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    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons
    Sep02

    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons

    Lyubov Maksimova’s soldier son called his father from an unknown number last week. He told him he was involved in “training exercises” in the Rostov region – a Russian territory bordering Ukraine – and then swiftly hung up. The telephone call came a day after Maksimova held a press conference, during which she demanded to know where her son...

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine
    Sep02

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West’s inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics....

    Canada’s Ukraine reaction: tough talk, but little muscle
    Sep02

    Canada’s Ukraine reaction: tough talk, but little muscle

    Outgoing NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told CBC Radio that recent security threats like the crisis in Ukraine mean more defence spending is required from NATO countries. Canada’s military instead is facing deep budget cuts. © Olivier Matthys/Associated PressAs leaders from NATO countries gather in Wales for a major summit,...

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now
    Sep02

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

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a round up of what traders are buzzing about after the long weekend. Good Morning! Despite Geopolitical unrest (Ukraine, Pakistan, Gaza, ISIS, Iraq) S&P Futures are resting at fresh all-time highs, up 20bp this AM – but watch Smallcaps, Russell Minis are jumping nearly 50bp early – we will be On the lookout...

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kyiv’ comment taken out of context, says aide
    Sep02

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kyiv’ comment taken out of context, says aide

    Putin’s foreign policy adviser told reporters that the statement was “taken out of context and carried a completely different meaning.” …read more Source: Toronto...

    Separatist Military Commander: ‘It’s Impossible To Defeat Our Army’
    Sep02

    Separatist Military Commander: ‘It’s Impossible To Defeat Our Army’

    Aleksandr Khodakovsky, one of the leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, said the Ukrainian military has “no chance” of defeating separatist forces in the country’s east. In an interview with RFE/RL on August 30 in Donetsk, the commander of the Vostok battalion said former members of the Russian armed...

    Kremlin: Comment On Capturing Kyiv ‘Taken Out Of Context’
    Sep02

    Kremlin: Comment On Capturing Kyiv ‘Taken Out Of Context’

    The Kremlin has backtracked after President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying his military could capture Kyiv in two weeks if he gave the order, while Ukrainian government forces suffered new losses in the fighting against separatists the West says are backed by Russian soldiers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Russian Forces in Major Rebel Cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian Forces in Major Rebel Cities

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. The claim by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, came as the country’s defense minister said Ukraine’s armed forces are expanding their strategy...

    Ukraine Reports Russian Forces in Several Rebel Cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine Reports Russian Forces in Several Rebel Cities

    KIEV, Ukraine—A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. The claim by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, came as the country’s defense minister said Ukraine’s armed forces are expanding their strategy...

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities

    A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...