Ukraine announced a week-long unilateral cease-fire in its easternmost regions after the U.S. imposed sanctions on people linked to the insurgency and accused Russia of providing new military aid to separatists.
Russia dismissed Ukraine’s declaration of a week-long cease-fire as an “ultimatum” and the U.S. imposed sanctions on people linked to the insurgency, accusing the government in Moscow of aiding separatists.
Citigroup Inc.’s top investment-grade bond trader and three other traders left the bank amid a slowdown in fixed income that’s hurt revenue at Wall Street’s biggest firms, people familiar with the matter said.
At a museum near the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago, 700 guests sampled bratwurst and vodka and watched the Olympics on a mammoth screen. From the second floor, Comcast Corp.’s David Cohen addressed the crowd, which included the Russian ambassador and a White House official.