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    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack (AFP)
    Jan05

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said Tuesday, and one source called it a world first. …read more Source: The West...

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce (AFP)
    Jan05

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce (AFP)

    Pavlopil (Ukraine) (AFP) – Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine have dwindled but villages in the buffer zone around the frontline have been surreptitiously changing hands, raising fears that the tenuous ceasefire could unravel. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch investigators to study citizen journalism probe into MH17 (AFP)
    Jan04

    Dutch investigators to study citizen journalism probe into MH17 (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch prosecutors said Sunday they would “seriously study” claims by citizen journalists to have identified Russian soldiers implicated in the crash of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: The West...

    More Crimean Power Shortages Likely With End Of Ukraine Supplies
    Jan02

    More Crimean Power Shortages Likely With End Of Ukraine Supplies

    Residents of Crimea face several more months of power shortages as Russia appears to have ended a contract with Ukraine to deliver electricity to the peninsula it annexed in 2014. A Kremlin spokesman …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Discounts Gas Price Offered To Ukraine
    Jan02

    Russia Discounts Gas Price Offered To Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a discount in the price of natural gas for Ukraine to bring Russian gas prices closer to prices in European markets. Russia will discount its previous g …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine to ban array of Russian food imports
    Jan02

    Ukraine to ban array of Russian food imports

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine says it will introduce a wide-ranging ban on food imports from Russia in a week, a response to Russia’s ban on food products from Ukraine.The decree published on Ukraine’s government website on Saturday said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect

    Ukraine’s free-trade agreement with the European Union came into force on January 1, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kyiv. The free-trade deal, signed in June 2014, is part …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia says Ukraine defaulted on $3 billion Eurobond (Reuters)
    Jan01

    Russia says Ukraine defaulted on $3 billion Eurobond (Reuters)

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will file a lawsuit against Ukraine after Kiev failed to repay a $3 billion (£2 billion) Eurobond and $75 million of interest by Dec. 31, the Russian finance ministry said l… …read more Source: The West...

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow (AFP)
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s free-trade deal with the EU comes into effect Friday, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kiev that will force the impoverished former Soviet republic to revisit its economic model. …read more Source: The West...

    Friday, January 8
    Jan01

    Friday, January 8

    Today is Friday, Jan. 8, the 8th day of 2016. There are 357 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1499 – France’s King Louis XII marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany.1654 – Ukraine joins Russia.1679 – French… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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