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    What makes a cyberattack? Experts lobby to restrict the term
    Mar28

    What makes a cyberattack? Experts lobby to restrict the term

    LONDON (AP) — When U.S. senator John McCain told Ukrainian television that the allegedly Russian-backed breach of the Democratic National… …read more Source:...

    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker said in one of his final interviews
    Mar28

    What a murdered former Russian lawmaker said in one of his final interviews

    KIEV — On Thursday, Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker facing corruption charges in Moscow who fled to Ukraine and became a critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot twice in the head and killed outside a posh hotel here in the country’s capital. Less than 72 hours earlier, he had given one of his final […] …read more...

    Russia’s Arctic Militarization: A Reality Check
    Mar28

    Russia’s Arctic Militarization: A Reality Check

    Russia is not looking to carve up the circumpolar North and the region is not in the midst of an arms race, write Adam Lajeunesse and P. Whitney Lackenbauer.In a speech to the FSB (the successor to the old KGB) in February, Russian president Vladimir Putin called for further reinforcement of the Arctic border. Capping a week of press reporting on...

    Exiled Crimean Tatars Keep Traditions Alive In Kyiv
    Mar28

    Exiled Crimean Tatars Keep Traditions Alive In Kyiv

    It’s estimated 10,000 Crimean Tatars have left the Ukrainian peninsula since Russia annexed it. Many moved to Kyiv — where are determined to preserve their national identity (Current Time TV). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cheney blasts Russia’s alleged interference in US election
    Mar28

    Cheney blasts Russia’s alleged interference in US election

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has criticized Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, calling it a hostile act. Russian President Vladimir Putin made a serious attempt to interfere in the 2016 election and other democratic processes in America, Cheney said. “In some quarters, that would be...

    NATO, Russia ambassadors to meet to resolve differences
    Mar28

    NATO, Russia ambassadors to meet to resolve differences

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Ambassadors from NATO and Russia will meet this week for the first time this year in a fresh attempt to resolve some of their differences. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement Tuesday that a NATO-Russia Council — their main forum for dialogue — would be held at the military alliance’s Brussels...

    Poland’s defense minister welcomes NATO troops
    Mar28

    Poland’s defense minister welcomes NATO troops

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish defense minister has welcomed a multinational NATO battalion to Poland made up of troops from the United States, Britain and Romania, saying the deployment improves the region’s security given the “threat from the East.” Antoni Macierewicz welcomed the U.S.-led battalion in a ceremony Tuesday in the central...

    The Morning Vertical, March 28, 2017
    Mar28

    The Morning Vertical, March 28, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s largest bank just pulled out of Ukraine
    Mar28

    Russia’s largest bank just pulled out of Ukraine

    Ukrainian activists have viewed Sberbank as a symbol of Russia’s unwelcome presence in the country. …read more Source: Business...

    Russia’s Sberbank To Sell Ukrainian Branches
    Mar28

    Russia’s Sberbank To Sell Ukrainian Branches

    The largest Russian bank, Sberbank, is selling its Ukrainian branches amid increasing pressure from the Ukrainian government and protesters in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...