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    German military intelligence finds 20 Islamists in Bundeswehr – DW
    Nov06

    German military intelligence finds 20 Islamists in Bundeswehr – DW

    The German government is planning security checks on all Bundeswehr applicants from July 2017 after 20 Islamists were uncovered in the army, a report says. It said more suspects in the ranks were being investigated, Deutsche Welle reports. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen will soon propose legislation to carry out security checks on...

    Ukraine should expand Anti-Corruption Bureau powers following publication of e-declarations – U.S. ambassador
    Nov05

    Ukraine should expand Anti-Corruption Bureau powers following publication of e-declarations – U.S. ambassador

    A wave of public discontent with corruption, sparked by the publication of e-declaration of assets of Ukraine`s officials evidences the need to expand the powers of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and accelerate the establishment of the anti-corruption court, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch said in an interview with ZN.ua....

    Ukrainian army testing Microsoft HoloLens for next generation of tank warfare
    Nov05

    Ukrainian army testing Microsoft HoloLens for next generation of tank warfare

    The Ukrainian military may be interested in taking Microsoft`s augmented reality technology into battle, with reports it is considering equipping tank commanders with the software giant`s HoloLens headset to give them a 360-degree view of the battlefield Ukrainian company Limpid Armor recently showed off its Circular Review system, which...

    Ukraine commemorates execution of prominent 20th century culture figures
    Nov05

    Ukraine commemorates execution of prominent 20th century culture figures

    The Soviet purges destroyed the whole generation of Ukrainian culture, Ukraine Today reports. On November 3, 1937, Les Kurbas and Mykola Kulish, the two paramount Ukrainian culture figures, were executed by shooting, according to Ukraine Today. Both of them belonged to so-called ”Executed Renessaince” elites group that prompted a short but bright...

    SBU issues entry ban against 140 Russian artists
    Nov05

    SBU issues entry ban against 140 Russian artists

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has banned nearly 140 Russian cultural figures from entering the Ukrainian territory, MP Olha Chervakova (BPP) reported upon receiving the agency`s response to her inquiry. The SBU claimed 50 representatives of Russian cultural circles had been blacklisted since last December. ”The check revealed a number of...

    Ukraine report 38 Russian attacks in last day
    Nov05

    Ukraine report 38 Russian attacks in last day

    The Russian-occupation forces opened fire on the positions of the Ukrainian troops in Donbas 38 times over the past 24 hours, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters reported. 25 ceasefire violations were recorded in the direction of the Ukraine-held strategic port city of Mariupol. View map in full size ”In Pavlopillia and...

    ”Weapons cache” in bunker near Kyiv in fact stock of deactivated arms, inert ammo
    Nov05

    ”Weapons cache” in bunker near Kyiv in fact stock of deactivated arms, inert ammo

    The so-called cache of weapons reported by Kyiv law enforcers turned out to be a legal warehouse of deactivated weapons and inert ammunition of Kyiv`s online shop Parabellum, where numerous state inspections had been held earlier, according to Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper citing shop owner Hennadiy Konev as saying. ”They broke or CCTV...

    Ukraine hopes to increase gas output by 500-700 mcm in 2017 – Groysman
    Nov05

    Ukraine hopes to increase gas output by 500-700 mcm in 2017 – Groysman

    Ukraine hopes to increase its own gas production by 500-700 million cubic meters and to reach a sufficient output of gas by 2020, in order to fully cover the internal demand, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on live television late Friday. ”We are increasing [the output] by 500-700 million cubic meters of gas in 2017, and we will raise it...

    U.S. military hackers penetrate Kremlin command system
    Nov05

    U.S. military hackers penetrate Kremlin command system

    U.S. military hackers have penetrated Russia`s electric grid, telecommunications networks and the Kremlin`s command systems, making them vulnerable to attack by secret American cyber weapons should the U.S. deem it necessary, according to a senior intelligence official and top-secret documents reviewed by NBC News. American officials have long...

    Ukraine and Albania agree to cancel visas
    Nov05

    Ukraine and Albania agree to cancel visas

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin and his Albanian counterpart Ditmir Bushati have signed an agreement to cancel visas between the two countries, according to Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry. ”Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Albania Ditmir Bushati are signing an agreement between Ukraine and Albania on mutual visa waivers,” the...

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