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    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike

    KIEV: Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.Kiev police rearrested the foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday after an attempt to detain him earlier in the week...

    Russia declares nine US media outlets ?foreign agents?
    Dec06

    Russia declares nine US media outlets ?foreign agents?

    MOSCOW: Russia’s justice ministry on Tuesday named nine US media outlets including Voice of America as “foreign agents” after President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing international media to be slapped with the controversial label. The ministry said that US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and...

    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ?hostile? Russia
    Nov25

    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ?hostile? Russia

    Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states gathered in Brussels on Friday to discuss deepening ties, with worries about Russian influence looming and thorny subjects like the war in Ukraine off the official agenda. The set-piece will focus on 20 “deliverables” — plans to help Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan...

    Ex-Trump aides charged as Russia probe accelerates
    Nov01

    Ex-Trump aides charged as Russia probe accelerates

    WASHINGTON: An investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election moved into a new and more perilous stage for the White House on Tuesday after three aides to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, including a former chairman, were charged. Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another former Trump aide appeared in court, pleading...

    Malware attack hits 200 targets
    Oct26

    Malware attack hits 200 targets

    MOSCOW: A malware attack that hit a Ukrainian international airport and Russian media outlets had almost 200 other targets in those countries and other European states, an internet security firm said on Wednesday. The “BadRabbit” malware that struck on Tuesday appeared to be the largest since “NotPetya” was launched from...

    Ukraine detains top defence officials in graft case
    Oct12

    Ukraine detains top defence officials in graft case

    KIEV: Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said on Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. The announcement was the highest-profile indictment against any official since the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine...

    Ukraine parliament extends insurgents? self-rule by one year

    KIEV: A raucous Ukrainian parliament on Friday extended by another year the self-rule of its two Russian-backed insurgent regions of Lugansk and Donetsk under a set of strict conditions. The vote has been welcomed by Ukraine’s Western partners but bitterly opposed by hard-core nationalists who set off flares outside the chamber during the...

    Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe
    Aug12

    Russian hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe

    A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday. The espionage group, dubbed APT 28, sought to steal password credentials from Western government and business...

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit
    Aug02

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit

    TBILISI: US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “occupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow “soon”. Pence is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe aimed at reassuring US allies rattled over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and...

    Russia defends slashing American mission
    Aug01

    Russia defends slashing American mission

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday sought to justify its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving ties anytime soon under Donald Trump. President Vladimir Putin announced on Sunday that Washington will have to cut its diplomatic mission in Russia by 755 employees, as Moscow struck...

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