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    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia
    Aug16

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia

    Ukrainian space agency acting chief Yuriy Radchenko talks to journalists during a press conference in Kiev on August 15, 2017. AFP/Genya Savilov KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia.The...

    Ukraine Deports Russian Journalist Over ‘National Security’ Concerns
    Aug16

    Ukraine Deports Russian Journalist Over ‘National Security’ Concerns

    Ukrainian authorities have deported Russian journalist Tamara Nersesian over national security concerns. Olena Hitlyanska, a spokeswoman for Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU), wrote on Facebook on August 15 that “Russian propagandist” Nersesian had been deported overnight and barred from entering Ukraine … …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No. 1
    Aug15

    Tennis: Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No. 1

    CINCINNATI (AFP) – With sidelined Serena Williams about to have a baby, five players have a chance to grab the world number one ranking at this weeks US Open tuneup event in Cincinnati.Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion who announced her pregnancy and the end of her season in April, owned the top spot for 186 consecutive weeks through...

    North Korea missile engines said to be based on Soviet-made units at Ukraine plant
    Aug15

    North Korea missile engines said to be based on Soviet-made units at Ukraine plant

    North Korea’s recent rapid progress in developing a long-range missile appears to come after it procured Soviet-designed rocket engines from a plant in Ukraine, according … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success
    Aug15

    Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success

    August 15, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black- market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile programme, according to an...

    North Korea’s missile success ‘powered by Ukraine rocket engines’
    Aug14

    North Korea’s missile success ‘powered by Ukraine rocket engines’

    WASHINGTON – North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental missile that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black-market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s… …read more Source:...

    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea
    Aug14

    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea

    Tension on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea’s president said resolving North Korea’s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war. Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear...

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denied on Monday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea, responding to an article in the New York Times that said North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from Ukrainian factory Yuzhmash. …read more Source: GMA News...

    N. Korean missiles based on motor from ex-Soviet plant: Report
    Aug14

    N. Korean missiles based on motor from ex-Soviet plant: Report

    WASHINGTON: North Korea’s recent rapid progress in developing a long-range missile appears to come after it procured Soviet-designed rocket engines from a plant in Ukraine, according to an expert report published Monday. According to Michael Elleman of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the missiles used in recent North...

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug14

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    KIEV – Ukraine said on Monday it had never supplied defense technology to North Korea, responding to a New York Times article which quoted experts saying North Korea may have purchased rocket engines from a Ukrainian factory. “Ukraine has never… …read more Source:...

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