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    Ruble Sinks Against the Dollar
    Sep01

    Ruble Sinks Against the Dollar

    The Russian ruble hit a fresh record low against the U.S. dollar after continuing fighting in Ukraine over the weekend, while European stocks were steady. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Lavrov Professes No Russian ‘Military Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Sep01

    Lavrov Professes No Russian ‘Military Intervention’ In Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on September 1 that the Russian military would not intervene in Ukraine, something Kyiv and the West say it has already done. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep01

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will about on Monday, also Labor Day in the United States. 1. In response to the killing of three Jewish teens in June, Israel said it has plans to takeover nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Palestinian-occupied West Bank. The move is believed to be the “largest seizure by Israel in 30 years,”...

    Russia says it won’t interfere in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Russia says it won’t interfere in Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the comments to a Russian news agency Monday. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for ‘statehood’ talks
    Sep01

    Ukraine forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for ‘statehood’ talks

    Ukrainian forces lost more ground Sunday as Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Kiev to engage in talks on “statehood in southeastern Ukraine” ahead of cease-fire talks scheduled to begin Monday in Belarus. …read more Source: FOX...

    New sanctions will force Russia to ‘protect our economy,’ Lavrov says
    Sep01

    New sanctions will force Russia to ‘protect our economy,’ Lavrov says

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday any new sanctions from the European Union or the U.S. would force Russia to protect its economy, citizens and businesses. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev
    Sep01

    Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank division in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, in its latest allegation of Moscow’s direct involvement in the conflict.”The battle between Ukrainian paratroopers and a reinforced tank battalion of the Russian armed forces is continuing with the goal of...

    Lavrov Urges Ukraine Cease-fire as Parties Hold Talks
    Sep01

    Lavrov Urges Ukraine Cease-fire as Parties Hold Talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says talks Monday in Belarus should focus on an immediate, unconditional cease-fire in Ukraine. The meeting in Minsk involves representatives from Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. It was not clear if pro-Russian separatists would also take part. Lavrov also said...

    The scene in eastern Ukraine
    Sep01

    The scene in eastern Ukraine

    A few miles south of the town of Starobeshevo in eastern Ukraine, a group of men in uniform is slumped under a tree. …read more Source:...

    Putin Urges ‘Statehood’ Talks for Eastern Ukraine
    Sep01

    Putin Urges ‘Statehood’ Talks for Eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called on Ukraine on Sunday to begin talks on “the statehood” of that country’s rebellious southeast, a vague and provocative turn of phrase he used while demanding the Ukrainian government negotiate directly with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...