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    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump
    Jul23

    Congress agrees on Russia sanctions, setting up showdown with Trump

    Congressional negotiators from both parties agreed Saturday on a bill to punish Moscow for meddling in the US presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. The measure would handcuff President Trump’s ability to ease the sanctions on his own. Trump would have to explain to Congress why he wants to ease…...

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense
    Jul16

    Paul Manafort’s shady deal with Ukrainian party makes no sense

    More evidence emerged Saturday of the shady operations of the Kremlin-linked Ukraine political party that hired Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a consultant. Somehow, the money Manafort told US authorities he earned in 2012 and 2013 from Ukraine’s Party of Regions exceeded what the party said was its entire operating budget,...

    Russia must ease tension with Ukraine: Tillerson
    Jul10

    Russia must ease tension with Ukraine: Tillerson

    Russia must make good on reducing tensions in Ukraine if it wants to have a better relationship with the United States, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday. “It is necessary for Russia to take the first steps to de-escalate the situation in the eastern part of Ukraine, in particular by respecting the ceasefire,”… …read...

    Ukraine eyes Russian security services in massive cyberattack
    Jul01

    Ukraine eyes Russian security services in massive cyberattack

    Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. The SBU, Ukraine’s state security service, said the attack, which started in Ukraine and spread around the world on Tuesday, was by the same hackers who attacked…...

    Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent with government
    Jun28

    Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent with government

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials. Manafort says in a Justice...

    Europe hit by massive cyberattack
    Jun27

    Europe hit by massive cyberattack

    PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where one senior official posted a photo of a darkened...

    Russia retaliates against latest round of US sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia retaliates against latest round of US sanctions

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister on Wednesday canceled planned talks with the US undersecretary of state in retaliation for a new round of US sanctions against his country. Team Trump said Tuesday that it had imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and firms over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry on...

    Senate votes to sanction Russia for election meddling
    Jun14

    Senate votes to sanction Russia for election meddling

    The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to impose tough sanctions against Russia for meddling in the US election, invading Crimea and backing Syrian strongman Basar al Assad. The bill — which passed by a 97-2 margin — includes language that would prevent President Trump from lifting the sanctions without Congressional approval. “Democrats...

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages
    Jun12

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages

    Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates it was likely used in a December 2016 cyber attack that cut power in...

    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos
    May12

    Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russia photos

    President Trump jabbed back at Russia on Thursday, tweeting out photos that show him standing next to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office — and also seated next to rival Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine. Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols “on the same day” and added the hashtag… …read more Source:...

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