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    Russian cryptocurrency expert Pavel Lerner ‘kidnapped’ in Kyiv, say reports
    Dec29

    Russian cryptocurrency expert Pavel Lerner ‘kidnapped’ in Kyiv, say reports

    The head executive of Exmo Bitcoin exchange Pavel Lerner has reportedly been kidnapped on the streets of Kyiv. His company, which focuses on trading cryptocurrencies in east Europe, says it is still operating normally. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    American Elections Remain Unprotected
    Dec29

    American Elections Remain Unprotected

    Two weeks before the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the U.S. intelligence community released a declassified version of its report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. It detailed the activities of a network of hackers who infiltrated voting systems and stole documents from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary...

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year
    Dec29

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year

    According to the terms of the deal, Kiev was meant to hand over 306 prisoners to the rebels and receive 74 prisoners in return. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year
    Dec29

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year

    According to the terms of the deal, Kiev was meant to hand over 306 prisoners to the rebels and receive 74 prisoners in return. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    News24.com | US welcomes Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap but says more can be done
    Dec29

    News24.com | US welcomes Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap but says more can be done

    The United States has welcomed the mass prisoner swap by Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels, but called on both sides in the conflict to go farther, asking Moscow to help put an end to the fighting. …read more Source:...

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive,  1994
    Dec29

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive, 1994

    29 December 1994 James Meek in Norilsk talks to a victim of the gulag 50 years ago whose Arctic exile is still not overAt the end of the second world war, as Europe was preparing to celebrate its victory over fascism, the Soviet authorities arrested an entire school of teenage girls from western Ukraine, named them enemies of the people, took...

    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”
    Dec28

    Left-wing sites got trolled by Russians too: The strange saga of “Alice Donovan”

    (Credit: Getty Images) It has become well known over the past year that various Russian agents conducted an online propaganda campaign to promote the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. But it is worth noting that while Russian President Vladimir Putin and Trump may have some common ideological and personal similarities (such as their...

    Moscow: US Crossed Line By Announcing Decision to Provide Ukraine With Weapons
    Dec28

    Moscow: US Crossed Line By Announcing Decision to Provide Ukraine With Weapons

    The United States crossed the line by announcing a decision to provide Ukraine with weapons, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Saturday. On Friday, the US State Department announced plans to give Ukraine military assistance to help protect its territorial integrity. “The United States crossed the line in a sense by announcing...

    America and the Great Abdication
    Dec28

    America and the Great Abdication

    When great powers fade, as they inevitably must, it’s normally for one of two reasons. Some powers exhaust themselves through overreach abroad, underinvestment at home, or a mixture of the two. This was the case for the Soviet Union. Other powers lose their privileged position with the emergence of new, stronger powers. This describes what...

    Russia launches telecoms satellite for Angola
    Dec27

    Russia launches telecoms satellite for Angola

    Russia on Tuesday launched a rocket carrying Angosat-1, the first national telecoms satellite for Angola, from its Baikonur space pad, with rare use of a rocket from Ukraine despite collapsed ties between the two nations. …read more Source: The...