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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jul01

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    PARIS (AP) ” A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said.While the rogue software… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S., Ukraine Near Agreement On Increasing Military Equipment Sales, Ties
    Jul01

    U.S., Ukraine Near Agreement On Increasing Military Equipment Sales, Ties

    Ukraine and the United States are close to signing new defense agreements enabling Kyiv to purchase more defensive U.S. military equipment and play a role in manufacturing such equipment, a Ukrainian defense executive said on June 30. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gazprom Sends Legal Notice to Kiev in Connection With Assets Seizure
    Jul01

    Gazprom Sends Legal Notice to Kiev in Connection With Assets Seizure

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – In 1998, Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement on the promotion and mutual protection of investments. “Based on this agreement, Gazprom decided to send a notice of elimination of violations to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine… If these violations are not eliminated, then, based on the provisions of the 1998 agreement,...

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice
    Jul01

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice

    The United States and Britain urged Russia on Friday to bring to justice all those responsible for the slaying of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. A Russian court on Thursday convicted five men of murdering Nemtsov, but allies of the politician have said the investigation was a cover-up and that the people who had ordered his killing remained...

    Emir congratulates Iraq on defeating terrorists
    Jul01

    Emir congratulates Iraq on defeating terrorists

    QATAR | OfficialEmir congratulates Iraq on defeating terroristsHis Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to Iraq President Fuad Masum and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the victories of the Iraqi armed forces and security forces which led to them taking control of the City of Mosul. The...

    Majority of Ukrainians Oppose Potential Visa Regime With Russia
    Jul01

    Majority of Ukrainians Oppose Potential Visa Regime With Russia

    KIEV (Sputnik) — More than 50 percent of Ukrainian citizens are against potential introduction of a visa regime with Russia, a recent survey showed on Friday. In May, lawmakers of the parliamentary majority factions The Petro Poroshenko Bloc and the People’s Front parties proposed to discuss introduction of visas between the two countries....

    Companies still hobbled from fearsome cyberattack
    Jul01

    Companies still hobbled from fearsome cyberattack

    Many businesses still struggled to recover Friday as their computer networks became collateral damage in a massive cyberattack that targeted Ukraine three days ago. The Heritage Valley Health System couldn’t … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals
    Jul01

    US army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals

    KIEV: Defence agreements announced during a visit by the Ukrainian president to Washington this month will provide Ukraine with access to defensive military equipment of the sort needed to combat Russian-backed separatists in the east. Kiev trumpeted President Petro Poroshenko’s June 20 visit as an important sign of Washington’s...

    Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser
    Jun30

    Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

    Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against Kazakh lucky loser Alexander Bublik after the draw was made for the third grand slam of the year at the All England Club yesterday. The Scot, who is bidding to win Wimbledon for a third time, was drawn in the same half as two-time champion Rafael Nadal, with three-times winner...

    Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn’t Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say
    Jun30

    Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn’t Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say

    Although the virus that spread through government and commercial computers Tuesday looked like ransomware, cyber experts say it was a “wiper” intended to erase data and disrupt business.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...