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Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
Nov02

Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

Washington – The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The...

Protect online acts from cyber espionage, govt to FIs
Oct30

Protect online acts from cyber espionage, govt to FIs

DHAKA : The government has asked all the financial institutions to take preventive measures to secure their online activities, including financial transaction, reports UNB. The government instruction came as infamous cyber espionage groups Lazarus and Cobaltgoblin have successfully breached financial institutions of Bangladesh, Malaysia, South...

As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes
Oct11

As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes

On October 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 65. As of this year, this is the maximum retirement age for Russian civil servants, which can only be raised in special cases. Though Putin, as an elected official, is not subject to this law and has indicated that it’s too early for him to retire, he reaches this milestone in a...

NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia
Oct09

NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia

Bucharest – NATO’s chief said Monday the alliance does not want a “new Cold War” with Russia, despite members’ concerns about Russian military buildup close to NATOs’ border, reports AP/UNB. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke at the end of a four-day NATO parliamentary assembly in the Romanian capital. “We are concerned by...

Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations
Sep23

Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations

The receding specters of a war involving North Korea and a US-Russia confrontation in Syria. The sound of cracking ice in the frozen conflict in Ukraine. Russia and the United States bidding farewell to “tits-for-tat.” Is this the dawn of a brave new world? You might be skeptical, but it’s possible to draw positive conclusions from the two...

Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend
Sep23

Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend

When United States President Donald Trump dines with Latin American presidents at Trump Tower in New York on Monday night, the conversation could be strained. For one, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who’s chafed at Trump’s talk of walling the border and sending Mexico the bill, declined the invitation. Colombia’s Juan...

Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata
Aug02

Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

Bucharest – Moldova has declared a Russian deputy prime minister persona non grata, following remarks he made after an aborted visit to the ex-Soviet republic. Wednesday’s statement from Moldova’s Foreign Ministry came after Dmitry Rogozin abandoned a trip to the country Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and...

Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks
Aug01

Ukraine finally battens down its leaky cyber hatches after attacks

When the chief of Microsoft Ukraine switched jobs to work for President Petro Poroshenko, he found that everyone in the office used the same login password. It wasn’t the only symptom of lax IT security in a country suffering crippling cyber attacks. …read more Source:...

Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats
Jul31

Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats

Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded the United States cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people, underlining his displeasure with U.S. sanctions and heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow, reports AP/UNB. The U.S. State Department called Putin’s move “a regrettable and uncalled-for act.”...

Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
Jul30

Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...

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