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    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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: Associated...

    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...

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East
    Sep02

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. When NATO leaders last met in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of their agenda, and Russia was considered a partner in addressing issues like...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS (AP) — 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. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...