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    Pabst Blue Ribbon, Iconic Hipster Beer, Sold To Russians
    Sep19

    Pabst Blue Ribbon, Iconic Hipster Beer, Sold To Russians

    Pabst Blue Ribbon is defecting to Russia. The 170-year-old Milwaukee brewery known for its acronymic hipster beer announced on Thursday night that it was sold to Moscow-based Oasis Beverages, a six-year-old beer and soda firm that operates in Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine. “Pabst Blue Ribbon is the quintessential American brand — it...

    How to Defeat ISIS, According to Ted Cruz
    Sep19

    How to Defeat ISIS, According to Ted Cruz

    The Republican Party is divided on foreign policy. There are “interventionists” like John McCain and Lindsey Graham who want America to more aggressively wage war—either directly or via proxies—in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and beyond. And there are “isolationists” like Rand Paul who worry that if America tries to fix the...

    Russian Pollster Brands Scottish Independence Referendum “Last Century”
    Sep19

    Russian Pollster Brands Scottish Independence Referendum “Last Century”

    A Russian polling expert, Igor Borisov, has lambasted the Scottish Independence referendum process, in an interview with state media yesterday. Borisov, who used to chair Russia’s Central Election Commission, a governmental organisation, claimed that the poll failed to meet basic international norms. Voting in Scotland “do[es] not conform...

    Iraqis, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian Movement Among Sakharov Prize Nominees
    Sep19

    Iraqis, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian Movement Among Sakharov Prize Nominees

    A law professor and a Christian religious leader in Iraq, an Azerbaijani rights defender, and Ukraine’s pro-Western Euromaidan movement are among the nominees for the European Parliament’s 2014 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rockets rain down on rebel-held Ukraine villages
    Sep19

    Rockets rain down on rebel-held Ukraine villages

    Rebel-held villages on the frontline of the war between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine face a barrage of shelling despite the ceasefire, as desperate locals say they have nowhere else to go. …read more Source: USA...

    Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania form joint military brigade for cooperation, peacekeeping
    Sep19

    Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania form joint military brigade for cooperation, peacekeeping

    Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian health official: Uman pilgrims may bring Ebola
    Sep19

    Ukrainian health official: Uman pilgrims may bring Ebola

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian health official warned that Jewish pilgrims converging in Uman may bring with them the Ebola virus and other epidemics. Larissa Kachanova, who heads the local branch of the Ukrainian government’s Sanitary and Epidemiological Management Center, issued the warning Thursday ahead of the arrival of approximately 30,000 Jews...

    Poland’s New PM Picks New Foreign Minister
    Sep19

    Poland’s New PM Picks New Foreign Minister

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland’s prime minister-designate on Friday named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been vocal internationally on the conflict in Ukraine. Grzegorz Schetyna, a 51-year-old former interior minister who recently headed the parliamentary commission for foreign affairs, was tapped as Sikorski’s...

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now
    Sep19

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

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has what traders are buzzing about right now. Good Morning, and Happy Friday! Heavy volumes today, as Scotland votes “NO” / We have a “Quad Witch” expiry (Futures and Index Options expire on Open, Single Stocks on the close) / a S&P and EuroStoxx rebalance / The Alerian MLP Indicies rebalance, along with the...

    Donetsk Separatist ‘Minister’ Says Schools To Adopt Russian Program
    Sep19

    Donetsk Separatist ‘Minister’ Says Schools To Adopt Russian Program

    Separatist rebels in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region plan to introduce the Russian curriculum into schools under their control. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...