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    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End
    Jan11

    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End

    KYIV, Ukraine—Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7. So in Ukraine’s capital city, the holiday season is still in full swing. The festivities in Kyiv leading up to Thursday, Jan. 7, reflect the continuance of normal life despite the frozen conflict in eastern Ukraine and looming battles on the nation’s domestic political...

    In Ukraine, a gun becomes a necessary tool
    Jan10

    In Ukraine, a gun becomes a necessary tool

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    Bitcoin was the top performing currency in 2015
    Jan10

    Bitcoin was the top performing currency in 2015

    RAW Embed It’s Official: Bitcoin was the Top Performing Currency of 2015 The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money. For most investors, the major story of 2015 was the expectation and eventual...

    Canadian and Ukrainian soldiers learn from each other’s experiences
    Jan10

    Canadian and Ukrainian soldiers learn from each other’s experiences

    Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney knew he had a lot to offer when he was appointed commander of the Joint Task Force Ukraine. A veteran of four operational deployments – to East Africa with the United Nations in 1999, Haiti in 2004, Pakistan in 2005, and Afghanistan in 2008-2009 – Lt.-Col. Guiney brought a wealth of experience to his new job. He commands...

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report
    Jan10

    Hackers used malware to confuse utility in Ukraine outage – report

    By Jim Finkle (Reuters) – Hackers likely caused a Dec. 23 electricity outage in Ukraine by remotely switching breakers to cut power, after… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s New Target in Syria:  The South
    Jan09

    Russia’s New Target in Syria: The South

    Government forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, backed by strong Russian air support, appear to be making a strong push in the country’s south—long a stronghold of more moderate rebel forces fighting against Damascus in the grinding Syrian Civil War.Though rebels are currently holding their own in defending the strategically...

    Juncker: A Dutch vote against closer ties between the EU and Ukraine could trigger a ‘continental crisis’
    Jan09

    Juncker: A Dutch vote against closer ties between the EU and Ukraine could trigger a ‘continental crisis’

    Thomson ReutersAMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that a Dutch advisory referendum in April on the bloc’s association agreement with Ukraine could lead to a “continental crisis” if voters reject the treaty. In an interview published on Saturday by the Dutch daily NRC...

    Juncker: Dutch Ukraine vote could spark ‘continental crisis’
    Jan09

    Juncker: Dutch Ukraine vote could spark ‘continental crisis’

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned that a Dutch advisory referendum in April on the bloc’s… …read more Source:...

    Australia takes early lead vs Ukraine in Hopman Cup final
    Jan09

    Australia takes early lead vs Ukraine in Hopman Cup final

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Daria Gavrilova beat Elina Svitolina 6-4 ,7-6 (6) Saturday to give the Australia Green team an early 1-0 lead over Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    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...