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    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites
    May16

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites

    Ukraine has imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular web businesses including the operator of social media sites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki for at least three years,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites
    May16

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will block access to Russia’s most popular social media websites and search engines.Poroshenko’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.
    May16

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.

    A cyberattack is currently hitting countries from Great Britain to Russia, affecting hospitals, businesses, and home computers. The attack, also known as WannaCry, has reportedly affected over 200,000 businesses across 150 countries since initially being reported on Friday. In Great Britain alone, 16 National Health Service hospitals were hit....

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too
    May16

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too

    How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of course. The Daily Stormer — infamous for orchestrating internet harassment campaigns by its “Troll Army” of readers — recently launched El...

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish
    May16

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Andrew Auernheimer, a notorious computer hacker and internet troll associated with The Daily Stormer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of...

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister
    May16

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, explained the “context” of Trump’s Oval Office conversations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, discussions in which he reportedly revealed highly classified information, according to the Washington Post. McMaster gave the “context of the conversation”...

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community
    May16

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community

    TBILISI, Georgia — On May 13, 2013, a hundred or so members of Georgia’s LGBTQ community celebrated International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on the streets of Tbilisi. But the celebration turned ugly quickly, with many claiming they were physically assaulted by demonstrators from the Orthodox...

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’
    May16

    Ukraine’s Sanctions Against Russian IT Companies ‘Economic Warfare’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned Russian individuals and legal entities and to extend the duration of these sanctions. Russian social networks VK (VKontakte), Odnoklassniki and the Mail.ru...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to block Russian social networks
    May16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to block Russian social networks

    Those targeted include social networks VK.com and Odnoklassniki, search engine Yandex and the Mail.ru email service. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    AsiaPlus: Tajikistan does not attend Beijing Belt and Road Forum
    May16

    AsiaPlus: Tajikistan does not attend Beijing Belt and Road Forum

    Tajikistan is not attending a two-day International Belt and road Forum that is concluding in Beijing, China today. Leaders from 29 countries are participating in the forum. Few Western leaders are attending the summit, although Britain, France, and Germany are represented by top finance officials. The United States sent a senior White House...