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    Frustrated Ukrainian Activists Dishing Out ‘Trash-Bucket Justice’
    Oct02

    Frustrated Ukrainian Activists Dishing Out ‘Trash-Bucket Justice’

    With Ukraine’s post-Euromaidan purge of corrupt officials still yet to be signed into law, impatient activists are throwing unpopular officials into Dumpsters in a sometimes violent practice popularized on social networks as the “Trash Bucket Challenge.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Western Banks Have Basically Gone On Strike Against Russia, Cutting Off Its Credit
    Oct02

    Western Banks Have Basically Gone On Strike Against Russia, Cutting Off Its Credit

    The amount of debt issued by Russian companies has collapsed due to fears of Western sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine. In the first three quarters of this year the total amount of foreign-currency debt plummeted 83% compared to the same period last year. Nomura Securities estimates that the total value of sales was $9.8 billion so far in 2014...

    Radio Free Europe back on frontline over Ukraine
    Oct02

    Radio Free Europe back on frontline over Ukraine

    Prague (AFP) – A quarter century after it helped topple totalitarian Communist regimes in eastern Europe, the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is duelling Moscow again, this time in a media war over the Ukraine crisis.Broadcasting from Prague and targeting countries with restricted press freedom, RFE/RL has seen audience numbers...

    Rebels in Ukraine move on Donetsk airport
    Oct02

    Rebels in Ukraine move on Donetsk airport

    MOSCOW — Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday despite a fragile cease-fire, as pro-Russian rebels appeared to be close to capturing the strategically important Donetsk airport. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Merkel Urges Putin To Press Separatists In Ukraine
    Oct02

    Merkel Urges Putin To Press Separatists In Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia has a duty to exert influence on pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rocket Attacks on School and Bus in Ukraine Kill 9
    Oct02

    Rocket Attacks on School and Bus in Ukraine Kill 9

    Witnesses said that a biology teacher, a parent, and a rebel fighter were killed in one attack in Donetsk, which took place on the first day of school. …read more Source: The New York...

    During Times Like This, Advisors Should Call Their Most Anxious Clients
    Oct02

    During Times Like This, Advisors Should Call Their Most Anxious Clients

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Advisors Should Call Up Their Nervous Clients Today (Advisor Perspectives) Clients always get nervous around a market “hiccup.” In these situations, it’s important to first understand where this nervousness...

    Videos: Ukrainians Are Literally Throwing Their Politicians Into the Trash
    Oct02

    Videos: Ukrainians Are Literally Throwing Their Politicians Into the Trash

    Ukrainian politicians are known to get into a brawl every now and then. But u …read more Source: The New...

    Europe’s Human Rights Chief Concerned For Crimean Tatars
    Oct01

    Europe’s Human Rights Chief Concerned For Crimean Tatars

    The Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, Nils Muiznieks, says his “biggest concern” in Ukraine is the plight of Crimean Tatars who have remained in Crimea since it was annexed by Russia in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Giant Ukraine JCC provides shelter from the storm — in style
    Oct01

    Giant Ukraine JCC provides shelter from the storm — in style

    A rendering of the Menorah Center in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, which is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Europe. (Jewish Community of Dnepropetrovsk) DNEPROPETROVSK, Ukraine (JTA) — Five months into the war that turned him into a refugee in his own country, Jacob Virin has already attended 20 Jewish weddings — including those of...