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    Ukraine president's office accuses Russia of attack on presidential website
    May16

    Ukraine president's office accuses Russia of attack on presidential website

    KIEV (Reuters) – The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Tuesday of carrying out an organised cyber attack on his website in response to Kiev’s decision to impose sanctions against a number of major Russian internet businesses. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services
    May16

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services

    Ukraine has imposed new sanctions on Russian social media and web services. The measure is controversial, as millions of Ukrainian citizens affected by the ban are anxious about what will happen to their data. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine blocks Russian social media networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks Russian social media networks

    Ukraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and an Internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s alleged backing of a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate outcry from Ukrainian Internet users and freedom of speech advocates.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called Ukrainian...

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services
    May16

    Ukraine imposes new sanctions on Russian social media and web services

    Ukraine has imposed new sanctions on Russian social media and web services. The measure is controversial, as millions of Ukrainian citizens affected by the ban are anxious about what will happen to their data. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis
    May16

    Kiev Ban on St. George Ribbons to Legitimize Actions of Neo-Nazis

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Verkhovna Rada passed earlier on Tuesday a bill that introduces administrative punishment, including fines or arrests, for manufacturing and wearing of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine. The explanatory note to the law states that since 2014 the St. George’s ribbon has been used by “pro-Russian separatists on the...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia
    May16

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved legislation introducing fines and potential jail time for people who appear in public wearing a black-and-orange ribbon widely viewed a patriotic emblem in Russia, but which many Ukrainians see as a symbol of Russian aggression. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s Mouth Has Made America an Unreliable Ally
    May16

    Trump’s Mouth Has Made America an Unreliable Ally

    President Donald Trump’s reported disclosure of classified information about the Islamic State to Russian diplomats is, like many of his reckless acts, both shocking and entirely unsurprising. In fact, it was predicted even before Trump became president. In mid-January, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, relying on the reporting of...

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites
    May16

    Ukraine sanctions Russia’s Yandex, social media sites

    Ukraine has imposed sanctions on Russia’s largest internet group Yandex and other popular web businesses including the operator of social media sites Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki for at least three years,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites
    May16

    Ukraine to block access to Russia’s social media websites

    MOSCOW (AP) ” In another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will block access to Russia’s most popular social media websites and search engines.Poroshenko’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.
    May16

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.

    A cyberattack is currently hitting countries from Great Britain to Russia, affecting hospitals, businesses, and home computers. The attack, also known as WannaCry, has reportedly affected over 200,000 businesses across 150 countries since initially being reported on Friday. In Great Britain alone, 16 National Health Service hospitals were hit....