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    Rebels enter key government-held Ukrainian town, mayor says
    Aug27

    Rebels enter key government-held Ukrainian town, mayor says

    Pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday after three days of heavy shelling, the town’s mayor said, capturing new territory far from most of their battles with government troops. …read more Source:...

    More Russian Soldiers Spotted in Ukraine After Captured Paratroopers
    Aug27

    More Russian Soldiers Spotted in Ukraine After Captured Paratroopers

    The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday that more Russian soldiers had crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, entering the small town of Amvrosiyivka in five armored infantry carriers and a truck. The report of a further cross-border incursion by Russian troops followed the capture by Ukrainian government forces of a group of Russian...

    Ukraine Alleges New Russian Troop Movements Following Minsk Crisis Talks
    Aug27

    Ukraine Alleges New Russian Troop Movements Following Minsk Crisis Talks

    ​Ukraine has leveled new allegations about Russian troop movements in its restive east, one day after President Petro Poroshenko promised to draft a new cease-fire plan following talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fierce Fighting Persists in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Fierce Fighting Persists in Ukraine

    Heavy fighting continued between Russian-backed rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine, a day after talks between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents bore scant signs of progress. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    NATO Plans More Visible Presence in Eastern Europe
    Aug27

    NATO Plans More Visible Presence in Eastern Europe

    The alliance, which is set to meet next week in Wales as tensions over Ukraine mount, appears eager to show a united front and to demonstrate an ability to respond quickly. …read more Source: The New York...

    Government-Held Ukraine Town Hit By Rebel Shelling
    Aug27

    Government-Held Ukraine Town Hit By Rebel Shelling

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The mayor of a town in southeastern Ukraine that has been under heavy shelling for three days says rebel forces have entered the town. Novoazovsk is in a strategically significant location on the shore of the Azov Sea and on the road linking Russia to the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula. In a brief phone call...

    Rebels enter strategic southeast Ukrainian town after 3 days of shelling
    Aug27

    Rebels enter strategic southeast Ukrainian town after 3 days of shelling

    The mayor of a town in southeastern Ukraine that has been under heavy shelling for three days says rebel forces have entered the town. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia and Rebels Shell Town, Ukraine Says
    Aug27

    Russia and Rebels Shell Town, Ukraine Says

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border. Ukraine claimed the shelling was coming both from pro-Russian separatists and from Russia itself. A meeting between the leaders of Ukraine and...

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now
    Aug27

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a quick roundup of what traders are talking about right now. Good Morning! US Futures are slightly green this AM – led by Tech, Energy and Miners. EU Markets are mixed, with Germany giving back 10bp despite the “progress” made in the Ukraine (Micex up 60bp). Volumes are a bit better, with the DAX trading 25%...

    Government-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling
    Aug27

    Government-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling

    Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border. Ukraine claimed the shelling was coming both from pro-Russian separatists and from Russia itself. …read more Source: CTV...