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    Cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine: new malware revealed
    Feb17

    Cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine: new malware revealed

    Internet security firm CyberX said it has spotted a new weapon in the ongoing cyberwar between Russia and Ukraine — a program called BugDrop that is being used to steal vast amounts of sensitive data from Ukrainian businesses and institutions, according to the Boston Globe. ”It looks very professional… and most important, very successful,”...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded
    Feb16

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine positions in all sectors in Donbas – 3 soldiers killed, 4 wounded

    3 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 4 were wounded in action (WIA) as Russia`s hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian positions 35 times since the beginning of Thursday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size Russia`s hybrid military forces used mortars of...

    Secretary of State Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Secretary of State Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that the United States was ready to work with Russia if it found common areas for cooperation, but said Moscow had to adhere to commitments made over Ukraine, according to Reuters. ”As we search for new common ground we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to...

    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine
    Feb16

    Russia says U.S. becoming party to conflict in Donbas by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    Russia believes that by supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the United States ”becomes a party to the Ukrainian conflict,” head of the International Committee of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Konstantin Kosachev said, according to RIA Novosti. ”By supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine ”to build the capacity of its forces”,...

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks
    Feb16

    Militants shell residential areas in Avdiyivka, police show aftermath of night attacks

    The Russian occupation forces continue to fire on residential areas in the town of Avdiyivka, Chief of the National Police Department in Donetsk region Vyacheslav Abroskin wrote on Facebook. ”The old part of the town is under their aimed fire. Only this night, three civilian houses on Kolosova Str. and  Lermontov Str. were destroyed in a...

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary
    Feb16

    Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine on EuroMaidan anniversary

    Unable to reach success in the confrontation with the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the town of Avdiyivka, Russia is trying to undermine the situation inside Ukraine on the third anniversary of the Heavenly Hundreds heroes, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday at a solemn meeting on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the...

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas
    Feb16

    EU calls to undo the trade blockade of Russian-occupied Donbas

    The European Union has called for ceasing a railway blockade in Donbas, which Brussels believes may trigger an energy crisis in Ukraine, affecting civilian population on both sides of the contact line, according to the EU spokesman`s comment to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The blockade of railway connections between the areas under the control of the...

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine
    Feb16

    Experts name ”hot” trends in Russia`s fake news against Ukraine

    Disinformation and propaganda have become a serious problem for Ukraine since the start of a hybrid war with Russia, according to the representative of Ukraine`s StopFake.org, Ruslan Deynichenko, Novoye Vremya reports. Moreover, Russian media have deliberately refused from creating high-profile stories, the ”crucified boy”-type, choosing to...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours
    Feb15

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions in all sectors in Donbas in the past 24 hours

    Russian troops launched 52 attacks on Ukrainian territory in Donbas over the past day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russian troops’ attacks took place in Pavlopil-Shyrokyne area the most. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small...

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned
    Feb15

    U.S. President expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine but Kremlin states that this is impossible and Crimea won’t be returned

    The U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects the Russian Federation to return illegally annexed in 2014 Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, the White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at the official daily news briefing on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the...

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