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    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...

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions
    Jul29

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington. The US Senate on Thursday passed new bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must...

    Kremlin warns against ?harmful? new US sanctions on Russia
    Jul25

    Kremlin warns against ?harmful? new US sanctions on Russia

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Monday warned that new US sanctions on Russia would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. “We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions counter-productive and harmful to the interests of both countries,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. In mid-June,...

    ?Russia to blame for ?hot war? in Ukraine?
    Jul24

    ?Russia to blame for ?hot war? in Ukraine?

    KIEV: Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the US special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. Kurt Volker, a former US ambassador to Nato, was appointed to his current...

    US senators predict ?veto-proof?
    Jul24

    US senators predict ?veto-proof?

    WASHINGTON: Two US senators said on Sunday they believe that legislation that allows for new sanctions against Russia would pass with enough votes to override any potential veto by US President Donald Trump. Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea in a bill that...

    Russia backs bill to strip ?terrorists? of citizenship
    Jul20

    Russia backs bill to strip ?terrorists? of citizenship

    MOSCOW: Russian MPs on Wednesday passed a law to strip naturalised citizens of passports for offences classed as “terrorism” following a deadly April suicide bombing in the Saint Petersburg metro. The lower house of parliament passed the bill in its final third reading. It now goes through the senate and to President Vladimir Putin for a final...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The separatists said...

    Families unveil ?memorial?
    Jul18

    Families unveil ?memorial?

    Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered on Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

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