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    US Aware of Reports on Ukraine Providing Rocket Technology to North Korea
    Aug16

    US Aware of Reports on Ukraine Providing Rocket Technology to North Korea

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States is aware of reports that Ukraine transferred sensitive rocket technology to North Korea but believes the country has a very strong non-proliferation record, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said at a press briefing on Tuesday. “We’re certainly aware of those reports that have come out....

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug16

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    Ukraine denied on Tuesday that it had ever supplied defence technology to North Korea. …read more Source: SABC...

    Ukrainian Military Says Agent Detained in Crimea Was Dismissed From Army in May
    Aug16

    Ukrainian Military Says Agent Detained in Crimea Was Dismissed From Army in May

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian agent detained in Crimea earlier this month over plotting acts of sabotage on the peninsula was dismissed from the Ukrainian Armed Forces in May 2017 for professional incompetence, Yuzef Venskovych, the deputy head of the Public Relations Department of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said on...

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea
    Aug15

    Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

    State-owned Yuzhmash said it had not produced military-grade ballistic missiles since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Politics: This high-tech RPG could be direct evidence of Russia’s secret war in Ukraine
    Aug14

    Politics: This high-tech RPG could be direct evidence of Russia’s secret war in Ukraine

    The RPG-27 was developed by Russia in 1989. Russian-backed separatists have begun using a new rocket-propelled grenade against Ukraininan forces in the Donbas, 112.ua reported. The rebels used a Russian RPG-27 Tavolga anti-tank grenade launcher against Ukrainian troops in a village on the front lines of the Luhansk region, 112.ua said, citing the...

    North Korea’s missile program linked to Soviet technology, says report
    Aug14

    North Korea’s missile program linked to Soviet technology, says report

    Pyongyang’s ICMB technology has advanced at unprecedented speeds due to the acquisition of Soviet missile systems built in Ukraine, said researchers. But the “window of opportunity will soon close” if action isn’t taken. …read more Source:...

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world
    Aug12

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world

    Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. While the start of the school year differs by country, the first day back is normally a big day no matter where you’re from. It’s usually marked by excitement — or perhaps some dread if...

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad
    Aug10

    Luan and Cassio surprise inclusions in Brazil squad

    Gremio midfielder Luan was a surprise inclusion in the Brazil squad announced on Thursday for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia. A reported target of Arsenal and Liverpool, the 24-year’s only previous appearance was as a substitute in the January friendly against Colombia, when coach Tite picked only home-based...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister
    Aug10

    Ukraine’s Economy Shrinks by 1.5% Over Southeast’s ‘Blockade’ – Deputy Minister

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The blockade has been in place since early January. The activists — military veterans and lawmakers — claimed any trade with the self-proclaimed republics was illegal and described freight traffic coming from the east as smuggling. “The GDP [gross domestic product] grew by roughly 2.3 percent in the first quarter, down from the...

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