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    Where is Russia actually Mordor? In the world of Google Translate.
    Jan05

    Where is Russia actually Mordor? In the world of Google Translate.

    MOSCOW – Those who tried to use Google Translate to switch Ukrainian into Russian this week may have found an unexpected message in their documents: the “Russian Federation” turned into “Mordor,” and Russia’s top diplomat was translated as a “sad little horse.” It was unclear whether the cheeky messages were the result of a hack […]...

    Bellingcat: New evidence against Russian soldiers on MH17
    Jan05

    Bellingcat: New evidence against Russian soldiers on MH17

    Dutch prosecutors are to look at fresh evidence on the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine found by citizen journalist platform Bellingcat. Eliot Higgins explains why Bellingcat believes Russian soldiers were involved. …read more Source:...

    Serena retires from Hopman Cup match with knee injury
    Jan05

    Serena retires from Hopman Cup match with knee injury

    Serena Williams of the United States prepares to serve against the Legendari Japan Warriors player Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Germany during their women’s singles match in the International Premier Tennis League in Pasay City, Philippines, December 7, 2015. Photo: Reuters PERTH: World number one Serena Williams retired from her Hopman Cup...

    Ukraine Calls on U.N. To Send Peacekeepers to War-Torn East
    Jan05

    Ukraine Calls on U.N. To Send Peacekeepers to War-Torn East

    Ukraine has proposed a series of measures to the U.N. for the resolution of the conflict in the country’s east, including a request to consider sending a U.N. peacekeeping mission. Vladimir Yelchenko, Ukraine’s permanent representative to the U.N. presented U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with several proposals on how the...

    Bellingcat: Evidence against Russian soldiers
    Jan05

    Bellingcat: Evidence against Russian soldiers

    Dutch prosecutors are to look at fresh evidence on the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine found by citizen journalist platform Bellingcat. Eliot Higgins explains why Bellingcat believes Russian soldiers were involved. …read more Source:...

    What Analysts Miss about the Russian Orthodox Church
    Jan05

    What Analysts Miss about the Russian Orthodox Church

    A recent, long article in the Christian Science Monitor profiles the revival of Orthodoxy’s political influence in Russia, arguing that religion is filling the void left by the collapse of Communism. A taste: [J]ust before the mid-December blastoff of the latest Soyuz mission to the International Space Station, the countdown procedure was...

    There Were More Deaths From Deliberate Plane Crashes Than Accidental Ones in 2015
    Jan05

    There Were More Deaths From Deliberate Plane Crashes Than Accidental Ones in 2015

    The number of accidental airline plane crashes dropped to a historic low in 2015, which meant that for the second year in a row, the number of people intentionally killed in airline planes exceeded the number of people killed in plane accidents. There were eight accidental airline plane crashes last year, the fewest since 1946, according to...

    Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows
    Jan05

    Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows

    Serena Williams retired during the second set of her Hopman Cup match in Perth on Tuesday, completing a day of injuries and upsets for the leading players on the women’s tour less than two weeks from the Australian Open. Williams, who missed the U.S. team’s opening loss to Ukraine on Monday because of inflammation in her left knee,...

    Tomas Berdych advances to 2nd round at Qatar Open
    Jan05

    Tomas Berdych advances to 2nd round at Qatar Open

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Third-seeded Tomas Berdych advanced to the second round of the Qatar Open by beating Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 7-5, 6-4 on Tuesday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid
    Jan05

    Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid

    Moscow, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed today the start of gas supplies as humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian port city of Genishensk, in the Sea of Azov, by order of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...