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    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    Sevastopol and the rest of Crimea are slowly recovering from a blackout that hit the Russia-annexed peninsula in late November when unidentified attackers blew up pylons of the lines from mainland Ukraine that supplied nearly all its electricity. The blackout underscored how dependent Crimea remained on Ukraine even after Russia claimed control...

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC
    Dec28

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold …read more Source: ABC...

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test
    Dec28

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test

    As its crusading Governor Mikheil Saakashvili grabs the Ukrainian national spotlight, there are fears that Odesa continues to languish in corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally
    Dec28

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally

    A day in court for Ukrainian businessman-turned-politician Hennadiy Korban descended into chaos after thugs barged into the courtroom in Kyiv and began randomly beating those in atendance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: War Returns To Donbas
    Dec28

    The Daily Vertical: War Returns To Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    They ‘can go viral in a matter of seconds’: An inside look at how ISIS sympathies spread in the US
    Dec28

    They ‘can go viral in a matter of seconds’: An inside look at how ISIS sympathies spread in the US

    Militant website / APA recent report has shown the extent to which ISIS’ influence has extended into the US, with hundreds of Americans following pro-ISIS accounts on social-media platforms. The terrorist group also known as the Islamic State and ISIL recruits people from all over the world, including the US. Thousands of people from...

    International observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    International observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine

    A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village. …read more Source: Global...

    Senior Russian rabbi accuses Ukrainian president of ‘using Jewish card’
    Dec27

    Senior Russian rabbi accuses Ukrainian president of ‘using Jewish card’

    (JTA) — A senior Russian rabbi accused the president of Ukraine of glossing over his country’s Holocaust record and lying about Russia’s treatment of Jews. Rabbi Boruch Gorin, spokesman for Rabbi Berel Lazar, one of Russia’s chief rabbis, made the accusation in an Op-Ed published Friday on the news site Jewish.ru following...

    Deadly Clashes In Ukraine Despite Holiday Truce
    Dec27

    Deadly Clashes In Ukraine Despite Holiday Truce

    Ukraine’s military has said that one of its soldiers and an elderly woman were killed in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists despite a holiday truce. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine
    Dec27

    Observers come under fire in eastern Ukraine

    A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village. …read more Source: CTV...