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    Explainer: Moscow’s Food War With West Could Hurt Russia Most
    Aug21

    Explainer: Moscow’s Food War With West Could Hurt Russia Most

    Moscow’s ban on food imports isn’t just punishing the West for sanctions, it is also punishing Russian consumers with higher prices. We look at how the bans hurt Russians most. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine aid convoy crosses border from Russia
    Aug21

    Ukraine aid convoy crosses border from Russia

    An Associated Press journalist saw two Red Cross jeeps heading to an unknown destination in Ukraine on Thursday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia Is Closing McDonald’s Restaurants Over Health Violations
    Aug21

    Russia Is Closing McDonald’s Restaurants Over Health Violations

    Russian regulators are targeting McDonald’s restaurants in a crackdown that authorities say is a matter of food safety. But the closure of several Russian McDonalds restaurants and unscheduled checks of several others comes on the heels of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and Western countries over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine....

    Ukraine Economy Minister Resigns, Cites Frustrations
    Aug21

    Ukraine Economy Minister Resigns, Cites Frustrations

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Pavlo Sheremeta announced his resignation on Thursday, voicing his frustration at not being able to push ahead with much-needed economic reform. Politically inexperienced, Sheremeta, 43, was appointed economy minister on February 27 in the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, days after former leader Viktor...

    Ukraine Delays Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug21

    Ukraine Delays Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukrainian authorities have delayed the delivery of Russian aid to eastern Ukraine, but efforts are under way to allow the stalled convoy to proceed, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday. The convoy has been stuck at the Russia-Ukraine border for a week because Ukraine is worried that it could be used to deliver...

    Funeral ‘to Celebrate’ MH17 Victim
    Aug21

    Funeral ‘to Celebrate’ MH17 Victim

    The father of Liam Sweeney, who was killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster in Ukraine, says his son’s funeral will be a celebration of his life. …read more Source: The Boston...

    More Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves Residents Scared
    Aug21

    More Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves Residents Scared

    Residents in the Russian speaking city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine survey the damages after the city comes under heavy shelling. For months, the city has been a rebel stronghold but as Ukrainian troops close in, fighting intensifies. This man was hit by shrapnel and taken away in an ambulance. Others cleared shards of shattered glass from their...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    Local residents sit in a basement which is being used as a shelter after shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukr… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian troops have made significant advances into rebel-held territory this week in a conflict that has already claimed more than 2,000 lives and … …read more Source:...

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Aug21

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

    Dave Lutz of JonesTrading has the top topics about which traders are discussing today. US Futures are charging forward by 20bp early (but Russell read AGAIN) – Doves are bidding up Europe as Draghi and Kuroda board Gulfstreams to Wyoming (Agenda released tonight, ahead of Janet tomorrow at 10amET) – The DAX is up 25bp as EU PMI light, but...