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    Ukraine investigates suspected cyber attack on Kiev power grid
    Dec20

    Ukraine investigates suspected cyber attack on Kiev power grid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is investigating a suspected cyber attack on Kiev’s power grid at the weekend, the latest in a series of strikes on its energy and financial infrastructure, the head of the state-run power distributor said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Libya...

    State Department worried Trump is going to be the real madman of foreign policy theory
    Dec20

    State Department worried Trump is going to be the real madman of foreign policy theory

    Foreign policy is a tricky beast for any new president, at any time. But 2016 presents some particular international challenges: ISIS, Syria, Russia and the Ukraine, Russia and Syria, China and Iran (to name just a few). When a new president is on the way, traditional adversaries might test the waters a bit by, say, seizing a U.S. unmanned...

    Austria’s far-right seals pact with Russia
    Dec20

    Austria’s far-right seals pact with Russia

    Freedom Party leaders went to Moscow and signed an agreement with a politician on EU sanctions list to cooperate with Vladimir Putin’s party. …read more Source:...

    Enhanced Security Measures Introduced Along Bulgaria’s Borders, Military Sites
    Dec20

    Enhanced Security Measures Introduced Along Bulgaria’s Borders, Military Sites

    Increased security measures have been introduced along Bulgaria’s borders and at military sites, announced the chief of defence General Konstantin Popov at Novo Selo. The final stage of the multi-national military training exercise Platinum Lion took place there on Tuesday. The exercise was observed by the ambassadors of the USA, Albania,...

    Ukraine Investigates Suspected Cyberattack on Kyiv Power Grid
    Dec20

    Ukraine Investigates Suspected Cyberattack on Kyiv Power Grid

    Ukraine is investigating a suspected cyberattack on Kyiv’s power grid over the weekend, the latest in a series of strikes on its energy and financial infrastructure, the head of the state-run power distributor said on Tuesday. Vsevolod Kovalchuk, acting chief director of Ukrenergo, told Reuters that a power distribution station near Kyiv...

    From ‘Flexibility’ to ‘Cut It Out’
    Dec20

    From ‘Flexibility’ to ‘Cut It Out’

    Today President Obama boasts about telling Vladimir Putin to “cut it out” with hacking attacks targeting the U.S. elections, but less than five years ago he was caught on a hot mic telling then-President Dmitry Medvedev that he would have “more flexibility” on issues important to Russia. “On all these issues, but particularly missile defense,...

    Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1
    Dec20

    Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1

    Pulse list of the top five highest paid African players in French senior division, Ligue 1. The French Ligue 1 for years has been a regular hub for African footballers and on this list we break down the top five biggest earners from the continent. All figures published on this list are from French sports daily L’Equipe.1. Nicolas...

    I’ve spent 15 years covering national security. I’ve never seen anything like the Russia hack.
    Dec20

    I’ve spent 15 years covering national security. I’ve never seen anything like the Russia hack.

    National security has been the focus of virtually all of my professional life. I was in Washington on 9/11 and saw the smoke rising from the Pentagon. I arrived in Iraq shortly after the 2003 US invasion and spent several years living in Baghdad and writing about what had quickly become a bloody civil war. I covered the Bush...

    The Russian ambassador’s killing will only strengthen Turkey-Russia relations
    Dec20

    The Russian ambassador’s killing will only strengthen Turkey-Russia relations

    The relationship between the two nations had improved significantly this year, enabling them to work together to secure a ceasefire in Aleppo. Just after Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, addressed a small crowd at a photography exhibition on Monday night in the capital Ankara, a smartly dressed man fired into the air, before...

    Serbia votes against Kiev-proposed UN resolution on Crimea
    Dec20

    Serbia votes against Kiev-proposed UN resolution on Crimea

    The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for international monitoring of the situation regarding human rights in Crimea, Sputnik has reported.The draft resolution was submitted by Ukraine, and was supported by 70 countries. 26 were against, while 77 abstained. …read more Source:...