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    Air Force veteran Suedi Murekezi detained in Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists

    Comment this story Comment A US Air Force veteran living in Ukraine has been detained by pro-Russian separatists, his brother has said, making him at least the third American to be captured in Ukraine since the war began. Troops supporting Russia arrested Suedi Murekezi, 35, in the southern city of Kherson in early June and […] More

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    Ukraine criticizes North Korea for recognizing the independence of pro-Russian breakaway regions

    After Russia and Syria, North Korea has officially recognized the two breakaway Russian-backed ‘people’s republics’ in eastern Ukraine as independent states, a separatist leader and the agency have said. Northern official press reported on Wednesday July 13. North Korean state media KCNA reported that the North Korean government sent letters to the Donetsk People’s Republic […] More

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    Pro-Russian hackers claim to have disrupted US Congress website

    Access to Congress.gov was interrupted intermittently beginning around 9 p.m. ET Thursday until the website was restored to normal operation “just after” 11 p.m. ET, said April Slayton, director of communications from the Library of Congress, which runs the website, to CNN. “The Library of Congress used existing measures to respond quickly to the attack, […] More

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    Pro-Russian group claims to have hacked official Congress website

    A pro-Russian group claimed responsibility for the hacking of the official website of the US Congress on Thursday evening, replacing the page with a photo of President Joe Biden looking “bewildered”, Fox News reported. The “Killnet” group claimed to have hacked into the website, causing it to shut down for about 45 minutes Thursday night, […] More

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    Foreign Office team helping families of Britons detained by pro-Russian forces

    A Foreign Office team has been set up to support the families of British nationals who have been captured by pro-Russian forces during the war in Ukraine. Five Britons are currently being held after being captured in Ukraine, including two on death row in what the Foreign Office says are ‘mock trials’. A court in […] More

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    North Korea closes in on pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine

    Envoys for North Korea have apparently increased contact with Russia and its proxy separatist organizations in Ukraine, the Donetsk and Luhansk ‘People’s Republics’, in the months since the eight-year invasion escalated. by Moscow from the Eastern European country, the Pyongyang news site NK News found on Thursday. North Korea does not officially recognize Donetsk and […] More

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    Hit by a cyberattack, Norway suspects pro-Russian hackers

    Norway has been hit by a cyberattack that temporarily shut down the websites of several private and public institutions. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said the attack “did not cause any significant damage” to his knowledge. In the past 24 hours, a number of institutions, including the Norwegian Labor Inspection Authority, have been victims […] More

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    Cyberattack hits Norway, pro-Russian hacker group blamed

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cyberattack has temporarily taken down public and private websites in Norway for the past 24 hours, Norwegian authorities said Wednesday. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said that to his knowledge the attack “did not cause any significant damage”. The distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack targeted a secure national […] More

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    Ukrainian forces can ‘surrender or die’ in key industrial city, say pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine said on Monday its forces had been pushed back from the center of the key industrial city of Severodonetsk, where President Volodymyr Zelenskyy described a struggle for “literally every yard”. The cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk, separated by a river, were targeted for weeks as the last areas still under Ukrainian control in the […] More

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    Ukraine war: pro-Russian separatist leader says there is no pardon for Britons on death row

    Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made about the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. Although WION takes great care in accurately reporting this developing news, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos. Denis Pushilin, who is the head of Ukraine’s Russia-backed region of Donetsk, said […] More