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Ukraine reports cyber attacks on members mobile phones

2014-03-21  |  Comebuy News

Members of the Ukrainian Parliament sign bipartisan, that their mobile phones were disrupted in the last two days. According to a report by Reuters, the error coming from telecommunications equipment on the Crimean peninsula, which is controlled by Russian troops--probably illegal under international law.

The news agency quoted Walentin Naliwaitschenko, the Chief of the Ukrainian intelligence service SBU, confirmed the reports of the parliamentarians. "Ukrtelecom on the Crimea was illegal and all contracts sensitive equipment installed, which blocked my phone as well as by members of Parliament."

The secret service is now working to restore the connections. He can not say when the blockade will be eliminated.

Possibly also observers of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) can contribute to determining who should get a picture of the situation in the Ukraine this week and if possible also in the Russian occupied Crimea, die Tageszeitung reported. The OSCE mission comprises two members from a total of 15 Member countries. Including Russia, the United States and Canada alongside all EU Member States are represented in the organization.

In addition to the telecommunications infrastructure, there are above all Ukrainian nuclear power plants, which the Ukraine continues, as she informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. The Ukraine generated about 44 percent of their electricity from 15 reactors at four power plants.

[with material by Don Reisinger,]

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