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    Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    MOSCOW — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers accused Moscow...

    Russian Rebels to Allow Ukrainian Troops Safe Exit
    Aug29

    Russian Rebels to Allow Ukrainian Troops Safe Exit

    Heeding a request by Russian President Vladimir Putin, pro-Moscow rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine say they will allow Ukrainian troops who they’ve trapped, to leave the area safely through a humanitarian corridor. The announcement seems to fly in the face of recent developments- namely claims by Ukrainian officials that Russian troops...

    Putin Says Russians And Ukrainians ‘Practically One People’
    Aug29

    Putin Says Russians And Ukrainians ‘Practically One People’

    LAKE SELIGER, Russia, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday the Ukraine crisis was a tragedy and that Ukrainians and Russians are “practically one people”. “People who have their own views on history and the history of our country may argue with me, but it seems to me that the Russian and...

    NATO: Russian Troops Are Fighting Inside Ukraine
    Aug29

    NATO: Russian Troops Are Fighting Inside Ukraine

    The toppling of a pro-Moscow president by protesters calling for closer ties with the West earlier this year helped precipitate the current crisis, …read more Source:...

    UN Reports Both Rebels, Ukraine Forces Target Civilians
    Aug29

    UN Reports Both Rebels, Ukraine Forces Target Civilians

    GENEVA—Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday. The latest findings from the Geneva office, based on reports from a 34-member U.N. monitoring mission in Ukraine,...

    Putin Directly Addressed Rebels In Ukraine For The First Time, And He Used A Frightening Word To Describe Them
    Aug29

    Putin Directly Addressed Rebels In Ukraine For The First Time, And He Used A Frightening Word To Describe Them

    Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time on Friday publicly addressed pro-Russian rebels fighting in southeastern Ukraine, praising their “major success” inside Ukraine. The Kremlin released a late-night statement from Putin on its website in which he appealed to the militia of “Novorossyia,” or “New...

    Putin Lashes Out at Kiev
    Aug29

    Putin Lashes Out at Kiev

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Kiev and its allies of backing peace talks only as a smoke-screen to allow Ukraine to continue military operations, sidestepping accusations that Russia is funneling troops into eastern Ukraine to fight alongside separatist rebels. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Aug29

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are talking about right now: Good Morning, and Happy Friday. Global Futures are ticking higher, despite Ukraine – Putin made comments applauding the recent gains for the rebels after NATO claimed Russia has ‘well over 1,000 troops’ in Ukraine. Micex, which lost 1.7%...

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Pro-Russian Rebels And Ukrainian Troops Accused Of Targeting Civilians
    Aug29

    Pro-Russian Rebels And Ukrainian Troops Accused Of Targeting Civilians

    GENEVA (AP) — Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday.The latest findings from the Geneva office, based on reports from a 34-member U.N. monitoring mission in...