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    Veteran US Diplomat: Moscow Unlikely to Annex Eastern Ukraine
    Sep11

    Veteran US Diplomat: Moscow Unlikely to Annex Eastern Ukraine

    A cease-fire is holding in Ukraine’s eastern region. The cease-fire halts five months of fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, who Western nations say are directly helped by Russia, a charge denied by Moscow. Senior Russian officials, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, have recently stated there is...

    ROBERT SHILLER: Beware The Psychological Impacts Of Russian Sanctions (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, RSX, ESR, POL)
    Sep11

    ROBERT SHILLER: Beware The Psychological Impacts Of Russian Sanctions (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, RSX, ESR, POL)

    Don’t dismiss the psychological impact of poor economic growth and increasingly weighty economic sanctions. Yale professor Robert Shiller is out with a new essay at Project Syndicate called “Parallels to 1937” that tackles the issue of how an economic malaise can impact the psychology of citizens. The Nobel prize winning...

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    Sep11

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of cancelling some – or even all – of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    U.S. stepping up Russia sanctions
    Sep11

    U.S. stepping up Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON – The United States is joining the European Union in stepping up economic sanctions on Russia for its attack on Ukraine, President Obama announced Thursday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Joint US-Russian airforce exercise cancelled amid Ukraine conflict
    Sep11

    Joint US-Russian airforce exercise cancelled amid Ukraine conflict

    An Air Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada and Russia has been canceled due to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    U.S., EU imposing new sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    U.S., EU imposing new sanctions on Russia

    Moscow calls the move an ‘unfriendly step’ and says it will respond with like measures. …read more Source: USA...

    E.U. tightens sanctions against Russian banks, defense companies and individuals
    Sep11

    E.U. tightens sanctions against Russian banks, defense companies and individuals

    MOSCOW — The European Union announced stricter sanctions against Russia on Thursday in response to that country’s recent involvement in the Ukraine crisis, taking aim at Russia’s energy sector, as well as its vital financial and defense industries. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia Slashes Gas Exports To Poland In Retaliation Over Ukraine, Polish Gas Officials Say
    Sep11

    Russia Slashes Gas Exports To Poland In Retaliation Over Ukraine, Polish Gas Officials Say

    Russia slashed nearly half its natural gas exports to Poland earlier this week amid soaring tensions over Ukraine, Poland’s state gas firm is claiming. The shortfall forced Poland to halt gas deliveries to Ukraine through “reverse-flow” pipelines, which some analysts say was Russia’s original goal, according to media reports....

    NATO: 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine
    Sep11

    NATO: 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine

    Russia still has about 1,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine, a NATO military officer said Thursday, a week after Ukraine’s government and pro-Russia rebels agreed to a ceasefire aimed at ending months of conflict. …read more Source:...

    U.S. to Ratchet Up Russia Sanctions
    Sep11

    U.S. to Ratchet Up Russia Sanctions

    President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the United States would “deepen and broaden” its sanctions on Russia for its actions in eastern Ukraine, despite last week’s cease-fire reached between the government of Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. American and European officials have been preparing the additional sanctions for weeks,...