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    Fool Me Once: Crowdstrike Claimed Two Cases Of ‘Russian Hacking.’ One Has Been Proven Wrong.
    Mar23

    Fool Me Once: Crowdstrike Claimed Two Cases Of ‘Russian Hacking.’ One Has Been Proven Wrong.

    The cyber-security company Crowdstrike claimed that the “Russia” hacked the Democratic National Committee. It also claimed that “Russia” hacked artillery units of the Ukrainian army. The second claim has now be found to be completely baseless. That same is probably the case with its claims related to the DNC.Sometime...

    Crimea As a Glimpse into a Post-American World
    Mar22

    Crimea As a Glimpse into a Post-American World

    One explanation for Russia’s president Vladimir Putin’s momentous decision, three years ago, to go into Ukraine and annex Crimea is that he sensed an opening. (March 18, 2014, is the date officially considered the day of admission of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to the Russian Federation.) …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson...

    The Emperor’s New Clothes
    Mar22

    The Emperor’s New Clothes

    Can an ordinary Belarusian dress just like President Lukashenka? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Dutch defeat ‘the wrong kind of populism’
    Mar22

    The Dutch defeat ‘the wrong kind of populism’

    Especially three developments appear to have caused Wilders’ “defeat” in the election. Still, the next Dutch government will chose a centre-right course on social-economic, climate and immigration policies. Prime Minister Mark Rutte labeled the Dutch elections of March 15 2017 as the quarterfinal in the battle against the “wrong kind of...

    Ukraine Continues to Make Waves as an IT Outsourcing Destination
    Mar22

    Ukraine Continues to Make Waves as an IT Outsourcing Destination

    In recent years Ukraine has shown it has much to offer the IT sourcing sector, from a highly skilled workforce of young professionals to a busy community of foreign investors and the support of the Ukrainian government. The country can also boast a fantastic education system with around 36,000 graduates a year in technical studies, which is, of...

    Kyiv’s Mayor Is Used to Fighting to Attract Attention and Interest
    Mar22

    Kyiv’s Mayor Is Used to Fighting to Attract Attention and Interest

    Set up 1,535 years ago, Kyiv is one of the oldest cities in Central and Eastern Europe. Not only is it Ukraine’s capital, and the country’s largest city, but it also enjoys a special administrative status and is considered a region. On 21 November, 2013, Kyiv and its main square Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) witnessed a...

    Kyiv Is Safe and Has an Unrealised Potential for Business
    Mar22

    Kyiv Is Safe and Has an Unrealised Potential for Business

    Vitali Klitschko, mayor of Kyiv, tells Emerging Europe that, as a former boxer, he will fight to protect the foreign investors who decide to do business in Ukraine’s capital city. Kyiv Is Safe and Has an Unrealised Potential for Business was originally published on Emerging-Europe.com. …read more Source: Emerging...

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 22, 2017
    Mar22

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 22, 2017

    News Paul Manafort received $10 million annually as part of a 2006 contract to promote the Putin administration’s interests inside the U.S., Europe, and the former Soviet republics. (Moscow Times) A Ukrainian lawmaker released new financial documents allegedly showing that Manafort laundered payments from the party of Viktor Yanukovych...

    The Future of Russian Strategic Bombers
    Mar22

    The Future of Russian Strategic Bombers

    Security Russia’s air force has unveiled plans to revamp its fleet of strategic bombers. These are its aircraft capable of heavy deployments of nuclear weapons. The plans are long overdue, and the aim is to build up to fifty new Tu-160M2 aircraft at a rate of three per year. 2027 has been earmarked as the year when Russia’s air force...

    Are We Dancing? US Ambition for German Defence Spending
    Mar22

    Are We Dancing? US Ambition for German Defence Spending

    Berlin has promised that it will meet its 2% NATO spending commitment – but it is going to take some time.German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington last week went as well as expected, given the huge differences between them.However, few areas remain as frosty between Washington and Berlin as the...

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