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    Russia Says it Uncovered Cyberattack Plot Aimed at its Banks
    Dec02

    Russia Says it Uncovered Cyberattack Plot Aimed at its Banks

    Russia said Friday it had uncovered a plot by foreign spy agencies to sow chaos in Russia’s banking system via a coordinated wave of cyberattacks and fake social media reports about banks going bust. Russia’s domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), said that the servers to be used in the alleged cyberattack...

    Ukraine tests missiles near Crimea
    Dec02

    Ukraine tests missiles near Crimea

    Ukraine carried out missile launches Thursday near Crimea — territory that Russia annexed more than two years ago — as part of military exercises, Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform reported. …read more Source:...

    Russia Warns Of Planned Cyberattacks On Banks
    Dec02

    Russia Warns Of Planned Cyberattacks On Banks

    Russia’s main domestic security agency says it is taking measures to foil a plot by unspecified foreign intelligence services to launch “large-scale” cyberattacks from December 5 aimed at disrupting the activities of a number of major Russian banks and at destabilizing the country’s financial system. …read more...

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic After Trump Election
    Dec02

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic After Trump Election

    The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has raised hopes in Russia for improved relations that could help investment and trade, especially if Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine are eased. U.S. and Russian companies at Moscow government-supported industrial park Technopolis are cautiously optimistic about prospects for...

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic for Business After Trump Election
    Dec02

    Companies in Russia Cautiously Optimistic for Business After Trump Election

    The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has raised hopes in Russia for improved relations that could help investment and trade, especially if Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine are eased. U.S. and Russian companies at Moscow government-supported industrial park Technopolis are cautiously optimistic about prospects for...

    The next war: Space
    Dec02

    The next war: Space

    Much international reporting is done these days about Mosul, Aleppo, the Turkish border, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Crimea and the South China Sea. No surprise, since these are places politicians talk about, where lives are lost, saved or left… …read more Source: The...

    Eastern Ukraine Conflict Set to Escalate, OSCE Monitor Warns
    Dec02

    Eastern Ukraine Conflict Set to Escalate, OSCE Monitor Warns

    The head of the independent body monitoring the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has told VOA the conflict is on the brink of a major escalation. Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe report up to 7,000 cease-fire violations every week along eastern Ukraine’s 500-kilometer front line. Mission chief Alexander Hug...

    OSCE Monitors: Eastern Ukraine Conflict on Brink of Major Escalation
    Dec02

    OSCE Monitors: Eastern Ukraine Conflict on Brink of Major Escalation

    The head of the independent body monitoring the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has told VOA the conflict is on the brink of a major escalation. Alexander Hug says heavy weapons are being used in civilian areas. As Henry Ridgwell reports, pro-Russian rebels continue to block monitors’ access to many of the conflict zones. …read more...

    Stéphane Dion says Canada, U.S. share interest in resolving Russia’s Ukraine incursion
    Dec02

    Stéphane Dion says Canada, U.S. share interest in resolving Russia’s Ukraine incursion

    The Foreign Affairs Minister wants to work with America to face the “challenge” posed by Vladimir Putin’s regime. …read more Source: Toronto...

    EU’s Tusk Says Keeping West United Against Russia Harder With Trump
    Dec02

    EU’s Tusk Says Keeping West United Against Russia Harder With Trump

    It will be harder to keep the West united toward Russia with Donald Trump as United States president than it has been with Barack Obama, European Council President Donald Tusk said in comments published on Thursday. Trump’s election promise to improve Washington’s chilly relations with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin have...