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Section: US & Canada

    Leaders in Ukrainian Breakaway Regions Keep Power in Rebel Elections
    Nov03

    Leaders in Ukrainian Breakaway Regions Keep Power in Rebel Elections

    Russia said it “respected” the vote in Donetsk and Luhansk, again widening a breach with Western governments over strategies for resolving the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The New York...

    Cows Vote as Putin Tightens Grip on East Ukraine
    Nov03

    Cows Vote as Putin Tightens Grip on East Ukraine

    Pro-Russian saeparatists in Eastern Ukraine were allowed to hold their farcical elections because Vladimir Putin wanted them to be sure of his support. …read more Source:...

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Tailwinds…
    Nov03

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? The Tailwinds…

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has this morning’s buzz: Good Morning! US Futures are off small, giving back 15bp of Friday’s rally higher. We will see how long that lasts, as multiple tailwinds are blowing: The $/¥ has gone vertical thru 113, Nikkei futures up 5% from Friday’s close (They have Holiday today); Heavy M&A...

    FP’s Situation Report: GOP win could bolster Obama’s economic foreign policy; Big setback for U.S. strategy in Iraq; Continued fallout from U.S.-Israel rift; Eastern Ukraine builds ties to Russia; and much more.
    Nov03
    Crime And Crimea: Criminals As Allies And Agents
    Nov03

    Crime And Crimea: Criminals As Allies And Agents

    What the Crimean annexation has demonstrated in especially stark form is the connection between crime and the Russian state — both how the Kremlin uses criminals as instruments of state policy and also how the underworld and upperworld have become inextricably entwined as a consequence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election

    Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: CTV...

    “Russian” Troops Surge Into Ukraine As Donetsk And Luhansk Elections Reveal Winners
    Nov03

    “Russian” Troops Surge Into Ukraine As Donetsk And Luhansk Elections Reveal Winners

    As pro-Russian winners were announced Sunday after an election in Donetsk and Luhansk, concerns intensify over a major military movement of troops and equipment from Russia into Ukraine. The movements, which began Sunday and were witnessed by a number of Western journalists, included up to 40 trucks of military equipment and troops. …read...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia has backed a contentious election despite criticism from the EU and the U.S. …read more Source: USA...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Nov03

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here are 10 of the biggest stories you need to know before US markets open. Angela Merkel Hit Out At David Cameron. The German chancellor has signaled to the British prime minister that renegotiation of the European Union’s freedom of movement is not on the table. The Eurozone’s Manufacturers Reported Weak Growth. The...

    Eastern Ukraine Rebels Elect Leader
    Nov03

    Eastern Ukraine Rebels Elect Leader

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say the acting prime minister of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic has won an election that Kyiv and the West have made clear they will not recognize. Election officials said Monday that Alexander Zakharchenko received about 79 percent of Sunday’s vote as part of the elections for...