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    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again
    Dec31

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again

    Electricity from Ukraine to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula has been cut again after the collapse of a power pylon. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian Power to Crimea Cut Again
    Dec31

    Ukrainian Power to Crimea Cut Again

    Ukrainian power to Crimea cut again after tower collapse …read more Source: ABC...

    Top 11 U.S. Conflict Prevention Priorities Going Into 2016: Survey
    Dec31

    Top 11 U.S. Conflict Prevention Priorities Going Into 2016: Survey

    Preventing further intensification of Syria’s civil war should be the top priority for U.S. policymakers in 2016, according to leading experts who took part in the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) eighth annual Preventive Priorities Survey. Syria’s civil war has replaced the conflict in Iraq as the number one concern among...

    No Curling Irons After Dark: Crimean Authorities Scramble To Tackle Latest Blackout
    Dec31

    No Curling Irons After Dark: Crimean Authorities Scramble To Tackle Latest Blackout

    Crimeans are bracing for a dark, cold New Year’s Eve as the peninsula is hit by yet another power outage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China to use domestic technology to construct aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China to use domestic technology to construct aircraft carrier

    The as-yet-unnamed vessel will be the second of its kind for China, the first purchased from Ukraine as an incomplete hull. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid
    Dec31

    Ukraine to investigate suspected computer attack on energy grid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an… …read more Source:...

    Haredi couple from Israel caught with drugs in Ukraine
    Dec31

    Haredi couple from Israel caught with drugs in Ukraine

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police arrested a haredi Orthodox couple from Israel at a Kiev airport after finding more than two pounds of marijuana in their luggage. The website of Ukraine’s border police did not identify the Israelis arrested at Boryspil Airport on Sunday but said they were apprehended in a combined operation by the country’s...

    China is building a second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China is building a second aircraft carrier

    REUTERS BEIJING (AP) — China says it is building its second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic technology. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Yang Yujun told reporters at a news conference Thursday that the 50,000-ton vessel is being built in the northern port of Dalian. China currently operates one refurbished aircraft carrier...

    China says it is building its second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China says it is building its second aircraft carrier

    BEIJING (AP) — China says it is building its second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic technology. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Yang Yujun told reporters at a news conference Thursday that the 50,000-ton vessel is being built in the northern port of Dalian. China currently operates one refurbished aircraft carrier purchased...

    In Ukraine, Lenin Gets the Boot From Uncle Sam
    Dec31

    In Ukraine, Lenin Gets the Boot From Uncle Sam

    KYIV, Ukraine—There’s a saying in Ukraine about the four stages of being poor. It goes like this: First, you don’t have any hryvnias (the Ukrainian currency). Second, you don’t have any food. Third, you don’t have any dollars. And finally, you don’t have your $2 bill. For Ukrainians, dollars are a precious and...