Russia Launches Military Attack on Ukraine

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By Tom Bemis Stock futures plunge, oil and gold soar as long-anticipated invasion is launched. Russian military units invaded Ukraine overnight after months of threats and failed attempts at a diplomatic resolution, putting Europe in its greatest crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union and roiling global financial markets. Explosions were heard in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, and other major cities across the country, the New York Times reported. Russian forces landed near the key port city of Odessa, on the Black Sea coast the Times reported, citing Ukrainian officials. U.S. stock futur…

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