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    Russia pledges reprisals for US hacking punishment
    Dec30

    Russia pledges reprisals for US hacking punishment

    MOSCOW: Russia on Friday eyed retaliatory measures against the US after President Barack Obama kicked out dozens of suspected intelligence agents and imposed sanctions in a furious dispute over alleged election interference. The barrage of punishment against Moscow over cyberattacks dragged ties between Russia and the United States – already at...

    Robert Reich: 7 things Obama should do before handing over the White House keys
    Dec30

    Robert Reich: 7 things Obama should do before handing over the White House keys

    Barack Obama, Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/AP/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon) President-elect Donald Trump is accusing President Obama of putting up “roadblocks” to a smooth transition. In reality, I think President Obama has been too cooperative with Trump. In the waning days of his administration, I’d recommend Obama...

    Russia ‘Mulled Buying Bulgarian Product’ for Cyber Attacks – NY Times
    Dec30

    Russia ‘Mulled Buying Bulgarian Product’ for Cyber Attacks – NY Times

    A Bulgarian product was one of the options considered by Russian authorities for cyber attacks, a New York Times article says. The text tells a story about Aleksandr Vyarya, a programmer who turned down an offer from the government to join a team of hackers. Vyarya, whose experience was mostly about protecting people from hackers, is reported as...

    Russia pledges reprisals for US hacking punishment
    Dec30

    Russia pledges reprisals for US hacking punishment

    MOSCOW: Russia on Friday eyed retaliatory measures against the US after President Barack Obama kicked out dozens of suspected intelligence agents and imposed sanctions in a furious dispute over alleged election interference. The barrage of punishment against Moscow over cyberattacks dragged ties between Russia and the United States—already at...

    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking
    Dec30

    US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking

    HONOLULU (AP) — The United States is unleashing a string of sanctions and other punitive measures against Russia amid allegations that it engaged in cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential campaign, putting pressure on President-elect Donald Trump not to let Moscow off the hook after he takes office. Russia’s government threatened...

    Best of the NS in 2016: World
    Dec30

    Best of the NS in 2016: World

    Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing about foreign affairs. Photo: Moises Saman/Magnum The price of a life By Sophie McBain In 2014, Islamic State fighters murdered thousands of Yazidis and kidnapped many others, mostly women and children. Their desperate relatives are now trying to buy them back. How...

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘cyberwar’
    Dec30

    Ukraine hit by 6,500 hack attacks, sees Russian ‘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 defense ministries and the State Treasury, which...

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game
    Dec30

    Russia’s Blueprint for Political Chaos: Alleged Election Hacks May Just Be Part of Vladimir Putin’s Grand Game

    Click here for reuse options! It wasn’t just Trump: Vladimir Putin’s government has also supported Brexit, Texas secession and #Calexit. Many people are familiar with the alleged efforts of the Russian government to hack computer systems belonging to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign....

    Trump can reveres Obama’s new sanctions on Russia
    Dec30

    Trump can reveres Obama’s new sanctions on Russia

    Officials say President-elect Donald Trump can roll back the new sanctions against Russia when he takes office. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties
    Dec30

    Bulgaria’s Socialists, Russian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

    The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leadership has met Russian Ambassador to Sofia Anatoliy Makarov, party officials say. It is “high time” for Bulgaria to have a “responsible and balance attitude and policy both westward and eastward,” Kaloyan Pargov, the head of BSP’s structure in Sofia, has told the Bulgarian...