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    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons
    Jan09

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, used heavy weapons

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine 51 times in the last day, 5 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in actions. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, Russiaian militants attacked 30 times, eight of them involved use of heavy weapons. They fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Shyrokyne, as well as 120mm and 82mm mortars in the town...

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter
    Jan09

    Russian behavior in Syria has made the ending of the civil war harder -U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter who has watched Russian aggression in Ukraine, Crimea, Syria, and the 2016 interference issue, states in his interview to NBC that the Russian Federation helps the civil war in Syria to continue and doesn’t make an effort to get rid of ISIS out of Syria and Iraq: “No, they haven’t done anything...

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers
    Jan09

    European Commission suspects Russia in cyber attacks on EU servers

    During 2016 there were recorded more than one hundred attempts of cyber attacks on European Commission. Eighty percent of them, didn’t make critical damage to the servers, because the data protection systems worked properly, reports the Financial Times with a reference to its informed source. “It’s clear that many institutions across...

    U.S. sends tanks to bases in Poland and the Baltic states at deterring a possible Russian aggression
    Jan08

    U.S. sends tanks to bases in Poland and the Baltic states at deterring a possible Russian aggression

    On Friday, January 6, 2017, 87 tanks and 144 military vehicles, equipment began arriving by sea from the USA in Bremerhaven, Germany, as part of the North-Atlantic alliance’s program aimed at deterring a possible Russian aggression. “This is the biggest delivery of a U.S. armored tank brigade to Europe since the end of the Cold War, and over the...

    The U.S. assesses Russian influence in US Elections, 2016
    Jan08

    The U.S. assesses Russian influence in US Elections, 2016

    The USA Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on January 6, 2017 published a report “Background to “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections”: The Analytic Process and Cyber Incident Attribution” that focuses on activities aimed at the 2016 US presidential election and draws on understanding of previous...

    EU company has to be involved in Ukrainian gas transit – Naftogaz
    Jan08

    EU company has to be involved in Ukrainian gas transit – Naftogaz

    The head of the oil and gas company National Joint-Stock Company (NJSC) Naftogaz of Ukraine, Andriy Kobolyev states that Ukraine needs to get a European company to manage its natural gas transportation system to keep its status as a transit country . “The ultimate goal of the process of creating a separate GTS operator is to involve a...

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria
    Jan08

    Russia establishes its S-400 and S-300 missile complexes in Syria

    The Russian Federation has established in Syria its anti-aircraft weapon system S-400 and S-300 missile complexes. The commander of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov states that anti-missile weapon ensures a solid defense of the ground and sea facilities, a close integration between air forces and the Bastion...

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars
    Jan07

    Russian militants attacked Ukraine in all sectors 42 times in last day, massively used artillery and mortars

    Russian militants attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 42 times in the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. View map in full size In Mariupol sector Russian militants used artillery and mortar launchers of different calibers on the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne and Pavlopil, as well as rocket-propelled grenades...

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia
    Jan07

    Ukraine prepares a report to PACE about illegal detention of Sushchenko and Sentsov in Russia

    At the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) session in Strasbourg, France in January 2017, the Ukrainian delegation will raise the issue of illegal detention of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and film director Oleg Sentsov in Russia, as well as persecution of Crimean journalist Mykola Semena and Crimean Tatar media in...

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE
    Jan07

    German security agency accuses Russia in cyber attacks on the OSCE

    The office for the protection of Constitution of Germany came to the conclusion that in large-scale hacker attack on the servers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2016 are suspected Russian hackers. As a result of attack on the OSCE computers the hackers could gain access to classified documents of the...

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