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    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia
    May16

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved legislation introducing fines and potential jail time for people who appear in public wearing a black-and-orange ribbon widely viewed a patriotic emblem in Russia, but which many Ukrainians see as a symbol of Russian aggression. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.
    May16

    A Massive Cyberattack Has Hit Over 150 Countries. Here’s How to Protect Your Computer.

    A cyberattack is currently hitting countries from Great Britain to Russia, affecting hospitals, businesses, and home computers. The attack, also known as WannaCry, has reportedly affected over 200,000 businesses across 150 countries since initially being reported on Friday. In Great Britain alone, 16 National Health Service hospitals were hit....

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too
    May16

    ‘El Daily Stormer’: Neo-Nazi Website Now in Spanish, Too

    How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of course. The Daily Stormer — infamous for orchestrating internet harassment campaigns by its “Troll Army” of readers — recently launched El...

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister
    May16

    Watch: H.R. McMaster defends Trump’s Oval Office conversation with Russian foreign minister

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, explained the “context” of Trump’s Oval Office conversations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, discussions in which he reportedly revealed highly classified information, according to the Washington Post. McMaster gave the “context of the conversation”...

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish
    May16

    El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website now in Spanish

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Andrew Auernheimer, a notorious computer hacker and internet troll associated with The Daily Stormer. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of...

    China’s New ‘Silk Road’ Is Based on Its National-Security Agenda
    May16

    China’s New ‘Silk Road’ Is Based on Its National-Security Agenda

    James Jay Carafano Security, Asia Chinese influencers are popping up across the European landscape. Trump’s trip to Europe has several stops. Still, his travels might be light on substance. That’s all right. He’ll be back. In fact, there is likely to be a significant uptick in the transatlantic dialogue. And there is likely...

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt
    May16

    Web Defenders Detect Russian Hand in Iranians’ Hacking Attempt

    While foiling an attack on a military contractor, investigators watched Iranians use a tool that had also been deployed to compromise Ukraine’s power grid. …read more Source: The New York...

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years
    May16

    In Western Europe, Israel went from darling to divisive in 50 years

    Protesters in Paris demonstrating against a new Israeli settlement in the West Bank, April 1, 2017. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images) AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Shortly after the outbreak of the Six-Day War in 1967, Ronny Naftaniel was soliciting donations on the street and putting a lot of money into a box emblazoned with the words “for Israel.” An...

    The Daily Vertical: Operation Sentsov
    May16

    The Daily Vertical: Operation Sentsov

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise
    May16

    North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise

    JUDY WOODRUFF: North Korea today hailed its test of a new intermediate-range missile and claimed that it can now hit U.S. bases in the Pacific with a nuclear warhead. State TV broadcast footage of Sunday’s launch. The missile traveled nearly 500 miles, but analysts said it could have a maximum range of 2,500 miles. So, just where is the...