    Dec03

    Ukraine Says Nuclear Plant Fault Cuts Power

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. Volodymr Demchishin said Wednesday that a short circuit at a power-generating unit in the Zaporozhiya plant led to a drop in electricity production. He says normal output...

    Ukraine Reports Nuclear Plant Accident, but Official Says There’s ‘No Threat’
    Dec03

    Ukraine Reports Nuclear Plant Accident, but Official Says There’s ‘No Threat’

    The announcement set off fears of a Chernobyl-like catastrophe, but there appeared to have been no radiation leak and only a temporary power disruption. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian Military In Crimea Gets New Surface-To-Air Missile Systems: Report
    Dec03

    Russian Military In Crimea Gets New Surface-To-Air Missile Systems: Report

    Russian military forces deployed in Crimea have received advanced missile systems as part of Moscow’s plans to protect the region’s airspace, a report said Wednesday, citing a Black Sea military source. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine Says No Danger From Nuclear Plant Accident
    Dec03

    Ukraine Says No Danger From Nuclear Plant Accident

    Ukraine’s energy minister says an accident at nuclear power plant in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya last week did not involve a nuclear reactor and caused no radiation leakage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger
    Dec03

    Ukraine says fault at nuclear power plant cuts power output but poses no danger

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. Volodymr Demchishin said Wednesday that a short circuit at a power-generating unit in the Zaporozhiya plant led to a drop in electricity production. He says normal output...

    Draft: EU, US to Stand United on Ukraine Sanctions, Energy Plan
    Dec03

    Draft: EU, US to Stand United on Ukraine Sanctions, Energy Plan

    U.S. and European Union leaders will on Wednesday pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening the energy security of Europe and Ukraine, as they seek to present a united front to Russia, a draft document said. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz are in Brussels for talks after a year in which the...

    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins
    Dec03

    Russian State-Owned Media Just Contradicted Kremlin Claim That It Doesn’t Use Combat Dolphins

    Russia’s state-owned news service Sputnik News is claiming that “Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Special Forces have held their first training exercises with combat dolphins”, apparently contradicting an official statement that the dolphin unit doesn’t exist. Interfax, the independent Russian news service, has reported a...

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power
    Dec03

    Ukraine says nuclear plant fault cuts power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s energy minister says a technical fault at a nuclear power plant in the south of country has cut power production but insists it poses no danger. The plant’s operator announced Monday that a problem had occurred with a power-generating unit, but concern was provoked Wednesday after Prime Minister Arseniy...