Ukrainian forces fight with separatists in the city of Donetsk for a second day on Tuesday May 27 after inflicting heavy losses on the rebels while the government vows to press on with a military offensive 'until not a single terrorist' is left.Above: A heavily armed pro-Russian rebel mans a newly erected barricade on the road to Donetsk airport.We have a similar assessment of the situation in Crimea and Donbass.Russian version of events unreliable,” Tusk said on Twitter.He added that he was “positive” on the prospect of visa-free travel for Ukraine, a key incentive offered to Kiev in return for political and economic reforms meant to help the former Soviet-era satellite meet EU standards.On Tuesday, French President Francois Hollande warned against any “escalation” of the Ukraine conflict after phone calls with Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.EU Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday said he and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko believed Russia’s account of recent events in the strife-torn east of the country was “unreliable”.Tusk said he had called Poroshenko, after EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini last week expressed support for Ukraine when Moscow charged Kiev with “terrorist” incursions into Crimea, which Russia seized in 2014.“Spoke to President Poroshenko.
Speaking of sorry situations, WIRED published exclusive insights this week into last year's disastrous Office of Personnel Management hack.
The security community began intense debriefing in the wake of last week's DDo S attack on the internet infrastructure company Dyn, which was powered largely by an Internet of Things botnet.
It turns out that most of the devices used to mount the attack weren't consumer Io T devices in homes but enterprise products like webcams and DVRs built for commercial use.
calling itself Cyber Hunta released emails October 28 from aides close to Vladimir Putin that show Russia heavily influencing the separatist movement in Ukraine.
The incident could be retaliation by the United States for Russian political hacking, which would be big enough news on its own, but there was lots more happening this week.