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    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
    May16

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

    Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search engine Yandex, for three years. The...

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information
    May16

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information

    Having expanded its sanctions against Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians rights to information, Russian presidents press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on May 16, TASS reports. It [the anti-Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks

    Kiev has been gradually expanding its list of banned Russian products and people forbidden from entering the country …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine to Block Access to Russia’s Social Media Websites

    In another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday ordered the blocking of access to Russia’s most popular social media websites and search engines.Poroshenko’s office on Tuesday published the decree… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks

    The decision sparked an immediate outcry from Ukrainian internet users and the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) press freedom group. …read more Source: World...

    Trump’s Disclosures Are Another Win for Russia
    May16

    Trump’s Disclosures Are Another Win for Russia

    In one way, it’s not exactly surprising that President Donald Trump reportedly shared with the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and ambassador Sergey Kislyak some “highly classified” information about a specific threat from ISIS, setting off alarm bells inside the intelligence community that the president himself had just “jeopardized...

    Special Olympics football tournament kicks off in Grodno
    May16

    Special Olympics football tournament kicks off in Grodno

    Grodno is hosting competitions among people with intellectual disabilities for the first time. The tournament will feature ten men’s and six women’s teams (players aged 16-22) from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and Estonia. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General
    May16

    Ukrainian Sanctions Not to Have Negative Impact on Yandex Business in General

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s technology giant Yandex said Tuesday that the sanctions, imposed on it by Ukraine, in overall will not have a substantial negative impact on the company’s business. “While Ukraine is a small part of our business and the sanctions will not have a material negative impact on our consolidated results, we...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian social networks

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Almaraz – 800,000 Portuguese would be affected by nuclear accident
    May16

    Almaraz – 800,000 Portuguese would be affected by nuclear accident

    As parliament today waits to question the Foreign Affairs and Environment ministers about Portugal’s climb-down on the threat from Spain’s Almaraz nuclear power station development, a NATO team has reported that 800,000 people in Portugal would be affected if there was an accident on the scale of Chernobyl in the Ukraine. The military...