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    As cyberattack hit, Ukrainians turned to Facebook, Google
    Jul05

    As cyberattack hit, Ukrainians turned to Facebook, Google

    BORYSPIL, Ukraine — When departure information disappeared from Kiev airport’s website after last week’s cyberattack, employees trained a camera on the departure board and broadcast it to YouTube. When government servers were switched off, officials posted updates to Facebook. And with the disruption continuing, office workers have...

    Tillerson to Visit Ukraine
    Jul05

    Tillerson to Visit Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to Ukraine next week after accompanying President Donald Trump at the G-20 summit, the State Department said in a statement Wednesday. Tillerson will meet with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko and “young reformers” from both the government and civil society on...

    CPJ To Release Report On Ukrainian Probe Into Sheremet’s Death
    Jul05

    CPJ To Release Report On Ukrainian Probe Into Sheremet’s Death

    The Committee to Protect Journalists says it will release next week a report on the Ukrainian investigation into last year’s death of Pavel Sheremet, a Belarusian-born Russian journalist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House preparing for Putin meeting by giving Trump ‘tweet-length sentences’ to remember
    Jul05

    White House preparing for Putin meeting by giving Trump ‘tweet-length sentences’ to remember

    On Friday, Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will conduct their first face-to-face meeting. Around the world, the expectations appear to be that we are all boned. “I worry a little about this meeting because Putin is going to walk into the room very well prepared, and I’m not certain Trump will come into that room prepared,”...

    Trump Administration Has Not ‘Ruled Out’ Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Jul05

    Trump Administration Has Not ‘Ruled Out’ Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    The Trump administration is not ruling out providing Ukraine with defensive weapons in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a State Department official told THE WEEKLY STANDARD, though the administration is focused on a diplomatic solution to the conflict. The Kremlin has provided the separatists with military support in the face of the...

    Dutch to Try Suspects in ’14 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Jet Over Ukraine
    Jul05

    Dutch to Try Suspects in ’14 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Jet Over Ukraine

    Prosecutors have not yet identified the suspects or described how they would be tried, but it is unlikely any of them will be extradited. …read more Source: The New York...

    G20 worries: Trump and Putin may get on too well, while rest of world gets on without America
    Jul05

    G20 worries: Trump and Putin may get on too well, while rest of world gets on without America

    The biggest concern the White House staff has about the upcoming G20 summit isn’t what Europe might do, or what China might do, or even what North Korea might do in response to any finger-shaking by world leaders. The White House is more concerned about the actions of Donald Trump. Specifically, they don’t know if Trump will be able...

    Suspects in MH17 crash in Ukraine to be prosecuted in Netherlands
    Jul05

    Suspects in MH17 crash in Ukraine to be prosecuted in Netherlands

    Dutch investigators concluded last year the jet was brought down by a missile system fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine and shuttled back and forth from Russia …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine: We prevented second cyberattack
    Jul05

    Ukraine: We prevented second cyberattack

    Ukraine: We prevented second cyberattack …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Police Raid Software Firm Linked To Cyberattack
    Jul05

    Ukrainian Police Raid Software Firm Linked To Cyberattack

    Video released by the Ukrainian National Police shows officers raiding a company in Kyiv thought to be at the center of a global cyberattack. Police on July 4 seized servers belonging to Intellect Service, a developer for tax software firm M.E. Doc, which is linked to an international outbreak of malware last week. A police spokesman said that...