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    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it
    Jul27

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it

    The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much America does not know … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it
    Jul27

    Don’t just fear the power-grid hack. Fear how little the U.S. knows about it

    The robust and agressive takedown of part of Ukraine’s power grid by hackers served as a wakeup call for cyber experts and exposed just how much America does not know … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Check This Out
    Jul27

    Check This Out

    Over recent months I’ve been telling you about various changes we’re making at TPM, expanding our team with the changes made possible with our membership program, setting up our new Investigations Desk and a bunch more. What I wanted with the Investigations Desk was to add a stable of new reporters who could dramatically increase our...

    Trump’s Ex-Biz Partner Eyed Energy Deal As He Helped Push Ukraine ‘Peace Plan’
    Jul27

    Trump’s Ex-Biz Partner Eyed Energy Deal As He Helped Push Ukraine ‘Peace Plan’

    When a former business partner of President Donald Trump’s and a Ukrainian politician approached an ally of the administration with a “peace plan,” they were already at work on an energy trading deal. That deal, said one of the region’s leading energy policy experts, stood to benefit from the scheme the pair proposed to resolve the...

    Why Does the Kremlin Care So Much About the Magnitsky Act?
    Jul27

    Why Does the Kremlin Care So Much About the Magnitsky Act?

    Let’s get something straight: The Magnitsky Act is not, nor has it ever been, about adoptions.The Magnitsky Act, rather, is about money. It freezes certain Russian officials’ access to the stashes they were keeping in Western banks and real estate and bans their entry to the United States. The reason Russian (and now, American)...

    Spokesman: Trump may veto Russia sanctions bill
    Jul27

    Spokesman: Trump may veto Russia sanctions bill

    By Karoun Demirjian | Washington Post WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s spokesman suggested Thursday that Trump may veto a massively popular bill designed to restrain his ability to roll back sanctions against Russia, despite the very strong likelihood that lawmakers will have the votes to override it. White House communications...

    Ukraine’s Teenage Thrill Seekers
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s Teenage Thrill Seekers

    Transit authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, are urging thrill-seeking teenagers to stop riding on top of metro trains. So-called “metro surfing” is one of several risky activities taken up by young Ukrainian daredevils seeking fame on YouTube. The call to abandon the perilous stunts comes after two recent deaths on...

    The Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Bill Is Moving Ahead
    Jul27

    The Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Bill Is Moving Ahead

    Lawmakers reached an agreement Wednesday for the Senate to vote on a sweeping sanctions bill that was overwhelmingly approved by the House this week, in a push to promptly get the legislation to the president’s desk. The bill targeting Russia, Iran, and North Korea faced a series of procedural and partisan disputes before breezing through...

    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War
    Jul27

    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. Trump’s vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir...

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine
    Jul27

    Saakashvili Lashes Out At Poroshenko, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and Odesa region governor who has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, lashed out at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a video statement posted on Facebook on July 27. “I love Ukraine with all my heart and I will continue the fight here, in Ukraine, whatever the...