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    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister
    May16

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, explained the “context” of Trump’s Oval Office conversations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, discussions in which he reportedly revealed highly classified information, according to the Washington Post. McMaster gave the “context of the conversation”...

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish
    May16

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Andrew Auernheimer, a notorious computer hacker and internet troll associated with The Daily Stormer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of...

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community
    May16

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community

    TBILISI, Georgia — On May 13, 2013, a hundred or so members of Georgia’s LGBTQ community celebrated International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on the streets of Tbilisi. But the celebration turned ugly quickly, with many claiming they were physically assaulted by demonstrators from the Orthodox...

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’
    May16

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned Russian individuals and legal entities and to extend the duration of these sanctions. Russian social networks VK (VKontakte), Odnoklassniki and the Mail.ru...

    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise
    May16

    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise

    JUDY WOODRUFF: North Korea today hailed its test of a new intermediate-range missile and claimed that it can now hit U.S. bases in the Pacific with a nuclear warhead. State TV broadcast footage of Sunday’s launch. The missile traveled nearly 500 miles, but analysts said it could have a maximum range of 2,500 miles. So, just where is the...

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks
    May16

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on several leading Russian social networks and search engines, ordering access to the sites to be restricted or blocked entirely in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years
    May16

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years

    Protesters in Paris demonstrating against a new Israeli settlement in the West Bank, April 1, 2017. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images) AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Shortly after the outbreak of the Six-Day War in 1967, Ronny Naftaniel was soliciting donations on the street and putting a lot of money into a box emblazoned with the words “for Israel.” An...

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks
    May16

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on several leading Russian social networks and search engines, ordering access to the sites to be restricted or blocked entirely in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt
    May16

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt

    While foiling an attack on a military contractor, investigators watched Iranians use a tool that had also been deployed to compromise Ukraine’s power grid. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites
    May16

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites

    Ukraine has imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular web businesses including the operator of social media sites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki for at least three years,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...