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    Civilians in Donetsk Threatened by No Access to Drinking Water – UN
    Jun14

    Civilians in Donetsk Threatened by No Access to Drinking Water – UN

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The well-being of hundreds of thousands of civilians on both sides of the contact line in Donetsk is under threat because of lack of access to drinking water, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien said in a statement on Wednesday. “I am deeply concerned for the well-being of some 400,000...

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines
    Jun14

    Tech: Paul Allen’s rocket-launching plane is the biggest in the world — here is how it stacks up to other great flying machines

    The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. This GIF shows its immense size in comparison to other planes. The Stratolaunch plane is now the biggest in the world. Owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, its 385-foot wingspan bests the next biggest, Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 at 290 feet. The 500,000-pound aircraft is 238 feet...

    Mission Complete: What the US Really Had in Mind for Ukraine
    Jun14

    Mission Complete: What the US Really Had in Mind for Ukraine

    On Tuesday, Nikolai Silaev, Senior Researcher at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations and Research Director for Foreign Policy, and Andrei Sushentsov, the Valdai Club’s Program Director and a managing partner with Foreign Policy presented their report on four possible scenarios for the further development of Ukraine....

    ‘Industroyer’ virus could bring down power networks, researchers warn
    Jun14

    ‘Industroyer’ virus could bring down power networks, researchers warn

    Discovery of new malware shows vulnerability of critical infrastructure, just months after the WannaCry ransomware took out NHS computers Six months on from a hacking attack that caused a blackout in Kiev, Ukraine, security researchers have warned that the malware that was used in the attack would be “easy” to convert to cripple infrastructure in...

    Over 10,000 Killed, Nearly 24,000 Injured in Ukraine’s Conflict Since 2014 – UN
    Jun13

    Over 10,000 Killed, Nearly 24,000 Injured in Ukraine’s Conflict Since 2014 – UN

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The violence in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbass has left over 10,000 people killed and nearly 24,000 injured since its outbreak in 2014, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a report on Tuesday. “From the start of the conflict in mid-April 2014 up to 15 May 2017, at least...

    Russian Investigators Open Case Against Ukraine Lawmaker on Consulate Attack
    Jun13

    Russian Investigators Open Case Against Ukraine Lawmaker on Consulate Attack

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said “the investigation received sufficient evidence that on March 9, 2016, Parasyuk also enlisted people gathered near the Consulate General to commit an attack on the Russian diplomatic mission.” “In this connection, a criminal case has been instituted against Parasyuk on the grounds of...

    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia
    Jun13

    Daily Mail Casually Recognizes Crimea as Part of Russia

    “The dramatic incident took place in the port city of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula, in south-western Russia”, the story reads. © Photo: Daily Mail screenshot Daily Mail screenshot The dangerous object was identified as the German LMB-type mine probably dropped on the Crimean port city of Sevastopol by the Luftwaffe during its early raids...

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property
    Jun12

    EU Disappointed by Slow Progress in Ukrainian Reforms in Intellectual Property

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The European Union is “disappointed” by the stagnant situation in reforming Ukrainian legislation in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR), the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine said in a press release Monday. “18 months after the EU-Ukraine [Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas] DCFTA came into force, most...

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked
    Jun12

    Politics: One of the most alarming moments of James Comey’s testimony has gone overlooked

    Former FBI Director James Comey said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the US election as it related to national security. “Did the president, in any of those interactions that you shared with us today, ask you what you should be doing, or what our government should be doing, or the intelligence community, to...

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukrainian President Signs Bill Banning St. George’s Ribbon

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed into force the bill banning the use of St. George’s ribbons in Ukraine on Monday. “Signed the law banning St. George ribbons. Since it is not a symbol of the World War II, it is a symbol of aggression against Ukraine in 2014-2017,” Poroshenko said on Twitter. The bill was...

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