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    Poroshenko Says Military Victory Impossible
    Sep22

    Poroshenko Says Military Victory Impossible

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko defended his peace plan September 21, arguing that military victory against Russian-backed separatists was impossible. He added that self-government in Luhansk and Donetsk would be strictly limited to three years. A shaky ceasefire has been in place since September 5. (Reuters) …read more Source:...

    The Eurozone Economy Is Turning The Corner
    Sep22

    The Eurozone Economy Is Turning The Corner

    The take-up of the ECB’s TLTRO program announced back in June was materially lower than expected. About €83bn worth of cheap long-dated loans was picked up by the area’s banking system. Many had expected €150bn and even greater. Part of the reason is that banks that are not quite ready to deploy the funds don’t want to sit on...

    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off U.N. radar
    Sep22

    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off U.N. radar

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That’s likely … …read more Source: The Washington...

    The ‘Great Stagnation’ Is Europe’s Biggest Fear Again
    Sep22

    The ‘Great Stagnation’ Is Europe’s Biggest Fear Again

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Scotland’s rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the “Great Stagnation,” and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading nations, meeting at the weekend, said they were tantalizingly close to...

    Crimean Leader Says Mejlis Does Not Exist
    Sep22

    Crimean Leader Says Mejlis Does Not Exist

    Crimea’s Russian-backed leader, Sergei Aksyonov, says the self-governing body of the peninsula’s Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis (Assembly), does not exist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar
    Sep22

    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That’s likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues...

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest violence in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest violence in Ukraine

    Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s complicity in the conflict. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Thousands of Russians March for Peace in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Thousands of Russians March for Peace in Ukraine

    Thousands of people staged a peace march in Moscow on Sunday to protest against the Russian government’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict. People of all ages joined the rally and many waved Ukrainian flags, chanting songs and holding banners that read “Hands off Ukraine!” and “No to war,” the Guardian reports. “This march is to show the...

    Thousands in Moscow protest Ukraine conflict
    Sep22

    Thousands in Moscow protest Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s alleged complicity in the conflict. The Ukraine conflict has boosted nationalist sentiment among Russians, many of who regard eastern Ukraine as rightfully a part of Russia, and coverage of the crisis on...

    Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis
    Sep22

    Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis

    Several thousand people in Moscow took to the streets Sunday to protest the war in Ukraine and how the Russian government has handled the crisis there, CNN has learned. …read more Source:...