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    Santa Summit Cheer Can’t Hide Finland’s Unease about Russia
    Dec22

    Santa Summit Cheer Can’t Hide Finland’s Unease about Russia

    Santa and Father Frost, not tanks and troops, have met up at the busiest border crossing between Russia and Finland. But despite the jovial ho-ho-hos in the annual show of seasonal goodwill and neighborly friendship, there lies an increasing disquiet in the Nordic nation. Finland shares a 1,300-kilometer (800-mile) border with Russia and is...

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers

    ‘The fact that they would be helping the Russian military kill Ukrainian army personnel in Ukraine and also intervening in the U.S. election is quite chilling’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE
    Dec22

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE

    The Ukrainian parliament has removed Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko from the country’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine
    Dec22

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine

    The country’s minister of health explains why the prognosis is improving for care standards. …read more Source: U.S....

    A Last Effort at Sustaining Sanctions?
    Dec22

    A Last Effort at Sustaining Sanctions?

    Earlier this week, the European Council agreed to keep sanctions on Russia for another six months. In the run-up to the vote, there was talk of trying to extend the sanctions by a full year, but that was quickly shot down by the usual suspects. RFE/RL: “We had a discussion that luckily ended without considering the option—which would have been...

    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers

    A cybersecurity firm has uncovered strong proof of the tie between the group that hacked the Democratic National Committee and Russia’s military intelligence arm – the primary agency behind the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 election. The firm CrowdStrike linked malware used in the DNC intrusion to malware used to hack and track...

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says
    Dec22

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says

    A new report appears to confirm that the hackers behind the attack on the Democratic National Committee servers are deeply embedded within the Russian government and work closely with the Russian military. The report from U.S. security company CrowdStrike details how the group — known as Fancy Bear — used malware to strike the DNC. They linked...

    In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group’s Kremlin ties
    Dec22

    In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group’s Kremlin ties

    For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia’s connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of an infected Ukrainian Android cellphone app may help, according to a cybersecurity firm. …read more Source: FOX...

    REPORT: US Democrats and Ukrainian soldiers were hacked by the same Russian military unit
    Dec22

    REPORT: US Democrats and Ukrainian soldiers were hacked by the same Russian military unit

    “This cannot be a hands-off group or a bunch of criminals, they need to be in close communication with the Russian military.” …read more Source: Business...

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup
    Dec22

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup

    Trump Meets With Generals, Defense CEOs; NSA Whistleblower Trouble; Japan increases Defense Spending; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...