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    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
    Nov02

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by...

    Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard
    Oct26

    Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard

    MOSCOW (AP) — An explosion in Ukraine’s capital has killed two people and wounded five others including a member of parliament, the Interior Ministry said Thursday. The blast happened late Wednesday near the entrance to the internet television station Espresso where Ihor Mosiychuk, a lawmaker with the nationalist Radical Party, was making...

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26
    Oct26

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26

    1 Ukraine cyberattacks: A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital’s subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and Fontanka reported being targeted...

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26
    Oct26

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26

    1 Ukraine cyberattacks: A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital’s subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and Fontanka reported being targeted...

    2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey
    Oct25

    2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two prominent Crimean Tatar leaders who were imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea have been released and flown to Turkey, Ukraine’s president said Wednesday. President Petro Poroshenko in a tweet Wednesday thanked the Turkish president for his help in mediating the releases of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the...

    Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open
    Oct13

    Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Romania, Russia and Hungary, Romania’s foreign minister said Friday. Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said Ukraine had promised: “no Romanian school will be closed … and no teachers in a...

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison
    Sep27

    Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader to two years in prison for his criticism of the Crimean Peninsula’s annexation from Ukraine by Russia. After Crimea was seized in 2014, Russia passed a law making it illegal to question or dispute the annexation. A court in the Russia-occupied Crimea on...

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation
    Sep27

    Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation

    KALYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A huge fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people, officials said Wednesday. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine’s enemies. Authorities evacuated 30,000 people from the town of Kalynivka, 190...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

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