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    Did Russia Knock Out Ukraine’s Power Grid?
    Jan09

    Did Russia Knock Out Ukraine’s Power Grid?

    Some 700,000 Ukrainians lost electricity as Christmas approached. Signs point to Russian hackers — and it could be a harbinger of cyberstrikes to come. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainian Tycoon Takes Russia To Court Over Seized Crimean Assets
    Jan09

    Ukrainian Tycoon Takes Russia To Court Over Seized Crimean Assets

    A Ukrainian oligarch fleeced of assets in Crimea valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars is taking Russia to court in the quixotic hope of recouping a tiny fraction of those losses. Ihor Kolomoy …read more Source: Big News...

    Coca-Cola apologizes for including Crimea as part of Russia
    Jan09

    Coca-Cola apologizes for including Crimea as part of Russia

    Coca-Cola has apologized to Ukraine after the soft-drink giant shared a map on social media that showed Crimea as part of Russia, seemingly accepting Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the peninsula which has largely gone unrecognized in the West. The group director of Coke’s D.C. office visited the Ukrainian Embassy on … …read...

    Ukrainian training mission a learning experience on both sides, says Canadian commander
    Jan08

    Ukrainian training mission a learning experience on both sides, says Canadian commander

    Five months after Canadian soldiers arrived in Ukraine to help train government forces there, the first contingent of troops is about to come home — and their commander now says one of the biggest challenges facing his replacement is challenging the leadership culture in the Ukrainian army. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, commander of Canada’s Joint...

    Federer makes semifinals
    Jan08

    Federer makes semifinals

    BRISBANE — Roger Federer overcame a lingering sickness to hold off Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Friday and take his title defense into the semifinals at the Brisbane International. Another former winner, the unseeded Victoria Azarenka, moved into the women’s final by seeing off US qualifier Samantha Crawford 6-0, 6-3. After the...

    Nadal through to 99th career final
    Jan08

    Nadal through to 99th career final

    DOHA — Rafael Nadal served his way to his first final of 2016 — and the 99th of his career — at the Qatar Open Friday, beating Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko in straight sets. The Spaniard, who endured a miserable 2015, showed he could be returning to his best with his most impressive performance of the week, winning 6-3, 6-4 in little over an...

    Orban to veto EU sanctions against Poland
    Jan08

    Orban to veto EU sanctions against Poland

    European Commission will debate whether a media law represents a ‘systemic threat’ to democracy …read more Source: Financial...

    The Danger of Putin Losing in Syria
    Jan08

    The Danger of Putin Losing in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to military officials in Moscow. Alexei Druzhinin / Pool Sputnik Kremlin / APLast September, Russia deployed dozens of jets to Syria to rescue the ailing regime of Bashar al-Assad. Vladimir Putin aimed to protect one of Moscow’s few foreign allies and gain leverage for the coming peace negotiations...

    Nadal through to 99th career final at Qatar Open
    Jan08

    Nadal through to 99th career final at Qatar Open

    DOHA – Rafael Nadal served his way to his first final of 2016 — and the 99th of his career — at the Qatar Open on Friday, beating Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko in straight sets. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia Struggles To Supply Electricity For Crimea Energy Needs As State Of Emergency Extended
    Jan08

    Russia Struggles To Supply Electricity For Crimea Energy Needs As State Of Emergency Extended

    The lights may flicker until springtime in Crimea as the Russian-annexed peninsula continues to deal with energy shortages, Russian news agency Tass reported Friday. The leader of Crimea said during a crisis management meeting that a state of emergency would remain in place until May 1. “There are no communities where electricity is utterly...