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    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct28

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that. The 20-year … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    How John Podesta’s email got hacked, and how to not let it happen to you
    Oct28

    How John Podesta’s email got hacked, and how to not let it happen to you

    It took a village to get Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair John Podesta’s email hacked. It wasn’t technical; there wasn’t a big security breach on Google’s servers. In short, someone tricked Podesta into giving them his password, he didn’t have two-factor authentication set up as an additional check, and the...

    Why Russia Will Remain the Centerpiece of US Foreign Policy After the Elections
    Oct28

    Why Russia Will Remain the Centerpiece of US Foreign Policy After the Elections

    With the final stretch of the U.S. presidential elections upon us, Russia’s challenge in Syria has rapidly developed into a centerpiece of the foreign policy debate. The candidates need to formulate a clear vision of how to deal with Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin has played a weak hand impressively. His nation’s economy is...

    The Latest: Clinton plans to campaign in Arizona
    Oct28

    The Latest: Clinton plans to campaign in Arizona

    The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 12:55 p.m. Hillary Clinton’s campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate will campaign in Arizona on Wednesday. Communications director Jen Palmieri says Clinton will urge voters in the traditionally Republican state to take advantage of early voting. She’ll also...

    Latest WikiLeaks release shows phishing email that likely gave hackers access to Clinton campaign manager’s personal account
    Oct28

    Latest WikiLeaks release shows phishing email that likely gave hackers access to Clinton campaign manager’s personal account

    New emails released by WikiLeaks appear to show exactly how hackers gained access to Clinton campaign manager John Podesta’s personal account. “Someone just used your password to try to sign in to your Google Account john.podesta@gmail.com,” the email to Podesta read. The message was sent March 19 with the subject line “*someone has your...

    Clinton: A Hawk In The Wings
    Oct28

    Clinton: A Hawk In The Wings

    When Barack Obama was running for office in 2008, he was determined to redirect U.S. military efforts away from the “bad war” in Iraq and toward the “good war” in Afghanistan. This commitment to extricate the U.S. military from the dismal aftermath of a botched exercise in regime change earned Obama the exaggerated designation of “peace...

    Ukraine mourns economist Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, 90
    Oct28

    Ukraine mourns economist Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, 90

    KYIV – Everything that Bohdan Hawrylyshyn did in life “started with a dream,” he liked to say. He always stayed true to his Ukrainian roots and followed a simple credo. “Learn. Dream. Work with joy. Love people. Love life,” he wrote on his eponymous charity foundation’s website that he founded in 2009 to send Ukrainians […] …read more...

    Is Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov Still in Moscow’s Favor?
    Oct28

    Is Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov Still in Moscow’s Favor?

    Ramzan Kadyrov, the man President Vladimir Putin picked more than a decade ago to rule the southern Russian republic of Chechnya, is a rare case of a low-level provincial official overshadowing Moscow-based politicians and celebrities. The Chechen ruler has become something of a media star in Russia: just in the past month, he has launched his...

    E-mail leak shows Russia’s plan to destabilize Ukraine
    Oct28

    E-mail leak shows Russia’s plan to destabilize Ukraine

    KYIV – Further evidence that the Kremlin engineered the armed uprising in eastern Ukraine surfaced on October 25 when a Ukrainian hacker group published e-mail data allegedly belonging to Vladislav Surkov, the Russian president’s top aide and point man on Ukraine and the breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Comprising 2,337...

    Outgoing president of UCCA reflects on challenges of her eight years in office
    Oct28

    Outgoing president of UCCA reflects on challenges of her eight years in office

    Tamara Olexy served two terms (eight years) as president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America. The UCCA’s recent Congress of Ukrainian Americans elected Andriy Futey as her successor, and our Kyiv colleague Mark Raczkiewycz spoke with him via Skype about his new role (See “Newly elected president of UCCA speaks about the tasks...