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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Pentagon: ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat
    Jan05

    Pentagon: ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat

    WASHINGTON: Russia has no reason to consider the United States a threat to its national security, the Pentagon said Monday after Moscow published a report highlighting Washington and NATO for the first time. Russia’s new national security document, signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve, names as threats both the United...

    Vladimir Putin unleashes new secret weapon in fight against ISIS, an army of RATS
    Jan05

    Vladimir Putin unleashes new secret weapon in fight against ISIS, an army of RATS

    Russian scientists in Rostov-on-Don, near the Ukrainian border, have been placing microchips inside the rodents’ heads and training them to recognise explosives and drugs. …read more Source: Daily...