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    Ukraine Goes Dark: Russia-Attributed Hackers Take Down Power Grid
    Jan13

    Ukraine Goes Dark: Russia-Attributed Hackers Take Down Power Grid

    As many as 80,000 residents in western Ukraine lost power for six hours on Dec. 23. Cybersecurity firms SANS ICS and iSight Partners have attributed the blackout to Russian hacking group Sandworm and its malicious software, BlackEnergy 3. Cyberattacks on power grids and other critical infrastructure are not new, but this most recent attack seems...

    Negotiators from Russia and Ukraine pledge to make a new effort to enforce shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Jan13
    The Latest: Avalanche in French Alps leaves at least 1 dead
    Jan13

    The Latest: Avalanche in French Alps leaves at least 1 dead

    French authorities say an avalanche in the Alps has killed two French high school students and an Ukrainian skier in the Deux Alps ski resort. A French police official says that an avalanche that struck a school group skiing in the Alps has killed at least one person and left three gravely injured. An avalanche has struck a school group in the...

    Adami: Man facing deportation to Ukraine fears he will be killed by corrupt officials
    Jan13

    Adami: Man facing deportation to Ukraine fears he will be killed by corrupt officials

    Serhii Vakurov is living a nightmare as he awaits deportation to Ukraine where he says he will be killed by corrupt authorities who are after huge natural gas reserves on property he owns back home. Canada Border Services Agency says the 36-year-old businessman, who came to Canada in 2011 to study English at Algonquin College, is being kicked out...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree new truce deal
    Jan13

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree new truce deal

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed a new truce deal Wednesday that goes into immediate effect and replaces one broken just hours after its signature at the end of last month. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two dead in Alps avalanche
    Jan13

    Two dead in Alps avalanche

    A 14-year-old French schoolgirl and a Ukrainian tourist have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps, officials say. …read more Source:...

    Medvedev: Russia’s Economy Must Prepare for Worst-Case Scenario
    Jan13

    Medvedev: Russia’s Economy Must Prepare for Worst-Case Scenario

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the Russian economy is looking better than one year ago but must prepare for the worst-case scenario as it continues to suffer from low oil prices and the impact of Western sanctions. Speaking Wednesday in Moscow at the annual Gaidar Forum on economics, Medvedev noted 2015 was probably the most...

    More than 75 percent of Vietnamese want to stay in CzechRep -poll
    Jan13

    More than 75 percent of Vietnamese want to stay in CzechRep -poll

    Prague – More than three quarters of the Vietnamese, three fifths of the Ukrainians and half the Russians who live in the Czech Republic would like to acquire permanent residence in the country, according… …read more Source: České...

    French Alps avalanche leaves two skiers dead
    Jan13

    French Alps avalanche leaves two skiers dead

    A Ukrainian and a teenager have died after an avalanche in the French Alps swept away skiers, including a group of school children. Five pupils are still missing. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukraine may open checkpoints to vehicles from Lugansk
    Jan13

    Ukraine may open checkpoints to vehicles from Lugansk

    “The Ukrainian side said it will consider the possibility of opening the checkpoints to civil transport and vehicles with humanitarian aid from Lugansk. I think this is a positive development in the talks,” Martin Sajdik noted. …read more Source:...