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    Raonic sets up mouthwatering clash with Nadal
    Jan05

    Raonic sets up mouthwatering clash with Nadal

    Defending champion and top seed Milos Raonic cruised into the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International with a regulation 6-3, 6-2 win over Argentine Diego Schwartzman yesterday. Raonic, who beat Roger Federer to win the 2016 Brisbane title, will now take on Rafael Nadal for a place in the semi-finals after the Spaniard crushed Germany’s...

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles
    Jan05

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 5 (UPI) — Ukraine’s state-owned defense contractor Ukroboronprom has transferred over 50 BTR-3 armored personnel carriers to the country’s armed forces. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017

    Since Russia’s 2014 forceful takeover of Crimea, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old fault lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts say the dangers of a military confrontation are at their highest for decades. The upcoming change of administration in Washington will...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions

    Since Russia’s forceful takeover of Crimea in 2014, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts warn the dangers of a military confrontation are growing. Russia has deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles to its westernmost exclave...

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term
    Jan05

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term

    Mural Depicts Donald Trump And Vladimir Putin in Lithuania (Credit: Getty/Sean Gallup) The Russian hacking scandal of the Democratic National Party continues — accusations that President-elect Donald Trump is a Russian stooge are as steady as the drumbeat of yesteryear’s cries that Obama was not really a citizen. The evidence behind the...

    Ukraine sees energy self-sufficiency by 2020
    Jan05

    Ukraine sees energy self-sufficiency by 2020

    Volodymyr Groysman said the dollar would now cost 18.5 Ukrainian hryvnias instead of the current 26.5 if Kiev did not need to pay hard cash for its fuel supplies. …read more Source: World...

    MFA: Minsk remains a key negotiating platform for Ukraine settlement
    Jan05

    MFA: Minsk remains a key negotiating platform for Ukraine settlement

    Belarus made considerable efforts to promote a peaceful settlement of the crisis in Ukraine and provide the necessary conditions for regular meetings of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine and its working groups, the review reads. …read more Source:...

    Nazi hunter calls for legal action over antisemitic Kiev march
    Jan05

    Nazi hunter calls for legal action over antisemitic Kiev march

    On New Year’s Day, marchers yelled notorious slogan “Jews out.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    The Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking
    Jan05

    The Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking

    Updated on January 5, 2017 What’s the latest?Senior intelligence officials will testify Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) about foreign cyberthreats to the U.S. Much of the testimony is likely to focus on what role Russia had in the U.S. election.U.S. intelligence officials say Russia hacked the Democratic National...

    Pentagon Chief: Trump Needs to Keep Alliances, Hold Russia Accountable in Syria
    Jan05

    Pentagon Chief: Trump Needs to Keep Alliances, Hold Russia Accountable in Syria

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says President-elect Donald Trump’s administration should maintain partnerships with NATO and allies in the Asia-Pacific, while also holding Russia accountable to its stated mission of battling terrorists in Syria and help end the war. The recommendations came in a memo that Carter, like the other Cabinet...