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    Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep22

    Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say government troops have begun withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, as have pro-Russian rebels in the region. Last week, an agreement was signed calling for both sides to halt advances and pull back heavy artillery, creating a buffer zone. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Another Makarevich Concert Cancelled, This Time In St. Petersburg
    Sep22

    Another Makarevich Concert Cancelled, This Time In St. Petersburg

    A concert by Russian rock musician Andrei Makarevich in St. Petersburg has been cancelled following his public criticism of Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH17 Families Demand $1.3 Million Per Victim
    Sep22

    MH17 Families Demand $1.3 Million Per Victim

    The relatives of three Germans killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are suing Ukraine’s government. …read more Source:...

    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...