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    Audio record with alleged threat to Belavia aircraft available on YouTube
    Nov06

    Audio record with alleged threat to Belavia aircraft available on YouTube

    An audio recording with an alleged threat by a Ukrainian air traffic controller to scramble jet fighters if a Belavia Belarusian Airlines passenger plane did not return to Kyiv`s Zhuliany airport is available on YouTube. The audio features a conversation between an air traffic controller with the crew of the aircraft, as well as negotiations of...

    Dutch parliamentarian threatens Goverment with no confidence vote Ukraine referendum
    Nov06

    Dutch parliamentarian threatens Goverment with no confidence vote Ukraine referendum

    Labor parliamentarian Jacques Monasch is threatening to support a motion of no confidence by the opposition parties against the Dutch government next week if a decision is not made about the Ukraine referendum, he said to NOS on Thursday, NL Times reports. In April 32% of Dutch voters voted in the referendum on an association agreement between...

    Ukraine seeks NATO`s assistance in introducing innovative command-and-control system
    Nov06

    Ukraine seeks NATO`s assistance in introducing innovative command-and-control system

    Kyiv is holding talks with NATO over a possible assistance in the introduction of the innovative C4ISR command-and-control system in the Ukrainian armed forces, a senior Ukrainian parliament official said recently, according to Xinhua. ”We are trying to negotiate about the need of introduction of the C4ISR command-and-control system in the...

    Some 15 Memebers of Parliament in focus of Ukraine police in case against Yanukovych gang
    Nov06

    Some 15 Memebers of Parliament in focus of Ukraine police in case against Yanukovych gang

    Criminal proceedings into setting up a criminal organization by disgraced former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych include some materials on at least 15 people`s deputies, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said on air of 112 Ukraine TV Channel, adding that his office had not yet tabled in parliament the requests on bringing the deputies to...

    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...

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