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    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukraine will need $1 billion and about two years to fully block the Russian websites subjected to the ban signed by country’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Internet Association (UIA) Alexander Fedyenko told the 112 Ukraina broadcaster on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko...

    Paul Manafort got a $3.5 million tax-free payback-free ‘loan’ from unnamed sources
    May17

    Paul Manafort got a $3.5 million tax-free payback-free ‘loan’ from unnamed sources

    Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort has owned a nice apartment in Trump Tower since 2007—one that’s conveniently located near money laundering Russian mobsters and a real estate scheme run by Russian oligarchs. But in 2016, hours after officially leaving his spot at the top of Trump’s campaign, Manafort picked up...

    New Ukrainian sanctions against Russia highlight hostilities
    May17

    New Ukrainian sanctions against Russia highlight hostilities

    Ukraine expanded its sanctions to popular Russian media outlets and IT companies on Tuesday, sparking a new round of bitter wrangling between Moscow and pro-West Kiev. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence
    May17

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence

    FEODOSIA, Crimea — Andrey Yudenko began to get his addiction under control with the help of a Ukrainian substitution therapy program, a treatment for those who have tried but failed to quit drugs and are given an alternative substance under medical supervision. The 31-year-old had been injecting drugs since he was a teenager and...

    World close to ?serious digital sabotage?
    May17

    World close to ?serious digital sabotage?

    Imagine what would happen if the banking system were sabotaged for a week, says Dutch spy chief THE HAGUE: The world may be close to a “serious act of digital sabotage” which could trigger unrest, “chaos and disorder”, Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee warned on Tuesday. Sabotage of critical infrastructure “is the kind...

    REVEALED: Haunting shipwrecks reveal true horror of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years on
    May17

    REVEALED: Haunting shipwrecks reveal true horror of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years on

    HARROWING pictures of boats left to sink into the rivers near Chernobyl are still near the site of the nuclear blast more than 30 years after the reactor went into meltdown. …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Around the World, May 17
    May17

    News of the Day From Around the World, May 17

    Immigration officials in Papua New Guinea have told asylum-seekers and refugees being held in a detention center financed by Australia that they need to leave the camp so it can be shut down, detainees said Monday. Under the deal, people who tried to reach Australia by boat were placed in the detention center as their refugee claims were being...

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

    Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search … …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukrainian Citizens Register Petitions to Lift Ban on Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian citizens on Tuesday registered dozens of petitions on the website of the country’s President Petro Poroshenko calling not to block Russian social networks and websites. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to expand the list of sanctioned...

    Ukraine blocks social networking sites with new sanctions against Russia
    May17

    Ukraine blocks social networking sites with new sanctions against Russia

    The president of Ukraine banned four of the nation’s most popular websites Monday with a new round of sanctions targeting Russia over its 2014 annexation of Crimea and subsequent aggression. President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree Monday evening broadening anti-Russian sanctions and expanding Kiev’s blacklist to 468 companies and...