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    June cyberattack hit Ukraine hospitals
    Jul19

    June cyberattack hit Ukraine hospitals

    The cyberattack that ripped through Ukraine on June 27 disrupted operations at several hospitals and pharmacies, knocking out scanners and briefly leaving patients in limbo. Ukrainian officials blame Russia, but Moscow denies any responsibility. (July 19) …read more Source: USA...

    Cyberattacks targeting clinics in Ukraine draws concerns from experts
    Jul19

    Cyberattacks targeting clinics in Ukraine draws concerns from experts

    Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click “send” on an order of new surgical instruments when her computer monitor suddenly went dark. …read more Source: Global...

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts
    Jul19

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts

    The call would kick off a “crazy week” as Podkopaieva and her staff struggled with the sudden loss of half the computers at the Left Bank Pediatric Clinic in Kiev, where she serves as medical director. The central phone system collapsed, digital appointments vanished and diagnostic machines dropped offline, interrupting at least one...

    Ukraine Summer Camp: Learning to Fight
    Jul19

    Ukraine Summer Camp: Learning to Fight

    Witness a Ukrainian military summer camp for children outside of Kiev. As the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists continues, they are encouraged to prepare to defend their country. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’
    Jul19

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine claimed Tuesday to have founded a new country — Malorossiya, which means “Little Russia” in English — that will overtake Ukraine. “We offer Ukrainian citizens a peaceful way out of the difficult situation, without the war,” Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told...

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration
    Jul19

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration

    The U.S. State Department, Russia’s envoy to Ukrainian peace talks, and the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe all voiced concern about the declaration of a “Little Russia” in Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists on July 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?
    Jul19

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Maybe–and both might be blasts from the past. Russia is examining the possibility of building a new aircraft carrier along with a new short takeoff/vertical-landing (STOVL) fighter toward the end of its 2018-2025 state armament program. The new vessel—which would be a “heavy aircraft carrying cruiser”—would be a...

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State

    The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on Tuesday replacing Ukraine with a new federal state, in comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko rejected the idea, describing Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting
    Jul19

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting

    When President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin went for more than two hours, well past the scheduled half-hour, it was a major news event. But it turns out that wasn’t even the end of the conversation between the two men.Author Ian Bremmer first reported the second meeting Tuesday. Other outlets also reported the...

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country. But Russia, their chief backer, sought to play down the announcement, saying it was merely part of public discussion. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...