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    Trump’s Rasputin: Steve Bannon doesn’t have Russia ties, but encapsulates infamous advisor’s spiritualism
    Jul19

    Trump’s Rasputin: Steve Bannon doesn’t have Russia ties, but encapsulates infamous advisor’s spiritualism

    Steve Bannon (Credit: Getty/Win McNamee) A few days ago, I noted that Steve Bannon seems to be the only member of President Donald Trump’s inner circle untouched by the Russia scandal, which is one reason that President Trump has turned to him to run his war room to fight all the “fake news” about Russia. He’s taken to the task with...

    Donald Trump defends his second, secret meeting with Vladimir Putin
    Jul19

    Donald Trump defends his second, secret meeting with Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a second and previously undisclosed meeting during the G-20 summit. A senior official told The Washington Post that Trump left his seat during a dinner for G-20 officials and approached Putin, who was only joined by his...

    The Importance of
Being Ordinary
    Jul19

    The Importance of Being Ordinary

    The opening lines of Gwendolyn Brooks’s epic “The Anniad” are, like the rest of the poem, deceptively uncomplicated. “Think of sweet and chocolate,” she writes: Left to folly or to fate, / Whom the higher gods forgot, / Whom the lower gods berate; / Physical and underfed / Fancying on the featherbed / What was never and is notThe poem,...

    June cyberattack hit Ukraine hospitals
    Jul19

    June cyberattack hit Ukraine hospitals

    The cyberattack that ripped through Ukraine on June 27 disrupted operations at several hospitals and pharmacies, knocking out scanners and briefly leaving patients in limbo. Ukrainian officials blame Russia, but Moscow denies any responsibility. (July 19) …read more Source: USA...

    Cyberattacks targeting clinics in Ukraine draws concerns from experts
    Jul19

    Cyberattacks targeting clinics in Ukraine draws concerns from experts

    Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click “send” on an order of new surgical instruments when her computer monitor suddenly went dark. …read more Source: Global...

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts
    Jul19

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts

    The call would kick off a “crazy week” as Podkopaieva and her staff struggled with the sudden loss of half the computers at the Left Bank Pediatric Clinic in Kiev, where she serves as medical director. The central phone system collapsed, digital appointments vanished and diagnostic machines dropped offline, interrupting at least one...

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts
    Jul19

    Cyberattack on Ukrainian clinics, pharmacies worries experts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click "send" on an order of new surgical instruments when her computer monitor suddenly went dark…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Summer Camp: Learning to Fight
    Jul19

    Ukraine Summer Camp: Learning to Fight

    Witness a Ukrainian military summer camp for children outside of Kiev. As the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists continues, they are encouraged to prepare to defend their country. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’
    Jul19

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine claimed Tuesday to have founded a new country — Malorossiya, which means “Little Russia” in English — that will overtake Ukraine. “We offer Ukrainian citizens a peaceful way out of the difficult situation, without the war,” Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told...

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration
    Jul19

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration

    The U.S. State Department, Russia’s envoy to Ukrainian peace talks, and the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe all voiced concern about the declaration of a “Little Russia” in Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists on July 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...