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    Juncker: Dutch Ukraine vote could spark ‘continental crisis’
    Jan09

    Juncker: Dutch Ukraine vote could spark ‘continental crisis’

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that a Dutch advisory referendum in April on the bloc’s… …read more Source:...

    Dutch ‘no’ to Kiev-EU accord could trip crisis: Juncker
    Jan09

    Dutch ‘no’ to Kiev-EU accord could trip crisis: Juncker

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker urged Dutch voters Saturday not to oppose an EU cooperation deal with Ukraine, saying such a move “could open the doors to a continental crisis” …read more Source: The Daily...

    Australia takes early lead vs Ukraine in Hopman Cup final
    Jan09

    Australia takes early lead vs Ukraine in Hopman Cup final

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Daria Gavrilova beat Elina Svitolina 6-4 ,7-6 (6) Saturday to give the Australia Green team an early 1-0 lead over Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    5 targets for the Dutch EU presidency to succeed
    Jan09

    5 targets for the Dutch EU presidency to succeed

    Without wanting to overburden the Dutch policy makers who are presiding the EU Council during the first six months of this year, here are five specific targets they are very well capable of achieving: 1) Protect Schengen’s external borders Following the tightening of Danish border controls with Germany, hours after Sweden imposed similar...

    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...