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    Russia Worries About Actual New Star Wars
    Nov11

    Russia Worries About Actual New Star Wars

    It’s a case of diplomatic fact being far, far stranger than science fiction. Earlier this month in Hollywood, while the Lucasfilm team announced the title of the latest movie in the lucrative and hugely popular Star Wars franchise, United Nations diplomats in New York bickered over whether weapons should be banned in outer space. True, the...

    Merkel says EU not planning new sanctions against Russia
    Nov11

    Merkel says EU not planning new sanctions against Russia

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that the European Union was not planning new sanctions against Russia over a fresh spike in violence in Ukraine. Merkel reiterated that EU member states were considering adding pro-Russian separatists to existing sanction lists imposed on Moscow.But she added at a news conference...

    Moscow Court Hears Ukrainian Pilot’s Complaint Over Exam
    Nov11

    Moscow Court Hears Ukrainian Pilot’s Complaint Over Exam

    A Moscow court has started a hearing into a complaint filed by Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force pilot who is being held in Russia on charges of complicity in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘No excuses’ for Russia’s provocations in Ukraine, says U.S.
    Nov11

    ‘No excuses’ for Russia’s provocations in Ukraine, says U.S.

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) — The United States warned Monday “the costs to Russia will rise” if Russia and its proxies continue to violate the Minsk Protocol signed Sept. 5. …read more Source: United Press...

    Heavy Shelling in East Ukraine Increases Fears Over Ceasefire
    Nov11

    Heavy Shelling in East Ukraine Increases Fears Over Ceasefire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Heavy shelling resumed around the pro-Russian separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said. More than a dozen mortar bombs were heard in the city center, though it was unclear who had launched them or what was under fire. Fighting has often centered around Donetsk airport which...

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
    Nov11

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

    PEREVALSK, Ukraine — They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement.Patches of Ukraine’s depressed industrial basin in the east — in the throes of a pro-Russian...

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
    Nov11

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

    In this Wednesday Nov. 5, 2014 photo, military vehicles are parked in Perevalsk, Eastern Ukraine. Perevalsk and Alchevsk both participated in a contentious vote in early November to elect sepa… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? Metals…
    Nov11

    What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? Metals…

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now. Good Morning! US Futures are tracking higher, led by Tech and Biotech – but liquidity is expected to be light as Credit markets in US and Europe are closed today to honor Veteran’s / Armistice Day commemorations. That said, Equity markets are trading...

    East Ukraine’s separatists: a patchwork of fiefdoms run by rowdy warlords
    Nov11

    East Ukraine’s separatists: a patchwork of fiefdoms run by rowdy warlords

    They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
    Nov11

    Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

    PEREVALSK, Ukraine (AP) — They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement…. …read more Source: Associated...