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    Trump: It’s time ‘to move on’ from claims of Russian interference in election
    Dec30

    Trump: It’s time ‘to move on’ from claims of Russian interference in election

    Insisting it’s time “to move on,” President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nonetheless meet next week with leaders of the intelligence community “to be updated on the facts” of alleged Russian cyberattacks. “It’s time for our country to move on to bigger and better things,” he said in a statement....

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of US sanctions
    Dec30

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of US sanctions

    Russian authorities on Thursday announced the closure of the Anglo-American School of Moscow, hours after the Kremlin vowed to retaliate against recent U.S. sanctions. The nonprofit day school, which enrols international students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be closed along with the U.S. Embassy vacation dacha in Serebryany Bor...

    US retaliates against Russia over election hack
    Dec29

    US retaliates against Russia over election hack

    In one of its final moves to keep Russia at bay and secure America from digital intruders, the Obama administration on Thursday slapped Moscow with a round of sanctions over its alleged election-season hacks. The punishments hits several Russian individuals and entities, including the country’s primary security services, known as the FSB,...

    US slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats
    Dec29

    US slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats

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    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 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:...

    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...

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