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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s Deputy PM: Russia starts supplies of gas to Ukraine’s Genichesk
    Jan05

    Russia’s Deputy PM: Russia starts supplies of gas to Ukraine’s Genichesk

    Earlier in the day, Putin ordered to consider a possibility of Russian gas supplies to Genichesk at the request of the city mayor amid very heavy frosts. …read more Source:...

    Cyberattack In Ukraine Said To Be First To Cause Big Power Outage
    Jan05

    Cyberattack In Ukraine Said To Be First To Cause Big Power Outage

    Highly destructive computer malware infected power authorities in Ukraine last week and caused a power failure that affected hundreds of thousands of homes, researchers said January 4. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce (AFP)
    Jan05

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce (AFP)

    Pavlopil (Ukraine) (AFP) – Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine have dwindled but villages in the buffer zone around the frontline have been surreptitiously changing hands, raising fears that the tenuous ceasefire could unravel. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported

    KIEV: A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation’s secret police blamed a power outage on Russia. Western Ukraine power company Prykarpattyaoblenergo reported an outage on Dec. 23, saying the area affected included regional...

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce
    Jan05

    Eastern Ukrainian villages change hands despite truce

    PAVLOPIL, Ukraine – Clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine have dwindled but villages in the buffer zone around the frontline have been surreptitiously changing hands, raising fears that the tenuous ceasefire could unravel. Ukraine’s blue and yellow flag was hoisted in December in the sleepy village...

    Russian Soldiers Said Involved In Downing Of MH17 Airliner
    Jan05

    Russian Soldiers Said Involved In Downing Of MH17 Airliner

    Dutch prosecutors are investigating a claim by a citizen journalist group that at least 20 Russian soldiers were involved in the downing of Malaysian airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Serena out of Hopman opener with swollen knee
    Jan05

    Tennis: Serena out of Hopman opener with swollen knee

    PERTH (AFP) – World number one Serena Williams suffered an early season injury setback Monday as she withdrew from the United States opening Hopman Cup tie with inflammation in her knee.Her withdrawal helped the Ukraine pairing of Elina Svitolina and Alexandr Dolgopolov record a 2-1 round robin opening win over the US in the mixed teams...

    Islamic State will focus on attacks outside Middle East, intelligence forecast predicts
    Jan05

    Islamic State will focus on attacks outside Middle East, intelligence forecast predicts

    Stratfor, the geopolitical intelligence firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the globe, has outlined some of the trends it sees for 2016. Some of the scenarios make sense or might seem obvious but the report makes for interesting reading nonetheless. In its annual forecast Stratfor noted...

    Tennis: Murray off to flying start
    Jan05

    Tennis: Murray off to flying start

    PERTH (AFP) – World number two Andy Murray blew away his training court cobwebs with a season-opening demolition of Frenchman Kenny de Schepper at the mixed teams Hopman Cup on Monday.Murray said his form in practice since arriving in Australia had been poor, but the dual Grand Slam winner looked in sparkling touch ahead of this months...

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time
    Jan05

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time

    The BRICS – A Fable for Our Time The story of the BRICS is a strange one. It starts in 2001 when Jim O’Neill, at that time the chairman of the Assets Management division of Goldman Sachs, the giant investment house, wrote a widely-commented article about what we have come to call “emerging economies.” O’Neill singled out four...