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Ukraine crisis. News in brief. Thursday 29 June. [Ukrainian sources]

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:42 am
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Guardian writes about Trump willingness to make concessions to Putin.  Pentagon may prohibit use "Kaspersky Lab".  Russia plans to extend retaliatory sanctions against the EU before the end of 2018.  US Senate Committee approved the draft defense budget envisaging assistance to Ukraine, including lethal weapons. The Kremlin is convinced that the US is laying the foundations for a regime change in Russia.  The United States need to create a complete set of tools to counter the destabilizing behavior of the Russian Federation.  Russia exploits workers from North Korea. Corruption in Ukraine comes from the Soviet system.

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Corruption in Ukraine comes from the Soviet system, - Poroshenko

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:50 am
Corruption in Ukraine comes from the Soviet system, - Poroshenko

Corruption in Ukraine is a legacy of the Soviet Union.

According to Tsenzor.NET , it was declared by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in an interview with Le Figaro , which publishes a translation of "Inosmi" .

According to him, corruption in Ukraine "comes from afar - from the Soviet system of corruption that has been deeply rooted in the society and in the minds of everyone."

"We have achieved excellent results in the fight against corruption and in the reforms, which affected all sectors of our economy and society. It is not easy to carry out reforms in the country, where there is a war. But this, however, is exactly what we have been able to do. We stabilized inflation, renewed economic growth and reduce the budget deficit, "- said the head of state.

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Russia exploits workers from North Korea - US State Department

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:52 am
Russia exploits workers from North Korea - US State Department

Russian authorities are not making significant efforts to stop human trafficking.

According to Tsenzor.NET referring to DW , it stated in the annual report of the US State Department on trafficking in persons.

Russia is mentioned as a country that does not fully meet the standards for the elimination of this phenomenon.

One of Russia's most important problems in this regard, called the work in the territory of the Russian Federation North Korean citizens. As indicated in the report of the State Department in the Kremlin extended "bilateral agreement with North Korea," with the result that on the territory of Russia "thousands of North Korean workers to perform forced labor."

According to the report, North Korea annually sends tens of thousands of North Korean citizens to work "in various sectors", including in the Russian Far East. According to the State Department, Pyongyang receives "hundreds of millions of dollars" for the forced labor of its citizens.

in late May there were reports that the construction of the football stadium in St. Petersburg were involved came from North Korea, which often were forced to labor in intolerable conditions. The Russian side has rejected the allegations, saying that all comply with regulations and standards.

Recall, according to the report "Trafficking in 2017" , Ukraine does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, but the Ukrainian government is making significant efforts to do so.

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The US needs to create a complete set of tools to counter the destabilizing behavior of the Russian Federation, - Advisor Trump McMaster

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:55 am
The US needs to create a complete set of tools to counter the destabilizing behavior of the Russian Federation, - Advisor Trump McMaster

US presidential adviser on national security, Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster noted the need to continue efforts to counter Russian aggression in Europe and Moscow's attempts to undermine the existing global order.
He stated this on Wednesday during the forum organized by the Center for a New American Security, and the publication of The Washington Post, reports Tsenzor.NET referring to " Ukrinform ".

"We need to create a complete set of tools and direct access to these tools, so they can be integrated into our strategy to counter destabilizing behavior of Russia", - the US presidential adviser said.

McMaster reiterated the position that the president is making efforts to provide guarantees and reassure allies in Europe against the background of Moscow's aggression.

"The president is already doing it," - said the head of the White House adviser, recalling spending more than $ 1 billion on increased military presence of NATO in Europe..

In addition, the general stressed the need to resist the Russian intervention in the democratic elections in Europe and the United States. He called the actions of the Russians "graceful campaign to undermine confidence," which covered, including the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation.

He also stressed the need to strengthen the US ability to fight the Russian propaganda campaign. According to him, this may include both interaction with Russian leaders, and a confrontation when necessary.

