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    Ukraine Security Chief Calls for Better Cyber Defense Against Russia
    Dec14

    Ukraine Security Chief Calls for Better Cyber Defense Against Russia

    A Ukrainian security chief said on Wednesday Ukraine needed to beef up its cyber defenses, citing a recent spate of attacks on government websites that he said originated in Russia. Over the past week, Ukraine’s Finance and Defense ministries and State Treasury said their websites had been temporarily downed by attacks aimed at disrupting...

    PHOTOS: Dutch Court Decides Crimean Treasures Must Go To Ukraine
    Dec14

    PHOTOS: Dutch Court Decides Crimean Treasures Must Go To Ukraine

    When Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, many of the region’s most precious artifacts were on loan to a Dutch museum. A court has now ruled that the objects must go to Ukraine, not Crimea.(Image credit: Peter Dejong/AP) …read more Source:...

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine
    Dec14

    EU leaders to endorse Dutch demands on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS: European Union leaders, anxious to preserve a landmark cooperation agreement with Ukraine, will address Dutch concerns on Thursday by saying the deal does not give Kiev the status of a candidate for membership of the bloc, diplomats said. The Netherlands demanded caveats on the EU-Ukraine agreement, which establishes closer political...

    Crimean gold treasures must be returned to Kiev: Dutch court
    Dec14

    Crimean gold treasures must be returned to Kiev: Dutch court

    A priceless collection of gold artefacts from Crimea that was on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea, a Dutch court ruled yesterday in a judgement likely to anger Moscow. Kiev and the four museums have been wrangling over the fate of the archaeological treasures, including gems,...

    The Putin push: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s favorability among Republicans has grown over two years
    Dec14

    The Putin push: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s favorability among Republicans has grown over two years

    In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts at a meeting with Russian and foreign cultural figures in the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. At right, Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky. At left back, Russia’s Vakhtangov theater director Kirill Krok. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin...

    How we would cover Russia’s pro-Trump hack if it happened in another country
    Dec14

    How we would cover Russia’s pro-Trump hack if it happened in another country

    How would American media cover Russia’s hack of the US election if it happened in another country? How would the world respond differently? Here, to borrow a great idea from Slate’s Joshua Keating, is a satirical take on the story you might be reading if the reports about Russian meddling were coming from, say, Estonia or Venezuela....

    Experts: US-Russian relations in a ‘downward spiral’ that could lead to nuclear catastrophe
    Dec14

    Experts: US-Russian relations in a ‘downward spiral’ that could lead to nuclear catastrophe

    Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via APIt’s not quite Cold War II, but the collapse of U.S. military relations with Russia could prove to be one of the most consequential aspects of President Barack Obama’s national security legacy while presenting an early test of Donald Trump’s hope for friendly ties to Moscow....

    How Hanukkah sufganiyot became a national treat in the Netherlands
    Dec14

    How Hanukkah sufganiyot became a national treat in the Netherlands

    A stall selling oliebollen in Amsterdam in 2015. (Kate Hopkins/Flickr) AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Though they are considered a caloric hazard in Israel, sufganiyot are a rare Hanukkah treat for many Jews in Europe. When the holiday arrives, some Jewish communities in Russia, Ukraine and beyond arrange special community bakes. This keeps schools and...

    US Troops to Arrive in Europe in January to Reassure Allies
    Dec14

    US Troops to Arrive in Europe in January to Reassure Allies

    WARSAW, Poland — The United States is deploying troops to Poland, the Baltic states and Romania next month as part of raising the security of the region, Polish and U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz made the announcement following talks with the commander of U.S. land troops in Europe, Lt. Gen. Ben...

    In collapse of US-Russian military ties, some see nuke risk
    Dec14

    In collapse of US-Russian military ties, some see nuke risk

    LONDON (AP) — The collapse of U.S. military relations with Russia could prove to be one of the most consequential aspects of President Barack Obama’s national security legacy. It will also be an early test of Donald Trump’s hope for friendly ties to Moscow. There is concern that a near-complete absence of military-to-military...