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    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB
    Sep02

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB

    European markets were steady as investors watched Ukraine events unfold while also trying to gauge if the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus this week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    UN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine Crisis
    Sep02

    UN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine Crisis

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for political dialogue between Russia and Ukraine as the solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Ban made his remarks during a stop in New Zealand Tuesday, a day after Ukrainian separatist leader Andrei Purgin said he is ready to discuss a cease-fire and prisoner exchange. Purgin spoke at the...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep02

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    1. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko accused Russia in a speech on Monday of “direct and unconcealed aggression” as the military crisis in the country’s eastern region continues. 2. NATO officials set to meet in Wales on Friday announced plans to create a force of 4,000 troops “capable of deploying quickly to...

    Ukrainian Forces Pull Back From Donetsk Airport
    Sep02

    Ukrainian Forces Pull Back From Donetsk Airport

    The Ukrainian military on September 1 pulled its forces back from a vital airport outside the eastern city of Donetsk, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression.” Wreckage and debris littered the airport grounds following a battle against pro-Russian separatists. (Reuters) …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels pull back from independence demands at cease-fire talks
    Sep02

    Ukraine rebels pull back from independence demands at cease-fire talks

    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow’s desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Crisis: Putin Says He Could Capture Kiev In 2 Weeks If He Wanted To
    Sep02

    Ukraine Crisis: Putin Says He Could Capture Kiev In 2 Weeks If He Wanted To

    Russian President Vladimir Putin increased the rhetoric over Ukraine, saying he could capture Kiev within two weeks if he wanted to do so, the Italian newspaper Le Repubblica reported. The remarks came after Putin proposed statehood for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground
    Sep02

    Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground

    With pro-Russia separatists once again gaining ground in the bloody conflict for control of Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland, a sense of panic has overcome this port city on the shores of the Sea of Azov. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of “Undisguised Aggression”
    Sep02

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of “Undisguised Aggression”

    Local residents who live near the airport just outside Donetsk take shelter in a basement. This comes as Ukraine’s military said Monday it pulled its forces back from defending the airport — the latest in a string of reverses for Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists. At a military academy in Kiev, Ukrainian President...

    Obama inaction on Russia invasions of Ukraine could impede nuclear disarmament
    Sep02

    Obama inaction on Russia invasions of Ukraine could impede nuclear disarmament

    The muted American response to Russia’s invasions of Ukraine could have consequences far beyond Eastern Europe, according to security analysts who fear the crisis may discourage countries in the future from swearing off nuclear weapons like Kiev did in a 1994 treaty. Three years after the Soviet Union’s breakup, newly …...

    Vladimir Putin, BRICS Bank and Eclipse of South American Idealism
    Sep02

    Vladimir Putin, BRICS Bank and Eclipse of South American Idealism

    If recent developments are any indication, South American political elites seem to have jettisoned much of the high minded left idealism of past years in favor of crass economic interests. In a somewhat outlandish turn of events, Brazil has embraced Vladimir Putin, a figure who has desperately sought to end his country’s political and...