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    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers

    KIEV/ODESSA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers

    KIEV/ODESSA, Ukraine – A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption. Roman… …read more Source:...

    Obama set to hit Russia with further sanctions over election hacking
    Dec29

    Obama set to hit Russia with further sanctions over election hacking

    The outgoing US administration is poised to hit Russia with further sanctions before Barack Obama leaves office next month, in response to allegations of Russian hacking and interference in the US electoral process. Russia, meanwhile, promised retaliation against Washington in the event of new economic sanctions. The Obama administration has had...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    Allegations of Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed “Great Game” of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil. Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security, but local and US...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL (AFP) – Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed Great Game of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security,...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL (AFP) – Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed Great Game of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security,...

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’

    US president-elect Donald Trump lamented complications from “the age of computer” Wednesday, as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election. Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing technology. “I...

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’

    WASHINGTON: US president-elect Donald Trump lamented complications from “the age of computer” Wednesday, as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election. Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing...

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources
    Dec29

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources

    US President Barack Obama (left) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into US political institutions and...

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking
    Dec29

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking

    US President Barack Obama with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in Lima in Nov 2016. AFP File Photo The Obama administration plans to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia over its alleged hacking during the US election in an effort to help President-elect Donald Trump, two U.S. officials said on Wednesday....

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