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      EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’
      Nov19

      EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the policies of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister. Tusk accused the ruling party, Law and Justice, known by its Polish acronym PIS, of isolating Poland in the European Union, violating the rule of...

      EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’
      Nov19

      EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the policies of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister. Tusk accused the ruling party, Law and Justice, known by its Polish acronym PIS, of isolating Poland in the European Union, violating the rule of...

      Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
      Nov02

      Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

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figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by...

      Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard
      Oct26

      Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard

      MOSCOW (AP) — An explosion in Ukraine’s capital has killed two people and wounded five others including a member of parliament, the Interior Ministry said Thursday. The blast happened late Wednesday near the entrance to the internet television station Espresso where Ihor Mosiychuk, a lawmaker with the nationalist Radical Party, was making...

      News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26
      Oct26

      News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26

      1 Ukraine cyberattacks: A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital’s subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and Fontanka reported being targeted...

      News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26
      Oct26

      News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26

      1 Ukraine cyberattacks: A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital’s subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and Fontanka reported being targeted...

      2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey
      Oct25

      2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey

      MOSCOW (AP) — Two prominent Crimean Tatar leaders who were imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea have been released and flown to Turkey, Ukraine’s president said Wednesday. President Petro Poroshenko in a tweet Wednesday thanked the Turkish president for his help in mediating the releases of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the...

      Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open
      Oct13

      Romanian minister: Ukraine will keep minority schools open

      BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has caused alarm in Romania, Russia and Hungary, Romania’s foreign minister said Friday. Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu said Ukraine had promised: “no Romanian school will be closed … and no teachers in a...

      Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison
      Sep27

      Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison

      MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader to two years in prison for his criticism of the Crimean Peninsula’s annexation from Ukraine by Russia. After Crimea was seized in 2014, Russia passed a law making it illegal to question or dispute the annexation. A court in the Russia-occupied Crimea on...

      Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation
      Sep27

      Fire at Ukraine ammunition depot prompts mass evacuation

      KALYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A huge fire at an ammunition depot in central Ukraine has set off a series of explosions and prompted an evacuation of thousands of people, officials said Wednesday. The prime minister hinted it was possible sabotage by Ukraine’s enemies. Authorities evacuated 30,000 people from the town of Kalynivka, 190...