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    A Russian Soldier Vanishes in Ukraine
    Jan07

    A Russian Soldier Vanishes in Ukraine

    His brother and his girlfriend had no idea why he disappeared — or why he turned up in an online video being questioned by Ukraine’s internal security service. …read more Source: The New York...

    Pro-Russian Hackers Claim Cyberattack On German Government
    Jan07

    Pro-Russian Hackers Claim Cyberattack On German Government

    A pro-Russian computer hacking group has claimed responsibility for a January 7 cyberattack on German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Shale player pulls plug on Ukraine
    Jan07

    Shale player pulls plug on Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) — The economic climate in Ukraine is no longer conducive to continue investing in shale natural gas opportunities, producer JKX Oil & Gas said Wednesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    A Nighttime Supply Run To Donetsk Airport, Under Fire
    Jan07

    A Nighttime Supply Run To Donetsk Airport, Under Fire

    For months, the airport in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, has been the scene of heavy fighting between Ukrainian troops and separatist rebels. The Ukrainian volunteer units and regular troops defending the airport have been labeled “cyborgs” in the local media, a term that some have proudly adopted. RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondents...

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier
    Jan07

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier

    Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert said several government websites were unreachable Wednesday morning because of a “serious attack clearly caused by a multitude of external systems” — what is known as a distributed denial of service, or DDOS, attack. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act
    Jan07

    France: Europe Hurting From Russia Sanctions, Needs to Act

    LAS VEGAS— France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. Emmanuel Macron told The Associated Press that Europe has a “collective responsibility” to maintain pressure on Russia over its involvement in...

    FP’s Situation Report: At least 11 dead in Paris terror attack; Pentagon investigates civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria; U.S. determined to keep MRAPs out of Islamic State hands; Putin’s Eurasian economic dreams are dying; and much more.
    Jan07

    FP’s Situation Report: At least 11 dead in Paris terror attack; Pentagon investigates civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria; U.S. determined to keep MRAPs out of Islamic State hands; Putin’s Eurasian economic dreams are dying; and much more.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Associated Press has the latest breaking news on a terror attack in Paris: “Masked gunmen stormed the offices of a French satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 11 people before escaping, police and a witness said. The weekly has previously drawn condemnation from Muslims.” More here. Check...

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier
    Jan07

    Merkel website hacked ahead of visit by Ukrainian premier

    BERLIN (AP) — A German official says Chancellor Angela Merkel’s website and several other German government sites have been blocked, and a pro-Russian organization has claimed responsibility…. …read more Source: Associated...

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act
    Jan07

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. Emmanuel Macron told The Associated Press that Europe has a “collective responsibility” to maintain pressure on …...

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act
    Jan07

    France: Europe hurting from Russia sanctions, needs to act

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — France’s economy minister says Europeans should work together to pressure Russia for a solution over Ukraine so that all sides can ease sanctions that are hurting European economies. […] he also expressed “concern” about the “economic side effects” of the sanctions on European businesses, such...