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    Home Schooling Amid A Military Standoff In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan08

    Home Schooling Amid A Military Standoff In Eastern Ukraine

    The village of Zaytsevo, near Horlivka in eastern Ukraine, is split down the middle by checkpoints and armed forces. On one side is the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. On the other side are Ukrainian government forces. Sporadic shelling strikes the town in spite of a cease-fire. Some children are separated from their school by...

    Hungary PM flags veto of any EU sanctions against Poland
    Jan08

    Hungary PM flags veto of any EU sanctions against Poland

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday flagged a veto on any possible European Union sanctions against Poland, a… …read more Source:...

    Garrison Petawawa troops to come home from Ukraine mission within two weeks
    Jan08

    Garrison Petawawa troops to come home from Ukraine mission within two weeks

    Canadian troops from Garrison Petawawa, and other military installations, who are in Ukraine on Operation Unifier should be back home by mid-January. Up to 200 Canadian Forces personnel are in Ukraine as part of the training mission that is to run until early 2017. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, commander of the training task force, told Defence Watch...

    Ukraine’s ‘hybrid war’ against rebels offers lessons for Canada’s military
    Jan08

    Ukraine’s ‘hybrid war’ against rebels offers lessons for Canada’s military

    The Ukraine army faces a “formidable foe” in eastern Ukraine, says the commander of the Canadian Forces training mission. It is the kind of multifaceted insurgency that is also teaching the Canadian Army some new tactics. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...