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    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)
    Jun12

    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)

    Russ Read Security, Europe U.S. Marines engaged in a mock beach landing in the Baltics on Tuesday in a scene reminiscent of the D-Day landings of World War II. The drill took place as part of NATO’s Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), an annual exercise involving approximately 6,000 troops that runs from June 1 to 16. The drill, which...

    Total blackout: Malware can shut down electricity distribution systems
    Jun12

    Total blackout: Malware can shut down electricity distribution systems

    Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber security firms announced today, with one report linking it to Russia. Slovakia-based ESET said the malware is the most powerful threat to appear since Stuxnet, the hacking tool used to sabotage...

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked
    Jun12

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked

    Former FBI Director James Comey said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the US election as it related to national security. “Did the president, in any of those interactions that you shared with us today, ask you what you should be doing, or what our government should be doing, or the intelligence community, to...

    Iron Wolf 2017: Lithuania Launches Over 5,000-Strong Military Drill With NATO Allies
    Jun12

    Iron Wolf 2017: Lithuania Launches Over 5,000-Strong Military Drill With NATO Allies

    The Baltics have been particularly worried about Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages
    Jun12

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages

    Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates it was likely used in a December 2016 cyber attack that cut power in...

    Belarusian MAZ wins tender to sell 100 buses to Kiev
    Jun12

    Belarusian MAZ wins tender to sell 100 buses to Kiev

    According to the source, the auction to sell buses to Kiev took place on 9 June. The first lot was 70 MAZ-203 buses and the second lot was 30 MAZ-215 buses. The auction was called by the Kiev mass transit systems operator Kievpasstrans. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed into force the bill banning the use of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine on Monday. “Signed the law banning St. George ribbons. Since it is not a symbol of the World War II, it is a symbol of aggression against Ukraine in 2014-2017,” Poroshenko said on Twitter. The bill was...

    Ukraine Bans Russian St. George Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukraine Bans Russian St. George Ribbon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law banning the St. George ribbon, which is seen by many Ukrainians as symbol of Russian aggression. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian humanitarian aid handed to Red Cross mission in Ukraine
    Jun12

    Belarusian humanitarian aid handed to Red Cross mission in Ukraine

    The Red Cross representatives will secure the delivery of the cargo to the destination point. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says seven soldiers killed in clashes in rebel east
    Jun12

    Ukraine says seven soldiers killed in clashes in rebel east

    KIEV: Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in just three days in renewed fighting with pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country, the military said Monday. Four soldiers were killed on Saturday, two Sunday and one on Monday, bringing the death toll to 14 since the beginning of June. “The escalation began two to three weeks ago, the...