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    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...

    Germany’s Angela Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions
    May26

    Germany’s Angela Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said that the Group of Seven has no plan to withdraw sanctions slapped on Russia over its involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Her comments came on the sidelines of G7 summit talks in Japan, ahead of a formal communique from the club of rich nations due Friday. “For me it’s too...

    Ukraine bans Soviet leader Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation
    May26

    Ukraine bans Soviet leader Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation

    Ukraine’s security service on Thursday said it had banned the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for backing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Ukraine’s National Security Service (SBU) said the 85-year-old who presided over the breakup of the Soviet Union was barred from entering the country for five years. “For publicly...

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot
    May26

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was returned Wednesday after two years as a captive in Russia, a homecoming with important political ramifications at home and abroad. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany (AFP)
    May26

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany (AFP)

    Riga (AFP) – Germany said Thursday the EU was facing difficult talks on extending sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine due to the increased resistance of some member states, and denied that a new Cold War was afoot. …read more Source: The West...