by Turd Ferguson
TF Metals Report
After reports of an armed “skirmish” in Crimea, there are now steps being taken by both Ukraine and Russia which might enflame the crisis. Thus, as usual, this week’s JBSFC is required listening.
So, as it stands today, the Minsk Accords look to be crumbling and the fragile peace of the past 18 months appears to be in jeopardy.
- Ukraine has put their forces on “high alert”: http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/11/europe/ukraine-high-alert-russia-crimea/
- Russia has staged up to 40,000 troops on the Ukraine border: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/russian-military-forces-staging-…