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    A New Balance of Power in Asia: Japan and U.S.; China and Russia; India and ASEAN
    Nov07

    A New Balance of Power in Asia: Japan and U.S.; China and Russia; India and ASEAN

    BEIJING — As the Beijing summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum convenes, there have appeared some new developments in the Asia-Pacific strategic landscape as were mirrored in the international situation and China’s peaceful development this year. And China seems to have gained greater strategic initiative. The new developments are...

    Black week for the ruble as fall hits all-time low
    Nov07

    Black week for the ruble as fall hits all-time low

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s currency on Friday slid to a historic low, losing over 10 percent in value over the course of the week amid falling oil prices and the fallout of the Ukraine crisis.The fall sparked panic as the euro reached the 60 ruble mark for the first time and the dollar passed 48 rubles.The ruble then gained slightly with...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending military column into rebel-held east
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending military column into rebel-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine has accused Russia of sending in dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern areas. National Security and Defence Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Friday at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with fighters and ammunition had crossed into eastern Ukraine...

    US Lawmakers Urge NATO To Buy French Mistral Ships Bound For Russia
    Nov07

    US Lawmakers Urge NATO To Buy French Mistral Ships Bound For Russia

    U.S. lawmakers have urged NATO to acquire French-built warships after France indicated that it may not hand over the controversial Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia. The U.S. and Western powers have hit Russia with several sanctions since the latter annexed the Crimean peninsula, and have criticized President Vladimir Putin’s policies...

    FP’s Situation Report: Obama writes a secret letter to Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei; U.S. claims gains against the Islamic State; 600 service members exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq; Ukraine inches closer to war with Russia; and much more.
    Nov07
    Kyiv Says Russian Tanks, Troops Cross Into Ukraine
    Nov07

    Kyiv Says Russian Tanks, Troops Cross Into Ukraine

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says 32 tanks and other heavy weapons, as well as soldiers, entered the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk from Russia on November 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in dozens of tanks, other heavy weapons into rebel-held east
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in dozens of tanks, other heavy weapons into rebel-held east

    Ukraine has accused Russia of sending in dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern areas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Traders Are Hearing ‘Many Whispers’ About How The Jobs Report Could Smash Expectations…
    Nov07

    Traders Are Hearing ‘Many Whispers’ About How The Jobs Report Could Smash Expectations…

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now. Good Morning! US Futures are opening flat, as the world awaits our payroll number (the Survey is 235k, High Estimate 314k – Of the 10 Bloomberg “Top Forecasters” 8 of them are all below 235k, but many whispers expecting a big beat based on...

    Kremlin: ‘Respect’ For Rebel Votes Not The Same As Recognition
    Nov07

    Kremlin: ‘Respect’ For Rebel Votes Not The Same As Recognition

    A senior Kremlin aide has reiterated Russia’s “respect” for elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine but said Moscow has deliberately stopped short of saying it “recognizes” the votes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Tank Column, Artillery Systems And Trucks Have Crossed Into Eastern Ukraine From Russia
    Nov07

    Ukraine Says Tank Column, Artillery Systems And Trucks Have Crossed Into Eastern Ukraine From Russia

    KIEV, Nov 7 (Reuters) – A column of 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and trucks carrying ammunition and fighters has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, the Kiev military said on Friday. “The deployment continues of military equipment and Russian mercenaries to the front lines,” spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a...