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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum
    Jun30

    Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum

    The outgoing week will be remembered for the demonstration, on several different occasions, of a heightened interest inside the country in Bulgarians who, for one reason or another, live abroad. An interest that has always been there, but which now seems to be acquiring new dimensions. One of the factors that set this pattern seems to be that the...

    Ukraine power company hit by second cyber attack
    Jun30

    Ukraine power company hit by second cyber attack

    Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber-attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine on Tuesday, said Ukrenergo’s acting head said. The second attack did not affect Ukraine’s power network, Vsevolod Kovalchuk told a news briefing on Friday. “The virus was...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    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. Computers were disabled at banks, government agencies, energy companies, supermarkets, railways and telecommunications providers. Firms...

    Fmr. Lithuanian Defense Minister: Ukraine is ‘Frontline’ Defending Western Democracies From Kremlin
    Jun30

    Fmr. Lithuanian Defense Minister: Ukraine is ‘Frontline’ Defending Western Democracies From Kremlin

    Ukraine is on the frontline of defending western democracies against Russia’s global disinformation campaign, Lithuania’s former defense minister said Wednesday. Rasa Jukneviciene, who serves as deputy chair of the national security and defense committee in the Lithuanian Parliament, said the European Union and NATO need to step up...

    Trump’s trade plan sets up global clash over ‘America First’ strategy
    Jun30

    Trump’s trade plan sets up global clash over ‘America First’ strategy

    The Trump administration is quietly preparing sweeping new trade policies to defend the U.S. steel industry, a move that could reverberate across global economies and incite other countries to retaliate.In a bid to keep his campaign promise to crack down on unfair trade practices, President Donald Trump is weighing trade restrictions on steel...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    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…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Eurovision asks Ukraine to pay fine for delays and row with Russia
    Jun30

    Eurovision asks Ukraine to pay fine for delays and row with Russia

    The management of the international Eurovision song contest has asked Ukraine to pay a large fine for problems in the organisation of the 2017 competition events in Kyiv. European Broadcasting Union stated Ukraine’s state broadcaster UA:PBC should pay the fine because of “severe delays which created unnecessary difficulties»....

    EU Council confirms political agreement on temporary trade preferences for Ukraine
    Jun30

    EU Council confirms political agreement on temporary trade preferences for Ukraine

    On 28 June, European Union ambassadors endorsed the agreement reached between the EU Presidency, currently held by Malta, and the European Parliament on temporary autonomous trade measures in favour of Ukraine. The proposal is aimed at improving access for Ukrainian exporters to the EU … …read more Source:...

    US President Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week
    Jun30

    US President Trump to meet with Putin at G-20 summit next week

    WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the White House said Thursday. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster made the announcement at a White House briefing, adding that “there is no specific agenda. It’s really going to be...

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia
    Jun30

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia

    Latvia supports the extension of European Union’s sanctions against Russia, which were imposed to oppose Russia’s annexation of Crimea and aggression in Ukraine, as reported by Foreign Affairs Ministry. …read more Source: Baltic News...