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    Kyiv Court To Hold Hearing In Yanukovych Treason Case
    Jun29

    Kyiv Court To Hold Hearing In Yanukovych Treason Case

    A court in Kyiv is scheduled to hold a hearing in former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s treason case on June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now
    Jun29

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now

    It’s a good idea to pay very close attention to what Russia does to its neighbors, because it often foreshadows things Moscow will later try out farther to the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack

    A Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous day’s cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyiv’s international airport. Oleksandr Turchinov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, made the allegation after...

    Court In Czech Republic Closes Ukrainian Separatist Mission In Ostava
    Jun29

    Court In Czech Republic Closes Ukrainian Separatist Mission In Ostava

    A court in the Czech city of Ostrava has shut down the mission of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic because it was illegal, Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Czech Republic Yevhen Perebyinis said on June 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany Calls On Ukraine, Russia-Backed Separatists To Extend Cease-Fire
    Jun29

    Germany Calls On Ukraine, Russia-Backed Separatists To Extend Cease-Fire

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related cease-fire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Money Not Likely Main Motive Of Cyberattackers, UN Cybercrime Chief Says
    Jun29

    Money Not Likely Main Motive Of Cyberattackers, UN Cybercrime Chief Says

    Investigators still don’t know who launched the latest global cyberattack, but the attackers’ strategy suggests money was not the main motive, the top United Nations cybercrime official said on June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Cyberattack Was Meant to Paralyze, not Profit, Evidence Shows
    Jun29

    Ukraine Cyberattack Was Meant to Paralyze, not Profit, Evidence Shows

    Pinpointing the initial targets of the assault — Ukrainian accountants who use a tax preparation software required by the government — was a major clue. …read more Source: The New York...

    How a sophisticated malware attack is wreaking havoc on Ukraine
    Jun29

    How a sophisticated malware attack is wreaking havoc on Ukraine

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, governments and industries the world over are trying to deal with effects of the latest in a series of cyber-attacks. The so-called ransomware assault is the second such strike in the last six weeks. Hari Sreenivasan in New York has more. HARI SREENIVASAN: This attack originated yesterday in Ukraine, and...

    Chernobyl Monitoring System Hit by Global Cyberattack: Reports
    Jun29

    Chernobyl Monitoring System Hit by Global Cyberattack: Reports

    The Chernobyl nuclear power plant—the same one that melted down in 1986—was hit in by a global cyberattack, forcing operators to switch over to manual radiation monitoring. “Due to the temporary disconnection of the Windows system, the radiation monitoring in the area of the industrial site is carried out manually,” the agency in control of...

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware
    Jun29

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

    Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and airport displays operating manually. Cash machines in Kiev were still out of order Wednesday, and Ukrainian news reports said that flight information at the...