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    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...

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions (AFP)
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia economic sanctions (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Wednesday formally rolled over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, saying Moscow had failed to live up to its Ukraine ceasefire commitments. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial
    Jun28

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial

    (JTA) — City officials in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv published online security camera footage of vandals painting Nazi symbols on a Holocaust memorial in a bid to identify them. The municipality made the unusual move last week on its website, in which it showed an image of an individual wearing a backpack and a hat squatting in front of a...

    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:...