Earlier, the Russian "Levada-Center" also published the results of a survey of the countries, "the most unfriendly, hostile to Russia": according to the results , the first place among these countries covers the United States, the second - Ukraine.

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The Kremlin is convinced that the US is laying the foundations for a regime change in Russia - Pentagon

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:57 am
The Kremlin is convinced that the US is laying the foundations for a regime change in Russia - Pentagon

Pentagon Intelligence Agency in its report talked about the fact that the Kremlin is convinced that the United States wants to change the power in Russia.

As reported Tsenzor.NET , reported by the " New Times " with reference to the Associated Press.

The report also says that Russia demonstrates "deep and abiding distrust of the US efforts to promote democracy in the world", and sees these efforts as the US campaign to "the imposition of a set of common values."

The document also emphasizes that due to the Kremlin's opinion increases the tension and military rivalry between Moscow and Washington.

"The Kremlin is convinced that the US is laying the foundations for a regime change in Russia, confident that intensified after the events in Ukraine", - the report says.

In its conclusions, the report's authors cite the words of the representatives of the Russian authorities, who claimed that the United States "have provoked a popular uprising" that led to the displacement of President Viktor Yanukovych and his escape in Russia.

In addition, the report says about Moscow's fears that "the United States attempts to establish common international values threaten the foundations of the Kremlin's power, giving the right to foreign interference in Russian affairs."

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US Senate Committee approved the draft defense budget envisaging assistance to Ukraine, including lethal weapons

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:59 am
US Senate Committee approved the draft defense budget envisaging assistance to Ukraine, including lethal weapons

US Senate Committee on Armed Services Committee approved the draft defense budget, providing for the allocation of about $ 700 billion for military needs.

As reported Tsenzor.NET with reference to Interfax-Ukraine , it is reported the US media.

So, the project envisages allocation of $ 621.5 billion in defense spending, plus another $ 75 billion for military operations abroad. However, according to media reports, $ 10 billion of the $ 75 billion plan to redirect the financing of defense projects in the United States.

According to the newspaper The Washington Post, the senators propose to allocate $ 500 million to provide assistance to Ukraine, including - lethal weapons. The draft budget retained restrictions on direct cooperation with the Russian military, which were introduced after the US annexation of Crimea to the Russian Federation.

The newspaper notes that the committee called for the allocation of $ 4.6 billion on measures to strengthen the defense capability of the east of Europe. In particular, the $ 100 million proposed to be used in the financing of the program under which the Pentagon helps the Baltic states to strengthen the defense and prevent the "Russian aggression".

"The Committee believes that the US should do more to prevent Russian aggression This applies to the activities of Russian abroad. and in cyberspace ", - the document says.

The newspaper reports that the committee approved the project proposed to develop a program for the creation of new ballistic missiles, ground-based.

Also, senators from the Committee considers necessary to prohibit the Pentagon to use the company's products Kaspersky Lab on their computers due to concerns expressed by Washington that it may be associated with the Russian leadership.

Finally, the Committee called on the Pentagon to provide him with information about the activities of the Russian Federation in the framework of the so-called "hybrid" of the war.

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Russia plans to extend retaliatory sanctions against the EU before the end of 2018, - Medvedev

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:01 am
Russia plans to extend retaliatory sanctions against the EU before the end of 2018, - Medvedev

The Russian government will make President Vladimiru Putinu proposal to extend the kontrsanktsy until 31 December 2018.

As reported Tsenzor.NET citing TASS , this was announced by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting of the Cabinet.

He recalled that on the eve of the European Union extended sanctions against Russia.

"In this situation, we will respond appropriately, yesterday we discussed this issue with the President of the Government will propose to the president on how to extend the response for another year -. To December 31, 2018," - said Medvedev.

He also said that the Russian government comes from the fact that the economy in the coming years will experience the impact of the anti-Russian sanctions.

