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    Ukrainian president says cease-fire deal reached with Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian president says cease-fire deal reached with Russia

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

    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 Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire Means
    Sep03

    Obama Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire Means

    President Barack Obama has adopted a cautious approach to the ceasefire announced Wednesday between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It’s too early to tell what this cease-fire means,” said Obama, explaining that he had not seen full details but “only wire reports.” News of the ceasefire broke...

    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...

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed

    KIEV, Ukraine — The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    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...

    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....

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep03

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire

    President Barack Obama said during a visit to Estonia that it’s too early to tell what a reported Ukrainian-Russian cease-fire means, expressing doubts about Moscow’s willingness to follow through. …read more Source: The Wall Street...