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updated: 3/24/2014 6:52 AM

Kirk set to introduce cybersecurity measure

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U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll introduce an amendment this week that would create a new law enforcement partnership between the U.S. and the Ukraine.

The effort focuses on combatting cybercrime, particularly hacking and data breaches.

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The Illinois Republican says he's introducing the bill along with Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, who is a Democrat.

They're adding the amendment to a Ukrainian aid package that's set to be considered by the chamber this week.

Kirk says in a statement that "Ukraine is a known hub for cybercrime." And he says the U.S. should work with the Ukrainian government "to create a framework of cooperation to deter, prevent and counter these cyber criminals."

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