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    Comey memo says Trump asked him to end Flynn investigation
    May17

    Comey memo says Trump asked him to end Flynn investigation

    President Trump asked the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, to shut down the federal investigation into Mr. Trump`s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to a memo Mr. Comey wrote shortly after the meeting, The New York Times reported. ”I hope you can let this go,” the president told...

    The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine brands banned Russian social networks ”instruments of hybrid war”
    May16

    The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine brands banned Russian social networks ”instruments of hybrid war”

    The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine in a comment issued Monday declared that social networks VKontakte and Odnoklassniki as well as Yandex and Mail.ru online services have long been used by Russian security forces s as an instrument in Russia`s hybrid war. The comment followed the president`s signing of a decree enforcing the decision...

    Trump defends “absolute right” to share “facts” with Russia – BBC
    May16

    Trump defends “absolute right” to share “facts” with Russia – BBC

    U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his ”absolute right” to share information with Russia, following a row over classified material, BBC wrote. Donald Trump tweeted that he had shared ”facts pertaining to terrorism and airline safety” and wanted Russia to do more against so-called Islamic State, according to BBC News. U.S. media said Trump...

    Former Privatbank owner: PrivatBank`s billions ”disappeared” under ”close supervision” by National Bank deputy governor
    May16

    Former Privatbank owner: PrivatBank`s billions ”disappeared” under ”close supervision” by National Bank deputy governor

    Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky, one of the former stockholders of Ukraine`s largest PrivatBank, has commented on the investigation by Skhemy (Schemes) journalists, stating that shortly before the bank`s nationalization in December 2016, some UAH 110 billion, or US$4.16, had been withdrawn to the accounts of front companies. See also:...

    European Parliament rapporteur on Ukraine`s waivers to be given Commission`s digital portfolio – media
    May16

    European Parliament rapporteur on Ukraine`s waivers to be given Commission`s digital portfolio – media

    Mariya Gabriel, Bulgaria`s pick to join the European Commission, will be given the digital economy and society portfolio, the Commission said Tuesday, according to Politico. She was interviewed for the job Tuesday morning by Jean-Claude Juncker, the Commission president. She still needs to be confirmed by the European Parliament, Politico wrote....

    China interested in modernization of state coal mines in Ukraine
    May16

    China interested in modernization of state coal mines in Ukraine

    Chinese-based Sany Heavy Industry has shown interest in the modernization of Ukrainian state-owned coal mines with the high degree of machinery and equipment wear and tear, according to the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry`s website. ”Chinese companies have shown interest in upgrading Ukrainian coal enterprises. During a visit to...

    Ukrainian operator of nuclear power plants boosts revenue from electricity sales by 21% in four months
    May16

    Ukrainian operator of nuclear power plants boosts revenue from electricity sales by 21% in four months

    State-run Energoatom, the operator of Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants, boosted revenue from electricity sales by 21% in January-April 2017 year-over-year (y-o-y), to UAH 16.835 billion, or US$636 million, according to the company`s report. Payments of the wholesale electricity market for energy supplied by Energoatom in the four months of...

    Dutch prosecutors: Russia, Ukraine making MH17 probe ”difficult”
    May16

    Dutch prosecutors: Russia, Ukraine making MH17 probe ”difficult”

    The investigation into the MH17 disaster is in a difficult phase and far from over, the Public Prosecutor wrote in a digital magazine meant to keep the victims` relatives informed about what is happening in the MH17 file, according to NLTimes. The investigators are having trouble getting data from the Ukrainian secret service and cooperation with...

    Ukrainian President ordered internet-providers to block access to Russia social networks, Yandex search, Kaspersky anti-virus and other web services
    May16

    Ukrainian President ordered internet-providers to block access to Russia social networks, Yandex search, Kaspersky anti-virus and other web services

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order to introduce new sanctions against Russia, which foresees, among other things, the blocking of access to Russian media outlets and popular social networks like vk.com Respective presidential order No. 133/2017 dated May 15, 2017, is posted on Poroshenko`s official website. The order has...

    Kyiv Council to turn down Russian-made software citing cyber security concerns
    May16

    Kyiv Council to turn down Russian-made software citing cyber security concerns

    Kyiv City Council`s permanent commission on transport, communications and advertising on Monday adopted a draft decision calling for tighter cyber security measures and removing all Russian software installed in municipal agencies. The document stipulates a ban on software and telecom equipment designed and produced by Russian companies....

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