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    High-Ranking Ukraine Monitor Frustrated With Both Sides
    Feb17

    High-Ranking Ukraine Monitor Frustrated With Both Sides

    The deputy head of the international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has upbraided both sides in the conflict as not fully committed to the truce …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over $3bn debt

    Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s High Court over a $3bn (£2.1bn) debt. …read more Source:...

    Tymoshenko””s Party Leaves Ukrainian Parliament Coalition
    Feb17

    Tymoshenko””s Party Leaves Ukrainian Parliament Coalition

    17 de febrero de 2016, 10:54Kiev, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Batkivshyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko announced today that her faction was leaving the ruling parliamentary coalition in Ukraine, following the fallout from the no-confidence vote against the government led by Arseny Yatseniuk. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Russian soccer star in trouble after wearing Vladimir Putin T-shirt in Turkey
    Feb17

    Russian soccer star in trouble after wearing Vladimir Putin T-shirt in Turkey

    Sometimes a t-shirt is not simply a t-shirt — especially when it features Vladimir Putin. European football’s governing body, UEFA, might discipline Lokomotiv Moscow soccer star Dmitri Tarasov after he wore a t-shirt featuring a picture of the Russian leader and the words “most polite president” on the field following the...

    Britain scrambles fighters to intercept Russian bombers
    Feb17

    Britain scrambles fighters to intercept Russian bombers

    British Typhoon fighter jets were sent to intercept two Russian bombers heading towards British airspace today, a spokesperson from the Ministry of Defence said. Intercepts of Russian aircraft by Nato have increased over the last year amid heightened tensions between the West and Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. – Reuters, February 17, 2016....

    However Annoying, Failure to Engage Russia Is Not an Option
    Feb17

    However Annoying, Failure to Engage Russia Is Not an Option

    CANBERRA—U.N. negotiations to end the five-year civil war in Syria and form a transitional government will resume at the end of this month. With 250,000 people dead and more than half of the 22 million pre-war population either internally displaced or refugees, the talks are a litmus test for the key external stakeholders, especially the United...

    The Cyber Attack on the Ukrainian Electrical Infrastructure: Another Warning
    Feb17

    The Cyber Attack on the Ukrainian Electrical Infrastructure: Another Warning

    For some time, security experts have warned that critical services – for example, electricity and water supplies – can be attacked through cyberspace. The assumption is that such action requires sophisticated capabilities in cyber intelligence, technology, and operations, and possession of such capabilities is usually attributed to countries that...

    Pro-Russian Leader Of Belarus Community In Crimea Arrested 
    Feb17

    Pro-Russian Leader Of Belarus Community In Crimea Arrested 

    A leader of the tiny Belarusian community in Crimea, who is known for his pro-Russia stance, has been detained on fraud and bribery charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote

    Ukraine’s pro-Western government has been left politically weakened and under even fiercer pressure from foreign allies to pursue reforms needed for the release of vital aid despite narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine governing coalition
    Feb17

    Ex-PM Tymoshenko’s faction quits Ukraine governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine saw more political turmoil Wednesday, as former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced that her faction was withdrawing from the governing coalition, which she criticized as an obstacle to reforms. …read more Source: CNS...