Key Ukrainian government websites hit by series of cyberattacks

Key Ukrainian government websites hit by series of cyberattacks

CNN – Key Ukrainian government websites were down early Thursday morning local time following a day in which Ukrainian agencies dealt with multiple cyberattacks and as concerns mounted over Russian troop movements into Ukraine’s separatist regions. The websites of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, and those of the ministries of foreign affairs, infrastructure, education and … Read more

Dow futures, Asian markets rebound despite US sanctions on Russia

Dow futures, Asian markets rebound despite US sanctions on Russia

Hong Kong CNN Business – Asian markets and US stock futures staged a modest rebound on Wednesday, hours after the United States announced its first set of sanctions against Russia for what US President Joe Biden termed “the beginning of a Russian invasion” on Ukraine. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (HSI) Index ended up 0.6%, after … Read more

Putin orders troops into pro-Russian regions of eastern Ukraine

Putin orders troops into pro-Russian regions of eastern Ukraine

Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine CNN – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops into separatist-held parts of eastern Ukraine in what the Kremlin called a “peacekeeping” mission, just hours after he signed decrees recognizing the independence of the Moscow-backed regions. It is unclear if Russian troop movements marked the beginning of an invasion of Ukraine … Read more

White House says Biden has agreed to meet with Putin ‘in principle’ as long as Russia does not invade Ukraine

White House says Biden has agreed to meet with Putin ‘in principle’ as long as Russia does not invade Ukraine

Washington CNN – President Joe Biden has agreed “in principle” to French-brokered summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin as long as Russia does not further invade Ukraine, the White House said late Sunday. The meeting, according to press secretary Jen Psaki, would occur after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister … Read more