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    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies
    Sep03

    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey has announced the creation of a Special Service, similar to a counterintelligence organization that existed during Josef Stalin’s rule, to deal with subversive elements in the Ukrainian military. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists
    Sep03

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists

    Residents of the southeastern port city of Mariupol took part in combat training offered by members of Ukraine’s Azov volunteer battalion. Trainees said they were prepared to wage a “partisan war” if pro-Russian separatist forces were to reach their city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees
    Sep03

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees

    Ukraine said it had agreed with Vladimir Putin on steps towards a “cease-fire regime,” but the Kremlin denied any actual truce deal. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source: CTV...

    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning
    Sep03

    Here’s How The Market Reacted To The Cease-Fire Confusion In Ukraine This Morning

    This morning there’s been some confusion in Ukraine, as the Ukrainian President Poroshenko announced a “cease-fire.” Putin then said there’d been no such thing. Here’s how the market reacted to the news, via FinViz. There was a clear pop right after 4 AM, and then not longer after, the market gave it almost all back....

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to each other over a telephone conversation on Wednesday, and reportedly agreed on a permanent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region. However, the Kremlin has denied the Ukrainian leader’s claims. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama: US 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO
    Sep03

    Obama: US 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama proclaimed an unwavering and permanent U.S. commitment to the security of its NATO allies, as he mounted a show of solidarity Wednesday with European nations anxious about Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Boston...

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire

    President Barack Obama says “it’s too early to tell” how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Kremlin Dampens Ukraine Ceasefire Claims
    Sep03

    Kremlin Dampens Ukraine Ceasefire Claims

    The Kremlin said on Wednesday President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko had agreed on steps towards peace in eastern Ukraine but a ceasefire had not been agreed between Moscow and Kiev because Russia is not a party to the conflict. Poroshenko’s press office said in a statement that Moscow and Kiev had agreed on a...