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    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia

    John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senate Republican said on January 9, 2017, that he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its alleged attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election....

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question
    Jan10

    The UN International Tribunal on Crimea maritime to begin in 2017, annexation of Crimea by Russia is not in question

    Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine for European Integration Olena Zerkal states that the tribunal within the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which will study the issues related to Crimea, to start work in the middle of 2017, and will announce their verdict in 2019-2021. “We have completed all the necessary pre-trial procedures. The...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons
    Jan09

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the last day, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in actions. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russiaian militants attacked 30 times, eight of them involved use of heavy weapons. They fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars in the town...

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter
    Jan09

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter who has watched Russian aggression in Ukraine, Crimea, Syria, and the 2016 interference issue, states in his interview to NBC that the Russian Federation helps the civil war in Syria to continue and doesn’t make an effort to get rid of ISIS out of Syria and Iraq: “No, they haven’t done anything...

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers
    Jan09

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers

    During 2016 there were recorded more than one hundred attempts of cyber attacks on European Commission. Eighty percent of them, didn’t make critical damage to the servers, because the data protection systems worked properly, reports the Financial Times with a reference to its informed source. “It’s clear that many institutions across...

    The U.S. assesses Russian influence in US Elections, 2016
    Jan08

    The U.S. assesses Russian influence in US Elections, 2016

    The USA Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on January 6, 2017 published a report “Background to “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections”: The Analytic Process and Cyber Incident Attribution” that focuses on activities aimed at the 2016 US presidential election and draws on understanding of previous...

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria
    Jan08

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria

    The Russian Federation has established in Syria its anti-aircraft weapon system S-400 and S-300 missile complexes. The commander of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov states that anti-missile weapon ensures a solid defense of the ground and sea facilities, a close integration between air forces and the Bastion...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars
    Jan07

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 42 times in the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. View map in full size In Mariupol sector Russian militants used artillery and mortar launchers of different calibers on the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia
    Jan07

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia

    At the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) session in Strasbourg, France in January 2017, the Ukrainian delegation will raise the issue of illegal detention of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and film director Oleg Sentsov in Russia, as well as persecution of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena and Crimean Tatar media in...

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE
    Jan07

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE

    The office for the protection of Constitution of Germany came to the conclusion that in large-scale hacker attack on the servers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2016 are suspected Russian hackers. As a result of attack on the OSCE computers the hackers could gain access to classified documents of the...

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