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    Separatist Attacks Kill 3 Ukrainian Servicemen
    Jan07

    Separatist Attacks Kill 3 Ukrainian Servicemen

    Ukraine said three of its soldiers have been killed in attacks by Russia-backed separatists over the last 24 hours, in the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine since a cease-fire agreement was signed in September. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters in Kyiv on Wednesday that one of the troops was killed by a...

    Putin Critic Navalny Complains Over the Price of Milk After Three Men Follow Him to Supermarket
    Jan07

    Putin Critic Navalny Complains Over the Price of Milk After Three Men Follow Him to Supermarket

    Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny has reported that on Tuesday evening he was met by three strangers outside his house who urged him to “turn back immediately”, while he was on his way to the supermarket. Navalny was given a three year suspended sentence last week after a controversial trial in Moscow last week and has...

    German Government Websites Shut Down, and Ukraine Group Claims Responsibility
    Jan07

    German Government Websites Shut Down, and Ukraine Group Claims Responsibility

    The group claiming responsibility for the apparent cyberattack criticized German support for the “criminal government” in Kiev, which is waging war against against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    German government websites hacked, pro-Russian group claims responsibility
    Jan07

    German government websites hacked, pro-Russian group claims responsibility

    BERLIN – German government websites including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page were hacked on Wednesday in a cyber attack claimed by a group demanding that Berlin sever official ties with the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    A Russian Soldier Vanishes in Ukraine
    Jan07

    A Russian Soldier Vanishes in Ukraine

    His brother and his girlfriend had no idea why he disappeared — or why he turned up in an online video being questioned by Ukraine’s internal security service. …read more Source: The New York...

    Pro-Russian Hackers Claim Cyberattack On German Government
    Jan07

    Pro-Russian Hackers Claim Cyberattack On German Government

    A pro-Russian computer hacking group has claimed responsibility for a January 7 cyberattack on German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Shale player pulls plug on Ukraine
    Jan07

    Shale player pulls plug on Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) — The economic climate in Ukraine is no longer conducive to continue investing in shale natural gas opportunities, producer JKX Oil & Gas said Wednesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    A Nighttime Supply Run To Donetsk Airport, Under Fire
    Jan07

    A Nighttime Supply Run To Donetsk Airport, Under Fire

    For months, the airport in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, has been the scene of heavy fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels. The Ukrainian volunteer units and regular troops defending the airport have been labeled “cyborgs” in the local media, a term that some have proudly adopted. RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondents...

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier
    Jan07

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier

    Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert said several government websites were unreachable Wednesday morning because of a “serious attack clearly caused by a multitude of external systems” — what is known as a distributed denial of service, or DDOS, attack. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act
    Jan07

    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act

    LAS VEGAS— France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. Emmanuel Macron told The Associated Press that Europe has a “collective responsibility” to maintain pressure on Russia over its involvement in...