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    New Russia Sanctions Hit Western Oil Giants
    Sep14

    New Russia Sanctions Hit Western Oil Giants

    The latest U.S. and EU sanctions against Russia will sever the closest area of economic cooperation between Russia and the West: the energy sector. New sanctions unveiled last Friday against Russia target its banks, energy firms, and defense companies. These sanctions will cut off some of Russia’s largest companies from accessing European...

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Says Kyiv Receiving Weapons
    Sep14

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Says Kyiv Receiving Weapons

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey says that unnamed NATO member countries are delivering weapons to Kyiv to fight pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Residents Emerge in Shell-Shocked Ukrainian City
    Sep14

    Residents Emerge in Shell-Shocked Ukrainian City

    LUHANSK, Ukraine—The conflict-wracked eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk, much of which has been without water and electricity for more than a month, had a rare day of jubilation Sunday as rebel fighters paraded military vehicles victoriously through city streets. In the other regional capital of Donetsk, the city council said Sunday that shelling...

    Defense Minister: Western Weapons on Way to Ukraine
    Sep14

    Defense Minister: Western Weapons on Way to Ukraine

    Ukrain’s Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said Sunday weapons are on their way to Ukraine from Western countries – which he would not name – to help the country in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The claim came as sporadic fighting continued in eastern Ukraine, despite of a nine-day-old cease-fire. Heletey said the...

    Shelling Continues In East Ukraine Despite Fragile Cease-Fire Said To Benefit Russia
    Sep14

    Shelling Continues In East Ukraine Despite Fragile Cease-Fire Said To Benefit Russia

    A fragile cease-fire deal reached this month between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian separatists was under threat Sunday as neighborhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk were shelled. The target of the attacks appears to be the city’s airport. …read more Source: International Business...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine challenges ceasefire deal
    Sep14

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine challenges ceasefire deal

    Several residential neighbourhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have come under repeated shelling, imperilling a fragile ceasefire agreement imposed last week. …read more Source:...

    Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Sep14

    Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is being tested Sunday, with intense fighting reported near the airport in Donetsk Saturday and Sunday. An NPR team in that city was forced to flee the shelling.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    BIS central bank warns against ‘illusion of permanent liquidity’
    Sep14

    BIS central bank warns against ‘illusion of permanent liquidity’

    Zurich (AFP) – Loose monetary policies have created an “illusion of permanent liquidity” that is spurring investors to make risky bets and push up asset prices, the Bank for International Settlements said Sunday.”The longer the music plays and the louder it gets, the more deafening is the silence that follows,”...

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine with Russia as rebel fighting continues
    Sep14

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine with Russia as rebel fighting continues

    U.S. is concerned about renewed fighting in east Ukraine and has no details about the content of a Russian convoy that entered and left Ukraine over the weekend …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government
    Sep14

    Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government

    RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service’s Maryana Drach spoke to Freeland about Western policies toward Ukraine and the role of Russian propaganda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...