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    EU extends Russia sanctions until Jan 2018
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia sanctions until Jan 2018

    The European Union formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, a widely expected step that keeps restrictions on business with Russian energy, defence and financial sectors until January 31, 2018. The sanctions were imposed in July 2014 following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula and...

    Business highlights June 28 2017
    Jun28

    Business highlights June 28 2017

    CMA gazettes Stewardship Code The Capital Markets Authority, Kenya’s market regulator, has announced the gazettement of the Stewardship Code for Institutional Investors (Stewardship Code) Kenya is now the second country in Africa, after South Africa, to introduce the framework. The Stewardship Code is aimed at empowering institutional...

    Nato assisting Ukrainian cyber defences after ransom ware attack cripples government and businesses
    Jun28
    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
    Jun28

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

    The automatic radiation monitoring system at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack Tuesday and monitoring was being carried out manually, according to a Ukrainian federal agency. …read more Source:...

    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’
    Jun28

    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’

    Digital security researchers say malware attack that spread from Ukraine appeared to be focused on damaging IT systemsA ransomware attack that affected at least 2,000 global users on Tuesday appears to have been deliberately engineered to damage IT systems rather than extort funds, according to security researchers.The attack began in Ukraine,...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    EU leaders endorsed the move last week, agreeing that Russia had not done enough to respect the peace agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A 2015 peace deal helped reduce the scale of fighting in the east, but violence has continued and attempts at a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained
    Jun28

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained

    The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Ukrainian Cabinet says an outburst of malicious software has been contained. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained
    Jun28

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained

    The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Ukrainian Cabinet says an outburst of malicious software has been contained. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator
    Jun28

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator

    Nationalist collaborator Roman Shukhevych’s men were part of a pogrom that killed over 6,000 Jews. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    The European Union has officially extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months for destabilizing Ukraine. EU headquarters said Wednesday that the decision was unanimous among all 28 EU nations. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...