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    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the U.S. to push Kiev into giving up its military campaign against pro-Russia rebels in the east and negotiate a political compromise. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russian forces spotted in Donetsk and Luhansk, says Ukrainian colonel
    Sep02

    Russian forces spotted in Donetsk and Luhansk, says Ukrainian colonel

    Ukraine says it is now facing the task of waging war with the Russian army, and not just the pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces
    Sep02

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces

    A new school year has started in Ukraine but thousands of children in the war-torn east are unable to attend because of ongoing clashes with pro-Russia rebels. In Ukraine’s capital, patriotic education has become the norm along with donations to support injured security forces fighting to take back rebel-held areas. Schoolchildren across...

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. …read more Source: Miami...

    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...

    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...

    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...