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Section: The Washington Times (USA)

    Donald Trump tells reporters he accepts Putin’s denial on election meddling
    Nov11

    Donald Trump tells reporters he accepts Putin’s denial on election meddling

    President Trump said Saturday that he accepts Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials about election meddling, and doesn’t want to press him further as he seeks Moscow’s help on global hot spots such as North Korea, Syria and Ukraine. Mr. Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One in Vietnam that he … …read more...

    A cautionary tale from Ukraine on prosecutors and power
    Nov10

    A cautionary tale from Ukraine on prosecutors and power

    As special counsel Robert Mueller announced his first indictments of Paul Manafort and others in the Russia election hacking probe, it seems a good time to examine what can happen when a prosecutor is weaponized to attack political and business adversaries. Judging from his first major moves, it is now … …read more Source: The...

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections
    Nov02

    Hit list exposes Russian hacking beyond US elections

    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figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list...

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know
    Oct27

    Ukraine corruption cuts far deeper than many know

    Corruption in Ukraine is not exactly a fresh news story, but I don’t think most people understand the depths of the problem. As President Petro Poroshenko pleads with the Trump administration for aid and weapons under pressure from the Russian bear, it seems the machinery of government below him is … …read more Source: The...

    BadRabbit, ransomware strain, infects Russian media outlets, Ukrainian transport sector
    Oct25

    BadRabbit, ransomware strain, infects Russian media outlets, Ukrainian transport sector

    A strain of ransomware has seized computer systems used by a handful of Russian media outlets and the Ukrainian transportation sector amid a wave of cyberattacks affecting victims across Eastern Europe. Dubbed “BadRabbit,” the virus claimed victims Tuesday including Russian newswire Interfax and Ukraine’s Odessa International...

    Murphy hosting meetings in Ukraine, Estonia on war, Russia
    Oct23

    Murphy hosting meetings in Ukraine, Estonia on war, Russia

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is traveling to Ukraine and Estonia to host meetings on the war in Ukraine, Russian aggression and other issues. The Democrat is the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation. Murphy is scheduled … …read...

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack
    Oct13

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says the nation’s cyber experts have successfully repelled a third hacking attempt from Russia but warns the cyberattack threat is mounting. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Friday the recent attack targeted companies in Ukraine that also have offices in other countries,...

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations
    Oct08

    Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table will be central issues as he works to improve relations between the two countries. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said trust is at a low … …read more Source: The Washington...

    US takes another look at providing lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Aug14

    US takes another look at providing lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s conflict. The deliberations put pressure on President Donald Trump, who’s fighting...

    Rick Perry, U.S. energy secretary, falls for Russian prankster posing as Ukrainian prime minister
    Jul26

    Rick Perry, U.S. energy secretary, falls for Russian prankster posing as Ukrainian prime minister

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently spent a 22-minute phone call speaking with a Russian prankster posing as Ukranian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Mr. Perry, convinced he was speaking to Ukraine’s prime minister, spoke July 19 about a range of topics including sanctions against Russia, coal exports, natural gas … …read...

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