: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    OSCE warns of ‘massive upsurge in violence’ in Ukraine
    Dec22

    OSCE warns of ‘massive upsurge in violence’ in Ukraine

    A top monitor for the conflict in Ukraine warned on Thursday (Dec 22) that a “massive upsurge in violence” has pushed fighting between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian rebels to levels not seen in months. …read more Source: Channel...

    Cyber Group Finds Link Between DNC Breaches, Russian Hostility Against Ukraine
    Dec22

    Cyber Group Finds Link Between DNC Breaches, Russian Hostility Against Ukraine

    The Russian hackers who launched a cyber attack against the Democratic National Committee earlier this year used a malicious software similar to that used to target the Ukrainian military, computer security experts determined. CrowdStrike, the California-based cyber security firm that investigated the DNC hacks, said in a report released Thursday...

    OSCE monitor warns of unprecedented surge in Ukraine violence
    Dec22

    OSCE monitor warns of unprecedented surge in Ukraine violence

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has issued a fresh warning that a surge in violence in Ukraine’s east is pushing the conflict to levels not seen in months. …read more Source: Iran...

    DNC hackers likely used Android exploit against Ukraine, signaling Russian involvement: Report
    Dec22

    DNC hackers likely used Android exploit against Ukraine, signaling Russian involvement: Report

    A cybersecurity firm hired to investigate the Democratic National Committee breach that preceded this year’s presidential election said Thursday that the hack’s presumed perpetrators, Russia’s military intelligence agency, likely used the same malware to target Ukrainian soldiers on the battlefield during their ongoing war...

    Teva fined $519 million by US government for foreign bribes
    Dec22

    Teva fined $519 million by US government for foreign bribes

    Israeli pharmaceutical giant reaches settlement on allegations involving government officials in Russia, Mexico, Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia used Syria as live-fire training: US general
    Dec22

    Russia used Syria as live-fire training: US general

    The US army’s commander in Europe has accused Russia of using its military campaign in Syria as a “live-fire training opportunity”, reports BBC. Lt Gen Ben Hodges said Russia’s “disregard for civilian casualties… is not the conduct of a nation that wants to be treated like a superpower”. Russia’s defence minister said on...

    OSCE monitor warns of unprecedented surge in Ukraine violence
    Dec22

    OSCE monitor warns of unprecedented surge in Ukraine violence

    The OSCE warns that violence in Ukraine is returning to levels not seen in months. …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijani companies ready to invest in Kharkiv, ambassador
    Dec22

    Azerbaijani companies ready to invest in Kharkiv, ambassador

    “Azerbaijani companies are ready to make investments in development of Kharkiv district,” said Azerbaijani ambassador to Ukraine Azer Khudiyev as he met with head of Kharkiv regional state administration Yulia Svetlichnaya. “Presently several Azerbaijani companies are interested …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Vladimir Putin caps year of Russia-West tension: ‘We are stronger now than any potential aggressor’
    Dec22

    Vladimir Putin caps year of Russia-West tension: ‘We are stronger now than any potential aggressor’

    Tensions between Russia and the West escalated after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes
    Dec22

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes

    The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to a high-ranking Russian government official. Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle US charges of bribery of foreign officials to win business in Russia, Ukraine and Mexico, US officials announced Thursday.The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical...