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Airplane Lessors Face Legal Quagmire as Russian Repos Stall

Global leasing companies staring at an imminent sanctions deadline to repossess more than 400 jets worth almost $10 billion from Russian airlines have received mostly radio silence as experts warn of legal wrangling that could last a decade. Western bans …

Countries Seek UN Meeting Over Shipping Dangers After Ukraine Invasion

LONDON/ATHENS —Over 15 countries have called for a special meeting with the UN’s shipping agency to discuss the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Black Sea and Sea of Azov after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and growing …

Shipping Delays May Spoil Food, Medical Shipments to Russia, Maersk Says

COPENHAGEN —Shipments of foodstuffs and medical supplies to Russia risk being damaged or spoiled due to significant delays at ports and customs, shipping group Maersk MAERSKb.CO told its customers on Wednesday. Maersk and two other large container lines have temporarily …

A Free-For-All but no Crippling Cyberattacks in Ukraine War

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Russia has some of the best hackers in the world, but in the early days of the war in Ukraine, its ability to create mayhem through malware hasn’t had much of a noticeable impact. Instead, it’s …

Russian Ransomware Attacks on Ukraine Muted By Leaks, Insurance Woes

LONDON/WASHINGTON —Warnings that pro-Russian ransomware gangs would snarl networks in Ukraine and its allies have so far failed to materialize amid disarray among the criminal underworld often behind such attacks and fears insurers would not pay out. Conti, one of …

Hacking Risk Shadows U.S. Business as Russia Threatens Critics

A swath of major American businesses — from major banks to utility companies — is preparing for possible cyberattacks against their computer networks as Russia on Thursday threatened “consequences” for nations that interfere with its invasion of Ukraine. Their concerns, …

Russia Evacuates 128 Coal Miners Amid Reports of a Fire

MOSCOW (AP)–Authorities in Russia evacuated 128 coal miners Sunday from a mine in Siberia amid reports of a fire in one of its sections. The news comes weeks after a devastating blast in another Siberian coal mine killed 51 people. …

US Talks Global Cybersecurity Without a Key Player: Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid an epidemic of ransomware attacks, the U.S. is discussing cybersecurity strategy this week with 30 countries while leaving out one key player: Russia. The country that, unwittingly or not, hosts many of the criminal syndicates behind …

Cyberattacks Concerning to Most in US: Pearson/AP-NORC Poll

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Most Americans across party lines have serious concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. computer systems and view China and Russia as major threats, according to a new poll. The poll by The Pearson Institute and The Associated …

Microsoft: Russia Behind 58% of Detected State-Backed Hacks

BOSTON (AP) _ Russia accounted for most state-sponsored hacking detected by Microsoft over the past year, with a 58% share, mostly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the United States, followed by Ukraine, Britain and European NATO members, the …