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    Did Russia Knock Out Ukraine’s Power Grid?
    Jan09

    Did Russia Knock Out Ukraine’s Power Grid?

    Some 700,000 Ukrainians lost electricity as Christmas approached. Signs point to Russian hackers — and it could be a harbinger of cyberstrikes to come. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Coca-Cola apologizes for including Crimea as part of Russia
    Jan09

    Coca-Cola apologizes for including Crimea as part of Russia

    Coca-Cola has apologized to Ukraine after the soft-drink giant shared a map on social media that showed Crimea as part of Russia, seemingly accepting Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the peninsula which has largely gone unrecognized in the West. The group director of Coke’s D.C. office visited the Ukrainian Embassy on … …read...

    Ukrainian training mission a learning experience on both sides, says Canadian commander
    Jan08

    Ukrainian training mission a learning experience on both sides, says Canadian commander

    Five months after Canadian soldiers arrived in Ukraine to help train government forces there, the first contingent of troops is about to come home — and their commander now says one of the biggest challenges facing his replacement is challenging the leadership culture in the Ukrainian army. Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney, commander of Canada’s Joint...

    The Danger of Putin Losing in Syria
    Jan08

    The Danger of Putin Losing in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to military officials in Moscow. Alexei Druzhinin / Pool Sputnik Kremlin / APLast September, Russia deployed dozens of jets to Syria to rescue the ailing regime of Bashar al-Assad. Vladimir Putin aimed to protect one of Moscow’s few foreign allies and gain leverage for the coming peace negotiations...

    Russia Struggles To Supply Electricity For Crimea Energy Needs As State Of Emergency Extended
    Jan08

    Russia Struggles To Supply Electricity For Crimea Energy Needs As State Of Emergency Extended

    The lights may flicker until springtime in Crimea as the Russian-annexed peninsula continues to deal with energy shortages, Russian news agency Tass reported Friday. The leader of Crimea said during a crisis management meeting that a state of emergency would remain in place until May 1. “There are no communities where electricity is utterly...

    ‘Parade Of Christmas Stars’ In Lviv
    Jan08

    ‘Parade Of Christmas Stars’ In Lviv

    Residents of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv took part in a Christmas parade on January 8, a day after the traditional Orthodox Christmas. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia-Ukraine Cyberattack Update: Security Company Links Moscow Hacker Group To Electricity Shut Down
    Jan08

    Russia-Ukraine Cyberattack Update: Security Company Links Moscow Hacker Group To Electricity Shut Down

    An American cyber intelligence company says it has linked a cyberattack that took down electricity in Ukraine to a Moscow-based hacker group known as Sandworm, Reuters reported. The cyberattack is the first ever linked to a power outage, an event experts predicted would be the next major escalation in the cybersecurity field. …read more...

    Ukrainian Tycoon Takes Russia To Court Over Seized Crimean Assets
    Jan08

    Ukrainian Tycoon Takes Russia To Court Over Seized Crimean Assets

    The seizure of Ukrainian assets on Crimea after its annexation by Russia is in the spotlight after an international court said it would consider a case filed against Moscow by a Ukrainian tycoon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why is NATO Inducting Military Midgets Like Montenegro?
    Jan08

    Why is NATO Inducting Military Midgets Like Montenegro?

    Is NATO a military alliance or social club? The “North Atlantic” Treaty Organization invited Montenegro to join. With 2,080 men under arms, Podgorica is a military nullity. Having peacefully separated from Serbia years ago, Montenegro neither threatens nor is threatened by anyone. Adding it to NATO is like accumulating Facebook...

    Hungarian PM refuses to support EU sanctions against Poland
    Jan08

    Hungarian PM refuses to support EU sanctions against Poland

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday flagged a veto on any possible European Union sanctions against Poland, a strong regional ally, following a recent meeting with the head of Poland’s ruling party. “The European Union should not think about applying any sort of sanctions against Poland, because that would require full unanimity...