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    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions
    May17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after web sanctions

    Ukraine slapped economic restrictions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular online firms, saying it wanted to guard against cyber threats, and the Kremlin threatened retaliation. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    The Russian State Media: Champion of Internet Freedom. (From Now On.)
    May17

    The Russian State Media: Champion of Internet Freedom. (From Now On.)

    Photo: PixabayIn the past five years, the Russian government has blocked an estimated 5.6 million webpages — most of them by accident, after blacklisting entire IP addresses to target individual lawbreakers. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s federal censor, has gone after both small online resources, like thousands of websites affiliated with illegal...

    Ukraine PM tells ‘Post’: I never hid my ethnic origins
    May17

    Ukraine PM tells ‘Post’: I never hid my ethnic origins

    “I believe it would be humiliating to hide someone’s roots, to hide someone’s family or last name, and once again for all these reasons, we view the relations with Israel as very important.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future
    May17

    Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future

    As Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman winds up a three-day visit to Israel, Jews back home try to cope with economic difficulties and the effects of war …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kiev committed to peaceful settlement of conflict
    May17

    Kiev committed to peaceful settlement of conflict

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak on Tuesday reiterated Kiev’s commitment to resolving the conflict in eastern regions through peaceful means, the defense ministry press service said in a statement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites
    May17

    In new sanctions list, Ukraine targets Russian social-media sites

    The sites to be blocked are among the most visited in the country. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites
    May17

    Ukraine Needs $1 Bln to Fully Block Russian Websites

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Ukraine will need $1 billion and about two years to fully block the Russian websites subjected to the ban signed by country’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian Internet Association (UIA) Alexander Fedyenko told the 112 Ukraina broadcaster on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Poroshenko...

    Paul Manafort got a $3.5 million tax-free payback-free ‘loan’ from unnamed sources
    May17

    Paul Manafort got a $3.5 million tax-free payback-free ‘loan’ from unnamed sources

    Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort has owned a nice apartment in Trump Tower since 2007—one that’s conveniently located near money laundering Russian mobsters and a real estate scheme run by Russian oligarchs. But in 2016, hours after officially leaving his spot at the top of Trump’s campaign, Manafort picked up...

    New Ukrainian sanctions against Russia highlight hostilities
    May17

    New Ukrainian sanctions against Russia highlight hostilities

    Ukraine expanded its sanctions to popular Russian media outlets and IT companies on Tuesday, sparking a new round of bitter wrangling between Moscow and pro-West Kiev. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence
    May17

    For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence

    FEODOSIA, Crimea — Andrey Yudenko began to get his addiction under control with the help of a Ukrainian substitution therapy program, a treatment for those who have tried but failed to quit drugs and are given an alternative substance under medical supervision. The 31-year-old had been injecting drugs since he was a teenager and...