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    New cyber attack hits computer networks in several countries
    Jun28

    New cyber attack hits computer networks in several countries

    A major cyber attack by a ransomware virus which started in Ukraine and Russia has unfolded across the world, targeting giant organizations, firms and infrastructure in several countries. The Tuesday cyber attack initially hit IT networks in Ukraine and Russia and then spread to Denmark, France, Britain and the US. Some of the victims of the...

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians have been allowed to make visa-free travel to the European Union’s Schengen Area, amid tensions between the Western-backed country and Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the EU had finally decided to approve Ukraine’s years-long bid to obtain visa-free travel for its citizens to Schengen...

    Trump govt on verge of crisis over Russia – Analyst
    Feb16

    Trump govt on verge of crisis over Russia – Analyst

    The administration of US President Donald Trump is doing everything in its power to avoid a political crisis with Russia over the Crimean peninsula, says James Jatras, a former US senate foreign policy adviser. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said US President Donald Trump “expects the Russian government to de-escalate...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Nov17

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union has finally but conditionally approved a visa-free travel program for Ukraine as tensions intensify between the Western-backed state and neighboring Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukrainian territories. Peter Javorcik, the EU ambassador for Slovakia, which now holds the bloc’s rotating presidency, said Thursday that...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Earlier this week, the court released a statement saying it was considering Russia and Ukraine...

    Ukraine should never join EU – Dutch PM
    Apr01

    Ukraine should never join EU – Dutch PM

    Ukraine should never become a member of the European Union, Mark Rutte, the Prime Minister of Netherlands said in an interview a week before the Dutch referendum on the association agreement between the EU and Kiev. The Netherlands, which is holding the EU rotating presidency till July, is against Ukraine’s membership in the bloc because...

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia
    Feb28

    Ukraine plans offensive to retake Crimea from Russia

    Ukraine is preparing a special military unit in a bid to retake Crimea, the country’s premier said on Saturday. “We are working on a project that will prepare us to regain Crimea,” said Arsen Avakov, RT reported. Crimea declared independence from Ukraine on March 17, 2014 and formally applied to become part of Russia following a referendum...

    Flight MH-17: Russian-made missile shot down plane, says Dutch report
    Oct14

    Flight MH-17: Russian-made missile shot down plane, says Dutch report

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded on Tuesday in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch. But the long-awaited findings of the board, which was not empowered to … …read more Source: The...

    Russia stockpiles nuclear arsenal amid tensions with US, EU over Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia stockpiles nuclear arsenal amid tensions with US, EU over Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year. Putin’s comment came at the opening of an arms show near Moscow on Tueday, a day after Russian officials denounced a US plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states …...

    Ukraine conflict: US ‘may supply arms to Ukraine’
    Feb10

    Ukraine conflict: US ‘may supply arms to Ukraine’

    President Barack Obama says the US is studying the option of supplying lethal defensive arms to Ukraine if diplomacy fails to end the crisis in the east. Russia had violated “every commitment” made in the failing Minsk agreement, he added, after talks with the German chancellor on a new peace deal. Mr Obama has come … …read more...

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