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    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit
    Jan06

    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit

    Ukraine adopted additional measures and reinforced the checkpoints on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border as Russia introduced a new regime of cargo transit to Kazakhstan (via Belarus). …read more Source:...

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’
    Jan06

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’

    Popular drama school complains of harassment from local officials who accused them of championing Ukrainian nationalism. RFE/RL reportsA popular children’s drama school that staged Ukrainian-language plays in Crimea is shutting down after what its founders describe as a campaign of harassment from local officials. Svitanok (Sunrise) taught...

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike

    In a New Year’s message on VK, the most popular Russian social media network, Coca-Cola published a map of Russia that did not include Crimea. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Ukrainians see red after as Coca-Cola revises Russian map to include Crimea
    Jan06

    Ukrainians see red after as Coca-Cola revises Russian map to include Crimea

    All Coca-Cola wanted to do was to wish consumers a Happy New Year, but instead it ended up stirring anger in two markets, Russia and Ukraine, over the disputed territory of Crimea. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Orthodox Christians To Mark Christmas Eve On January 6
    Jan06

    Orthodox Christians To Mark Christmas Eve On January 6

    Orthodox Christians in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Serbia, and elsewhere will celebrate Christmas Eve on January 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian hackers suspected in blackout in Ukraine
    Jan06

    Russian hackers suspected in blackout in Ukraine

    U.S. Homeland Security and intelligence agencies are analyzing computer code from what appears to be one of the first known cyberattacks that resulted in an electrical power outage — this one in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

    The airline said it recently had to operate a longer route to Europe, via Egyptian airspace, for safety reasons. (File/AP Photo) Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam after the move angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. The U-turn came less than 24...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, after the move angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. The U-turn came less than 24 hours after the airline announced that passengers cannot check-in baggage for Tuesday and Wednesday...

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack
    Jan06

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack

    KIEV: A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said Tuesday, and one source called it a world first. The blackout, which hit a large part of the western region of Ivano-Frankivsk on Dec 23, was due to a computer virus, they said. The local electricity company,...

    Ukrainian immigrants to be celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in 2016
    Jan06

    Ukrainian immigrants to be celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in 2016

    REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says 2016 will be marked as the Year of Ukrainians in the province. The declaration is to acknowledge the 125th anniversary of the first wave of Ukrainian immigration to Canada and Saskatchewan. Premier Brad Wall says more than 13 per cent of provincial residents trace their ancestry back to Ukraine. He says...