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    WikiLeaks finds Russian trace in hacker attack on headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron
    May07

    WikiLeaks finds Russian trace in hacker attack on headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron

    Data indicating a Russian citizen has been found in the metadata of hacked emails of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron`s campaign headquarters, according to WikiLeaks` Twitter account. ”#MacronLeaks: name of an employee for Russian government security contractor Evrika appears nine times in metadata for ”xls_cendric.rar” leak...

    French election: Macron `most convincing` in final debate – BBC
    May04

    French election: Macron `most convincing` in final debate – BBC

    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was more impressive than rival Marine Le Pen in Wednesday evening`s final TV debate, a viewers` poll says, according to the BBC. The candidates traded insults for more than two hours, arguing over terrorism, the economy, and Europe, the BBC reported. The French broadcaster BFMTV found voters had a...

    Russian court upholds Navalny`s latest embezzlement verdict
    May03

    Russian court upholds Navalny`s latest embezzlement verdict

    A regional court in Russia has upheld an embezzlement verdict for opposition leader Aleksei Navalny and his co-defendant, Pyotr Ofitserov, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Navalny and Ofitserov were not present at the May 3 hearing at the Kirov regional court in central Russia, but were represented by their lawyers, RFE/RL reported....

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC
    May03

    UK “won`t pay 100 bln euro Brexit bill” – BBC

    The UK will not pay a 100 billion-euro (GBP 84 billion) ”divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said, according to the BBC. He told ITV`s Good Morning Britain the UK would pay what was legally due, ”not just what the EU wants”, the BBC reported. It comes amid claims by the Financial Times that the settlement sought by the...

    Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin
    May02

    Merkel arrives in Sochi for talks with Putin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in the city of Sochi to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin the fight against terrorism, the situation in the Middle East, and the implementation of the Minsk agreements, according to TASS. The meeting will be held in preparation for the G20 summit, which will be hosted by Hamburg this July....

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst
    May02

    West must be aware of Russia fomenting crises in Balkans – expert and former National Security Agency analyst

    Southeastern Europe is entering renewed crisis—and Moscow is fomenting more chaos at a dangerous time, John Schindler, who is a security expert and former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer, wrote in an op-ed for Observer, titled ”We Need to Putin-Proof the Balkans.” Montenegro parliament`s official approval of the...

    France election: Macron says EU must reform or face “Frexit”
    May02

    France election: Macron says EU must reform or face “Frexit”

    The front-runner in the French presidential election has told the BBC that the EU must reform or face the prospect of ”Frexit”. Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron made the comments as he and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen held rallies in the last week of campaigning, the BBC reported. French voters go to the polls on Sunday to decide between the...

    Dozens detained in nationwide anti-Putin protests in Russia
    Apr30

    Dozens detained in nationwide anti-Putin protests in Russia

    Dozens of people have been detained while taking part in a protest campaign in many Russian cities urging President Vladimir Putin not to run in the country`s presidential election next year, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Police apprehended at least 30 people on April 29 in St. Petersburg, one of 32 cities across Russia...

    $1.5 bln confiscated from accounts of Yanukovych and Co. – National Security and Defense Council
    Apr28

    $1.5 bln confiscated from accounts of Yanukovych and Co. – National Security and Defense Council

    The court`s decision to transfer to the state budget of Ukraine $1.5 billion, arrested in the accounts of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage, came into force today, April 28, the press service of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine reported with reference to the joint statement by NSDC Secretary...

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast
    Apr28

    Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from feds – The Daily Beast

    Documents released by the House Oversight Committee show that the Defense Intelligence Agency, which Flynn directed before joining the White House in January, has no record of him disclosing a $33,750 payment from state-sponsored Russian broadcaster Russia Today, according to The Daily Beast. Flynn traveled to Moscow in December 2015 to give an...

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