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    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack
    Dec04

    Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber attack

    Hackers stole more than RUB 2 billion ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe. Central bank official Artyom Sychyov discussed the losses at a briefing, saying that the hackers had attempted to...

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea
    Dec04

    Prosecutor General`s Office gets evidence of Russia using Ukraine`s drilling platforms in Black Sea

    Violations against Ukrainian drilling platforms in the Black Sea, seized by the Russian Federation, may strengthen Ukraine`s position in lawsuits against Russia, according to a statement published on the website of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine. Military prosecutors recorded the fact of changing the navigation data of drilling...

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award
    Dec04

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win Burke Award

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors has recognized the professionalism and courage of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service`s Crimea desk by presenting it with the 2016 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award. RFE/RL President Thomas Kent accepted the prize on behalf of the journalists in a ceremony today presided over by BBG Chief Executive Officer...

    Forum in Tel-Aviv to kick off Israeli-Ukrainian business Alliance
    Dec04

    Forum in Tel-Aviv to kick off Israeli-Ukrainian business Alliance

    An Israeli-Ukrainian Entrepreneurship Forum will take place in in Tel Aviv on 14-15 December 2016. The Forum offers a new focus for research on the challenges of meeting Israeli-Ukrainian business demands for the sustainable development, according to EuromaidanPress. The purpose of the Forum is to create conditions for a potential partnership in...

    Moscow responds to U.S. curbing military ties with Russia
    Dec04

    Moscow responds to U.S. curbing military ties with Russia

    Moscow sees nothing new in U.S. Congress banning cooperation between Russian and U.S. military, according to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, TASS reports. ”Nothing new here, the Congress adopted a similar law last year, too,” he said Saturday, according to TASS. ”In Pentagon`s last year budget was a ban on contacts between military...

    Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia
    Dec04

    Norway urges Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia

    Norway on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to enunciate a clear and predictable policy on Russia as soon as possible, amid growing concerns in Oslo about increasing Russian military activities in the ”High North” or Arctic region, according to Reuters. ”What is most important to us right now is to have both a predictable and a very...

    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours
    Dec04

    Ukraine reports 6 wounded in Donbas hostilities in past 24 hours

    Six Ukrainian troops were wounded in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas in the past day, speaker of the Ministry of Defense for the ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”Over the past day as a result of the fighting there are no casualties, but six troops...

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine
    Dec03

    U.S. Congress approves defense budget for 2017, providing for military aid to Ukraine

    The United States plans to expand military cooperation with Ukraine, in particular, to provide the equipment and technical support to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, as stated in the draft U.S. defense budget for 2017, approved by the lower house of Congress, according to Deutsche Welle. The document was adopted by an overwhelming...

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call
    Dec03

    Donald Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call

    Donald Trump risks opening up a major diplomatic dispute with China before he has even been inaugurated after speaking on the telephone on Friday with Tsai Ing-wen, the president of Taiwan, which was the first U.S.-Taiwanese presidential contact since diplomatic relations were cut in 1979, according to The Financial Times. Although it is not...

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO
    Dec03

    Lavrov ”doesn`t understand” why Kyiv continues ATO

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday he ”does not understand” the reasons Kyiv continues its military operation in eastern Ukraine against the self-proclaimed militant republics, according to Ukraine Today. ”I`ll be honest, I don`t understand why the so-called anti-terrorist operation is still going on in Ukraine and the leaders of...

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