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    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’
    Jun30

    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’

    Juncker, a former Luxembourg prime minister, uses an old Nokia mobile phone, EU sources told AFP. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker admitted Friday that he had not yet joined the smartphone revolution, as he helped launch the EU presidency of digital-savvy Estonia.”I shouldn’t say but I have to say it, I still don’t...

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
    Jun30

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

    Ukrainian firefighters are battling to contain a forest fire inside the irradiated exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine
    Jun30

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine

    The attack hit more than 60 countries, crippling countless companies — and it might just have been a smokescreen. …read more Source: Business...

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians
    Jun30

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians

    It’s a small case in a big hall. I have no idea of how many people will pause beside it, but millions of visitors will eventually tour through the Canadian History Hall. The first guests entering this newly renovated space within the Canadian Museum of History will arrive today, Canada Day, the 150th birthday of our country. Odds are more...

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks
    Jun30

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) seized equipment it said belonged to Russian agents in May and June to launch cyber attacks against Ukraine and other countries, the SBU said in a statement on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench
    Jun30

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench

    (JTA) — Police in Crimea, a territory that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, are investigating the desecration by robbers of a mass grave of Holocaust victims near the city of Simferopol. The investigation opened Tuesday following the unauthorized exhumations performed last week at the site of a firing trench, where Nazis and their...

    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...