"We believe that the Russian economy in the coming years will continue to be influenced by a number of negative factors, one of these factors I have just outlined - is the preservation of anti-Russian sanctions, as well as restrictions for our companies access to the capital markets and technology markets," - Medvedev said.

According to him, the basic version of the socio-economic development of the Russian Federation, adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers as a basis, "based on a realistic assessment of the pace of the global economy, the demographic situation and the general the situation on the commodity markets. "

Medvedev explained that we are talking about the premise of a gradual slowdown in global economic growth, as well as an analysis of the state of the market prices for hydrocarbons and demographic processes in the country, including the deterioration of the population's age structure.

These "not the easiest circumstances", he urged to take into account, building a cabinet job in the medium term.

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Pentagon may prohibit use "Kaspersky Lab"

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:02 am
Pentagon may prohibit use "Kaspersky Lab"

Congress suggests that established in the company "Kaspersky Lab" can be controlled by the Kremlin.

The draft defense budget for 2018 was the amendment that added a Democratic senator Joan Shayin, broadcasts of "Radio Liberty".

According to her, the company headquartered in Moscow can not be trusted protection Defense Infrastructure USA.

Recall, June 28, employees' Lab Kaspersky "was questioned by FBI agents in their homes.

US officials believe that the business owner Eugene Kaspersky has close relations with some of Russian intelligence.

According to the source edition, in 1987 Kaspersky graduated from the Institute of Cryptography, Communications and Informatics Academy FSB.

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Ukrainian-American company released virus protection Petya

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:06 am
Ukrainian-American company released virus protection Petya

The American company with an office development in Ukraine Spinbackup released solution that protects data stored in Google Drive from all types of viruses extortionists: WannaCry, Petya and other modifications.

Decision Ransomware Protection automatically restores Google Drive files then can be downloaded to a computer, said in a press release.

Users G Suite solutions ratsyuye follows: service in real-time monitors ransomware virus attack (viruses extortionists - Petya, WannaCry etc.) in the cloud Google Drive. Once the scanner detects an attack, such as the virus begins to encrypt files, it blocks its source determines the number of corrupted files and then automatically restores them to the last successful backup.



Service monitors the work of employees with corporate data in the Google cloud - which services and applications have access to corporate data users, whether the risks of leakage of corporate information, is or abnormal load data into local device or cloud services when and who sends Gmail-mail numbers credit cards, access to corporate data on Google Drive without any third party domain, and more.



Spinbackup founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, development - in Ukraine in general offices Spinbackup employs 25 staff.

It was reported earlier that the virus Petya , who dominated Europe, USA and Asia, in fact, only disguised extortionist and was created to immediately remove all data from your computer.

Recall, June 27, a computer virus attacked bleeder Ukrainian banks , public and private companies, media and government departments. The National Bank of Ukraine called it the most "hacker" attack.

It was also reported that virus-extortionist impressed computers enterprises in Europe and the USA.

See also: Digital apocalypse due to negligence, be aware of biggest hacker attack in Ukraine.

Computer virus-extortionist Petya.A : how to protect themselves.

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The Guardian writes about Trump willingness to make concessions to Putin

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 9:08 am
The Guardian writes about Trump willingness to make concessions to Putin

US President Donald Trump told his advisers about the intention to make some concessions to President Vladimir Putin at the upcoming summit of G20, which he plans to use as trump cards in negotiations.

This writes the British newspaper The Guardian , referring to two former senior US officials who are familiar with the preparations for this meeting.

Employees of US National Security Council was tasked to produce practical results "for the first meeting Trump and Putin, including the return to the use RF two diplomatic residential complex, which had been closed by the Obama administration as restrictive measures by the intervention of the Kremlin in US elections. But know that while asked by Vladimir Putin.

It is noted that the National Security Council and State Department spoke strongly against unilateral concessions to Russia only to improve the general atmosphere of US-Russia relations. In addition, the administration of US President Trump made the proposal to hold a meeting with Putin at the G20 summit at the formal level.

