Posts Tagged ‘first’

Russian military police move to Syrian-Turkish border as first phase of Erdogan-Putin deal

The transfer marks a start of the implementation of the deal presidents Putin and Erdogan agreed on following their Tuesday meeting. “Units of Russian military police will assist in ensuring the safety of the population and maintain order, carry out patrols in the area and facilitate the withdrawal of YPG forces to beyond 30 kilometers […]

Dollar Liquidity Turmoil Returns With First Oversubscribed Term Repo In A Month

This was not supposed to happen. After the Fed rolled out the big artillery in response to the sharp, sudden mid-September funding squeeze (which we now know had virtually nothing to do with last month’s tax payments or other one-time events such as the Treasury’s cash rebuild), including the return of both overnight and term […]

Declassified files tell dramatic story of how first Soviet atomic bomb was made

   After the US nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, the USSR needed to develop its own A-bomb fast to keep parity. The declassified papers provide a glimpse into how the elaborate task was achieved just four years later. Comment: US bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not to end WWII, they were to […]