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US intercepts show Russian officials celebrating Trump win – Washington Post

WASHINGTON: Senior Russian officials celebrated Donald Trump’s election victory as a geopolitical win for Moscow, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing U.S. officials who said intercepted communications showed the Russians congratulating themselves on the outcome. The ebullient reaction among high-ranking Russian officials – including some who U.S. officials believe had knowledge of the country’s… Read More »

Russian hackers penetrated Vermont electric utility – Washington Post

WASHINGTON: A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing unnamed U.S. officials. The Russians did not actively use the code to disrupt operations of the utility, the officials told the… Read More »

Twelve soldiers killed in attack on Burkina Faso army post

OUAGADOUGOU: A dozen soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso when unidentified gunmen attacked a military post near the border with Mali, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said on Friday, calling the assailants “forces of evil”. Attacks in Burkina Faso were relatively rare before a major attack by al Qaeda-linked fighters on a hotel in… Read More »