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    Ukraine Modifies ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Claim To ‘Cease-Fire Process’ After Kremlin Refutes Original Report
    Sep03

    Ukraine Modifies ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Claim To ‘Cease-Fire Process’ After Kremlin Refutes Original Report

    Update as of 7:15 a.m. EDT: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s office reportedly corrected its earlier statement regarding a cease-fire and changed it to saying that Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a “cease-fire process,” BBC reported. A New York Times report cited the correction to a spokesperson, and added that a new statement will...

    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies
    Sep03

    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey has announced the creation of a Special Service, similar to a counterintelligence organization that existed during Josef Stalin’s rule, to deal with subversive elements in the Ukrainian military. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe
    Sep03

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin’s next target. “You lost your independence once before,” Obama said...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. MoreEXCLUSIVE: Ebola Victim Kent Brantly ‘Not Worried’ About Stigma NBC NewsObama Vows: We Will ‘Degrade and Destroy’...

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message
    Sep03

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message

    U.S. President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to defend other NATO states under what is known as Article 5 of the alliance’s charter. He spoke at a news conference in Tallinn with Estonian President Toomas Ilves. In reaction to Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, NATO’s secretary-general recently announced that...

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source: CTV...

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees
    Sep03

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees

    Ukraine said it had agreed with Vladimir Putin on steps towards a “cease-fire regime,” but the Kremlin denied any actual truce deal. …read more Source:...

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists
    Sep03

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists

    Residents of the southeastern port city of Mariupol took part in combat training offered by members of Ukraine’s Azov volunteer battalion. Trainees said they were prepared to wage a “partisan war” if pro-Russian separatist forces were to reach their city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep03

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire

    President Barack Obama said during a visit to Estonia that it’s too early to tell what a reported Ukrainian-Russian cease-fire means, expressing doubts about Moscow’s willingness to follow through. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning
    Sep03

    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning

    This morning there’s been some confusion in Ukraine, as the Ukrainian President Poroshenko announced a “cease-fire.” Putin then said there’d been no such thing. Here’s how the market reacted to the news, via FinViz. There was a clear pop right after 4 AM, and then not longer after, the market gave it almost all back....