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    Kasich’s Foolish Hawkishness
    May05

    Kasich’s Foolish Hawkishness

    John Kasich finally dropped out of the race yesterday. Foreign Policy describes his departure this way: Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the most experienced Republican on national security remaining in the 2016 election, suspended his campaign Wednesday — leaving one of the least experienced presidential candidates to the GOP presidential nomination....

    The New Front In Cybersecurity: How to prevent hackers from taking down critical infrastructure
    May05

    The New Front In Cybersecurity: How to prevent hackers from taking down critical infrastructure

    BI IntelligenceOn December 23, 2015, hackers took down the power grid in a region of Western Ukraine, triggering the first blackout ever caused by a cyber attack. This attack was part of a broader trend, as hackers are increasingly exploring ways to target critical infrastructure like power grids, transportation systems, hydroelectric dams, and...

    Russian Lawmakers Push To Regulate Officials’ Online Behavior
    May05

    Russian Lawmakers Push To Regulate Officials’ Online Behavior

    Russian state officials and civil servants might soon have a bit more to worry about than Internet trolls, as lawmakers are proposing that all state employees report to their bosses what private information they have made public online. Vladimir Burmatov, from the ruling United Russia party, and Andrey Lugovoy, from the nationalist LDPR party,...

    Man Gets Shock of a Lifetime When He Opens Suitcase in His Parents’ Basement and Discovers Dark Family Secret
    May05

    Man Gets Shock of a Lifetime When He Opens Suitcase in His Parents’ Basement and Discovers Dark Family Secret

    Simon Pasternak recalled the shocking moment he discovered his uncle Dirck, a relative shrouded in mystery, had fought with the Nazis during World War II. His discovery was all the more shocking, because half of Pasternak’s family is Jewish. The Danish writer described in an op-ed in Britain’s Daily Telegraph how he uncovered the...

    Concerts: Want to dance? Our 13 picks of the week
    May05

    Concerts: Want to dance? Our 13 picks of the week

    A great deal and a great show are good ways to start the weekend, and it’s only $5 to see L.A. post-punk band Corners play House of Targ on Thursday. The morose pop band is obviously, and literally, influenced by the seminal Joy Division, but Corners songs vary, made intriguing by lighter and heavier touches of incongruous surf rock sounds...

    Analysts: Russia Cynical on Syria, Goal is International Prestige
    May05

    Analysts: Russia Cynical on Syria, Goal is International Prestige

    As the United States and Russia struggle to cement a cease-fire in Syria that includes the embattled city of Aleppo, the Syrian military under President Bashar al-Assad indicated it would be a temporary extension. Syrian rebels accuse Russia of using artillery to support the two-week assault. But while Assad clearly wants to conquer Aleppo, the...

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016
    May05

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed
    May05

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed

    A Belarusian national accused of fighting alongside Ukraine’s extremist Right Sector has been sentenced by a district court in Minsk to five years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program
    May05

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will send a mission to Kyiv from May 10 to May 18 to review whether the new Ukrainian government’s reform program is sufficient to restore disbursements from a $17.5 billion bailout loan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Springtime In The Tunnel Of Love
    May05

    Springtime In The Tunnel Of Love

    Near the Ukrainian village of Klevan, a humble train has created a tree tunnel that draws visitors from around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...