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    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it
    Jun30

    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) Well, Thursday was a lot of fun, wasn’t it? We got to spend the day wallowing in presidential misogyny, a treat we haven’t been able to savor since we heard Donald Trump brag about getting away with random crotch grabbing because he is such a “star.” No one can be...

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
    Jun30

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

    Ukrainian firefighters are battling to contain a forest fire inside the irradiated exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians
    Jun30

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians

    It’s a small case in a big hall. I have no idea of how many people will pause beside it, but millions of visitors will eventually tour through the Canadian History Hall. The first guests entering this newly renovated space within the Canadian Museum of History will arrive today, Canada Day, the 150th birthday of our country. Odds are more...

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine
    Jun30

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine

    The attack hit more than 60 countries, crippling countless companies — and it might just have been a smokescreen. …read more Source: Business...

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench
    Jun30

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench

    (JTA) — Police in Crimea, a territory that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, are investigating the desecration by robbers of a mass grave of Holocaust victims near the city of Simferopol. The investigation opened Tuesday following the unauthorized exhumations performed last week at the site of a firing trench, where Nazis and their...

    Fmr. Lithuanian Defense Minister: Ukraine is ‘Frontline’ Defending Western Democracies From Kremlin
    Jun30

    Fmr. Lithuanian Defense Minister: Ukraine is ‘Frontline’ Defending Western Democracies From Kremlin

    Ukraine is on the frontline of defending western democracies against Russia’s global disinformation campaign, Lithuania’s former defense minister said Wednesday. Rasa Jukneviciene, who serves as deputy chair of the national security and defense committee in the Lithuanian Parliament, said the European Union and NATO need to step up...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. Computers were disabled at banks, government agencies, energy companies, supermarkets, railways and telecommunications providers. Firms...

    Trump’s trade plan sets up global clash over ‘America First’ strategy
    Jun30

    Trump’s trade plan sets up global clash over ‘America First’ strategy

    The Trump administration is quietly preparing sweeping new trade policies to defend the U.S. steel industry, a move that could reverberate across global economies and incite other countries to retaliate.In a bid to keep his campaign promise to crack down on unfair trade practices, President Donald Trump is weighing trade restrictions on steel...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia's neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say
    Jun30

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say

    The cyberattack that crippled computer systems in Ukraine and other countries this week employed a ruse — the appearance of being ransomware — that seems designed to deflect attention from the attacker’s true identity, security researchers said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...