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    Six months after being beaten, Chabad emissary dies of injuries
    Apr15

    Six months after being beaten, Chabad emissary dies of injuries

    Chabad rabbi beaten in anti-Semitic attack in Ukraine succumbs to injuries. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Trudeau runs risk keeping flawed politician as foreign affairs minister
    Apr15

    Trudeau runs risk keeping flawed politician as foreign affairs minister

    The irrational has begun to dominate our politics as if the American virus has stealthily moved north to infect our national narratives. It reflects itself in various ways but it seems that wars – old wars, current wars and future wars – have gripped the minds of our political elite and their courtiers in the media. Most problematic is Chrystia...

    Making nukes mandatory: a lesson for dictators
    Apr15

    Making nukes mandatory: a lesson for dictators

    Donald Trump; Kim Jong-un (Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Getty/KCNA/Salon) You know how far it is from Damascus to Pyongyang? It’s 4,600 miles. If they had air service between the two outlaw capitals, it would be about an eight-and-a-half-hour flight, about as long as it takes you to fly from Dallas to London. But the two cities may as well...

    Russia could soon take over a chunk of U.S. oil infrastructure
    Apr15

    Russia could soon take over a chunk of U.S. oil infrastructure

    Russia may soon take control of American oil and gasoline infrastructure in a deal U.S. lawmakers warn represents a threat to energy security. Rosneft, Russia’s state-controlled oil company, could end up with a majority stake in Texas-based Citgo after the entity that owns Citgo, Venezuela’s state-owned oil and natural gas company...

    Azerbaijani handball players beat Ukraine`s Energetic
    Apr15

    Azerbaijani handball players beat Ukraine`s Energetic

    Azerbaijan`s national handball team have defeated Ukrainian Energetic 30-24 in the third round of an international tournament in the Ukrainian city of Zaparozhye …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Through the looking glass… Introducing Episodic Memory
    Apr15

    Through the looking glass… Introducing Episodic Memory

    Episodic Memory (2007) is one of those books which seem to be written in hologrammatic ink. As you turn the pages you see butterflies drifting over the Steppe or hear a dog barking in a summer that faded fifty years ago. The novel begins with a description of debris and a breaking mirror in a Ukrainian farmyard. The accumulation of detail...

    Ukraine’s anti-graft fight targets telecoms
    Apr15

    Ukraine’s anti-graft fight targets telecoms

    Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced Thursday that a Kiev court had “frozen” the shares of tycoon Rinat Akhmetov in the Ukrtelecom company and its subsidiary TriMob. …read more Source: World...

    Donbass conflict still far from resolution
    Apr15

    Donbass conflict still far from resolution

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine has dragged into its 3rd year with no end in sight. …read more Source:...

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come
    Apr15

    Smart cities can be vulnerable: That Dallas emergency siren hack is a warning of things to come

    San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency light rail vehicle (Credit: AP/Alison Yin) By infrastructure-hacking standards, the overnight triggering of the Dallas storm-warning system on April 7 was relatively benign. Starting at about 20 minutes before midnight more than 150 sirens across the city of 1.3 million people blared periodically,...

    Russia Boycotts Kyiv-hosted Eurovision Event Over Contestant Kerfuffle
    Apr15

    Russia Boycotts Kyiv-hosted Eurovision Event Over Contestant Kerfuffle

    Russia’s leading state broadcaster has announced plans to boycott the Eurovision 2017 song contest after the host country, Ukraine, barred Russia’s contestant, wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoylova, from entering the country. Kyiv’s decision in late March to ban the 28-year-old Russian paraplegic vocalist stemmed from her June...