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    Trump and Putin’s Rashomon Summit
    Jul07

    Trump and Putin’s Rashomon Summit

    Pundits eager to analyze the outcome of Friday’s first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin don’t have much to go on. (Bold prediction: That won’t slow them down.)In the absence of material information, many analysts rushed to read meaning into the length of the meeting in...

    Photos of the Week: 7/1–7/7
    Jul07

    Photos of the Week: 7/1–7/7

    The pagan Ivana Kupala night celebrated in Ukraine, a crash in the Tour de France, the Wife-Carrying World Championship in Finland, G20 meetings and protests in Germany, a brawl in Venezuela’s National Assembly, flooding in Japan, the start of the San Fermin festival in Spain, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    Trump’s Meeting With Putin
    Jul07

    Trump’s Meeting With Putin

    Updated at 1:26 p.m. ETDonald Trump and Vladimir Putin met Friday for the first time in the U.S. leader’s young presidency, an encounter that was easily the most highly anticipated meeting at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany.Speaking to reporters in Hamburg, Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state who attended the meeting between...

    Trump, In Warsaw Speech, Criticizes Russia’s ‘Destabilizing’ Role in Ukraine, Syria
    Jul06

    Trump, In Warsaw Speech, Criticizes Russia’s ‘Destabilizing’ Role in Ukraine, Syria

    President Trump called Russia a “destabilizing” influence in Europe and the Middle East, and urged it to “join the community of responsible nations,” in his strongest remarks yet against the regime of Vladimir Putin, whom he is scheduled to meet Friday in Hamburg for the first time.His remarks in Warsaw’s Krasinski Square, which marks the...

    Convictions in the Murder of Boris Nemtsov
    Jun29

    Convictions in the Murder of Boris Nemtsov

    A Russian jury convicted five men Thursday in the murder of Russian opposition leader and prominent Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, concluding a trial Nemtsov’s family has criticized as being insufficient.Nemtsov, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was killed while walking near the Kremlin in February 2015,...

    Just How Lucrative Is a Ransomware Attack?
    Jun28

    Just How Lucrative Is a Ransomware Attack?

    The ransomware attack that spread to computer systems in at least 64 countries Tuesday earned hackers less than $10,000 in ransom from victims seeking to regain access to their files, prompting some analysts to question whether such attacks are money-making schemes at all.The cyberattack began in Ukraine using an updated version of a ransomware...

    Another Global Cyberattack?
    Jun27

    Another Global Cyberattack?

    Computer systems across Europe may have been hit by another cyberattack Tuesday following reports of a breach that some experts bear similarities to last month’s coordinated global hack that spread across Europe and Asia.The Ukrainian government was the first to report the cyberattack, noting the country’s institutions—including...

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jun23

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    How an Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar Andy Greenberg | WIRED“Yushchenko, who ended up serving as Ukraine’s president from 2005 to 2010, believes that Russia’s tactics, online and off, have one single aim: ‘to destabilize the situation in Ukraine, to make its government look incompetent and vulnerable.’...

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions
    Jun22

    Russia Cancels Meeting With U.S. Over Increased Sanctions

    Russia has cancelled a planned meeting between its deputy foreign minister, Sergey Rybakov, and U.S. Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon in response to a new round of sanctions imposed by the U.S. The sanctions, which pertain to more than three dozen individuals and organizations involved in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, were announced...

    Trump Appears to Fault Obama, Calls Otto Warmbier’s Death a ‘Disgrace’
    Jun20

    Trump Appears to Fault Obama, Calls Otto Warmbier’s Death a ‘Disgrace’

    President Trump said Tuesday had Otto Warmbier been “brought home sooner, I think the results would have been a lot different”—a pointed criticism of the Obama administration’s approach to the case of the University of Virginia student who died Monday in Ohio after spending the last several months in a coma in North Korea.“It’s a...

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