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    Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Sep14

    Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is being tested Sunday, with intense fighting reported near the airport in Donetsk Saturday and Sunday. An NPR team in that city was forced to flee the shelling.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    BIS central bank warns against ‘illusion of permanent liquidity’
    Sep14

    BIS central bank warns against ‘illusion of permanent liquidity’

    Zurich (AFP) – Loose monetary policies have created an “illusion of permanent liquidity” that is spurring investors to make risky bets and push up asset prices, the Bank for International Settlements said Sunday.”The longer the music plays and the louder it gets, the more deafening is the silence that follows,”...

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine with Russia as rebel fighting continues
    Sep14

    Kerry to discuss Ukraine with Russia as rebel fighting continues

    U.S. is concerned about renewed fighting in east Ukraine and has no details about the content of a Russian convoy that entered and left Ukraine over the weekend …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government
    Sep14

    Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government

    RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service’s Maryana Drach spoke to Freeland about Western policies toward Ukraine and the role of Russian propaganda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia
    Sep14

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia

    Tatiana Poludnitsina fled her home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk in her robe and flip-flops after artillery shells hit it in mid-August. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russia-annexed Crimea Votes for Legislature
    Sep14

    Russia-annexed Crimea Votes for Legislature

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea— Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s backers. A spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, Volodymyr Polyovyi, told reporters Sunday that...

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature
    Sep14

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature

    A spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, Volodymyr Polyovyi, told reporters Sunday that Ukraine considers the election illegal and that those responsible for holding them could be charged with seizing state power, which carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Residents of Russia-annexed Crimea vote in regional parliamentary elections
    Sep14

    Residents of Russia-annexed Crimea vote in regional parliamentary elections

    Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s backers. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature
    Sep14

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature

    Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s backers. …read more Source: Miami...

    Spanish cities celebrate women’s contribution to Jewish heritage
    Sep14

    Spanish cities celebrate women’s contribution to Jewish heritage

    (JTA) — More than 25 Spanish cities launched a cultural program centered around their Jewish heritage in celebration of the 15th European Day of Jewish Culture. Spain was one of about 30 countries marking the Jewish culture day on Sunday, which this year focused on women in Judaism. The activities offered by Spain’s Red de Juderias, a...