due to falling gas prices (blame
And due to sanctions after they tried to take their traditional land in the Crimea back from the Ukraine.
That last part could be considered an act of war, perpetrated by the EU and the US and a lot of multinational companies.
Bankrupt a country? No publicity.
Hack SONY? CYBERWAR!
and if you read that article, the suggestion is that it may have been outsourced to leftist Asian hackers..