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    Did Russia Kill Ukraine’s Electricity? Cyberattack Linked To Power Outage Has Global Implications
    Jan06

    Did Russia Kill Ukraine’s Electricity? Cyberattack Linked To Power Outage Has Global Implications

    It wasn’t a normal power outage when the lights abruptly went out for tens of thousands of western Ukrainians in and around the regional capital city of Ivano-Frankivsk two weeks ago. The short-lived blackout was caused by malware, marking it the first known case of a power outage induced by a cyberattack, experts from several security...

    Why Soldiers Miss War
    Jan06

    Why Soldiers Miss War

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Martin parked the truck outside the concrete slabs arranged in a defensive perimeter around the tactical operations center at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan. A layer of fine brown dust hung in the air. Out in the distance, high, snow-capped mountains ringed the combined U.S.-Afghan base. C-130 transport...

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany
    Jan06

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Wednesday is Epiphany, a major holiday in much of Orthodox Christianity celebrating the birth and baptism of Jesus. Religious services are held as well as Blessing of Water ceremonies at lakes, rivers and seafronts. But in Russia, Serbia, Ukraine and other Orthodox countries which observe a different religious calendar, it...

    Coca-Cola, Google enter Ukraine-Russia minefield
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola, Google enter Ukraine-Russia minefield

    Google and Coca-Cola felt the wrath of both Ukraine and Russia after major online blunders this week. …read more Source:...

    Coca-Cola Put Crimea on the Map, Then Took It Off
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola Put Crimea on the Map, Then Took It Off

    Consumer multinationals are navigating a political minefield in Russia and Ukraine …read more Source:...

    CIA Eyes Russian Hackers in Grid Attack
    Jan06

    CIA Eyes Russian Hackers in Grid Attack

    Somebody hacked the Ukrainian power grid just before Christmasand U.S. intel analysts are looking toward Moscow for answers. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The 10 things in advertising you need to know today (TWTR, KO, PUB, WPPGY)
    Jan06

    The 10 things in advertising you need to know today (TWTR, KO, PUB, WPPGY)

    Coca-ColaGood morning. Here’s everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder. The company decided to first include an image of the disputed territory of Crimea in its New Year message posted to social network VK, before then erasing it. 2....

    The very first war photography was staged
    Jan06

    The very first war photography was staged

    …More about Photography, War, History, Us World, and Crimea …read more Source:...

    Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder

    Coca-ColaAn apparently innocuous New Year message issued by Coca-Cola on social media has left consumers in Ukraine and Russia seeing red, following the decision to first include an image of the disputed territory of Crimea, before then erasing it. Russia annexed the peninsula in March 2014 at the height of a proxy war with the Ukraine, a move...

    Navy leader says ‘nukes’ essential to US survival
    Jan06

    Navy leader says ‘nukes’ essential to US survival

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In his blueprint for a stronger Navy, the sea service’s new top boss, Adm. John M. Richardson, is blunt about what he thinks matters most: nuclear punch. Battling terrorists is today’s problem, but in looking toward a farther horizon, Richardson wants a Navy built to counter unpredictable future threats from other...