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    Cyber-espionage group uses malware, hacked microphones and Dropbox accounts to spy on Ukrainian targets
    Feb23

    Cyber-espionage group uses malware, hacked microphones and Dropbox accounts to spy on Ukrainian targets

    A well-organized cyber-espionage group is infecting computers at selected targets in Ukraine, turning on their microphone to record nearby audio, stealing documents, and storing exfiltrated data inside Dropbox accounts, according to security firm CyberX, who recently came across the malware used in these attacks, according to Bleeping Computer, a...

    Poroshenko satisfied with dialogue with Trump Administration
    Feb23

    Poroshenko satisfied with dialogue with Trump Administration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was satisfied he has established a dialogue with U.S. President Donald Trump`s administration despite concerns in Kyiv that Trump might sacrifice ties with Ukraine in favor of a closer relationship with Russia, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Poroshenko told a meeting of...

    U.S. Senator, Congressman call for lethal weapons for Ukraine
    Feb23

    U.S. Senator, Congressman call for lethal weapons for Ukraine

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Democrat-Illinois) and U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (Democrat-Illinois) have called on the United States to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine so it can better defend itself against Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country, according to the Ukrainian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)....

    International investment banks mull opening Ukraine offices
    Feb23

    International investment banks mull opening Ukraine offices

    International investment banks are considering opening their offices in Ukraine, the country`s First Deputy Finance Minister, Oksana Markarova, said on Wednesday, February 22. The official noted that previously, the international investment banks were not interested in such a move due to the almost complete lack of medium-sized businesses whom...

    ”No time for freelancing” in Ukraine-Russia settlement behind Kyiv back
    Feb23

    ”No time for freelancing” in Ukraine-Russia settlement behind Kyiv back

    The latest Russia-related questions President Trump urgently needs to address involve the president`s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and his work with an obscure Ukrainian opposition legislator and a Russian-born New Yorker who has done business deals with Mr. Trump, reads the New York Times editorial titled ”Ukraine and the Shadowy Freelancers”...

    UN envoy doubts “breakthrough” at Syria peace talks – Deutsche Welle
    Feb23

    UN envoy doubts “breakthrough” at Syria peace talks – Deutsche Welle

    The UN-brokered Syria peace talks are set to resume in Geneva on Thursday. But with a fragmented opposition, Staffan de Mistura questioned how much progress could be made in the initial talks, according to Deutsche Welle (DW). Talks to end Syria`s six-year conflict restart in Geneva on Thursday. They will be the first United Nations-mediated...

    Marine Le Pen could face fraud charges as 2 of her senior aides detained
    Feb23

    Marine Le Pen could face fraud charges as 2 of her senior aides detained

    Two senior aides to Marine Le Pen have been taken into police custody as part of the fraud inquiry that could see the far-right French presidential candidate jailed for up to 10 years, according to The Sun. Thierry Legier, who is Ms Le Pen`s bodyguard, and Catherine Griset, her chief of staff, were escorted to the judicial police station in...

    Russia resorts to political pressure, blackmail, military provocations – Ukraine`s Envoy to UN
    Feb23

    Russia resorts to political pressure, blackmail, military provocations – Ukraine`s Envoy to UN

    Russia`s ongoing aggression against Ukraine and its severe consequences remain among the top threats to the European security, Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko said, addressing the UN Security Council meeting in New York on Austria`s OSCE chairmanship February 22. ”Instead of full and good-faith...

    Ukraine`s trade with EU boosted by 1st full year of Association deal – EU Delegation to Ukraine
    Feb22

    Ukraine`s trade with EU boosted by 1st full year of Association deal – EU Delegation to Ukraine

    One year after the entry into force of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (1st January 2016), the trade statistics released by the Ukrainian State Statistics Service report an increase in exports to the EU in 2016 compared to 2015. While this increase is still modest (+3,7%), it demonstrates that the Agreement, and more particularly the...

    Russian support for separatists sparked off hostilities in Donbas – French FM
    Feb22

    Russian support for separatists sparked off hostilities in Donbas – French FM

    Russia is talking on behalf of the separatists, thus confirming it is involved in the Donbas conflict, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has told TV5 Monde. Asked whether Russia acknowledges a behind-the-scenes intervention in Ukraine or denies it, Ayrault said that Moscow ”can`t be in denial because they`re around the table to implement...

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