NATO to Hold Cyber Defense Drill

About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially debilitating hacker attacks. Teams from 16 nations will participate in the Locked Shields 2015 exercise at NATO's cyber defense center in Tallinn. The annual drill is one of the largest of its kind. Organizers on Tuesday said a key theme this year is the potential threat caused by the migration from the Windows 8 operating sy...
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Indian Navy Launches Lethal Missile Destroyer

The Indian Navy has launched its first guided-missile destroyer of Indian design and construction, the country's Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. "The first ship of project — 15B, guided missile destroyer, christened 'Visakhapatnam' was launched on April 20, 2015 at a magnificent ceremony at Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai," the statement read. The Visakhapatnam is the first of four destroyers of the class designed by the Directorate of Naval Design in New Delhi. The ste...
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Czech Leader: Sanctions Boost Putin’s Popularity

Anti-Russia sanctions have failed to achieve their goal and are contributing to President Vladimir Putin's popularity, Czech leader Milos Zeman said on Monday. "Sanctions have practically zero effect," Zeman said at an economic forum in Prague. "Sanctions help strengthen the myth of a sieged fortress [Russia], which leads to the growth of President Vladimir Putin's popularity among Russians," Zeman said. He said Russians consider western sanctions an attempt to discriminate their countr...
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