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    Ukrainian activist faces graft probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Ukrainian activist faces graft probe as reforms row festers

    KIEV: A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption. Roman Nasirov, the head of Ukraine’s Fiscal Service, which is spearheading the probe, told Reuters that he suspected...

    Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

    US president-elect Donald Trump has lamented complications from “the age of computer” as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election.Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives”, before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing technology.“I think...

    Obama orders sanctions on Russia over alleged election interference
    Dec29

    Obama orders sanctions on Russia over alleged election interference

    The US has announced a series of economic sanctions against Russia over allegations that it interfered in the 2016 presidential election through cyber attacks. …read more Source:...

    US slaps sanctions on Russia in retaliation for hacking
    Dec29

    US slaps sanctions on Russia in retaliation for hacking

    WASHINGTON // US president Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services on Thursday in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged interference in the US presidential election.The state department also kicked out 35 Russian diplomats from Moscow’s embassy in Washington and consulate in San Francisco, giving them...

    US slaps widespread sanctions on Russia over hacking
    Dec29

    US slaps widespread sanctions on Russia over hacking

    ‘All Americans should be alarmed by Russia’s actions,’ Obama says in directive blacklisting 9 Russian entities …read more Source: Anadolu...

    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions
    Dec29

    McCain calls for sanctions on Russia over election actions

    Republican senator says country remains ‘threat to very fundamentals of democracy,’ doubts it affected vote outcome …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’
    Dec29

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’

    By Natalia Zinets Hackers have targeted Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months, including incidents that showed Russian security services were waging a cyberwar against the country, President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Sees Russian “Cyberwar”
    Dec29

    Ukraine Sees Russian “Cyberwar”

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. Hackers have targeted Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months, including incidents that showed Russian security … continue reading Ukraine Sees Russian “Cyberwar” …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Ukrainian MP calls for moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
    Dec29

    Ukrainian MP calls for moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

    Jewish Ukrainian MP Alexander Feldman called for moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, expressing anger with his country’s decision to vote in favour of a UN resolution which condemned illegal Israeli settlements, Israeli media reported yesterday. Writing on Facebook, Feldman said he was upset that his country voted...

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 2, injure 2
    Dec29

    Ukraine: Pro-Russian separatists kill 2, injure 2

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine after Russia’s illegal Crimea annexation continues to take toll …read more Source: Anadolu...

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