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    Estonia Tackles Improves NATO’s Cyber Defenses
    Sep17

    Estonia Tackles Improves NATO’s Cyber Defenses

    These days, it seems like nowhere in the cyber realm is safe. Hacks have infiltrated all walks of cyber life, from the email system used by the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s office at the Pentagon, to the cheating spouses on the Canada-based Ashley Madison website. But the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, in the tiny country...

    Zagreb stun Arsenal as Roma hold Barca to draw
    Sep17

    Zagreb stun Arsenal as Roma hold Barca to draw

    Paris (AFP) – European minnows Dinamo Zagreb shocked 10-man Arsenal 2-1 on Wednesday to win for the first time in 16 Champions League matches.Reigning champions Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw at Roma while Chelsea thumped Maccabi Tel-Aviv 4-0.An Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain own goal and a header from Junior Fernandes gave Dinamo three points...

    Sweden is making a bunch of war pacts amid ominous warnings from Russia
    Sep17

    Sweden is making a bunch of war pacts amid ominous warnings from Russia

    With an official policy of neutrality dating back to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, Sweden has avoided the worst of the violence that has shaped Europe over the past 200 years. But now, with the threat of an aggressive Russia across the Baltic, Stockholm has started pursuing military partnerships with gusto. As Russian military ships and planes...

    Elton John Duped By Pranksters Pretending To Be Vladimir Putin
    Sep17

    Elton John Duped By Pranksters Pretending To Be Vladimir Putin

    Sir Elton John is no longer feeling the love, after pranksters admitted tricking him into believing he got a call from Vladimir Putin. On Wednesday, Russian comedians Vladimir “Vovan” Krasnov and Alexei “Lexus” Stolyarov owned up to prank calling John earlier this week and pretending to be the Russian president.The call...

    Ukraine Campaigns to Strip Russia of Its UN Veto Power
    Sep17

    Ukraine Campaigns to Strip Russia of Its UN Veto Power

    Ukraine intends to pursue its campaign to strip Russia of its U.N. Security Council veto power at the United Nations General Assembly annual meeting and debate later this month. Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of an international initiative to preventing use of the veto to block Security...

    From Disgraced President to Ukraine’s Lead Diplomat: The Unlikely Redemption of Leonid Kuchma
    Sep16

    From Disgraced President to Ukraine’s Lead Diplomat: The Unlikely Redemption of Leonid Kuchma

    On September 8, 2015, former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma arrived in Minsk. He travelled to the Belarusian capital, as Ukraine’s representative to the Trilateral Contact Group that seeks to end the conflict in Donbas. At the summit that followed, Kuchma called for the withdrawal of heavy artillery from Eastern Ukraine, and urged the UN...

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree
    Sep16

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Wednesday to extend or apply sanctions on over 400 individuals and 90… …read more Source:...

    On Display At ‘Made-In-Russia’ Fair: Hope, Patriotism, And Crimean Wine
    Sep16

    On Display At ‘Made-In-Russia’ Fair: Hope, Patriotism, And Crimean Wine

    A big trade fair in Moscow this week is showing off Russian-made goods that the government hopes will help wean the country off imports – amid signs that the Kremlin campaign for “import-substitution” has had little effect so far. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian pranksters say they fooled Elton John on Putin ‘call’
    Sep16

    Russian pranksters say they fooled Elton John on Putin ‘call’

    Would you recognize Vladimir Putin’s voice if he called? …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Rebel Elections Threaten Peace Deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Rebel Elections Threaten Peace Deal

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine signed a decree on Wednesday to hold local elections, a move President Petro Poroshenko condemned as a risky and irresponsible decision that threatened a cease-fire deal. Under the terms of the much-violated Minsk peace agreement, reached in February, local elections were meant to be held in...