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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-Ukraine Debt Update: Russian Lawsuit Over $3B Is Latest Economic Showdown Between Countries
    Feb17

    Russia-Ukraine Debt Update: Russian Lawsuit Over $3B Is Latest Economic Showdown Between Countries

    The Russian government filed a lawsuit against Ukraine over a $3 billion debt Wednesday setting the stage for another showdown between the neighboring nations, Reuters reported. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said the suit was filed at London’s High Court where he expects the hearing to be open and transparent. …read more...

    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...

    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...

    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...