International conflicts are no longer only being conducted with conventional weapons; cyber warfare is on the rise. There's increasing concern that national elections are being manipulated.
The US Treasury has issued new sanctions against Russia in response to what it called "ongoing nefarious attacks." The move targets numerous entities and individuals. The US says Russia also hacked its infrastructure.
Czech President Milos Zeman has pressed for Yevgeniy Nikulin to be sent to his homeland, Russia. He has been held in a Czech jail since being arrested by the FBI and Czech police on hacking charges in 2016.
Half of Italian voters backed populist parties Sunday and it's not the first EU member state to head in this direction. The results show a clear shift in the political landscape, says Bernd Riegert.
A successful leader at the height of his power: This is how Russia's president Vladimir Putin is presenting himself. His re-election was unquestionable — and the possible consequences are worrying.
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