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    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
    May16

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

    Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search engine Yandex, for three years. The...

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information
    May16

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information

    Having expanded its sanctions against Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians rights to information, Russian presidents press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on May 16, TASS reports. It [the anti-Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia
    May16

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia

    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a statement on Tuesday lamenting President Donald Trump’s decision to give Russian diplomats classified information about an Islamic State operation. “The reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials are deeply disturbing,” McCain said. The Arizona senator...

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’
    May16

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’

    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was harshly critical on Tuesday of President Donald Trump’s reported sharing of highly classified information with Russia. It was a sharp departure from his sentiment Monday night, when he said that Trump “does have the right” to “leak classified information.” In a statement in his capacity as chair of the Senate...

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances
    May16

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances

    WASHINGTON — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world’s most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump’s debut on the international stage, he’s giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S. official said Trump revealed highly...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war

    Decision to prevent access to social media networks and search engine sparks outcry from users and press freedom campaignersUkraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and a major internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s role in a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate...

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal
    May16

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal

    But most aren’t yet criticizing him either. President Donald Trump might have leaked classified information to the Russian government, the Washington Post reported Monday, and for perhaps the first time in his scandal-soaked presidency, Republicans on Capitol Hill did not immediately rise to his defense. On Tuesday morning, Senate Majority...

    Ukraine Prime Minister condemns Russian aggression during Israel visit
    May16

    Ukraine Prime Minister condemns Russian aggression during Israel visit

    Trade and bilateral agreements signed on “friendly and constructive” visit. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Moldova, Kazakhstan discuss bilateral coop
    May16

    Moldova, Kazakhstan discuss bilateral coop

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Ambassador to Ukraine with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Moldova Samat Ordabayev met on May 15 with Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip, the press service of the Kazakh MFA says. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday 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...