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    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...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported – experts
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported – experts

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Europe Eyes LNG as Gazprom Alternative
    Jan05

    Europe Eyes LNG as Gazprom Alternative

    It’s a good time to import liquified natural gas (LNG), so it’s not surprising to see Croatia is looking to take advantage, entertaining bids this week for an LNG terminal on an island off its Adriatic coast. Reuters reports: The project, with a nominal capacity of 6 billion cubic metres, is expected to require investment of around...

    RuNet Users Get Creative In Response to Ukrainian President’s Fake Magazine Cover
    Jan05

    RuNet Users Get Creative In Response to Ukrainian President’s Fake Magazine Cover

    Shortly after New Year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tweeted a photo of a cover of The Economist magazine featuring his face among many other international leaders. The magazine cover turned out to be fake and resulted in a perfect storm of parodies and memes on the Russian-speaking Internet. On January 3, Poroshenko posted a photo of the...

    The Russian security chief who just died helped transform one of the country’s most feared intelligence agencies
    Jan04

    The Russian security chief who just died helped transform one of the country’s most feared intelligence agencies

    KremlinOne of the most powerful intelligence figures in Russia died unexpectedly, according to a Russian government announcement on January 4th. Igor Sergun, the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia’s General Staff (GRU), died of unspecified causes at the age of 58, The Wall Street Journal reports, although there is no...

    Russia’s Shadowboxing with NATO
    Jan04

    Russia’s Shadowboxing with NATO

    Russia has a new National Security Strategy, signed by President Putin on the last day of 2015, an uncanny New Year’s message that Russia’s relations with the West have entered an even more volatile phase. The new Russian NSS accuses the United States and its NATO allies of “seeking to preserve their global domination in world...