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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Is there a political benefit to hosting a World Cup?
    Mar15

    Is there a political benefit to hosting a World Cup?

    The data is unclear. Is hosting the World Cup a “propaganda victory” for Vladimir Putin? That’s the question being asked – or rather, begged – as the United Kingdom pulls ministers from the coming tournament in Russia and others campaign for England football team not to participate (a likely compromise is for the team to attend, but to play...

    NATO Chief: Not Seeking Cold War With Russia, But Will Defend Allies
    Mar15

    NATO Chief: Not Seeking Cold War With Russia, But Will Defend Allies

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the West is not looking to start a new Cold War or an arms race with Russia, but he reiterated that the military alliance will defend “all allies against any threat.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling
    Mar15

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday levied sanctions against Russia’s top spy agencies and more than a dozen individuals for trying to influence the 2016 US presidential election and conducting separate cyberattacks.The announcement follows a lengthy delay that had caused anger on Capitol Hill and raised questions...

    Trump is finally sanctioning Russia
    Mar15

    Trump is finally sanctioning Russia

    (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Carolyn Kaster) More than a month after President Donald Trump missed a congressional deadline for implementing sanctions against Russia for its alleged meddling in the 2016 election, the punitive measures are now finally being put into place. The sanctions include measures taken against a Russian troll farm known as...

    U.S. Sanctions Russian Intelligence Services
    Mar15

    U.S. Sanctions Russian Intelligence Services

    The Trump administration on Thursday imposed economic sanctions on 19 Russians and two Russian intelligence agencies for their role in the 2016 election meddling and costly cyber attacks and penetrations. The Russian spy agencies included the Federal Security Service and the GRU military intelligence service, along with six GRU officers. No FSB...

    DHS, FBI: Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy grid
    Mar15

    DHS, FBI: Russian hackers targeted U.S. energy grid

    The Trump administration on Thursday accused Russian government hackers of carrying out a deliberate, ongoing operation to penetrate vital U.S. industries, including the energy grid — a major ratcheting up of tensions between the two countries over cybersecurity.It says the hackers penetrated the targeted companies to a surprising degree,...

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin
    Mar15

    Breaking Mold, Some Russian Youth Speak out Against Putin

    When Stepan Mikhailov, a 19-year-old linguistics student, talks about his lifetime spent under Russian President Vladimir Putin, a troubled look passes over his face. “I don’t think I have a single friend who thinks that Putin is good,” he says from the kitchen of his dusty, bohemian Moscow apartment. “I think he is an...

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling
    Mar15

    US Blacklists Russian ‘Cyber Actors’ Over Election Meddling

    The United States has blacklisted two dozen Russian “cyber actors” for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and other malicious cyber-attacks. The U.S. Treasury Department sanctions targeted the GRU, the Russian military intelligence organization, and 13 Russians already indicted by U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller in...

    BREAKING: United States Sanctions Russia For Election Meddling, Cyberattacks
    Mar15

    BREAKING: United States Sanctions Russia For Election Meddling, Cyberattacks

    FILE PHOTO US President Donald Trump speaks to the press in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.SAUL LOEB / AFP US President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday announced sanctions against Russians accused of trying to influence the 2016 election and of involvement in other separate cyber attacks. The announcement...

    Breaking: Trump administration slaps sanctions on Russia over 2016 election meddling
    Mar15

    Breaking: Trump administration slaps sanctions on Russia over 2016 election meddling

    The Trump administration has imposed new sanctions on Russia as retaliation for Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, and for cyberattacks on other nations. The sanctions will specifically target 19 individuals and five entities. These include Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin who has close ties to Russian...