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    Armed Ukrainian Police Raid Software Firm Linked to Cyberattack
    Jul06

    Armed Ukrainian Police Raid Software Firm Linked to Cyberattack

    Armed police in Kyiv, saying they acted to prevent another major cyberattack, have raided a software firm that supplies Ukraine’s most widely used tax and accounting programs. Police equipped for combat seized computer servers Tuesday at the main office in Ukraine’s capital of software company M.E.Doc. Employees stood by calmly as...

    Trump-Putin Meeting: Closely Watched But Expectations Low
    Jul06

    Trump-Putin Meeting: Closely Watched But Expectations Low

    This first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg. The Kremlin says terrorism, Syria and Ukraine will top its agenda. The White House says President Trump will decide what to discuss, calling it a “normal bilateral meeting.” But...

    A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7-8, 2017
    Jul06

    A Canadian Primer to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 7-8, 2017

    This Thursday and Friday, the leaders of the major economic nations, their finance ministers and central bankers meet in Germany’s northern port city of Hamburg, birthplace of their host, Chancellor Angela Merkel. It’s their 12th summit to discuss global economic and financial issues. The summit cannot ignore geopolitics. Conflict...

    President Trump Arrives in Poland Amid Tensions With Russia and North Korea
    Jul06

    President Trump Arrives in Poland Amid Tensions With Russia and North Korea

    (WARSAW, Poland) — President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s first...

    Trump’s Negotiation Skills Tested In Meeting With Putin, North Korea’s Missile Launch
    Jul06

    Trump’s Negotiation Skills Tested In Meeting With Putin, North Korea’s Missile Launch

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s first...

    Take Two for Trump in Talks With Unnerved European Allies
    Jul06

    Take Two for Trump in Talks With Unnerved European Allies

    U.S. President Donald Trump will get a chance to patch up trans-Atlantic ties this week when he meets with NATO allies still rattled by his failure on an earlier trip to embrace the principle that an attack against one member is an attack against all. Trump arrived on Wednesday in Warsaw, Poland, where the White House said he would showcase his...

    Rex Tillerson will receive a lifetime achievement award — for oil
    Jul05

    Rex Tillerson will receive a lifetime achievement award — for oil

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will drop by Istanbul next week on his way home from the G-20 Summit in Hamburg and a three-hour stop in Kiev to talk with the Ukrainian president. He will have a full plate on his overnight stop. He will meet with Turkish officials to discuss the fight against the […] …read more Source: The Washington...

    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...

    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...

    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...