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    Ukraine Blames Russia for Massive Cyber Attack
    Jul01

    Ukraine Blames Russia for Massive Cyber Attack

    Ukraine has blamed Russian security services for a massive cyber attack that started in the last week in Ukraine and eventually spread to computers across the world. Ukraine’s security agency, the SBU, said in a statement Saturday the attack bore resemblances to past hacks of Ukrainian infrastructure by the Russian security services....

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice
    Jul01

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice

    The United States and Britain urged Russia on Friday to bring to justice all those responsible for the slaying of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. A Russian court on Thursday convicted five men of murdering Nemtsov, but allies of the politician have said the investigation was a cover-up and that the people who had ordered his killing remained...

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov
    Jun29

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov

    A Moscow court has convicted five people for the murder of the Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was an opponent of the Russian government, and was especially critical of Moscow’s support for Ukrainian separatists. He was shot dead late at night in 2015 as he walked across a bridge near the Kremlin. The official TASS news...

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack

    A Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous day’s cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyiv’s international airport. Oleksandr Turchinov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, made the allegation after...

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port
    Jun28

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port

    A global cyberattack disrupted operations Wednesday at India’s largest container port, adding to the headaches of governments and businesses affected by so-called ransomware code that takes a user’s data hostage until the victim agrees to pay for its release. The problems at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai involved a terminal run by...

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US
    Jun27

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US

    What Ukraine’s prime minister calls an “unprecedented” cyberattack in his country has begun to spread beyond Ukraine’s borders. “The attack is unprecedented but our IT experts are working on it and defending critical infrastructure,” said Volodymyr Groysman, speaking of efforts to contain the crisis. Banks, government...

    Cyberattack Hits Oil Giant and Banks in Russia, Ukraine
    Jun27

    Cyberattack Hits Oil Giant and Banks in Russia, Ukraine

    Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyberattack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted. A Moscow-based cyber security firm, Group-IB, said it appeared to be a coordinated attack simultaneously targeting victims in Russia and Ukraine. In...

    Senior Ukrainian Intelligence Officer Killed in Car Bombing
    Jun27

    Senior Ukrainian Intelligence Officer Killed in Car Bombing

    Ukrainian authorities say that a senior military intelligence officer has been killed in a car bomb in the country’s capital. Police said in a statement that the driver of a luxury car was killed instantly as the vehicle blew up at a Kyiv intersection Tuesday morning. Photos released by Kiev police showed the mangled car in the middle of...

    Thirteen EU Nations Back Plan for Talks With Russia Over Pipeline
    Jun27

    Thirteen EU Nations Back Plan for Talks With Russia Over Pipeline

    Thirteen EU nations voiced support on Monday for a proposal to empower the bloc’s executive to negotiate with Russia over objections to a new Russian gas pipeline to Germany, despite opposition from Berlin. At an informal debate among EU energy ministers, Germany’s partners in the 28-nation bloc spoke out against Russia’s Nord...

    Trump Eager For Big Meeting with Putin, Some Advisers Wary
    Jun26

    Trump Eager For Big Meeting with Putin, Some Advisers Wary

    President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in...

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