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Danish prosecutors seek to charge former defense minister

May. 12, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s top prosecuting authority said Thursday that it would seek to have a former defense minister's parliamentary immunity lifted so he could be charged with illegally disclosing "highly classified information.” The office of the director of...

A chilling Russian cyber aim in Ukraine: Digital dossiers

Apr. 28, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Russia's relentless digital assaults on Ukraine may have caused less damage than many anticipated. But most of its hacking is focused on a different goal that gets less attention but has chilling potential consequences: data collection. Ukrainian agencies breached...

2 S Koreans arrested for spying for N Korea, paid in crypto

Apr. 28, 2022 07:49 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean army captain and a businessman have been arrested and indicted for allegedly stealing military secrets under the direction of a North Korean spy who lured them with cryptocurrency, Seoul officials said Thursday. Both have been formally...

Poland arrests Russian and Belarusian for alleged spying

Apr. 27, 2022 08:48 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian man and a Belarusian man have been arrested in Poland for three months on allegations of spying for Russia’s special services, security authorities in Poland said Wednesday. Stanislaw Zaryn, a spokesman for Poland’s state security bodies, said...

Live updates | Ukraine says it hit Russian command post

Apr. 24, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military said Saturday it destroyed a Russian command post in Kherson, a southern city that fell to Russian forces early in the war. The Ukrainian military intelligence agency posted a statement saying the command post was hit on Friday and two...

Sweden charges man with spying on military installations

Apr. 22, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A man was charged Friday with spying on 13 military installations in Sweden — gaining information that “make it possible to map military infrastructure of great importance for national defense,” a prosecutor said. The 51-year-old, whose name and citizenship...

US intelligence satellite launched from California

Apr. 17, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office was launched into space from California on Sunday. The NROL-85 satellite lifted off at 6:13 a.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base aboard a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....

Ukraine says potent Russian hack against power grid thwarted

Apr. 12, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Russian military hackers attempted to knock out power to millions of Ukrainians last week in a long-planned attack but were foiled, Ukrainian government officials said Tuesday. At one targeted high-voltage power station, the hackers succeeded in penetrating and...

US charges Russian oligarch, dismantles cybercrime operation

Apr. 06, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has charged a Russian oligarch linked to the Kremlin with violating U.S. government sanctions, and disrupted a cybercrime operation that was launched by a Russian military intelligence agency, officials said Wednesday. The actions came as...

War Crimes Watch: Hard path to justice in Bucha atrocities

Apr. 05, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The horrific images and stories tumbling out of Ukrainian towns like Bucha in the wake of the withdrawal of Russian troops bear witness to depravity on a scale recalling the barbarities of Cambodia, the Balkans, World War II. The question now: What to do with this...