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    Leaders ‘influenced Putin’ over Savchenko release, say Ukraine pilot’s lawyers
    May27

    Leaders ‘influenced Putin’ over Savchenko release, say Ukraine pilot’s lawyers

    Lawyers for Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was “freed in Russia and brought home to Kyiv on… …read more Source:...

    U.N. Suspends Torture Inquiry in Ukraine
    May26

    U.N. Suspends Torture Inquiry in Ukraine

    Agency investigators left the country a day early after being denied access to sites under control of the domestic intelligence agency, the team’s leader said. …read more Source: The New York...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    MOSCOW: After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics. Savchenko’s adamant defiance of Russian authorities and the Russian justice system has made her a national icon, a widely revered symbol of courage and perseverance for a nation...

    Two Ukrainians Accused Of Fighting In Chechen War Sentenced By Russia To Lengthy Prison Terms
    May26

    Two Ukrainians Accused Of Fighting In Chechen War Sentenced By Russia To Lengthy Prison Terms

    MOSCOW — A Russian court Thursday sentenced two Ukrainians to at least 20 years each in jail for allegedly fighting alongside Chechen rebels against Russian troops in the 1990s. Ukraine considers Stanislav Klikh and Nikolai Karpyukh political prisoners and has demanded their release. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukroboronprom speeding up BTR-4 rollout
    May26

    Ukroboronprom speeding up BTR-4 rollout

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, May 26 (UPI) — Ukrainian defense concern Ukroboronprom announced it is speeding up production of the BTR-4 armored personnel carrier. …read more Source: United Press...

    Cyber attacks against our critical infrastructure are likely to increase
    May26

    Cyber attacks against our critical infrastructure are likely to increase

    This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The threat of more cyber attacks is very real, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The number of cyber attacks that target industrial control systems for automated industrial machines has been on the rise,...

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover
    May26

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover

    Kyiv has prohibited former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for five years over his support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Gorbachev said he would have acted in a similar way to President Putin. …read more Source:...

    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide
    May26

    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide

    A new report from the World Health Organization says nearly 1,000 health care workers have been killed and more than 1,500 wounded in 19 countries with emergencies and that many of the incidents were intentional. This first effort to consolidate and analyze data on attacks on health care in emergency settings around the world sheds light on the...

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover
    May26

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover

    Kyiv has prohibited former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for five years over his support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Gorbachev said he would have acted in a similar way to President Putin. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide
    May26

    WHO: Hundreds of Health Care Workers Killed in Attacks Worldwide

    A new report from the World Health Organization says nearly 1,000 health care workers have been killed and more than 1,500 wounded in 19 countries with emergencies and that many of the incidents were intentional. This first effort to consolidate and analyze data on attacks on health care in emergency settings around the world sheds light on the...