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    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. A decree signed by Putin and posted in the official government database states that the embargo on produce, dairy, meat and most other foods will...

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018

    June 30, 2017 8:54 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (June 30) extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks
    Jun30

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) seized equipment it said belonged to Russian agents in May and June to launch cyber attacks against Ukraine and other countries, the SBU said in a statement on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    EU Council confirms political agreement on temporary trade preferences for Ukraine
    Jun30

    EU Council confirms political agreement on temporary trade preferences for Ukraine

    On 28 June, European Union ambassadors endorsed the agreement reached between the EU Presidency, currently held by Malta, and the European Parliament on temporary autonomous trade measures in favour of Ukraine. The proposal is aimed at improving access for Ukrainian exporters to the EU … …read more Source:...

    US President Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week
    Jun30

    US President Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week

    WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the White House said Thursday. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster made the announcement at a White House briefing, adding that “there is no specific agenda. It’s really going to be...

    Trump wants to sell coal to Ukraine
    Jun30

    Trump wants to sell coal to Ukraine

    Donald Trump said that the United States wants to export more coal to Ukraine and other countries that need it. …read more Source:...

    Australia creates military cyber unit to expand hacking attacks
    Jun30

    Australia creates military cyber unit to expand hacking attacks

    SYDNEY: Australia has created its first military cyber division, a government minister said on Friday, seeking to expand hacking attacks on foreign enemies including Islamic State. “This is a result of the changing character of contemporary conflict,” Dan Tehan, the minister assisting the prime minister on cyber security, told reporters in...

    EU urges more action on cyberattacks
    Jun30

    EU urges more action on cyberattacks

    BRUSSELS: The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world’s reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the bloc’s security chief warned on Thursday. Brussels will give 10.8 million euros to 14 EU countries to boost their cyber response teams following this week’s massive global...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary...

    Mattis says NATO must finish the job in Afghanistan
    Jun30

    Mattis says NATO must finish the job in Afghanistan

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told NATO allies Thursday they must finish the job in Afghanistan or risk terrorist revenge as the alliance readied a troop increase to counter a resurgent Taliban.Mattis however refused to give a firm number for how many troops US President Donald Trump would commit under a new strategy, just two...

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