Friday

23rd Jun 2017

Ticker

Russian hackers targeted Montenegro, US firm says

US-based cyber security firm FireEye has said Russia will try to use Montenegro to steal Nato information after the Balkan country joined the alliance on Monday. FireEye said on Tuesday that APT28, a Russian state hacker group, had already targeted the Montenegrin government. "Montenegro's accession could increase cyber threat activity directed toward Nato, and provide additional avenues for adversaries like Russia to illicitly access Nato information," the firm said.

EU extends sanctions on Russia

German chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russia hadn't done enough to implement the so-called Minsk peace process, a condition for lifting the sanctions.

Focus

UK's universities set 'Brexit wish list'

British academics want to guarantee residency and work rights for their EU staff, as well as "enhanced mobility opportunities" for UK and EU students, mostly by keeping British participation in EU funding programs.

News in Brief

  1. Juncker has 'no' clear idea of kind of Brexit UK wants
  2. Belgian PM calls May's proposal on EU citizens 'vague'
  3. UK lacks support of EU countries in UN vote
  4. Spain to command anti-smuggler Mediterranean force
  5. Estonia confirms opposition to Nord Stream 2 pipeline
  6. Ireland and Denmark outside EU military plan
  7. EU leaders renew vows to uphold Paris climate deal
  8. US issues warrant for VW managers, German media say

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