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    The problem isn’t Putin, it’s Russia
    Aug12

    The problem isn’t Putin, it’s Russia

    NEW YORK — The introduction of new sanctions by the United States on Russia has sent relations between the two countries to lows not seen since the end of the Cold War. Each side blames the other and claims to be seeking better relations, behaving as if the antagonism is just an undesirable, but passing, phase. But while many in the...

    Software and Hard Consequences
    Aug12

    Software and Hard Consequences

    World War III has started, and almost no one seems to have noticed. Or perhaps the Cold War is a better analogy, if the Cold War had 20 sides fighting each other all at once and, again, if almost no one was paying enough attention to realize what is going on. At least, this is what Alexander Klimburg insists in The Darkening Web, his new book on...

    Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists
    Aug12

    Ports of Burgas, Varna, Nesebar increasingly popular among cruise tourists

    Cruise tourism has become more accessible to tourists lately, Iliyan Ivanov from the Bulgarian Cruise Society told the National Radio. It is not surprising then that Bulgaria’s transport strategy until 2030 envisages tangible growth of this kind of tourist business. In 2017 cruise tourism is estimated to attract 25 million passengers. In...

    Most Ukrainians have financial hardship
    Aug12

    Most Ukrainians have financial hardship

    Following 2 years of economic depression caused by war, Ukraine’s economy is expected to show a GDP growth of about 2 percent this year. …read more Source:...

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin
    Aug12

    Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin

    BEDMINSTER – President Donald Trump said he was not being serious when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering a drastic reduction in the number of U.S. diplomatic employees and saving the U.S. significant cash. “Absolutely, I think you know that,” Trump told reporters Friday when asked about the comments he made a...

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup
    Aug12

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup

    TORONTO — Caroline Wozniacki made some changes this week to try to change her fortune in a city that has not been kind on the tennis front. Personal driver? Not needed this time around. Same hotel as before? Switch that booking. Wozniacki is not only winning in Toronto for the first time in her career, she’s doing it against the...

    Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe
    Aug12

    Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe

    A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday. The espionage group, dubbed APT 28, sought to steal password credentials from Western government and business...

    Qatar’s athlete jumps high to reach championship final
    Aug12

    Qatar’s athlete jumps high to reach championship final

    Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim leapt into Sunday’s high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in London in the manner of a man ready to finally ascend to the very summit of his sport. The wiry Qatari, who has jumped higher than anyone in history except Cuban world record holder Javier Sotomayor, breezed through today’s...

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea
    Aug11

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea

    By Brian Fung | Washington Post Can a president be suspended from Twitter for threatening to attack another country? That’s what some Twitter users, including actor and former Barack Obama aide Kal Penn, are demanding, after President Trump tweeted Friday morning that U.S. “military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded,...

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?
    Aug11

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?

    President Trump is most comfortable when he’s on the verbal offensive. He loves a good war of words, whether his target is a foreign adversary, a foreign ally, a Republican rival, or Rosie O’Donnell. According to a New York Times tally, Trump has attacked 351 separate people, places, and things on Twitter alone since July 2015.The...