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Section: Phuket Gazette (Thailand)

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon’
    Jan28

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon’

    PHUKET: NATO may combat Kremlin “weaponisation of information” used to support action such as the 2014 seizure of Crimea by creating a new more powerful communications section and declassifying more sensitive material, according to draft plans.Both NATO and the European Union are concerned by Russia’s ability to use television...

    U.S. firm blames Russian ‘Sandworm’ hackers for Ukraine outage
    Jan10

    U.S. firm blames Russian ‘Sandworm’ hackers for Ukraine outage

    PHUKET: U.S. cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners said on Thursday it has determined that a Russian hacking group known as ‘Sandworm’ caused last month’s unprecedented power outage in Ukraine.”We believe that Sandworm was responsible,” iSight’s director of espionage analysis, John Hultquist, said in an...

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights

    PHUKET: Malaysia Airlines said yesterday it has temporarily banned checked-in baggage on some flights to Europe because of “unreasonably strong head winds” on the longer routes it is having to take for safety reasons.The airline did not elaborate on the safety reasons behind its new flight paths to Europe, but one of its airliners was...

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported
    Jan05

    Ukraine utility cyber attack wider than reported

    PHUKET: A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation’s secret police blamed a power outage on Russia.Western Ukraine power company Prykarpattyaoblenergo reported an outage on Dec. 23, saying the area affected included regional...

    At least 43 dead after Russian trawler sinks in ocean
    Apr02

    At least 43 dead after Russian trawler sinks in ocean

    PHUKET: At least 43 people have died and 26 are missing after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the Western Pacific Ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer at a maritime rescue coordination center in the area.There were 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok freezer trawler and 63 people have...

    Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault
    Feb19

    Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault

    PHUKET: Ukraine pulled thousands of troops out of an encircled town on Wednesday after a massive assault by pro-Russian rebels, who ignored a new ceasefire to seize the strategic railway junction.The fall of the besieged town of Debaltseve was one of the worst defeats of the war for Ukraine’s troops, who proved unable to stop an advance by...

    Ukraine talks reach agreement on cease-fire line
    Jan22

    Ukraine talks reach agreement on cease-fire line

    PHUKET: Diplomatic progress was made during four-way talks on the Ukraine crisis and an agreement was reached on establishing security zones between pro-Russian fighters and Kiev’s forces, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said.”Finally there was an agreement reached today that the demarcation line, mentioned in the...

    Isolated at G20, Putin shows he will do it his way in Ukraine
    Nov24

    Isolated at G20, Putin shows he will do it his way in Ukraine

    PHUKET: It may have looked in the West like Russian President Vladimir Putin fled this weekend’s G20 summit early with his tail between his legs after being berated over Ukraine.But it was a different story in Russia, where pliant media praised Putin for being courageous enough to “enter the lion’s den”, stand up to his...

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