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    Rafael Nadal Is Happy to Be Back in Competitions Again
    Jan03

    Rafael Nadal Is Happy to Be Back in Competitions Again

    Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal expressed his happiness on Monday at being back in competitions, just hours before playing his first match at the Brisbane International in Australia against the Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov on Tuesday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Insecurity is cash cow for Europe’s defense firms
    Jan03

    Insecurity is cash cow for Europe’s defense firms

    After a decade of slashing defense budgets, European leaders are about to start investing significantly more in arms, citing “a challenging geopolitical environment.” A resurgent Russia on Europe’s eastern flank, increased terrorism on the Continent and an incoming U.S. president who has questioned America’s commitment to NATO may...

    Four Soldiers Wounded in Combat in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan03

    Four Soldiers Wounded in Combat in Eastern Ukraine

    Four soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine on the first day of the year, Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman Alexandr Motuzianik said on Monday at a press briefing. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Nadal to Start New Season against Ukraine’s Dolgopolov
    Jan03

    Nadal to Start New Season against Ukraine’s Dolgopolov

    Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal will start his new season on Tuesday with a match against Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first round of Brisbane International in Australia. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    How to Avoid a New Cold War
    Jan03

    How to Avoid a New Cold War

    In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland’s Eastern shore. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that 35 U.S. diplomats would be expelled. But Vladimir Putin stepped in, declined to retaliate at all, and...

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?
    Jan03

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?

    David Cadier Security, Europe A French U-turn on Russia appears unlikely but some changes can be expected. After winning the conservatives’ primary elections on November 27, François Fillon is now best positioned to be the next president of France. Although political forecasts are like horoscopes these days, his victory over the far...

    Militia training clubs find eager audience among Russian nationalists
    Jan03

    Militia training clubs find eager audience among Russian nationalists

    The “cadets” listening to Gariev were largely white-collar and self-employed workers from cities across Russia, men motivated less by an ideology than by the siege mentality that has surged here since the wars in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Toronto...

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide
    Jan03

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide

    January 03, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired this week that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Trump aide says US sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate
    Jan03

    Trump aide says US sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate

    An aide to President-elect Donald Trump said that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: SABC...

    Ukraine MP sparks row after shooting man in leg
    Jan02

    Ukraine MP sparks row after shooting man in leg

    Kiev: New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. Ukrainians bored by a relative lack of news over the holiday period have been gripped by accounts of the fight between the man and the senior politician that also involved an...