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    [Ticker] Poll: Half of Dutch unaware of Ukraine referendum
    Feb26

    [Ticker] Poll: Half of Dutch unaware of Ukraine referendum

    According to a poll of Dutch people published Thursday, 49% did not know a referendum on an EU-Ukraine cooperation agreement will take place on 6 April. Of those polled, 21% said they would “definitely” vote; 28% said “probably”. The plebiscite is only valid if there is a 30% turnout. …read more Source:...

    How to shore up NATO for the long haul
    Feb26

    How to shore up NATO for the long haul

    The Obama administration’s proposal to increase deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and troops in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, would ensure that a full combat brigade, roughly 5,000 troops, could be maintained to deter Russian aggression in the region. The price tag for Congress to consider: $3.4 billion in...

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage
    Feb26

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A December power outage in Ukraine affecting 225,000 customers was the result of a cyber attack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. government officially recognized the blackout as caused by a malicious hack. …read more Source:...

    U.N. agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings: sources
    Feb26

    U.N. agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings: sources

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – The U.N.’s aviation agency wants to cut the time it takes to issue warnings about credible threats to aircraft on a website it launched after the 2014 downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine man poses as US school student
    Feb25

    Ukraine man poses as US school student

    A Ukrainian man is arrested after he was found to be using the false identity of a high school student for four years in the US state of Pennsylvania. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision ‘genocide’ song infuriates Moscow
    Feb25

    Eurovision ‘genocide’ song infuriates Moscow

    The nation of Ukraine still remembers when Stalin deported the Crimean Tartars from their homeland to central Asia during the… …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Court Equates Social Network Profile With Mainstream Media
    Feb25

    Ukrainian Court Equates Social Network Profile With Mainstream Media

    Can social media accounts be considered mass media? Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. In an unprecedented move, a Ukrainian court has equated a social media profile page with mass media outlets and sanctioned its owner for public calls to overthrow authorities. On February 2, 2016, a municipal court in Sumy, north-eastern Ukraine, found a local...

    Russia’s S7 Airlines Mulls Acquiring Stake in Bulgarian Air Carrier
    Feb25

    Russia’s S7 Airlines Mulls Acquiring Stake in Bulgarian Air Carrier

    Russian company S7 Airlines is considering a possible entry into the shareholding structure of an unnamed Bulgarian air carrier to conduct flights from Moscow to Europe via Ukraine, TASS reported on Thursday. There are several Bulgarian airlines operating in the market which could be sold, the Russian news agency quoted S7 Airlines co-owner...

    High School Student Was 23-Year-Old Ukrainian
    Feb25

    High School Student Was 23-Year-Old Ukrainian

    An honours student who was active in school programmes was actually an adult hiding in the US after his visa expired, police say. …read more Source: Sky...

    Belarusian hair stylists, make-up artists win first prize at contest in St. Petersburg
    Feb25

    Belarusian hair stylists, make-up artists win first prize at contest in St. Petersburg

    The Belarusian beauty specialists outperformed their competitors from Ukraine, Estonia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, and other countries and won more than 50 prizes placing first in the team standings. …read more Source:...

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