Russian police briefly detain three people marking 1968 protest

Russian police briefly detain three people marking 1968 protestMoscow police on Saturday briefly detained three people marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Red Square protest against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Russian media reported. According to liberal newspaper Novaya Gazeta, two of those detained were relatives of some of the eight Soviet protesters who stood on Red Square half a century ago before being hauled away by the KGB secret police. Anna Krasovitskaya, the granddaughter of the poet and translator Natalya Gorbanevskaya who spent two years in psychiatric hospitals as punishment for the 1968 protest, was one of those detained.


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Korean Families, Separated for 6 Decades, Are Briefly Reunited

  1. Korean Families, Separated for 6 Decades, Are Briefly Reunited  New York Times
  2. Emotional reunions for families separated for decades by Korean War  USA TODAY
  3. He escaped North Korea in the ‘Christmas Miracle.’ At 88, all he wants is to go back.  Washington Post
  4. Korean families: Buses cross DMZ into North Korea for rare reunions  CNN
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Korean families separated by war to reunite briefly after 65 years

Korean families separated by war to reunite briefly after 65 yearsThe reunions, the first in three years, will take place in the North’s tourist resort on Mount Kumgang, as agreed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during their first summit in April. The separated families are victims of a decades-long standoff between the neighbors, which has escalated over the past several years as Pyongyang rapidly advanced its nuclear weapons and missile programs. For years, Seoul has been calling for regular meetings between separated families including using video conferences, but the reunion programs often fell victim to fragile relations with Pyongyang.


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White-hat Chinese hackers turned Alexa into a spy, briefly

  1. White-hat Chinese hackers turned Alexa into a spy, briefly  Digital Trends
  2. Security researchers found a way to hack into the Amazon Echo  TechCrunch
  3. Elaborate hack turned Amazon Echo speakers into spies  Engadget
  4. Amazon Alexa Auto Software Development Kit – Amazon Developer  Amazon Developer
  5. Hackers Found a (Not-So-Easy) Way to Make the Amazon Echo a Spy Bug  WIRED
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