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    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Moscow To Sue Kiev Over $3B Debt
    Jan01

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Moscow To Sue Kiev Over $3B Debt

    Russia will file a lawsuit against Ukraine for failing to pay a $3 billion debt to Moscow, the country’s finance ministry said Thursday. It, however, added that Moscow was ready to consider any significant offer from Ukraine over the debt. …read more Source: International Business...

    Drone Footage Of New Year’s Celebrations In Kyiv
    Jan01

    Drone Footage Of New Year’s Celebrations In Kyiv

    …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

    Ukrainians Debating Whether To Celebrate Christmas On December 25
    Jan01

    Ukrainians Debating Whether To Celebrate Christmas On December 25

    Ukrainians are debating a petition to celebrate Christmas on December 25, like western Europe, rather than continuing to mark the holiday on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Police Blame Second Crimean Power Outage On Sabotage
    Jan01

    Ukrainian Police Blame Second Crimean Power Outage On Sabotage

    Ukrainian police are blaming saboteurs yet again for blowing up an electricity pylon that shut down electricity for at least one quarter of the residents of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Jan01

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — As New Year’s Eve approached, the central square of Crimea’s largest city was festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away were sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. …read...

    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List
    Jan01

    What Are Russia’s Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List

    As Russia welcomed the new year, the Kremlin released Thursday a list of what it sees as the biggest security threats facing the country. Color revolutions like those seen in Ukraine and Georgia as well as extremist groups and the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations all made the list, local media reported. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Launches Investigation Into Power Grid Cyberattack Blamed On Russia
    Jan01

    Ukraine Launches Investigation Into Power Grid Cyberattack Blamed On Russia

    Ukrainian officials said Thursday they would launch an investigation into a cyberattack that hit the country’s power grid and left parts of western Ukraine without power last week. Ukraine’s secret service has blamed the attack on Russia as economic and political relations between the two countries continue to deteriorate, Reuters...

    Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack on grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack on grid

    Ukraine will investigate a cyberattack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said Thursday, an event that the country’s security service believes originated in Russia, Reuters reports.A power company in western Ukraine said on Dec. 23… …read more Source: The...

    Russia Plans Survey in Crimea on Ukraine Electricity Contract
    Dec31

    Russia Plans Survey in Crimea on Ukraine Electricity Contract

    Crimea residents will be asked if they want to accept a new electricity contract with Ukraine, even if it states the Black Sea peninsula is part of Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia sentences blogger to 5 years in Siberian prison as Internet crackdown intensifies
    Dec31

    Russia sentences blogger to 5 years in Siberian prison as Internet crackdown intensifies

    Russia on Wednesday sentenced a blogger in the city of Tomsk to five years in a Siberian prison for “inciting extremism and hatred” after he criticized Russian military intervention in Ukraine in videos he posted to YouTube and Vkontakte, Russia’s version of Facebook The unusually harsh decision against Vadim Tyumentsev, which...