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    Tennis: Ukraine into Hopman Cup final
    Jan08

    Tennis: Ukraine into Hopman Cup final

    PERTH (AFP) – Ukraine advanced to their second Hopman Cup final with a 2-1 win over Australia Gold in Perth on Thursday.The home team needed to win the tie to stay alive, but Ukraine claimed both singles matches to ensure they finished their round robin phase unbeaten in three ties.Lleyton Hewitt and Jarmila Wolfe won the dead mixed-doubles...

    Russian Hacker Sandworm Blamed For Ukraine Power Outage
    Jan08

    Russian Hacker Sandworm Blamed For Ukraine Power Outage

    U.S. cyberintelligence firm iSight Partners said it is certain that a Russian hacking group known as Sandworm caused last month’s unprecedented power outage in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coca-Cola Apologizes To Ukraine Over Russia Map
    Jan08

    Coca-Cola Apologizes To Ukraine Over Russia Map

    The Coca-Cola Company has officially apologized to Ukraine for publishing on Russian social media a map of Russia that included Crimea, which was illegally annexed by the Kremlin in March 2014. “I can …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian hacking group Sandworm caused Ukraine blackout
    Jan08

    Russian hacking group Sandworm caused Ukraine blackout

    U.S. cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners said that Sandworm caused last month’s unprecedented power outage in Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    U.S. firm blames Russian ‘Sandworm’ hackers for Ukraine outage
    Jan08

    U.S. firm blames Russian ‘Sandworm’ hackers for Ukraine outage

    By Jim Finkle (Reuters) – U.S. cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners said on Thursday it has determined that a Russian hacking group… …read more Source:...

    Orthodox Christmas for thousands in Ottawa
    Jan08

    Orthodox Christmas for thousands in Ottawa

    Thursday was Christmas for thousands of Ottawa residents who belong to the Orthodox Church, and a two-hour liturgy service at Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church was one of the city’s celebrations. Father Maxym Lysack estimates there are probably more than 25,000 Orthodox Christians in the city, divided among Greek, Antiochian, Coptic,...

    Why Russia and China Won’t Curb North Korea Any More Than the U.S. Will Curb Saudi Arabia
    Jan08

    Why Russia and China Won’t Curb North Korea Any More Than the U.S. Will Curb Saudi Arabia

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — On Jan. 6, the North Korean government announced to the world that it had conducted a successful test of a hydrogen bomb. There are significant doubts as to whether the device detonated was actually a thermonuclear bomb. For that, the energy yield should have been by orders of magnitude greater. According to...

    Russia Suspected in First-Ever Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid
    Jan08

    Russia Suspected in First-Ever Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid

    In the last months of 2015, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea’s annexation and continuing strife in Ukraine’s east appeared largely to be in stalemate. But now, with the new year, it appears the conflict is heating up again, and playing out on the region’s electric grids. On Dec. 23, a massive power outage in...

    Nadal reaches semis in Doha
    Jan07

    Nadal reaches semis in Doha

    DOHA — A pumped-up Rafael Nadal qualified for the semifinals of the Qatar Open Thursday, battling to a three-set victory over Andrey Kuznetsov in the match of the tournament so far. Nadal won 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in just over two hours and was made to work for his victory by the Russian, ranked No. 79 in the world, in a contest which delighted the...

    Federer makes solid start
    Jan07

    Federer makes solid start

    BRISBANE — Roger Federer recalled the celebrations and the festive atmosphere of his 1,000th match victory on tour as soon as he returned to the Brisbane International to fine-tune his preparations for the Australian Open. He achieved the milestone in the final here last year, when he beat Milos Raonic and shared the podium with some of the...