Some US officials insist that the meeting of Putin and Trump should Proteus briefly and informally, as is happening now investigating ties with people from surrounding American president. Skeptics also point out that Russia does not stop military intervention against Ukraine, which is the basis of US sanctions.

As reported by "Apostrophe", the Kremlin said they would in a form Trump meeting with Putin, which is convenient for Americans".

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Every tenth citizen of Russia can not afford anything other than food - poll

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:25 pm
Every tenth citizen of Russia can not afford anything other than food - poll

To date, 10% of Russians do not have money even for food.

These are the results of a survey that was conducted by Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM).

It is noted that 29% of respondents said that the money for food they have, but buying clothes is not enough funds. Thus 41% of respondents said that the first two paragraphs of money missing, but the purchase of furniture and large household appliances (refrigerator or TV) no money.

According to the study, can easily afford all of the above not more than 14% of respondents. Moreover, only 3% of study participants can purchase not only food, clothing and furniture, but the car and the cottage, and "more."

Another 3% could not answer the questions.

As the leading expert consultant Oleg Chornozub VTsIOM, during the years of crisis Russian financial situation significantly deteriorated.

"Currently the situation in this field approached the situation in 2009 - the worst year of the previous crisis. At the same time our other studies show that public optimism, confidence in overcoming the crisis is growing fast," - he said.

States that the survey was conducted in 130 settlements in 46 regions of Russia, the sample size - 1.6 thousand. People.

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Russian tourists, who tried to steal 14 rolls of toilet paper from hotel in Turkey

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:37 pm
Russian tourists, who tried to steal 14 rolls of  toilet paper from hotel in Turkey

In Network released data on Russian tourists, who tried to take home stolen in a hotel in Alanya (Turkey), toiletries, clothes and alcohol.

It is reported channel Telegram Mash.

It is noted that the couple, who tried to remove the bags from the Turkish hotel 14 rolls of toilet paper, slippers, bathrobes, 5 liters "Bayliss" and flowers uprooted lives in Neftyeyuhansku.

A man called Rustam Fahtlislamov, it is 25 years his wife - Maria Kasyanov, she was 35.

"Rustam - a businessman. He has two firms. Three years later he received his master's degree in" Oil business ", very much wanted to work in" Rosneft ", but did not work" - said in a statement.

In an attempt to steal a couple in Turkey forced to pay a 231 dollar 43 cents - the cost of the stolen.

In addition, the channel issued Wedding couple.





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Detention in Ukraine FSB agent associated with a diplomat of Russia: Lavrov responded with threats

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:44 pm
Detention in Ukraine FSB agent associated with a diplomat of Russia: Lavrov responded with threats

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation responded to the arrest in Odesa Russian Igor Tkachenko , who is suspected of working for the FSB.

It is reported by TSN.

Thus, a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova is called the detention "another anti-Russian" face off against SBU.

"In this case the address of the Consulate General of Russia in Odesa, his staff sounded provocative accusation, based on the unsubstantiated statement said the citizen, who was appointed SBU Moscow spy - a statement was made that it (Tkachenko - Ed.) Allegedly managed almost immediately Russian diplomats. Some absolute nonsense "- she said at a briefing.

Zakharov said that Russia may take action in response to such actions of the Ukrainian side. However, she urged the authorities of Ukraine to take necessary measures to stop targeted actions and provocations against Russian diplomatic and consular offices.

As reported by "Apostrophe", recently SBU detained two residents and Lysychanska Kostiantynivka, who were recruited by the secret services of Russia.

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Russian TV channel offered gays go to California

on Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:19 pm
Russian TV channel offered gays go to California

Russian TV channel "Zargrad" released a video in which the presenter suggested that gays leave Russia, and channel "buy plane tickets"

The video posted on the Facebook-page feed.

Video starts the phrase "schastlyvoho WAYS, sodomytы."

Also, the presenter said that by purchasing tickets is medical certificate of homosexuality and need to go to the "liberal California."



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