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    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia
    Jun13

    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia

    “The dramatic incident took place in the port city of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula, in south-western Russia”, the story reads. © Photo: Daily Mail screenshot Daily Mail screenshot The dangerous object was identified as the German LMB-type mine probably dropped on the Crimean port city of Sevastopol by the Luftwaffe during its early raids...

    Russian malware threatens power systems
    Jun13

    Russian malware threatens power systems

    Hackers allied with the Russian government have devised a cyberweapon that has the potential to be the most disruptive yet against electric systems that Americans depend on for daily life, according to U.S. researchers. […] with modifications, it could be deployed against U.S. electric transmission and distribution systems to devastating...

    Researchers: We’ve Discovered Power Grid-Wrecking Software
    Jun12

    Researchers: We’ve Discovered Power Grid-Wrecking Software

    PARIS – Researchers have found a troubling new form of power grid-wrecking software, tying the discovery to a recent Ukrainian blackout in two reports published Monday. The malicious software has the ability to remotely sabotage circuit breakers, switches and protection relays, the reports say, a nightmare scenario for those charged with keeping...

    Ukraine Journalists Union Asks OSCE For Help Locating Missing Blogger
    Jun12

    Ukraine Journalists Union Asks OSCE For Help Locating Missing Blogger

    The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine has requested that the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission in eastern Ukraine and International Committee of the Red Cross help locate Stanislav Aseyev, a blogger missing since June 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property
    Jun12

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The European Union is “disappointed” by the stagnant situation in reforming Ukrainian legislation in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR), the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine said in a press release Monday. “18 months after the EU-Ukraine [Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas] DCFTA came into force, most...

    Damon Wilson and Prime Minister Dusko Markovic: The Full Transcript
    Jun12

    Damon Wilson and Prime Minister Dusko Markovic: The Full Transcript

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.Glasser: Hi, I’m Susan Glasser, and this is The Global POLITICO. We’re calling this week’s episode “The Shove Heard Round the World.” And yes, we’re talking to the prime minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic, that surprised leader...

    The Shove Heard Round the World
    Jun12

    The Shove Heard Round the World

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.To hear Prime Minister Dusko Markovic tell it, it was “only a harmless incident,” had nothing to do with him personally and did not even merit an apology. Oh, and did he mention it was “completely harmless”?Still, the leader of Montenegro acknowledges in an exclusive new...

    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...