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Russia should brace for hack attack on presidential elections – National Security Council

Key Russian election infrastructure could be targeted by a cyberattack during the March presidential vote, said the head of the National Security Council in a report on cybersecurity. The warning came from Nikolay Patrushev, who outlined on Tuesday the damage caused by hacking attacks in Russia last year and the government’s response to the threat. He said over 500,000 computers ...

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Council renders man homeless by booting him from his own caravan before confiscating it

A heartbreaking photo of a man in tears has surfaced online after he was forced from his caravan by a UK council. Essex County Council evicted 63-year-old John Jones and took his van, leaving him with nowhere to live on Friday. The picture of Jones, who was left sobbing with his two dogs and all of his worldly possessions dumped ...

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Black-clad nationalist squad blocks Ukrainian city council to ‘help’ MPs adopt budget (VIDEO)

Black-clad members of an ultra-right Ukrainian militia held members of a municipal council in Cherkassy hostage until they voted for a city budget. The vigilantes said they came there to offer “a helping hand” to local MPs. A handful of black-clad members of ‘National Brigades’ – a recently-formed nationalist group – entered the municipal council of Cherkassy, a city of ...

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Russian State Duma mulls ‘morality council’ after Stalin movie pulled from cinemas

A ‘morality council’ should be set up to decide which movies are allowed in Russian cinemas, considering the ‘infowar’ being waged against the country, an MP said, amid the scandal over black comedy film ‘The Death of Stalin’. “In the current conditions of an information war, we should start living in accordance with wartime laws,” Elena Drapeko, the deputy head ...

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‘Our hearts are still open’: EU Council chief Tusk says UK can still stop Brexit

Britain still has time to “change its mind” and stop Brexit, European Council President Donald Tusk has said, tweeting that “our hearts are still open” to “our British friends.” “Unless there is a change of heart among our British friends, #Brexit will become a reality – with all its negative consequences – in March next year,” Tusk wrote. Unless there ...

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US abusing UN Security Council to interfere in Iran's internal affairs – Russia

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 21:38 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 22:09 By calling a UN Security Council meeting with the demand to support anti-government protesters in Iran, the US is trying to bend the UNSC mandate, which does not deal with countries’ internal affairs, the Russian envoy said. “We obviously regret the loss of lives as a result of ...

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UN Security Council will discuss Iran after US calls to back anti-govt protests

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 23:01 The United Nations has announced the UN Security Council will convene Friday to discuss the situation in the Middle East, following calls by the US to hold an emergency session on the protests in Iran. The American envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, had previously said the UN “must speak out” to support the ...

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Remove homeless people before royal wedding, Windsor council leader tells police

Windsor council leader Simon Dudley has called on police to clear the streets of rough sleepers and beggars ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in May. His comments were branded “disgusting.” The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead councillor wrote to Thames Valley police on January 2. The letter called on authorities to enforce legislation stipulating that rough ...

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Top Russian senator rules out leaving Council of Europe

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 12:02 The speaker of Russia’s upper house has told reporters that there are no plans to quit the Council of Europe, but added that the Russian delegation would not resume its work in the body’s parliamentary assembly until its rights are restored. Read more “As far as the issue of Russia leaving the Council of ...

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