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    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...

    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...

    Ukraine to Investigate Suspected Cyberattack on Energy Grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine to Investigate Suspected Cyberattack on Energy Grid

    Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country’s secret service has blamed on Russia. A power company in western Ukraine, Prykarpattyaoblenergo, said on December 23 that a swath of the area it serves had been left without energy, including the...

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again after tower collapse
    Dec31

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again after tower collapse

    Electricity from Ukraine to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula has been cut again after the collapse of a power pylon. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Power to Crimea Cut Again
    Dec31

    Ukrainian Power to Crimea Cut Again

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again after tower collapse …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again
    Dec31

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again

    Electricity from Ukraine to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula has been cut again after the collapse of a power pylon. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Top 11 U.S. Conflict Prevention Priorities Going Into 2016: Survey
    Dec31

    Top 11 U.S. Conflict Prevention Priorities Going Into 2016: Survey

    Preventing further intensification of Syria’s civil war should be the top priority for U.S. policymakers in 2016, according to leading experts who took part in the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) eighth annual Preventive Priorities Survey. Syria’s civil war has replaced the conflict in Iraq as the number one concern among...

    No Curling Irons After Dark: Crimean Authorities Scramble To Tackle Latest Blackout
    Dec31

    No Curling Irons After Dark: Crimean Authorities Scramble To Tackle Latest Blackout

    Crimeans are bracing for a dark, cold New Year’s Eve as the peninsula is hit by yet another power outage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China to use domestic technology to construct aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China to use domestic technology to construct aircraft carrier

    The as-yet-unnamed vessel will be the second of its kind for China, the first purchased from Ukraine as an incomplete hull. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an… …read more Source:...