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    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

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    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

    LONDON (AP) — U.S. tech company Cisco says that hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine. Ukraine’s Cyberpolice says in a statement that it was possible the hackers planned to strike during “large-scale events,” an apparent reference to the...

    Judge Weighs Whether To Toss Key Evidence In Mueller’s Case Against Manafort
    May23

    Judge Weighs Whether To Toss Key Evidence In Mueller’s Case Against Manafort

    A federal judge in Washington, D.C. grappled Wednesday with whether key evidence obtained by the FBI against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort should be admitted at his trial. Judge Amy Berman Jackson spent the bulk of the hearing discussing the FBI search of Manafort’s storage unit. The main issue is whether an employee of...

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
    May23

    US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

    U.S. tech company Cisco says that hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine. Ukraine’s Cyberpolice says in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Report: Michael Cohen took $400,000 to fix a meeting between Trump and Ukraine’s President
    May23

    Report: Michael Cohen took $400,000 to fix a meeting between Trump and Ukraine’s President

    President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, was secretly paid at least $400,000 to help arrange a meeting between Ukraine’s president and Trump last summer, the BBC reported Wednesday citing two unnamed sources in Ukraine. The payment was made by intermediaries acting on behalf of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in an...

    Cohen reportedly got $400K to arrange talks between Trump, Ukrainian president
    May23

    Cohen reportedly got $400K to arrange talks between Trump, Ukrainian president

    President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen pocketed a secret payment of at least $400,000 to arrange talks between the Ukrainian president and Trump, a new report said Wednesday. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader, Petro Poroshenko, sources in Kiev told the BBC, though Cohen was not registered as a...

    BBC: Cohen Got Hefty Secret Payment To Arrange Trump-Ukraine Meeting
    May23

    BBC: Cohen Got Hefty Secret Payment To Arrange Trump-Ukraine Meeting

    Sources in Ukraine told the BBC that Michael Cohen received a hefty secret payment to set up talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump last year. Cohen denies it. According to the BBC’s Wednesday report, intermediaries for Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko arranged the payment to Cohen for his help in establishing a back...

    Mueller Team Hints At Still-Unrevealed PR Firms Involved In Manafort Case
    May23

    Mueller Team Hints At Still-Unrevealed PR Firms Involved In Manafort Case

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team suggested Wednesday that there were other yet-to-be-revealed public relations firms involved in Paul Manafort’s Ukraine lobbying scheme beyond those already referenced specifically in the indictment. The hint came in a hearing in front of a federal judge in Washington D.C. concerning...

    Belarusian Court Reportedly Jails Ukrainian Reporter For Eight Years
    May23

    Belarusian Court Reportedly Jails Ukrainian Reporter For Eight Years

    Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    BBC: Michael Cohen was paid at least $400,000 by Ukraine to set up meeting with Trump
    May23

    BBC: Michael Cohen was paid at least $400,000 by Ukraine to set up meeting with Trump

    The BBC has a big scoop here: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader,...