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    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone
    Oct13

    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials say they have observed a reduction in the presence of Russian troops in areas at the heart of fighting between government troops and separatis… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine hands popular general tricky defence job
    Oct13

    Ukraine hands popular general tricky defence job

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Monday turned to the popular head of Ukraine’s frontline forces in his search for a defence minister ahead of a crunch general election and high-stakes talks with Russia.The pro-Western leader asked National Guard irregular forces commander Stepan Poltorak to become Ukraine’s fourth...

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Oct13

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

    Dave Lutz at Jones Trading has the top topics about which traders are talking about today. Good Morning! US Futures are looking higher, with the S&P rebounding off that key 200dma level this AM – but both Russell and Nasdaq futures, the hardest hit over the last week, are showing a less enthusiastic bounce. Equity volumes in the USA may be...

    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone
    Oct13

    Ukraine sees fewer Russian troops in conflict zone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials say they have observed a reduction in the presence of Russian troops in areas at the heart of fighting between government troops and separatist rebels. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine says it has evidence alleged Russian troops on its territory are withdrawing
    Oct13

    Ukraine says it has evidence alleged Russian troops on its territory are withdrawing

    Ukrainian military officials say they have observed a reduction in the presence of Russian troops in areas at the heart of fighting between government troops and separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    Flight MH17: Australia’s Tony Abbott To ‘Shirtfront’ Putin At G20 Summit Over Downed Jetliner
    Oct13

    Flight MH17: Australia’s Tony Abbott To ‘Shirtfront’ Putin At G20 Summit Over Downed Jetliner

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday that he will “shirtfront” Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at the G20 summit in Brisbane in November. The Boeing 777-200 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 people on board, in an area controlled by pro-Russian...

    Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price Policy Could Sink The Russian Economy
    Oct13

    Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price Policy Could Sink The Russian Economy

    The vice-president of Russia’s state-owned oil behemoth Rosneft has accused Saudi Arabia of manipulating the oil price for political reasons. Mikhail Leontyev was quoted in Russian media as saying: Prices can be manipulative. First of all, Saudi Arabia has begun making big discounts on oil. This is political manipulation, and Saudi Arabia...

    Australian PM Says He Will Confront Putin at G20 Summit Over MH17 ‘Murders’
    Oct13

    Australian PM Says He Will Confront Putin at G20 Summit Over MH17 ‘Murders’

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday that he would use an upcoming G20 leaders summit to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and the “murder” of Australian citizens. Allegations that the jetliner was downed by pro-Russian separatists armed with surface-to-air...

    Ukraine turns to new defence chief ahead of Russia talks
    Oct13

    Ukraine turns to new defence chief ahead of Russia talks

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko was set on Monday to name Ukraine’s fourth defence minister of the year as he positions himself for a crunch general election and high-level talks with Russia.The pro-Western leader on Sunday sacked defence chief Valeriy Geletey after only three months on the job, citing a need to...

    Tymoshenko’s Party Ousts 1,500 Members In Lustration
    Oct13

    Tymoshenko’s Party Ousts 1,500 Members In Lustration

    Ukraine’s Batkivshchyna party has kicked out hundreds of its members from its ranks as part of the country’s lustration campaign. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...