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US Congress registers bill to help Ukraine in cyber-security
09:25, 6 February 2018
US Congress registers bill to help Ukraine in cyber-security

The voting could take place soon

09:25, 6 February 2018

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Leaders of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives agreed to register in agenda the bill on strengthening cooperation of the United States and Ukraine in cyber-security. This was reported by the Voice of America.

The author of the bill is a Congressman Brendan Boyle. He registered the draft law last year.

"Glad that GOP leadership in the House has agreed to schedule a vote on my bipartisan bill to help Ukraine defend its cyber-security against Russian attacks," Boyle wrote in Twitter.


Voting in the House of Representatives can take place as early as today. In order for the law to enter into force, it must be approved by the House of Representatives, the Senate and signed by the President of the United States.

Related: US to allocate over $5 mln for Ukraine’s cyber security

As it was reported earlier Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the law about the basic rules of provision of the country’s cyber security. The document also defines the basic infrastructure objects, which compose critical infrastructure of the country that needs the best possible cyber protection.

Later, the Law on Basic Principles of Ukraine’s Cyber Security was officially published in the Golos Ukrainy. The document defines the basic infrastructure objects, which compose critical infrastructure of the country that needs the best possible cyber protection. The law also lays legal and structural basis of protection of vital interests and the rights of Ukrainian citizens, the entire society and the state, Ukraine’s national interests in the cyber space. The separate article dedicated to the issue that the cyber-security should not mean oppressions on the internet. Also, the draft law does not cover the data that are passed in the communications or technologic schemes, social networks, blog platforms, video hosting services and others.

Related: Turchynov discusses cyber security cooperation with Trump's advisor

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