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    Latvia’s voting system is old–and therefore safe, says ‘stratcom’
    Mar06

    Latvia’s voting system is old–and therefore safe, says ‘stratcom’

    In a March 6 interview with the Diena newspaper, Janis Sarts, the head of the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (StratCom COE), said that in comparison with attempts to hack into digital voting systems in the United States, France, the Netherlands and Ukraine, nothing like this can happen in Latvia due to the...

    Dutch foreign minister admits to lying about meeting Vladimir Putin
    Feb12

    Dutch foreign minister admits to lying about meeting Vladimir Putin

    Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra has come under fire for lying about attending a meeting with Vladimir Putin in 2006, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant reported Monday. At a party conference in 2016, the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) politician claimed he was present at a 2006 meeting in which the Russian president laid...

    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation
    Feb12

    Ukraine arrests Saakashvili in likely prelude to deportation

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    Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili Detained in Kyiv
    Feb12

    Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili Detained in Kyiv

    The men who detained Saakashvili were allegedly members of the Ukrainian State Border Service. …read more Source:...

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman
    Feb12

    Opposition leader Saakashvili detained in Kiev, facing deportation: spokeswoman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili was detained in Kiev on Monday by unidentified people in camouflage, his spokeswoman said, adding that the intention might be to deport him from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine

    The press office of Georgia s third President Mikheil Saakashvili who is in conflict with his former ally President Petro Poroshenko says that Saakashvili has been abducted from a restaurant in Kiev …read more Source:...

    Debate: Ukraine: crackdown on critical media?
    Feb12

    Debate: Ukraine: crackdown on critical media?

    The editorial offices of the Ukrainian daily newspaper Vesti have been raided because the owner of its holding company, ex-finance minister Oleksandr Klymenko, is under investigation for corruption. The building has been transferred to a managing company whose employees have destroyed the inventory, witnesses claim. Ukrainian journalists write...

    Meet Jessica Mauboy, the Aussie-Dane who’s already qualified for Eurovision 2018
    Feb10

    Meet Jessica Mauboy, the Aussie-Dane who’s already qualified for Eurovision 2018

    Ahead of the ten acts taking the stage tonight in their bid to represent Denmark in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in May, it might surprise many to learn that a Dane has already qualified for the final. READ MORE: Whigfield hoping for more Saturday night success in Danish Eurovision qualifier Australian-Danish singer Jessica Mauboy, who became...

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking
    Feb10

    How top US diplomat pushed back against Russian hacking

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. By the summer of 2016, Victoria Nuland’s “Spidey sense” told her something was very wrong. That spring, Nuland, the top State Department official charged with overseeing U.S. policy toward Russia, was one of those who had “first rung the alarm bell”...

    Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine
    Feb10

    Former Georgia leader claims political plot to force him from Ukraine

    Ukrainian court rejected Mikheil Saakashvili’s appeal for protection against extraditionThe former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili says he is the victim of an international plot to “squeeze” him out of Ukraine, where he has emerged as a vocal critic of the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko.A court in Kiev, the Ukrainian...

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