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    [Ticker] EU extended Russia sanctions until 2018
    Jun28

    [Ticker] EU extended Russia sanctions until 2018

    Economic sanctions against Russia, introduced in 2014 in response to Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine, were prolonged on Wednesday by the EU Council for another six month until 31 January 2018. The sanctions include limiting acces for large Russian state-owned financial institutions to EU capital markets, limitations...

    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...

    EU extends Russia sanctions through January 2018
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia sanctions through January 2018

    The European Union extended sanctions on Russia by six months on Wednesday, maintaining restrictions on business with Russian energy, defense and financial sectors. The formal extension of the sanctions was passed unanimously by the Council of the EU. As a result of the measures, European businesses cannot borrow or lend money to Russia’s...

    Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine
    Jun28

    Bulgarian Council of Ministers Approves Draft Agreement on Labour Migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine

    At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

    Why have we had to rely on hackers to stop catastrophic ransomware again?
    Jun28

    Why have we had to rely on hackers to stop catastrophic ransomware again?

    The latest ransomware attack even hit Chernobyl safety systems – but once again, it was down to independent hackers to save the day As the latest malware virus spread around the world, surreal images appeared on Twitter: bemused Ukrainian shoppers standing around supermarket checkouts, watching screens fill up with ominous lines of text;...

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions

    The European Union on Wednesday formally rolled over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, saying Moscow had failed to live up to its Ukraine ceasefire commitments, reports LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad
    Jun28

    Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad

    At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

    Nato assisting Ukrainian cyber defences after ransom ware attack cripples government and businesses
    Jun28
    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’
    Jun28

    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’

    Digital security researchers say malware attack that spread from Ukraine appeared to be focused on damaging IT systemsA ransomware attack that affected at least 2,000 global users on Tuesday appears to have been deliberately engineered to damage IT systems rather than extort funds, according to security researchers.The attack began in Ukraine,...

    Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)
    Jun28

    Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)

    China’s increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India. The first 10,000-ton Type 055 entered the water at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard on Wednesday morning, the navy said in a...

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