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    Russia’s bitcoin expert Pavel Lerner freed after kidnapping
    Dec30

    Russia’s bitcoin expert Pavel Lerner freed after kidnapping

    Russian IT expert Pavel Lerner, the head of a UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange, was freed after unknown assailants kidnapped him in Ukraine. The kidnappers released Lerner in exchange for a million dollar ransom. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine kidnappers release hostage after $1m bitcoin ransom paid
    Dec30

    Ukraine kidnappers release hostage after $1m bitcoin ransom paid

    Employee of UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange ‘safe, but stressed’ following capture by masked gunmen Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a UK-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $1m in bitcoins as a ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday. Pavel Lerner, a...

    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1 mln ransom paid
    Dec30

    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1 mln ransom paid

    51 min 39 sec agoKIEV – Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered …read more Source:...

    Saudi attack on Qatar at chess tournament sparks fury
    Dec30

    Saudi attack on Qatar at chess tournament sparks fury

    Fury erupted yesterday over an outspoken attack by Saudi Arabia on Qatar at the opening ceremony of an international chess tournament. Viewers took to Twitter to attack Saudi General Sport Authority chairman Turki bin Abdul Mohsen al-Sheikh over remarks he made at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships being held in Riyadh. It happened...

    Bitcoin ransom of $1m paid for cryptocurrency boss
    Dec29

    Bitcoin ransom of $1m paid for cryptocurrency boss

    Exmo executive released after being grabbed in Ukraine by masked gang …read more Source: Financial...

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive,  1994
    Dec29

    Stalin’s legacy lives on in city that slaves built – archive, 1994

    29 December 1994 James Meek in Norilsk talks to a victim of the gulag 50 years ago whose Arctic exile is still not overAt the end of the second world war, as Europe was preparing to celebrate its victory over fascism, the Soviet authorities arrested an entire school of teenage girls from western Ukraine, named them enemies of the people, took...

    Russia hackers plan to ‘RULE WORLD’ using Ukraine as ‘training ground’ for UK attack
    Dec29

    Russia hackers plan to ‘RULE WORLD’ using Ukraine as ‘training ground’ for UK attack

    RUSSIA is hacking computers in Ukraine to learn how to compromise cyberspace in the UK, Brussels and US, a security expert has claimed. …read more Source:...

    Politics: White House officials reportedly said that time Angela Merkel had to explain the ‘fundamentals’ of EU trade to Trump 11 times was ‘humiliating’
    Dec29

    Politics: White House officials reportedly said that time Angela Merkel had to explain the ‘fundamentals’ of EU trade to Trump 11 times was ‘humiliating’

    White House officials claimed Merkel was condescending toward Trump when explaining Ukraine during one of their first calls, and that wasn't the only incident. A meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel led to a conversation between the two leaders that White House officials reportedly said was...

    Russian cryptocurrency expert Pavel Lerner ‘kidnapped’ in Kyiv, say reports
    Dec29

    Russian cryptocurrency expert Pavel Lerner ‘kidnapped’ in Kyiv, say reports

    The head executive of Exmo Bitcoin exchange Pavel Lerner has reportedly been kidnapped on the streets of Kyiv. His company, which focuses on trading cryptocurrencies in east Europe, says it is still operating normally. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US Welcomes Ukraine-Russia Prisoner Swap But Says More Can Be Done
    Dec29

    US Welcomes Ukraine-Russia Prisoner Swap But Says More Can Be Done

    The United States on Thursday welcomed the mass prisoner swap by Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels, but called on both sides in the conflict to go farther, asking Moscow to help put an end to the fighting. On Wednesday, authorities in Kiev and the rebels who control large parts of eastern Ukraine exchanged more than 300 prisoners, in...