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    Hillary Clinton Tried to Push Fracking on Other Nations When She Was Secretary of State, New Emails Reveal
    May27

    Hillary Clinton Tried to Push Fracking on Other Nations When She Was Secretary of State, New Emails Reveal

    Under Clinton, the State Department saw Poland as a “laboratory for testing whether U.S. success in developing shale gas can be repeated in a different country.” Emails obtained byThe Intercept from the State Department reveal new details of Hillary Clinton’s behind-the-scenes efforts to export fracking—a controversial drilling...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier
    May26

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier

    Russia is touting its Iron Man a humanoid military robot in the new global arms race that has sprung up over high-tech weaponry. “The development of a special military robot is one of the priorities of military construction in Russia,” the Russian daily newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda reported recently.The purpose of Iron Man, the...

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments
    May26

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for a period of five years, news site Ukrainskaya Pravda has reported. Gorbachev is held in high esteem by many Western politicians for his attempts to reform the Soviet Union and presided over the successful declaration of independence...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    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. …read more Source: FOX...