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    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...

    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....

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too
    May16

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too

    How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of course. The Daily Stormer — infamous for orchestrating internet harassment campaigns by its “Troll Army” of readers — recently launched El...

    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...

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister
    May16

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, explained the “context” of Trump’s Oval Office conversations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, discussions in which he reportedly revealed highly classified information, according to the Washington Post. McMaster gave the “context of the conversation”...

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish
    May16

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Andrew Auernheimer, a notorious computer hacker and internet troll associated with The Daily Stormer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of...

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community
    May16

    In pictures: Russia looms large over Georgia’s LGBTQ community

    TBILISI, Georgia — On May 13, 2013, a hundred or so members of Georgia’s LGBTQ community celebrated International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on the streets of Tbilisi. But the celebration turned ugly quickly, with many claiming they were physically assaulted by demonstrators from the Orthodox...