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    GOP researcher makes shocking claim about Clinton deleted emails, dies 10 days later
    Jun30

    GOP researcher makes shocking claim about Clinton deleted emails, dies 10 days later

    A report from the Wall Street Journal claims that a Republican researcher attempted to obtain hacked emails from the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign during the election, and that he believed Mike Flynn was tied to the effort. Peter W. Smith, the operative, died 10 days after speaking to the Journal about his claim. GOP operative sought...

    Russia’s Hybrid Warfare Battlefield in Ukraine Heats Up
    Jun30

    Russia’s Hybrid Warfare Battlefield in Ukraine Heats Up

    KYIV, Ukraine—Combat modestly abated along the front lines in eastern Ukraine this week as part of a “harvest truce” so farmers near the front lines could safely tend to their crops. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s hybrid warfare battlefield was in flames. On Tuesday, a car bomb killed a top Ukrainian military intelligence officer in Kyiv in what...

    Trump launches ‘dominant’ energy policy focused on exports
    Jun29

    Trump launches ‘dominant’ energy policy focused on exports

    Trump announces plans to boost LNG exports to Asian markets and coal exports to Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Global cyberattack may have aimed for havoc, not extortion
    Jun29

    Global cyberattack may have aimed for havoc, not extortion

    The cyberattack that has locked up computers around the world while demanding a ransom may not be an extortion attempt after all, but an effort to create havoc in Ukraine, … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Global cyberattack may have aimed for havoc, not extortion
    Jun29

    Global cyberattack may have aimed for havoc, not extortion

    The cyberattack that has locked up computers around the world while demanding a ransom may not be an extortion attempt after all, but an effort to create havoc in Ukraine, … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Convictions in the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
    Jun29

    Convictions in the Murder of Boris Nemtsov

    A Russian jury convicted five men Thursday in the murder of Russian opposition leader and prominent Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, concluding a trial Nemtsov’s family has criticized as being insufficient.Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was killed while walking near the Kremlin in February 2015,...

    Russia, the Last Colonial Empire
    Jun29

    Russia, the Last Colonial Empire

    When the Soviet banner was lowered over the Kremlin on December 25, 1991, and replaced by the old Russian flag, it was widely celebrated as the fall of communism. Many assumed that this would lead to the “end of history” and to the dawn of a new world order based on the principles of political democracy and economic freedom. But the end of a...

    Venezuela’s Shield-Bearing Protesters Inspired by Ukraine
    Jun29

    Venezuela’s Shield-Bearing Protesters Inspired by Ukraine

    By Victoria Ramirez and Andreina AponteCARACAS (Reuters) – Drawing inspiration from Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela’s young protesters are… …read more Source: U.S....

    Goal of latest mass cyberattack possibly not financial, say experts
    Jun29

    Goal of latest mass cyberattack possibly not financial, say experts

    A message demanding money on a computer hacked by a virus known as Petya. The Petya ransomware cyber attack hit computers of Russian and Ukrainian companies on June 27, 2017. (Donat SorokinTASS/Getty Images) PARIS – The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and...

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say
    Jun29

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say

    Ukraine’s national broadcaster is facing a “substantial fine” after Russia’s contestant in May’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv was barred from entering the country, organizers say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...