Thursday

27th Apr 2017

Ticker

Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer

On Wednesday, Ukraine's domestic intelligence agency barred Russian singer Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for three years, two months ahead of the Eurovision song-contest, where Samoylova was to represent Russia. In 2015 Samoylova had toured in Crimea, a Ukrainian region annexed by Russia, without permission from Ukrainian authorities. Russia called the travel ban "yet another outrageous, cynical and inhumane act", as relations between the two countries continue to deteriorate.

EPP group frustrated with Orban

Orban's ruling Fidesz party is getting too much to handle for the EPP group, as they are once again forced to defend the Hungarian premier's controversial actions.

Verdacht gegen Russland bezüglich Macronhacking

Laut einer neuen Studie haben russische Spione auf dieselbe Art und Weise versucht die Passwörter von Macrons Leuten zu stehlen, wie es sie auch beim Hacking der US Wahlen taten.

EU telecom watchdog plan dead on arrival

The European Commission wants to upgrade the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications into an agency, but both the parliament and member states are against it.

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