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19 December 2018

Ukraine

'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked: Report (33)
World 'Thousands' of EU diplomatic cables hacked: Report Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported Wednesday, in the latest embarrassing data breach to hit a major international organisation. 19 Dec 2018 06:00PM BRUSSELS: Hackers apparently connected to China accessed thousands of sensitive EU diplomatic cables, the New York Times reported Wednesday (Dec
Ukrainian citizen freed after abduction from Pomerenia Sky crew (4)
11:26, 19 December 2018 Ukraine The crewmen were abducted by pirates off the coast of Nigeria in October 2018. mgklingsick_aol_com Eleven people, including a Ukrainian citizen, abducted from the Pomerenia Sky ship flying the Liberian flag off the coast of Nigeria in October 2018 have been freed. Read alsoUkrainian, Bosnian among crew members kidnapped off Nigeria - media The crew of the Pomerenia Sky are safe and waiting for return to their
IMF board approves new Ukraine loan package (8)
AFP December 19, 2018 10:30 am The International Monetary Fund executive board on Tuesday gave final approval to a new loan package for Ukraine and released $1.4 billion for immediate use. The IMF had agreed on the $4 billion, 14-month loan in mid-October but the board was waiting for the government to follow through with a series of economic policies before approving the aid to the war-torn nation, including raising gas and heating rates.
NBU decides to liquidate VTB Bank (5)
1 min read The National Bank of Ukraine on December 18 made a decision to terminate the banking license of Kyiv's VTB Bank, a subsidiary of the eponymous Russian lender, the press service of the Individuals' Deposit Guarantee Fund has told Interfax-Ukraine. "The Deposit Guarantee Fund made the corresponding decision based on the National Bank decision yesterday [on December 18] on revoking the license,
Hackers target EU diplomatic communications (4)
December 19, 2018 Hackers successfully targeted the European Union's diplomatic communications over a period of several years, The New York Times reports. Thousands of messages were intercepted in which diplomats referenced a range of subjects from US President Donald Trump to global trade. The breach was reportedly discovered by the cyber-security company Area 1. European officials say that information marked as confidential and secret
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