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    The Morning Vertical, January 18, 2017
    Jan18

    The Morning Vertical, January 18, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Draws Fire For Crimea Comments
    Jan18

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Draws Fire For Crimea Comments

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has caused controversy by suggesting that Kyiv must accept Moscow’s grip on Crimea for the time being if it wants to regain control over eastern territory held by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Joe Biden: Russian Election-Meddling ‘Will Occur Again, I Promise You’
    Jan18

    Joe Biden: Russian Election-Meddling ‘Will Occur Again, I Promise You’

    Joe Biden offered a stirring defense of liberalism, as well as a harsh rebuke of Russia in his final speech as vice president.Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Biden warned of “dangerous demagogues and autocrats that have emerged seeking to capitalize on people’s insecurities. In this case, using...

    Russian Officials Invite Marine Le Pen to Crimea
    Jan18

    Russian Officials Invite Marine Le Pen to Crimea

    Ukraine has called her views on the peninsula “historically and legally worthless.” …read more Source:...

    Kiev power outage in Dec was cyber attack – Ukrenergo
    Jan18

    Kiev power outage in Dec was cyber attack – Ukrenergo

    A power blackout in Ukraine’s capital Kiev last month was caused by a cyber attack and investigators are trying to trace other potentially infected computers and establish the source of the breach, utility Ukrenergo told Reuters in emailed comments on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Bulgaria May Lose EU Presidency If It Stirs Divisions, President Warns
    Jan18

    Bulgaria May Lose EU Presidency If It Stirs Divisions, President Warns

    Outgoing Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued Bulgaria may be stripped of its Council of the European Union presidency if it works toward division within the EU. In his farewell press conference alongside Vice President Margarita Popova, he has said such a move is one of the “big risks” facing the country in the months to come, a step...

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories
    Jan18

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories

    (Credit: Getty/Alexsey Druginyn/Christopher Furlong/Mireia Triguero Roura) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ban Muslims from the entering the country and to make Mexico pay for a border wall. He pledged to level the economic playing field with China and to renegotiate the “very bad” Iran deal. These policies were red meat for...

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique
    Jan18

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique

    The method involves transferring the parents’ combined genes into a donor egg. …read more Source:...

    In Kenya: No voter ID, no sex, urges MP
    Jan18

    In Kenya: No voter ID, no sex, urges MP

    Kenyan authorities estimate some four to six million voters have yet to register, crucial numbers that could swing the result. A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election.Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk...

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw
    Jan18

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter has some parting advice for Donald Trump as the president-elect tries to improve relations with Russia: Don’t get your hopes up. Trump is likely to find exceedingly few areas where Washington and Moscow’s interests still align, the outgoing Pentagon chief told POLITICO on Tuesday. And it may be most...