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    Ukrainian energy website hacked to display ransom message
    Apr24

    Ukrainian energy website hacked to display ransom message

    The website for Ukraine’s energy and coal ministry was hacked Tuesday to display a message demanding a ransom paid in Bitcoin, but no other government websites or systems were affected, authorities said. Ukrainian cyber police spokeswoman Yulia Kvitko confirmed an incident involving the federal Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry …...

    Mueller Team Sought Comms On Trump Tower Meeting In Manafort Raid
    Apr24

    Mueller Team Sought Comms On Trump Tower Meeting In Manafort Raid

    Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller revealed in court filings Monday night that the FBI agents who raided former Trump campaign aide Paul Manafort’s home in July 2017 were searching for information on the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, among other documents. In a filing arguing that the FBI’s search warrant for...

    Ukraine Energy Ministry Website Hit by Ransomware Attack: Spokeswoman
    Apr24

    Ukraine Energy Ministry Website Hit by Ransomware Attack: Spokeswoman

    KIEV (Reuters) – The website of Ukraine’s energy and coal ministry website has been hit by a cyber attack, though the websites of state-run energy… …read more Source: U.S....

    America’s Unsustainable Empire
    Apr24

    America’s Unsustainable Empire

    Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: if he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong-un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize. For Iran has no nuclear bomb or ICBM and has never tested either. It has never enriched uranium to bomb grade. It has shipped 98 percent of its uranium...

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour
    Apr24

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour

    TORONTO — Canada and its G7 partners are saying “enough is enough” to attacks by Russia and other authoritarian countries in their democratic institutions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday. Freeland concluded talks with her G7 counterparts by affirming an organized effort to respond to foreign meddling and the...

    Nukes of hazard
    Apr24

    Nukes of hazard

    AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File This post originally appeared on Grist. …read more Source:...

    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism
    Apr24

    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism

    Sen. Cory Gardner made a bizarre proposal last week: The State Department should consider adding the country to its list of state sponsors of terrorism, alongside its close allies Iran and Syria. The moral case for such a designation is sound. Russia has invaded its neighbors Georgia and Ukraine, it supports the murderous regime of Bashar...

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says
    Apr23

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says

    TORONTO — Canada and Britain are showing enthusiasm for a concerted G7 effort to take Russia to task for what they are calling a broad range of “malign” behaviour, but their American ally is sounding a less effusive note. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson offered an early glimpse Monday of his fellow G7 foreign ministers’...

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students
    Apr23

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students

    (JTA) — A public school teacher in Ukraine allegedly posted birthday greetings to Adolf Hitler on Facebook and taught her students the Nazi salute. Marjana Batjuk, who teaches at a school in Lviv and also is a councilwoman, posted her greeting on April 20, the Nazi leader’s birthday, Eduard Dolinsky, director of the Ukrainian Jewish...

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia
    Apr23

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia

    Jonathan Ornstein lighting fireworks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Jewish Community Center in Krakow, April 22, 2018. (Jakub Włodek) KRAKOW, Poland (JTA) — At one of Poland’s plushest synagogues, leaders of this city’s small but vibrant Jewish community welcomed visitors from around the world to a celebration of what the...