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    New York attack turns focus to Central Asian militancy
    Nov02

    New York attack turns focus to Central Asian militancy

    KIEV, Ukraine — The terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday was carried out by a young man from Central Asia, a former backyard of the Soviet Union known for poverty, isolation and repressive governments — all elements in breeding some of the most militant Islamist activity in the world. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukrainian Interior Minister’s Son Released From Detention
    Nov02

    Ukrainian Interior Minister’s Son Released From Detention

    A Kyiv court has released the 29-year-old son of Ukraine’s powerful interior minister after his arrest the day before by anticorruption officials on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections
    Nov02

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list...

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
    Nov02

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by...

    Digital hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond U.S. elections
    Nov02

    Digital hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond U.S. elections

    The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defence contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by The Associated...

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections
    Nov02

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections

    By Raphael Satter, Jeff Donn and Justin Myers | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin,...

    Can the EU Stand Up and Take America’s Place?
    Nov02

    Can the EU Stand Up and Take America’s Place?

    Despite the promise of a Europe “whole and free” following the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Old World today features a division between a bloc of states that heavily favor a pro-NATO Atlanticist outlook—Britain, Poland and the Baltics—and a grouping that remains more amenable to friendly relations with Russia—including Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria...

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Manafort Poses ‘Risk Of Flight,’ Court Documents Say
    Nov02

    Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Manafort Poses ‘Risk Of Flight,’ Court Documents Say

    U.S. court documents state that Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, poses a “serious risk of flight” based on a history of deceptive conduct, his wealth, connections to “Ukrainian and Russian oligarchs,” and “strong evidence of guilt.” …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Russia’s Virtual Reality
    Nov02

    Russia’s Virtual Reality

    The continued downward spiral in U.S.-Russian relations during the initial phase of the Trump Administration may have come as a disappointment to Russians, but it could hardly have come as a surprise. With a weary sense of déjà vu, many Russians perceive the current tensions as only the latest episode of an age-old historical drama—the relentless...

    Here Is How Russia Is Making Old Tanks Deadly Tools of War

    Kyle Mizokami Security, Europe They may be old—but they still work. The high cost of the Armata tank, combined with Western sanctions over the 2014 invasion of Ukraine, will likely limit Russia’s ability to field large numbers of the tank. The Russian Armed Forces are facing obsolescence on many fronts, from fighters to tanks and a new...