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A New Underwater Internet Cable Directly Connects Crimea And Russia

A New Underwater Internet Cable Directly Connects Crimea And Russia

Russia’s connection with Crimea is an unsolved geopolitical quandary, but the physical connection to the Russian mainland just got a bit stronger: Crimean ISPs have transitioned over to a new 46km long underwater cable connecting directly to Russia, bypassing the old connection through Ukraine.

Report: NASA Cuts All Non-ISS Ties With Russia Over Ukraine

Report: NASA Cuts All Non-ISS Ties With Russia Over Ukraine

In an internal memo, NASA has stated that it will suspend all interaction with the Russian government, in response to Russia’s violations of Ukraine’s territorial independence. Fortunately for US astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson, both currently orbiting on the International Space Station, the two agencies will still cooperate to…