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    U.S. Hits Back at Russia for Alleged Cyberattacks
    Dec30

    U.S. Hits Back at Russia for Alleged Cyberattacks

    The U.S. government announced on Thursday the imposition of economic sanctions on Russia and the expulsion of 35 Russian officials in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged cyberattacks aimed at influencing the presidential election. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Poroshenko Says Russia Waging Cyberwar With 6,500 Attacks On Ukraine
    Dec30

    Poroshenko Says Russia Waging Cyberwar With 6,500 Attacks On Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian security services are waging a cyberwar against the country, with hackers targeting Ukrainian state institutions about 6,500 times in the past two months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US releases detailed look at Russia’s election hacking
    Dec30

    US releases detailed look at Russia’s election hacking

    President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, on December 16, 2016. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: The US on Thursday released its most detailed report yet on Russia’s efforts to interfere in the US presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. The...

    Trump: It’s time ‘to move on’ from claims of Russian interference in election
    Dec30

    Trump: It’s time ‘to move on’ from claims of Russian interference in election

    Insisting it’s time “to move on,” President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nonetheless meet next week with leaders of the intelligence community “to be updated on the facts” of alleged Russian cyberattacks. “It’s time for our country to move on to bigger and better things,” he said in a statement....

    Ukraine, struck by 6,500 hack attacks, says Russia is waging ‘cyberwar’
    Dec30

    Ukraine, struck by 6,500 hack attacks, says Russia is waging ‘cyberwar’

    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 defence ministries and the State Treasury that...

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of US sanctions
    Dec30

    Russia to close American school, warns of further actions, in wake of US sanctions

    Russian authorities on Thursday announced the closure of the Anglo-American School of Moscow, hours after the Kremlin vowed to retaliate against recent U.S. sanctions. The nonprofit day school, which enrols international students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be closed along with the U.S. Embassy vacation dacha in Serebryany Bor...

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling
    Dec30

    Obama hits Russia for election meddling

    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday unleashed a barrage of retaliatory measures against Moscow for meddling in the US election, imposing sanctions on two intelligence agencies, expelling 35 agents and shuttering two Russian compounds inside the United States. Making good on a promise to punish Vladimir Putin’s government for...

    U.S. evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks
    Dec30

    U.S. evicts Russians for spying, imposes sanctions after election hacks

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk into a photo opportunity before their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian suspected spies and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence...

    News Wrap: Obama announces U.S. retaliation against Russia for election meddling
    Dec30

    News Wrap: Obama announces U.S. retaliation against Russia for election meddling

    HARI SREENIVASAN: The White House has stated that Russian hackers tried to sway the U.S. presidential race. And now it’s laid out the punishment, targeting key leaders and agencies in Moscow. The word came from Hawaii, where the president is vacationing. The Kremlin had been waiting and watching. Today, the White House ended the waiting....

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec30

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL: Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed “Great Game” of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil. Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security, but local...