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    Ukrainian MP seeks probe of Ukraine-Clinton ties
    Aug17

    Ukrainian MP seeks probe of Ukraine-Clinton ties

    KIEV — A Ukrainian member of parliament has requested a criminal investigation into possible meddling by his country’s government in last year’s U.S. presidential election, claiming the interference has “seriously damaged Ukrainian-American relations.†In a July 24 letter to...

    Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stripped former ally turned rival Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, local media reported Wednesday. Saakashvili wrote on Facebook that “deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship is another step to the foundation of a dictatorship.” Saakashvili, who was president of Georgia in 2004-2007 and...

    Ukraine reaffirms push West in visits by NATO, EU leaders
    Jul10

    Ukraine reaffirms push West in visits by NATO, EU leaders

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday reaffirmed his country’s desire to join NATO during talks with alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday, shortly before EU leaders arrive in Ukraine to celebrate improved political and economic ties. This week’s meetings come at a sensitive moment, just days after the...

    In New York, like Kiev, it’s all about Putin
    Jul10

    In New York, like Kiev, it’s all about Putin

    NEW YORK — New Yorkers are not easily distracted from their solipsistic love of the “greatest city on earth.†It takes a hurricane, a terror attack or — at the very least — hostile foreign powers meddling with their cherished electoral system to look beyond the shores of their own...

    Push to crack down on rogue European Parliament missions
    Jul04

    Push to crack down on rogue European Parliament missions

    Secretive meetings held by European lawmakers in dangerous or divisive locations could be a thing of the past, if senior parliamentarians get their way. Many members of the European Parliament head off on unofficial visits to places that are politically sensitive — such as Ukraine and Syria — and there are worries...

    Governments scramble to respond to global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Governments scramble to respond to global cyberattack

    A second outbreak of ransomware in less than two months highlights how vulnerable Europe remains to cyberattacks, despite repeated commitments by officials to boost cybersecurity. Security experts were working around the clock Wednesday to analyze the ransomware — dubbed NotPetya for its similarities to a previous attackÂ...

    NSA-linked tools help power second global ransomware outbreak
    Jun28

    NSA-linked tools help power second global ransomware outbreak

    A potent ransomware attack has gripped organizations around the world for the second time in less than two months. And like the first outbreak in mid-May — which claimed hundreds of thousands victims in a game-changing cyberattack — Tuesday’s outburst is spreading via a Microsoft flaw originally exposed in a...

    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    EU and Ukraine hail closer ties, extension of Russia sanctions

    With recently approved visa-free travel to Europe, Ukrainians have finally broken their historic chains to the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. Stopping in Brussels to meet European Council President Donald Tusk on his return from a trip to Washington, Poroshenko boasted of robust...

    Russia’s pipeline power
    Jun20

    Russia’s pipeline power

    WASHINGTON — For months, Washington has been fixated on Russia’s interference in our presidential election, as well as similar concerns in elections of our European allies like France and Germany. Moscow’s actions are a direct threat to the credibility of our presidential elections and it’s...

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s Crimea annexation
    Jun19

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s Crimea annexation

    European Union foreign ministers Monday extended economic sanctions intended to punish Russia for the 2014 annexation of Crimea. At a meeting in Luxembourg, the ministers agreed to prolong by a year measures that prohibit EU companies from doing business in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. The sanctions target investments and tourism in...

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