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    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    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...

    Russia threatens to release Putin’s disputed phone call
    Sep02

    Russia threatens to release Putin’s disputed phone call

    Kremlin says Russian leader’s ‘I can take Kiev’ comment misquoted, distorted. …read more Source: USA...

    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 says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities

    A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    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...

    Kremlin: Comment On Capturing Kyiv ‘Taken Out Of Context’
    Sep02

    Kremlin: Comment On Capturing Kyiv ‘Taken Out Of Context’

    The Kremlin has backtracked after President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying his military could capture Kyiv in two weeks if he gave the order, while Ukrainian government forces suffered new losses in the fighting against separatists the West says are backed by Russian soldiers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...