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    Macron’s French Presidential Campaign Emails Leaked Online
    May06

    Macron’s French Presidential Campaign Emails Leaked Online

    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign mails online 1-1/2 days before voters go to the polls to choose between the centrist and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called...

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness
    May02

    Russian Mystery Weapon Claim Seen as Sign of Military Weakness

    Does Russia have a “mystery weapon” capable of threatening the entire U.S. Navy? Russian media have claimed that the Russian military has developed technology capable of neutralizing an adversary’s aircraft, ships and missiles within a 5,000-kilometer radius. The claim, first reported by Vesti News on April 14, said a Russian warplane had...

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election
    May02

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Tuesday that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such allegations are “simply rumors” that are being leveraged for political reasons in the United States. Putin’s denial came at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with...

    German Official Sees Promise in Expanding Russia-backed Syrian Peace Talks
    May02

    German Official Sees Promise in Expanding Russia-backed Syrian Peace Talks

    Expanding the number of countries involved in Russian-backed peace talks for Syria could offer a chance to jump-start negotiations on a political solution, Germany’s top official for Russia policy said in an interview published on Tuesday. Gernot Erler suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel could raise the issue with Russian...

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin
    May01

    Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin

    Showtime cable network is presenting four hours of director Oliver Stone interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin on four consecutive nights in June. The network announced Monday that “The Putin Interviews” will air first on June 12 at 9 p.m. Eastern, with three additional hour-long installments on the following nights. Showtime said Stone...

    For Russia and US, Uneasy Cooperation on Cybercrime Is Now a Mess 
    Apr30

    For Russia and US, Uneasy Cooperation on Cybercrime Is Now a Mess 

    Agents from the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service showed up in Moscow in May 2009 with a specific mission: to nab one of the world’s most notorious hackers. But to do that, the Americans needed Russia’s help. They turned to the Federal Security Service (FSB), the country’s main intelligence agency, and shared operational...

    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference
    Apr27

    Russia-West Tensions Exposed at Moscow Security Conference

    Tensions between Russia and the West over security in Europe, the Middle East and Asia have surfaced at an annual defense conference in Moscow. Major flashpoints include the situation in Syria and NATO expansion. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave a stark warning about the expanding threat of terrorism and conflict across the globe at...

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site
    Apr27

    Solar Power Farm Sprouts at Chernobyl Nuclear Site

    Thirty years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating swaths of what was then the Soviet Union. Now, that nuclear wasteland is being transformed into a solar farm that could generate as much energy as two units of the doomed nuclear plant....

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans
    Apr27

    McCain Calls for Greater US, EU Engagement in Balkans

    Increased U.S. and European engagement in the Western Balkans will be critical to countering an increasingly assertive Russian in the region, Republican Arizona Senator John McCain told VOA Wednesday. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the comments shortly after returning from a tour of the region, which included a stop...

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl
    Apr27

    A Grand Solar Farm Is About to Launch at Chernobyl

    It’s hard to think all the way back to the events of April 26, 1986. Nonetheless, it has become a standout moment in a world of nuclear accidents: Chernobyl. In the early days of what would become the world’s worst nuclear accident, 32 people died and dozens of others suffered painful radiation burns. It took Swedish authorities...

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