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    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over Unpaid Eurobonds
    Feb17

    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over Unpaid Eurobonds

    Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine after Kyiv failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3B debt
    Feb17

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3B debt

    Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine on Wednesday at London’s High Court in connection with a $3 billion Eurobond debt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Political Crisis 2016 Update: As Coalition Frays, Worries Over Economy And IMF Loan Grow
    Feb17

    Ukraine Political Crisis 2016 Update: As Coalition Frays, Worries Over Economy And IMF Loan Grow

    Following a day of political drama that saw Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk survive a no-confidence vote and the resignation of the country’s prosecutor general, things did not cool down Wednesday. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party faction exited the ruling coalition leaving further doubt about...

    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. Tymoshenko’s move came a day after Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s cabinet survived a no-confidence...

    ‘Obama Kills’ Anti-Smoking Poster to be Taken Down in Moscow
    Feb17

    ‘Obama Kills’ Anti-Smoking Poster to be Taken Down in Moscow

    Moscow is taking down a controversial anti-smoking poster depicting U.S. President Barack Obama with a cigarette, an official for the city mayor’s office told Russian radio RSN. The poster features a large photo of Obama with a cigarette in his mouth and a caption that reads “Smoking kills more people than Obama and Obama kills a lot of...