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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    How Russia Became ‘Mordor’ on Google
    Jan08

    How Russia Became ‘Mordor’ on Google

    ‘Automated bug’ behind online tool’s bogus translations rendering ‘Russians’ as ‘occupiers’ from the fictional Lord of the Rings evil empire. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Netflix is everywhere (almost), so what does this mean for local media?
    Jan08

    Netflix is everywhere (almost), so what does this mean for local media?

    Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas. REUTERS/Steve MarcusIn his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, announced that Netflix will now be available in 130 new countries. This sees Netflix more than triple its global presence. The world...

    Putin Signs a National Security Strategy of Defiance and Pushback
    Jan08

    Putin Signs a National Security Strategy of Defiance and Pushback

    Under existing legislation, Russia’s National Security Strategy (NSS) must be updated every six years. The previous version was approved in May 2009 by then-president Dmitry Medvedev, so a new NSS was due in 2015. The NSS is composed under the auspices of the Security Council of the Russian Federation (SCRF). Last month SCRF Secretary...

    Unfriended: How Russia’s Syria quagmire is costing it Middle Eastern allies
    Jan07

    Unfriended: How Russia’s Syria quagmire is costing it Middle Eastern allies

    At a time when most Russians were taking a long break from politics until after the Orthodox Christmas on January 7, there has been no respite in Russia’s air operations in Syria, nor in the quarrel with Turkey. Rather than focus on the bread-and-butter issues of making ends meet, Russian policymakers seem to be instead preparing their next...

    Russia’s Worsening Economy Means Less Aggression Abroad, More Repression At Home In 2016
    Jan07

    Russia’s Worsening Economy Means Less Aggression Abroad, More Repression At Home In 2016

    January 7, 2016 By Maria Snegovaya For Russia in the new year, trends shaped by earlier developments in 2015 will continue to intensify. Russia’s domestic economic situation will steadily worsen, although according to many analysts, at least in 2016, the Kremlin will have enough resources to sustain the status quo. The number of local...

    U.S. Power Companies Told to Review Defenses After Ukraine Cyber Attack
    Jan07

    U.S. Power Companies Told to Review Defenses After Ukraine Cyber Attack

    January 7, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    80 Russian Drivers ‘Frozen and Forsaken’
    Jan07

    80 Russian Drivers ‘Frozen and Forsaken’

    One motorist reportedly died of hyperthermia after being trapped on a highway near Orenburg for almost 16 hours after a snowstorm hit. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Government bans broadcasting of films that may threaten the national security
    Jan07

    Government bans broadcasting of films that may threaten the national security

    The Ukrainian government has forbidden the State cinema Agency (Goskino) to carry out state registration and issue the rolling certificate to movies, the role of which was played by the actorsincluded in the list of persons recognized as authorities in that country a threat to national security of Ukraine. According to the decree of the […]...

    The court seized “Boyko’s towers” stolen by Russia
    Jan07

    The court seized “Boyko’s towers” stolen by Russia

    Pechersk district court of Kyiv seized the floating drilling rigs “Peter Godovanets» and “Ukraine» (so-called “Boyko’s towers»), which belong to the company “Chornomornaftogaz» Russia expropriated earlier. This is stated in the court decision and published in the Unified State Register of Court Decisions. According...

    Hackers caused a blackout for the first time, researchers say
    Jan07

    Hackers caused a blackout for the first time, researchers say

    Hackers caused a power outage in Ukraine during holiday season, researchers say, signalling a potentially troubling new escalation in digital attacks. WP: Hackers caused a blackout for the first time, researchers say …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

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