The Guardian: ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe

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A major cyber-attack has struck large companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state electricity grid, telephone companies and even metro particularly badly affected. Read more here. The post The Guardian: ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe app...

Ukrinform: No casualties among Ukrainian soldiers in Donbas in past day

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The Ukrainian army sustained no losses over the past 24 hours in the combat zone in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: No casualties among Ukrainian soldiers in Donbas in past day appeared first on KyivPost.

Ukraine large enterprises, institutions under massive hacker attack

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A number of large enterprises and institutions have been attacked by hackers in Ukraine.

Chornobyl NPP switches to manual radiation monitoring over cyber attack

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Chornobyl nuclear power plant (NPP) has switched to manual radiation monitoring of the industrial site over a cyber-attack, the press service of the State Agency for Exclusion Zone Management has reported. “The website of Chornobyl NNP is down over a cyber-attack. All technological systems ...

Reuters: Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down

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Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said on June 27 that the government’s computer network was down, and posted a picture on Twitter of a computer screen showing an error message. Read more here. The post Reuters: Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down...

Moscow court rejects hearing Tatneft $144 million lawsuit with Ukraine

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MOSCOW – Moscow’s Arbitration Court has rejected hearing Tatneft’s claim on upholding the decision of an international court on collections with Ukraine to compensate Ukrtatnafta for $144 million, an Interfax correspondent reported from the courtroom. A Tatneft representative to...

Militants violated ceasefire in Donbas 18 times in last day

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Militants launched 18 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ATO area in Donbas over the past day in violation of the ceasefire, declared due to crop harvesting.

Ukrinform: Moscow court extends arrest of Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko

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The Lefortovsky District Court of Moscow has extended pre-trial detention term of Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko until Sept. 30. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Moscow court extends arrest of Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko appeared first on KyivPost.

Here’s how Putin got the fake Syria footage he showed Oliver Stone

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Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to pass off video shot by U.S. forces in Afghanistan as footage of a Russian air force operation in Syria even after the faked video had been exposed as a hoax a year ago, according to a former Ukrainian government official. Putin showed the video to U.S. fi...

Kyivenergo hacked, Ukrenergo affected

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Kyiv’s energy generating company Kyivenergo has reported a hacker attack, the company’s press service has told the Kyiv-based Interfax-Ukraine news agency. “We were attacked. Two hours ago, we had to turn off all our computers. We are waiting for permission from Ukraine’s ...

Moscow court extends Sushchenko's arrest for another 3 mths

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Moscow's Lefortovo district court has extended the arrest of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko for another three months, until September 30, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.

Reuters: Groysman calls cyberattack ‘unprecedented’

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said a wave of cyberattacks on Ukrainian state institutions and companies on June 27 was “unprecedented” but had not hit “important” IT systems. Read more here. The post Reuters: Groysman calls cyberattack ‘unprecedented...

List of Ukrainian companies and agencies whose websites were attacked by hackers on June 27 (live...

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On June 27, Ukrainian companies, government agencies, and banks were attacked by a large-scale computer virus.

Xinhua: Ukraine plans reform of tax body to improve business climate

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The Ukrainian government said on June 26 it will reform the State Fiscal Service (SFS), the country’s tax body, in an attempt to improve the business environment. Read more here. The post Xinhua: Ukraine plans reform of tax body to improve business climate appeared first on KyivPost.

NBU keeps official exchange rate at UAH 26.03 to dollar

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The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening kept the official hryvnia exchange rate at the level of UAH 26.03 to the dollar.

Germany sees 'very difficult' situation in eastern Ukraine – media

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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that both Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists were violating a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine and it would likely be difficult to resolve the crisis in the short term, according to Reuters.

Ukrainian military intelligence colonel killed in car blast in Kyiv (VIDEO)

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A senior military intelligence officer was killed by a car bomb early on June 27 in Kyiv. One passerby was wounded with shrapnel. The police investigate the case as a terrorist attack. The killed officer was the military intelligence colonel Maksym Shapoval, who headed the special forces at the C...

Huzhva released from pretrial detention centre

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Editor-in-chief of the Internet ezine Strana.ua Ihor Huzhva has gone at large from the Lukyanivsky detention centre on June 27, Strana.ua has reported. After leaving the detention centre, Huzhva told reporters that, according to his information, the authorities are preparing two more criminal cas...

Mukachevo shooting in 2015: Right Sector members stripped of banditry charges

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Mukachevo's Municipal District Court has announced a verdict concerning four Right Sector military volunteers who were suspected of involvement in a shooting incident in the west Ukrainian town of Mukachevo, Zakarpattia, on July 11, 2015, according to the local news portal Mukachevo.net.

Bloomberg: Ukraine, Russia report ransomware computer virus attacks

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Companies in Ukraine and Russia came under attack from hackers who planted a virus that locked computers at energy and transport companies, banks and state bodies. Read more here. The post Bloomberg: Ukraine, Russia report ransomware computer virus attacks appeared first on KyivPost.