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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    ‘Parade Of Christmas Stars’ In Lviv
    Jan08

    ‘Parade Of Christmas Stars’ In Lviv

    Residents of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv took part in a Christmas parade on January 8, a day after the traditional Orthodox Christmas. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Ukraine Cyberattack Update: Security Company Links Moscow Hacker Group To Electricity Shut Down
    Jan08

    Russia-Ukraine Cyberattack Update: Security Company Links Moscow Hacker Group To Electricity Shut Down

    An American cyber intelligence company says it has linked a cyberattack that took down electricity in Ukraine to a Moscow-based hacker group known as Sandworm, Reuters reported. The cyberattack is the first ever linked to a power outage, an event experts predicted would be the next major escalation in the cybersecurity field. …read more...

    Authorities: Crimea Will Be Under Energy Emergency Until May
    Jan08

    Authorities: Crimea Will Be Under Energy Emergency Until May

    08 de enero de 2016, 10:56Moscow, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The state of emergency due to insufficient energy supplies from Russia to Crimea will last at least until May 1st of this year, said a source of the government of the peninsula today. …read more Source: Prensa...