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    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise
    May16

    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise

    JUDY WOODRUFF: North Korea today hailed its test of a new intermediate-range missile and claimed that it can now hit U.S. bases in the Pacific with a nuclear warhead. State TV broadcast footage of Sunday’s launch. The missile traveled nearly 500 miles, but analysts said it could have a maximum range of 2,500 miles. So, just where is the...

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks
    May16

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on several leading Russian social networks and search engines, ordering access to the sites to be restricted or blocked entirely in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years
    May16

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years

    Protesters in Paris demonstrating against a new Israeli settlement in the West Bank, April 1, 2017. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images) AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Shortly after the outbreak of the Six-Day War in 1967, Ronny Naftaniel was soliciting donations on the street and putting a lot of money into a box emblazoned with the words “for Israel.” An...

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks
    May16

    Poroshenko Restricts Access To Russian Websites, Social Networks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on several leading Russian social networks and search engines, ordering access to the sites to be restricted or blocked entirely in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt
    May16

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt

    While foiling an attack on a military contractor, investigators watched Iranians use a tool that had also been deployed to compromise Ukraine’s power grid. …read more Source: The New York...

    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...

    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes
    May16

    European observers express concerns over allegations of vote-buying and bribes

    Strasbourg, 16 May 2017 – A 10 member electoral assessment team from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe – headed by Liisa Ansala (Finland, ILDG) and including two representatives from the EU Committee of the Regions – concluded yesterday its mission to observe the elections to the Council of Elders of Yerevan...

    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 bans St. George Ribbon
    May16

    Ukraine bans St. George Ribbon

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel
    May16

    Russian oligarch sues AP for libel

    A Russian aluminum magnate with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is suing The Associated Press for libel over its reporting on the pair’s relationship. Lawyers for Oleg Deripaska filed the suit Monday in federal court in Washington, claiming the CEO of the Russian firm United Company RUSAL...