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    2 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Fighting
    Sep17

    2 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Fighting

    Fighting in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk has left two civilians dead, the first reported since Ukrainian lawmakers voted to grant the region self rule. Municipal officials said two civilians were killed, and three injured, during heavy shelling in a residential neighborhood, but it is unclear when the shelling took place....

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now
    Sep17

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are talking about right now: Good Morning, and Happy Weds! US futures are holding onto yesterday’s China induced gains, but we continue to see growth concerns with Russell lagging again early. Focus clearly on FOMC today (2pm headlines / 2:30 presser). EU is outperforming as...

    Top coaches reject idea of 2018 Russia World Cup boycott
    Sep17

    Top coaches reject idea of 2018 Russia World Cup boycott

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Coaches from some of the world’s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin’s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine.Leaders of the 28-nation European Union earlier this month asked the European Commission, the bloc’s...

    Polish Fears of Russia Run High on War Anniversary
    Sep17

    Polish Fears of Russia Run High on War Anniversary

    WARSAW, Poland— It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...

    Future of Ukrainian Former President’s Estate Uncertain
    Sep17

    Future of Ukrainian Former President’s Estate Uncertain

    More than six months after Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovych fled revolution to Russia, authorities have yet to gain control of his palatial estate. Protesters occupy the grounds and opened it to tourists but they are also refusing to turn it over to the state. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Mezhigirya, just north of...

    WATCH: Angry mob drops Ukrainian politician into dumpster
    Sep17

    WATCH: Angry mob drops Ukrainian politician into dumpster

    Dramatic cellphone footage sees the crowd grabbing MP Vitaly Zhuravsky and throwing him head first into the huge garbage can. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Shelling kills 2 in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Sep17

    Shelling kills 2 in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Shelling in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk killed two people Wednesday and wounded three others, municipal authorities said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 2, wounds 3
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 2, wounds 3

    A girl clears the broken glass at a damaged apartment building after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tues… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’
    Sep17

    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’

    Moscow (AFP) – The detention of billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov on money-laundering charges sent shock waves through Russia’s business and political circles on Wednesday and prompted comparisons with past crackdowns on powerful oligarchs.The Investigative Committee, which reports directly to President Vladimir Putin, announced late...

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire
    Sep17

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire

    The rocket killed at least one person and added to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region …read more Source: The Globe and...