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    EU Officially Extends Russia Sanctions By Six Months
    Jun28

    EU Officially Extends Russia Sanctions By Six Months

    The European Union member states’ ambassadors have officially extended the bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia by six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews
    Jun28

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews

    (JTA) — A leader of Ukrainian Jewry condemned the hosting in Lviv of a festival celebrating a Nazi collaborator on the anniversary of a major pogrom against the city’s Jews. The municipality plans to hold “Shukhevychfest,” an event named after the nationalist collaborator Roman Shukhevych featuring music and theater shows, on June 30th....

    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack

    No one has claimed responsibility for a global cyberattack that disabled at least 2,000 computers in the U.S. and Europe. Ukraine reported the most attacks. CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend, a former homeland security adviser for President George W. Bush, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss whether the...

    Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)
    Jun28

    Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)

    China’s increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India. The first 10,000-ton Type 055 entered the water at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard on Wednesday morning, the navy said in a...

    NATO Chief: Cyber Attacks A Call to Arms
    Jun28

    NATO Chief: Cyber Attacks A Call to Arms

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned the alliance must step up its defense against cyberattacks, saying they could potentially trigger their Article 5 mutual defense commitment. Computer users around the world were scrambling Wednesday to reboot systems after a tidal wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to...

    Ransomware attack hits property arm of France bank BNP Paribas
    Jun28

    Ransomware attack hits property arm of France bank BNP Paribas

    A global cyberattack has hit the property arm of France’s biggest bank BNP Paribas, one of the largest financial institutions known to be affected by an extortion campaign that started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Next Spectacle
    Jun28

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Next Spectacle

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, July 28, 2017
    Jun28

    The Morning Vertical, July 28, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Second major cyber attack in two months disrupts businesses around world
    Jun28

    Second major cyber attack in two months disrupts businesses around world

    FRANKFURT/MOSCOW (Reuters) – A major cyber attack, believed to have first struck Ukraine, caused havoc around the world on Wednesday, crippling computers or halting operations at port operator Maersk, a Cadbury chocolate plant in Australia and the property arm of French bank BNP Paribas. …read more Source: The...

    Paul Manafort has officially registered with the US government as a foreign agent
    Jun28

    Paul Manafort has officially registered with the US government as a foreign agent

    Manafort says in a Justice Department filing that his firm received more than $17 million from the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...