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    The US Warns Russia About Its ‘Significant Escalation’ In Ukraine Ahead Of A Crucial Meeting
    Aug26

    The US Warns Russia About Its ‘Significant Escalation’ In Ukraine Ahead Of A Crucial Meeting

    High-profile U.S. diplomats warned Russia to halt increasing “escalation” in Ukraine on Tuesday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin was scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart for the first time since June. Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, said late Monday night that Russia’s...

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Captured Russian Soldiers
    Aug26

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Captured Russian Soldiers

    Ukraine’s security services have released video purportedly showing Russian servicemen who were captured while fighting alongside pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. Security officials said the Russian paratroopers had crossed into Ukrainian territory from Russia in a column of several dozen armed infantry vehicles. (Reuters)...

    Ukraine captures Russian soldiers on its territory; Russia says they crossed ‘by accident’
    Aug26

    Ukraine captures Russian soldiers on its territory; Russia says they crossed ‘by accident’

    The incident comes only hours before the presidents of the two countries were due to meet for the first time in months …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Aug26

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

    Dave Lutz of JonesTrading has the top topics about which traders are talking today: Yesterday’s NYSE volume was the lightest (Non-Holiday) volume since October 2006, let’s hope that reverses – US Futures have been steadily climbing throughout the AM, and rest about 15bp higher ahead of the Poroshenko-Putin meeting (no specific...

    Southeast Ukraine Shelled on Possible New Front
    Aug26

    Southeast Ukraine Shelled on Possible New Front

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine’s far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. It was the second straight day that attacks were reported in the vicinity of Novoazovsk, which is in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk region but previously had seen...

    Ukraine Captures Russian Soldiers Near Donetsk, Alleges Russia Attempting To Escalate Conflict
    Aug26

    Ukraine Captures Russian Soldiers Near Donetsk, Alleges Russia Attempting To Escalate Conflict

    Ukrainian government forces claimed that they had captured 10 Russian soldiers attempting to cross the border into the eastern region of Donetsk, BBC reported Tuesday. The report comes ahead of a scheduled meeting between leaders of both countries at a regional summit. …read more Source: International Business...

    Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front
    Aug26

    Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front

    Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside Novoazovsk, a city in Ukraine’s far southeast, after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. …read more Source: CTV...

    Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash
    Aug26

    Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

    Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining compensation for their loss. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine captures 10 Russian soldiers in rebel-filled east
    Aug26

    Ukraine captures 10 Russian soldiers in rebel-filled east

    Ukraine on Tuesday said its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source:...

    Russia approves $6.6bn for sanctions-hit state banks
    Aug26

    Russia approves $6.6bn for sanctions-hit state banks

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian government has approved injecting 239 billion rubles ($6.6 billion, 5 billion euros) into two of the country’s largest, state-controlled banks that have been hit with Western sanctions.VTB Bank will get the lion’s share of the funds, 214 billion rubles, while Rosselkhozbank will get 25 billion,...