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    Ransomware becomes go-to hack as bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak
    Jun28

    Ransomware becomes go-to hack as bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak

    A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks, from the WannaCry worm in May to Tuesday’s infection of thousands of computer systems around the globe, shows that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fuelled by powerful leaked US government exploits and the rise of bitcoin and other anonymous digital...

    Ukrainian SBU Colonel Killed By Blast In Donetsk Region
    Jun28

    Ukrainian SBU Colonel Killed By Blast In Donetsk Region

    Ukraine says a security service (SBU) colonel was killed and three others injured when a car exploded in the Donetsk region on June 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany’s Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jun28

    Germany’s Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    KRASNODAR, Russia – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. … …read more Source:...

    A look at some of the firms, agencies hit by the cyberattack
    Jun28

    A look at some of the firms, agencies hit by the cyberattack

    LONDON (AP) ” As a new cyberattack hits companies and government agencies around the world, here is a look at some of those that have confirmed they are affected.___Rosneft: Russia’s largest oil company, partly state-ownedUkraine:… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO Announces Increase in 2017 Spending While U.S. Affirms Commitment to Allies
    Jun28

    NATO Announces Increase in 2017 Spending While U.S. Affirms Commitment to Allies

    NATO allies are planning to boost their defense spending by 4.3 percent this year. This would be a $12 billion increase over 2016 levels and will escalate military spending by non-U. S. NATO members to $277 billion, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The announcement came in the wake of President Donald Trump’s vocal criticism that...

    Germany’s Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jun28

    Germany’s Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. …read more Source:...

    READ: Manafort’s Foreign Agent Filing Details His Richly-Paid Work For Ukraine
    Jun28

    READ: Manafort’s Foreign Agent Filing Details His Richly-Paid Work For Ukraine

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s lavishly-compensated work for a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party came into sharper focus when he retroactively filed with the U.S. Justice Department under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) late Tuesday. Manafort’s firm, DMP International LLC, earned more than $17 million...

    Mattis rebukes Putin for international ‘mischief’
    Jun28

    Mattis rebukes Putin for international ‘mischief’

    US defence Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of making international “mischief” and said America’s commitment to NATO remains unwavering. Speaking to students in Germany to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan to rebuild a ravaged Europe after World War II, Mattis said...

    MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads
    Jun28

    MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads

    June 29, 2017 12:45 AMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – International investigators and relatives of victims of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine almost three years ago, renewed efforts on Wednesday (June 28) to push the probe forward, issuing videos appealing for witnesses. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, ac… …read more Source: The...