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    The Latest: Putin spokesman says Russia weighs retaliation – Daily Mail
    Dec29

    The Latest: Putin spokesman says Russia weighs retaliation – Daily Mail

    Daily Mail The Latest: Putin spokesman says Russia weighs retaliationDaily MailThe spokesman for President Vladimir Putin says Moscow regrets the new sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russia on Thursday and is considering retaliatory steps. In this photo taken Dec. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama speaks …US expels Russian...

    Russian Embassy responds to Obama sanctions with juvenile, emoji-laden tweet
    Dec29

    Russian Embassy responds to Obama sanctions with juvenile, emoji-laden tweet

    While some pundits are worried that President Barack Obama’s new sanctions on Russia will lead to World War III, the Russians are signaling that they’re not taking the retaliation very seriously. In response to the sanctions announced Thursday, the official Twitter account of the Russian Embassy in London posted a meme-like response:...

    Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking
    Dec29

    Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking

    The Obama administration is expelling 35 Russian intelligence operatives and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence services in response to Kremlin efforts to influence the presidential election. …read more Source:...

    Fresh US sanctions on Russia to further strain ties: Kremlin spokesman
    Dec29

    Fresh US sanctions on Russia to further strain ties: Kremlin spokesman

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov slams new US sanctions against Russia, noting that the bans will further sour Moscow-Washington relations. …read more Source:...

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking
    Dec29

    Obama Administration Issues Sanctions on Russia In Response to Hacking

    The Obama administration announced an amendment to an executive order Thursday that introduces targeted sanctions on Russian assets here in the United States. on WeeklyStandard.com …read more Source: The Weekly...

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – Daily Mail
    Dec29

    Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking – Daily Mail

    Daily Mail Obama retaliates against Russia for election hackingDaily MailHONOLULU (AP) — In a sweeping response to election hacking and other meddlesome behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and closed down two …Obama orders sanctions on...

    Russia’s Waging a ‘Cyberwar’ Against Ukraine: Poroshenko
    Dec29

    Russia’s Waging a ‘Cyberwar’ Against Ukraine: Poroshenko

    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 on Thursday. In December, Ukraine suffered attacks on its finance and defense ministries and the State Treasury that...

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hacking
    Dec29

    Obama slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats over election hacking

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. …read more Source:...

    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...