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    Putin Says ‘Patriotic Hackers’ May Have Targeted U.S. Election
    Jun01

    Putin Says ‘Patriotic Hackers’ May Have Targeted U.S. Election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday his country has “never engaged in” hacking another nation’s elections, but left open the possibility that hackers with “patriotic leanings … may try to add their contribution to the fight against those who speak badly about Russia.” “Hackers are free people, just like artists who wake up in the...

    Air War for Europe: What If Russia’s Deadly Su-35 Battled the Eurofighter Typhoon?
    Jun01

    Air War for Europe: What If Russia’s Deadly Su-35 Battled the Eurofighter Typhoon?

    Dave Majumdar Security, The war for Europe has begun. Technology wise, neither the Su-35 Flanker nor the Typhoon is currently equipped with an active electronically scanned array radar, but both have good beyond visual range capability. Both jets are designed for high speed, high altitude beyond visual range engagements, and as such, can impart...

    Why Is Donald Trump Reopening Russian Compounds Obama Closed as Punishment for Hacking?
    Jun01

    Why Is Donald Trump Reopening Russian Compounds Obama Closed as Punishment for Hacking?

    An intelligence official calls the decision a “really bad idea.” President Donald Trump is seriously considering returning U.S.-based compounds that were taken away from Russians by President Barack Obama as punishment for Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.The Trump administration was initially...

    Putin: ‘Patriotic’ hackers fight those who speak badly of Russia
    Jun01

    Putin: ‘Patriotic’ hackers fight those who speak badly of Russia

    By IAN PHILLIPS and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and said Moscow will wait out the current political storm in the U.S. to forge constructive relations with President Donald Trump, whom he praised as a straightforward person with a...

    Amid Conflict With Russia, Ukraine Moves Closer to EU
    Jun01

    Amid Conflict With Russia, Ukraine Moves Closer to EU

    Don’t look now, but Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine isn’t going how he expected. While the Ukrainian army and its allied militias continue to skirmish with the Russian-backed separatists (and sometimes the Russian army itself) in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions—almost 100 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed so far this year...

    Verdict In Moscow-Based Ukrainian Library Director’s Hate-Crime Trial Postponed
    Jun01

    Verdict In Moscow-Based Ukrainian Library Director’s Hate-Crime Trial Postponed

    A Moscow court has postponed the verdict in the trial of Natalya Sharina, a librarian who is charged with inciting hatred in a case that is steeped in the confrontation between Moscow and Kyiv and has been denounced by rights activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe
    Jun01

    NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe

    The training includes “tracking down and fighting submarines and sea mines, the use of air defense and landing troops as well as defense against navy vessels,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jacek Kwiatkowski, spokesman for the exercise. Poland, Romania and other countries on NATO’s eastern flank are concerned for their security and defense...

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95
    Jun01

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95

    Reinhold Hanning, a former SS sergeant whose conviction last year on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an Auschwitz guard was hailed as a long-overdue victory for Holocaust victims, has died. He was 95. Hanning died on Tuesday, his attorney Andreas Scharmer told The Associated Press on Thursday without providing further...

    Putin: Russian State Has Never Engaged In Hacking!
    Jun01

    Putin: Russian State Has Never Engaged In Hacking!

    ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe. But the Russian leader admitted the possibility that some individual “patriotic” hackers could have mounted...

    The epic Trump-Merkel feud, explained
    Jun01

    The epic Trump-Merkel feud, explained

    The president’s trip abroad caused a subtle, unsettling shift in the world order. In the wake of President Trump’s trip to Europe — deemed an unparalleled success by Republicans — there has been a subtle, unsettling shift in the world order. As German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at a political rally the day after Trump’s...