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    US plays down Russian reports of chill in ties
    Dec22

    US plays down Russian reports of chill in ties

    WASHINGTON: The United States played down Russian reports Wednesday that already tense ties between the old foes have plunged to chilly new lows. The State Department denied a Kremlin claim that communications are frozen, noting that Secretary of State John Kerry had called his Russian counterpart as recently as Tuesday. The Pentagon also noted...

    US to continue diplomatic ties with Russia: State Dept. – Press TV
    Dec22

    US to continue diplomatic ties with Russia: State Dept. – Press TV

    Press TV US to continue diplomatic ties with Russia: State Dept.Press TVThe US government will continue its diplomatic ties with Russia, says the US State Department, rejecting the Kremlin’s remarks that almost all communication channels between the two sides were “frozen.” “It’s difficult to know exactly what is meant by …The Era of...

    US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
    Dec22

    US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

    From DNA India Washington , Reuters The US Treasury, in a statement named seven Russian businessmen, six of whom it said were executives at Bank Rossiya or its affiliates ABR Management and Sobinbank. The United States (US) on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in...

    Russian hacks into Ukraine power grids a sign of things to come for U.S.?
    Dec22

    Russian hacks into Ukraine power grids a sign of things to come for U.S.?

    Some U.S. electric utilities have even weaker security than those Russians breached in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Russian cyberattack targets Ukrainian power grid; U.S. next?
    Dec22

    Russian cyberattack targets Ukrainian power grid; U.S. next?

    Russian hackers have launched multiple cyber attacks in the past year on power grids in Ukraine. Experts say a similar attack in the U.S. could leave people without electricity, reports Holly Williams. …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Dec. 22
    Dec22

    News of the Day From Around the World, Dec. 22

    Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said earlier this week that their two conditions for peace talks are the removal of the group leader’s name from the U.N. blacklist and the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Afghanistan. […] the Afghan government rejected the group’s demands — an indication of the depth of the rift...

    Stolen masterpieces worth $26m returned to Italy from Ukraine
    Dec22

    Stolen masterpieces worth $26m returned to Italy from Ukraine

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at €17 million ($26 million) were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year.Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Masterpieces stolen in Italy museum heist returned with only scratches
    Dec22

    Masterpieces stolen in Italy museum heist returned with only scratches

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at $17.7 million were returned to Italy from Ukraine after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year …read more Source:...

    US sent Ukraine useless low-tech analogue drones: Report
    Dec22

    US sent Ukraine useless low-tech analogue drones: Report

    A report says US-supplied drones to Ukraine utilize “stone age” technology. …read more Source:...

    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War
    Dec22

    ‘We Have to Defend Our Motherland’: On the Front Lines of Ukraine’s War

    NOVOMYKHAILIVKA, Ukraine—In the woods outside this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, a battle-worn unit of Ukrainian soldiers have hunkered down for the winter. The troops live and fight sometimes only a few hundred yards across no man’s land from their enemies, a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. Some of the...