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    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning
    Sep03

    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning

    This morning there’s been some confusion in Ukraine, as the Ukrainian President Poroshenko announced a “cease-fire.” Putin then said there’d been no such thing. Here’s how the market reacted to the news, via FinViz. There was a clear pop right after 4 AM, and then not longer after, the market gave it almost all back....

    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source:...

    Obama: US 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO
    Sep03

    Obama: US 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama proclaimed an unwavering and permanent U.S. commitment to the security of its NATO allies, as he mounted a show of solidarity Wednesday with European nations anxious about Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Boston...

    Kremlin Dampens Ukraine Ceasefire Claims
    Sep03

    Kremlin Dampens Ukraine Ceasefire Claims

    The Kremlin said on Wednesday President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko had agreed on steps towards peace in eastern Ukraine but a ceasefire had not been agreed between Moscow and Kiev because Russia is not a party to the conflict. Poroshenko’s press office said in a statement that Moscow and Kiev had agreed on a...

    EU assesses sports sanctions against Russia
    Sep03

    EU assesses sports sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) – European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018 World Cup is unlikely at this stage. An EU official with knowledge of the proposals … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama says “it’s too early to tell” how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine.Obama says the U.S. has consistently supported efforts by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to achieve a meaningful cease-fire that could lead to a political settlement after...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to each other over a telephone conversation on Wednesday, and reportedly agreed on a permanent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region. However, the Kremlin has denied the Ukrainian leader’s claims. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire

    President Barack Obama says “it’s too early to tell” how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukrainian President’s Office Announces Cease-Fire With Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian President’s Office Announces Cease-Fire With Russia

    President Petro O. Poroshenko said Ukraine had reached a deal with Russia for the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but a Kremlin spokesman said Russia could not negotiate a cease-fire because it was not a party to the conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine president says cease-fire with Russia agreed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says cease-fire with Russia agreed

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...