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    On Cluster Munitions, a Tentative Step Toward Sanity
    Jun06

    On Cluster Munitions, a Tentative Step Toward Sanity

    You can always tell a policy development is significant when it’s released late Friday afternoon – and before a holiday weekend to boot. The decision by the United States to “hold” further transfers of CBU-105 cluster munitions to Saudi Arabia is a perfect example. In this case it was even more obscure than usual since the...

    Ultranationalist arrested for plotting attacks during Euro 2016 soccer tournament
    Jun06

    Ultranationalist arrested for plotting attacks during Euro 2016 soccer tournament

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, June 6 (UPI) — A French man arrested in Ukraine in May was planning mass attacks during France’s Euro 2016 soccer tournament, Ukraine’s intelligence agency announced. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine arrest Frenchman who plotted terrorist attacks on Euro 2016 as anti-migration protest
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrest Frenchman who plotted terrorist attacks on Euro 2016 as anti-migration protest

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency has thwarted a plot to attack the European Championship soccer tournament in France by arresting a heavily-armed Frenchman who wanted to cross into the European Union, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Vladimir Putin the Book: 15 Years in 3 Volumes
    Jun06

    Vladimir Putin the Book: 15 Years in 3 Volumes

    Referencing the Russian President has never been easier. Vladimir Putin’s entire oeuvre of speeches and addresses over a 15-year career has been collected in a new three-volume book that premiered at a Moscow book fair over the weekend. The book, titled Direct Speech, and issued by the publishing house Zvonnitsa, claimed to be a “portrait...

    Ukraine say French man planned 15 attacks on Euro 2016 tournament
    Jun06

    Ukraine say French man planned 15 attacks on Euro 2016 tournament

    Ukranian security authorities say man had weapons and explosives including rocket launchers in vehicle …read more Source: The Irish...

    What we know of Frenchman’s ‘plot to attack Euro 2016’
    Jun06

    What we know of Frenchman’s ‘plot to attack Euro 2016’

    Ukraine intelligence services claimed on Monday they had thwarted a plot to carry out a wave of attacks at Euro 2016. As French authorities investigate those claims, here’s what we know. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukraine says French man planned 15 attacks on Euro 2016 tournament
    Jun06

    Ukraine says French man planned 15 attacks on Euro 2016 tournament

    Ukranian security authorities say man had weapons and explosives including rocket launchers in vehicle …read more Source: The Irish...

    French national arrested in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun06

    French national arrested in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has claimed that a French national arrested last month was planning a series of attacks during the Euro 2016 football tournament. The man apparently had two rocket launchers and 18 shells for them, more than 5,000 cartridges, 100 detonators, 125 kg of TNT explosives and five Kalashnikov assault rifles in his...

    OCCRP is on weak ground with Petro Poroshenko offshore claims
    Jun06

    OCCRP is on weak ground with Petro Poroshenko offshore claims

    Regarding Tom King’s letter to the editor “Our Panama Papers reporting on Petro Poroshenko was accurate and fair” (June 4): In our article, (Ukrainian innocent caught in Panama Papers Web, June 3) we sought to distance the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), which produces a considerable amount of credible work, from...

    Frenchman arrested for alleged plot to attack religious sites during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Frenchman arrested for alleged plot to attack religious sites during Euro 2016

    Language Undefined Ukrainian security services arrest French citizen planning attacks on Muslim and Jewish sites after they sold him deactivated weapons for Euro 2016 attacks …read more Source: Middle East...