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American intelligence agencies accuse Russia of ‘serious’ cyber attack

US intelligence agencies have said they believe Russia was behind the “serious” cyber compromise revealed in December. President Trump had previously suggested China might have been behind the hack, although other members of his administration had pointed the finger at Moscow. In a joint statement, the intelligence bodies say they currently believe fewer than 10 […]

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Russia’s Covid-19 death toll three folds more than officially reported

The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatiana Golikova has revealed that her nation has seen 80 percent excess deaths this year and all are linked to Covid-19. This means that the actual death due to Covid-19 was probably three folds more than officially reported. The excess deaths is the difference between the total number of […]

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United States Cyber Attack: Hackers used Microsoft vendors to breach customers

Hackers behind United States’ worst cyber attack leveraged reseller access to Microsoft Corp services to penetrate into targets, investigators found. Hackers won access to the vendor – SolarWinds’ Orion software that sold Office licenses. Many Microsoft software licenses are sold through third parties, and those companies can have near-constant access to clients’ systems as the customers […]

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Putin signs bill that grants him, former presidents lifetime immunity from arrest, search, question or prosecution

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that grants former presidents expanded immunity from prosecution and allowing them to become senators for life in the upper house of Parliament once they leave the Kremlin. Among other things, it allows Putin to run for two more six-year terms in the Kremlin if he chooses and remain […]

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Russian security agent ‘admits’ to putting poison in Alexei Navalny’s underwear

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has claimed that the Kremlin sought to kill him by placing poison in his underwear. Navalny presented audio recordings with a man named Konstantin Kudryavtsev, who he said was a chemical weapons expert with the Federal Security Service, the principal security agency of Russia. “I called my killer. He confessed […]

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Massive cyber attack affected some 18,000 US organisations

The hackers that infiltrated into US government agencies for at least nine months ‘genuinely impacted’ about 50 organisations, FireEye, the cyber security firm that identified hacking said. FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia said that while some 18,000 organisations had the malicious code in their networks, it was the 50 who suffered major breaches. The US Treasury […]

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Russia’s death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 50,000

Russia’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has surpassed 50,000, authorities said on Saturday. A total of 585 more deaths pushed the toll up to 50,374, while infections surged by 28,209 to reach 2.8 million, according to latest data. Russia’s overall tally is the fourth highest in the world, behind the US, India, and Brazil. […]

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Russian Airline announces designated seats for passenger who REFUSE to wear facemasks

Aeroflot, a Russian Airline announced it will designate specific seats on board its planes for passengers who refuse to wear masks. “It is critically important for us to ensure the safety of all passengers,” Yulia Spivakova, a spokeswoman for the airline, said in a statement. Aeroflot, which is Russia’s largest airline and national flag carrier, […]

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For NINE months Russian hackers breached thousands of firms to infiltrate into US nuclear weapons stockpile data

Russian hackers have been accused of ‘hacking Microsoft and infiltrating the US nuclear weapons stockpile’ as thousands of firms were breached over nine months. The malware that breached poses a ‘grave threat’ to United States was “isolated to business networks only and has not affected US national security,” an Energy Department spokeswoman has revealed. Hackers […]

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United States imposes SANCTIONS on Turkey over purchase of S-400 missile defence system from Russia

Trump’s administration imposed sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defence system, setting the stage for a further confrontation between the two nations as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office. The move comes at a delicate time in relations between Washington and Ankara, which have been at odds […]

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Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh region have killed 4 Azeri soldiers, wounded 6 Armenian

Fresh violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh region have resulted in the killing of four Azeri servicemen in recent weeks, Azerbaijan’s defence ministry said on Sunday, in its first report of casualties since the ceasefire accord. Armenia said six of their servicemen had been injured in what it described as an Azeri military offensive on Saturday. The […]

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Man had his nose bitten off by a horse after he tried to KISS it in a drunken state

A 25-year-old Russian man’s nose was bitten by a horse after the animal did not like his advances. The man named Vasily was drunk and had come out of a bar in the city center when they stumbled upon two women riding horses. The man then tried to make a pass at one of the […]