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    Mock Battle And Evil Spirits At A Pagan Christmas Festival
    Dec28

    Mock Battle And Evil Spirits At A Pagan Christmas Festival

    The Ukrainian village of Orlivka, near the Romanian border, celebrates its own unique version of Christmas: a festival that unites Christian and old shamanistic traditions. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE confirms ‘major’ cyber attack
    Dec28

    OSCE confirms ‘major’ cyber attack

    VIENNA: International observer body the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) confirmed Wednesday being the victim of a “major” cyber attack. “Early November the OSCE became aware of a major information security incident,” OSCE spokeswoman Mersiha Causevic Podzic told AFP via email. The attack...

    Russia worried U.S. will supply Syrian rebels with shoulder-fired air defence missiles
    Dec28

    Russia worried U.S. will supply Syrian rebels with shoulder-fired air defence missiles

    Russia has voiced concerns the U.S. is planning to provide Syrian rebels with shoulder-fired missiles, warning that such equipment to shoot down aircraft could fall into the hands of jihadists. But the U.S. is denying that it has any plans to supply such weapons. “Our position on MANPADS (man-portable air-defense systems) has not changed,” U.S....

    Joe Biden reportedly played an important role in the UN vote on Israeli settlements
    Dec28

    Joe Biden reportedly played an important role in the UN vote on Israeli settlements

    U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden speaks at the First Ministers’ and National Indigenous Leaders’ meeting in Ottawa, on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. (Credit: AP) Although the United States abstained from Friday’s controversial UN vote condemning Israeli expansion into Palestinian land, a new story is emerging claiming that Vice President...

    Beeline extends campaign of transferring unused minutes, MBs and SMS  to next month for subscribers of postpaid Smart tariff plans
    Dec28

    Beeline extends campaign of transferring unused minutes, MBs and SMS  to next month for subscribers of postpaid Smart tariff plans

    ArmInfo. Beeline Armenia is pleased to announce that the company extends the campaign of transferring the unused minutes, MBs and SMS to the next month for subscribers of postpaid Smart tariff plans. The campaign will be in force until December 31, 2017, the press office of the company reports. According to the terms of the campaign, the minutes,...

    Russian Website Names President ‘Bulgarian Obama’ over Remarks
    Dec28

    Russian Website Names President ‘Bulgarian Obama’ over Remarks

    An interview of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev with Germany’s Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung (FAZ) has sparked outrage in Russian media. Plevneliv has been referred to as “the loyal servant of Brussels” by Federalnoe Agentstvo Novostey (Federal News Agency), with a piece reading he “traded friendship with Russia for...

    David Shahnazaryan: There is no more “phased” option for the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement
    Dec28

    David Shahnazaryan: There is no more “phased” option for the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement

    According to David Shahnazaryan, after the annexation of the Crimea by Russia and the war in April, it became clear that the international guarantees are not functioning – Mr. Shahnazaryan, first of all, let’s talk about the current situation on … …read more Source:...

    Lithuanian ‘Elves’ Combat Russian Influence Online
    Dec28

    Lithuanian ‘Elves’ Combat Russian Influence Online

    Elves against trolls—it sounds like something out of “The Lord of the Rings.” But to Ricardas Savukynas, the battle he’s fighting is no fantasy. The 43-year-old business consultant and blogger is part of an informal internet army of Lithuanians trying to counter what they describe as hate speech and pro-Russia propaganda....

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up
    Dec28

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Half a year after losing his legs in the war against separatists in Ukraine’s east, Lt. Volodymyr Kovalsky showed the strength of his body and spirit in a sports competition for disabled servicemen.Breathing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up
    Dec28

    AP Photos: Ukraine’s wounded soldiers get pumped up

    Half a year after losing his legs in the war against separatists in Ukraine’s east, Lt. Volodymyr Kovalsky showed the strength of his body and spirit in a sports competition for disabled servicemen. …read more Source: FOX...