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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) prevented an attempt to damage the computer networks of Ukranian power distribution companies.
According to the Press Center of the SBU, malicious software was detected in the networks of some regional power distribution companies. The virus attack was accompanied by a flood of continuous calls to the support services of the regional power distribution companies.
It is reported that the malicious software is localized. Urgent investigative actions are …
A member of the State Duma from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), Ivan Sukharev, has proposed prohibiting any foreign currency transactions within the territory of Russia. In his opinion, this will help to strengthen the Russian Ruble, according to the newspaper Izvestia.
The MP has already prepared the bill indicating which foreign currency transactions (both cash and non-cash) will be banned for residents within the territory of Russia. Sukharev proposes to ban payments in …
A mysterious and potentially tragic incident occurred today in the air over Ukraine.
Volunteers and amateurs monitoring flights in real time through the FlightRadar portal sounded the alarm after observing the strange and dangerous behavior of VIM Airlines flight NN346 traveling from Simferopol to Moscow.
The airplane, immediately after takeoff, suddenly went off course. It was headed towards Krasnodar, then turned over Kuban, crossed the Ukranian border and went straight into the ATO zone …
Members of a special OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine were fired upon near the settlement of Kominternovo in the Volnovakhsky district of the Donetsk region, as reported by the Press Service of the SMM on Sunday evening.
The incident occurred on Sunday, December 27th, at around 11:20. The observers’ cars came under fire by small arms munitions and were forced to return to the separatist-controlled Donetsk region. No members of the mission were injured in the attack.
"Today, December 27, 20 …
The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs said in Antalya that his country is making efforts to resolve the conflict with Russia. At the same time, President Erdogan has criticized Moscow's policy in Syria.
Turkey has made considerable efforts to restore relations with Russia, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, on Sunday, December 27th during his visit to the Russian Cultural Society in Antalya. "We are making great efforts to work through this stage. The time …
Al Jazeera reported that the Taliban denies allegations that it is cooperating with Russia in the fight against the so-called Islamic State.
“We can destroy the Islamic State without any help from anyone. We are having talks but not about the fight against the Islamic State. We want foreign forces out of our country, that is what we are talking about at the moment,” a Taliban representative stated.
He also noted that the number of Islamic State fighters isn’t significant in Afghanistan and it …
The Russian Air Force carried out another raid on the Syrian city of Idlib. Nine people were killed, including children while 11 more were wounded. A representative of the civil defense forces of the area, Dzhardzhanaz Mahmoud Dagim, reported that the local school building was bombed.
This is not the first Russian air raid on Idlib. On December 20th, dozens of people were killed as Russia carried out air strikes on the marketplace as well as several administrative and residential buildings. …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) and the police detained a separatist in Lugansk who is suspected of being involved in the downing of a Ukrainian An-26 aircraft, the SSU press-service reported.
On the 14th of July 2014, separatists shot down a Ukrainian An-26 military-transport aircraft in the Lugansk region. Eight people were aboard: two crew members were killed, four survived, and the fates of the two others remains unknown. Subsequently, it became clear that the mechanic of the …
On December 26th, Vladimir Putin appointed Boris Gryzlov as new representative of the Russian Federation in the Trilateral Contact Group. Gryzlov is a permanent member of Russia’s Security Council and was the former Head of Russia’s State Duma.
The Ukrainian President’s Commissioner for Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine, Iryna Herashchenko, wrote on her Facebook page that the appointment of Boris Gryzlov to the Trilateral Contact Group will not change Ukraine’s position.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuses to take part in a coalition of Syria, Iran, Iraq and Russia against the so-called Islamic State.
President Erdogan made this known in an interview with Al Arabiya, which will be broadcast in full on December 27th. In response to the invitation to join the coalition, Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he could not sit next to a president whose legitimacy is questionable. President Erdogan was referring to Syrian President Bashar al- …