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    Kyrgyz President-Elect’s Brother Appointed Ambassador To Ukraine
    Nov16

    Kyrgyz President-Elect’s Brother Appointed Ambassador To Ukraine

    A brother of Kyrgyzstan’s president-elect, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, has been appointed as Kyrgyzstan’s new ambassador to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cyber Insecurity: the high stakes of data protection in an  interconnected world
    Nov16

    Cyber Insecurity: the high stakes of data protection in an interconnected world

    TORONTO — What is nearly imperceptible, leaks important secrets and can keep Canada’s top bankers up at night? A cyberattack. It’s not a punch line but a seriously haunting prospect for those in the upper echelons of Canadian governments and corporations. When Victor Dodig checks his phone in the morning, the chief executive of CIBC...

    Kyiv Welcomes ‘Any Steps’ By Russia To Revive Exchanges With Separatists
    Nov16

    Kyiv Welcomes ‘Any Steps’ By Russia To Revive Exchanges With Separatists

    Ukraine’s main security agency says it welcomes “any steps” by Russia that would facilitate exchanges of people held by Kyiv and the Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NSA: Cyber Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated, Aggressive, and Disruptive
    Nov16

    NSA: Cyber Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated, Aggressive, and Disruptive

    Cyber attacks by foreign nations and criminals against both government and private sector networks are increasing in both sophistication and scale, a senior National Security Agency official said Wednesday. Jonathan L. Darby, deputy chief of NSA’s cybersecurity operations group, said in a speech that recent cyber attacks against...

    The Paradise Papers: A Reading Guide
    Nov16

    The Paradise Papers: A Reading Guide

    This past Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism released the Paradise Papers, a new trove of documents showing the opaque networks, shell companies, and gaping regulatory loopholes that the world’s wealthy use to stash their gains abroad. The revelations therein are still sending shockwaves through Western...

    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020
    Nov15

    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020

    Biden’s new book shows how close he came to running, and how the death of his son made him reconsider. In 2015, former Vice President Joe Biden had everything lined up to jump into the Democratic primary for president. He had been laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign since 2013, retaining strategists from the Obama campaign,...

    Paul Manafort’s indictment made headlines in Ukraine too
    Nov15

    Paul Manafort’s indictment made headlines in Ukraine too

    Ukrainian investigators hope that the news will help them with investigations into a former leader. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    EU Parliament Hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova Reforms; Eyes Russia Pressure
    Nov15

    EU Parliament Hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova Reforms; Eyes Russia Pressure

    European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a resolution praising reforms in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova and said the three former Soviet republics could eventually be considered for membership in the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German Spy Chief Sees Russia as Danger, Cites Military Advances
    Nov15

    German Spy Chief Sees Russia as Danger, Cites Military Advances

    Germany’s spy chief has warned that Russia should be seen as a “potential danger” rather than as a partner in building European security and said its big military exercise in summer showed an alarmingly high level of modernization in its armed forces. Bruno Kahl, head of BND foreign intelligence, made his remarks in a speech at...

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine
    Nov15

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine

    I was a magazine guy.After eight years as managing editor of Time, I left at the end of 2013 to become under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. It’s a fancy title, but that job is one of the few in Washington that’s tailored for someone with a media background like me. After I was nominated, some of my...