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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation  to Ukraine
    Jun30

    Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation to Ukraine

    Turkey handed over the six-month rotating presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) to Ukraine on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported.Following the 36th BSEC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Istanbul, Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz made the handover to Ukraine.Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vadim...

    Australia creates military cyber unit to expand hacking attacks
    Jun30

    Australia creates military cyber unit to expand hacking attacks

    SYDNEY: Australia has created its first military cyber division, a government minister said on Friday, seeking to expand hacking attacks on foreign enemies including Islamic State. “This is a result of the changing character of contemporary conflict,” Dan Tehan, the minister assisting the prime minister on cyber security, told reporters in...

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries
    Jun30

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries

    President Donald Trump plans to sit down with Vladimir Putin next week, pursuing warmer relations with the Russian leader, despite multiple investigations into his campaign’s alleged ties to the Kremlin. The expected meeting at the annual G-20 summit in Hamburg, confirmed Thursday by national security adviser H.R. McMaster, will be...

    EU urges more action on cyberattacks
    Jun30

    EU urges more action on cyberattacks

    BRUSSELS: The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world’s reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the bloc’s security chief warned on Thursday. Brussels will give 10.8 million euros to 14 EU countries to boost their cyber response teams following this week’s massive global...

    BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria
    Jun30

    BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria

    The BVI’s three representatives. Photo provided The British Virgin Islands(BVI) has won the Prince of 2017 title among others at the World Prince and Princess Awards held in Nesebar, Bulgaria. The territory was represented by its 2016 Prince and Princess Jonathan Hutchinson and Jae’da deCastro, as well as the 2016 First Runner Up...

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say
    Jun30

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say

    The cyberattack that crippled computer systems in Ukraine and other countries this week employed a ruse — the appearance of being ransomware — that seems designed to deflect attention from the attacker’s true identity, security researchers said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack
    Jun30

    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Trading on the largest Ukrainian stock exchanges PFTS and UX remains suspended due to the cyberattack that began on Tuesday, the exchanges said Thursday. The latest global ransomware virus attack struck IT systems of companies in several countries on Tuesday, to the detriment of Ukraine mostly. The computers of oil, energy,...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)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...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    PARIS — 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 used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that may have just been a ruse....