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    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack
    Jan12

    U.S. helping Ukraine investigate December power grid hack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday it was helping Ukrainian authorities investigate an apparent attack last month on the country’s power grid that caused a blackout for 80,000 customers of western Ukraine’s Prykarpattyaoblenergo utility. …read more Source: The...

    Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation
    Jan12

    Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation

    The President of Ukraine thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for the warm welcome and the talks during his official visit to Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Kazakh, Ukrainian presidents had telephone talk
    Jan12

    Kazakh, Ukrainian presidents had telephone talk

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, Akorda reports. …read more Source:...

    One year after the Gyumri massacre
    Jan12

    One year after the Gyumri massacre

    On this very day in 2015, at about 7 am, the tanker of the Russian military base located in Gyumri shot and stabbed the 7 members of the Avetisyan family. This incident and the further events revealed numerous circumstances. Let us try to restore what happened and summarize the conclusions we came to during this period. Chronology of the Events...

    Moscow tests Crimea-based radar station which can monitor Istanbul
    Jan12

    Moscow tests Crimea-based radar station which can monitor Istanbul

    “The tests aimed to exercise communications between operations centers of warships and air and surface targets,” Russian officials said. …read more Source:...

    India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship
    Jan12

    India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship

    Chennai, January 11 An Indian court today sentenced 35 sailors, including several from Britain, Estonia and Ukraine, for illegally entering Indian waters carrying weapons aboard a US-operated anti-piracy boat in 2013. A Tamil Nadu judge ordered all 35 crew present in the court to serve five years in jail, the prosecutor in the case, S...

    Tennis: Kerber survives ‘extreme heat’ test in Sydney
    Jan12

    Tennis: Kerber survives ‘extreme heat’ test in Sydney

    SYDNEY (AFP) – Germanys Angelique Kerber overcame the loss of the first set on a day of extreme heat in Sydney as she maintained her build-up to next weeks Australian Open on Monday.The fourth seed, one of the few members of the womens world top 10 not to be hit by injury in the lead-up to the years first Grand Slam, came from a set down to...

    Moscow shares drop over 5 percent, ruble also hit
    Jan11

    Moscow shares drop over 5 percent, ruble also hit

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Moscow share prices on Monday dropped by more than five percent as Russias energy-dependent economy reels from low oil prices and fluctuations on the Asian market.The dollar-denominated RTS index had dropped by 5.12 percent at closing, while Russias battered ruble fell to 76 against the dollar and over 83 against the euro for...

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet
    Jan11

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet

    The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers spoke by telephone about topics including the Syrian political process, the fight against Islamic State militants, Middle East regional issues, Ukraine, North Korea’s recent nuclear test and U.S.-Russian bilateral ties, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet
    Jan11

    Kerry, Lavrov discuss Syria, other issues, look for time to meet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. and Russian foreign ministers spoke by telephone about topics including the Syrian political process, the fight against Islamic State militants, Middle East regional issues, Ukraine, North Korea’s recent nuclear test and U.S.-Russian bilateral ties, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. …read...

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