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    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’
    Dec29

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’

    KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers have targeted Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months, including incidents that showed Russian security services were waging a cyberwar against the country, President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian troops are using TRENCHES on the front line in scenes reminiscent of the WW2 battle for Stalingrad as they fight pro-Russian rebels
    Dec29

    Ukrainian troops are using TRENCHES on the front line in scenes reminiscent of the WW2 battle for Stalingrad as they fight pro-Russian rebels

    In scenes reminiscent of the Second World War battle for Stalingrad, a soldier crouches down for shelter in the icy ditch near Luganske village in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line
    Dec29

    Ukraine releases 15 people to separatists near front line

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    Ruse Ice Fest
    Dec29

    Ruse Ice Fest

    An indoors ice fest is taking place for a first time ever in Bulgaria and also in the Balkans. The Danube town of Ruse hosts for a third year in a row its Ruse Ice Fest which will continue till 15 February 2017. Sculptors from 8 countries created ice figures on the topic given: Ice Tale with motifs from the Frozen Kingdom. More than 130 ice...

    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:...

    Alexander Chekmenev’s Ukrainian passport applicants – in pictures
    Dec29

    Alexander Chekmenev’s Ukrainian passport applicants – in pictures

    After the fall of the Soviet Union, all Ukrainians had to get a new passport – and Alexander Chekmenev was on hand to take their photos. The snatched extra shots he took are remarkable in their honesty and tendernessPassport to eternity: photographing the forgotten elderly of Ukraine… …read more Source: The...

    Passport to eternity: photographing the forgotten elderly of Ukraine
    Dec29

    Passport to eternity: photographing the forgotten elderly of Ukraine

    Alexander Chekmenev was tasked with making new passport photos in eastern Ukraine – and ended up with a powerfully humane portrait series. As the images are published 20 years later, he explains why old people deserve better careAlexander Chekmenev’s Ukrainian passport applicants – in picturesTimes were tumultuous in post-Soviet eastern...

    Putin’s army prepares for 2018 World Cup
    Dec29

    Putin’s army prepares for 2018 World Cup

    MOSCOW — Alexander Shprygin, the 38-year-old head of Russia’s football supporters’ association, looked wary when I met him at his organization’s spacious offices in central Moscow. Dubbed a “Nazi-loving pal of Putin” and a “far-right fan leader” by...

    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016
    Dec29

    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016

    The answers – no peeking! Here are the answers to the New Statesman Quiz of the Year 2016. Brexit 1 d Marine Le Pen 2 a Lambeth 3 c Mail on Sunday 4 b Prosecco 5 a Jim Royle US politics 6 c Tremendous 7 a John F Kennedy 8 a “A big silverback gorilla” 9 b Deplorables 10 d Virginia UK politics 11 a George Osborne 12 b Ed Balls 13 d Stephen...

    Election hacking: US senators call for sanctions on Russia
    Dec28

    Election hacking: US senators call for sanctions on Russia

    Senators from the main US parties say Russia may face sanctions over alleged hacking during the election. …read more Source:...

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