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    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...

    Euro 2016: The Detained Frenchman in Ukraine
    Jun06

    Euro 2016: The Detained Frenchman in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s security service says a Frenchman arrested late last month with a large cache of arms was planning to attack Euro 2016, the soccer tournament that begins this week, and other major targets in France.Vasily Gritsak, the head of the SBU, as the agency is known, said the man, who has not been publicly identified, contacted armed...

    Ukraine: Man Planned Attacks on Euro Soccer Championship in France
    Jun06

    Ukraine: Man Planned Attacks on Euro Soccer Championship in France

    Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting. On Saturday the Ukrainian border guard service… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman for plotting attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman for plotting attacks on Euro 2016

    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 Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Plot to Attack Euro 2016 Tournament
    Jun06

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Plot to Attack Euro 2016 Tournament

    Ukraine said a suspected terrorist was arrested with a haul of weapons and planned to attack France during the Euro 2016 soccer championship. …read more Source:...

    French Citizen Planning Euro 2016 Attacks Detained By Ukraine Authorities
    Jun06

    French Citizen Planning Euro 2016 Attacks Detained By Ukraine Authorities

    Ukraine’s security service detained a French national at the Polish-Ukrainian border who was in possession of a large cache of weapons. Authorities said that he is involved in a series of plots to attack the Euro 2016 football championship that starts in France later this week. French media identified the man as Gregoire M. and reports said...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman with cache of weapons for plotting mass attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman with cache of weapons for plotting mass attacks on Euro 2016

    The SBU said it had followed the man since December and allowed him to purchase five machine-guns, two rocket propelled grenades and other weapons before he was arrested on the border between Ukraine and Poland last month. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The Latest: Paris increases security further for Euro 2016
    Jun06

    The Latest: Paris increases security further for Euro 2016

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the European Championship soccer tournament being held in France (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Paris’ police prefect says the level of security in the French capital has been further increased in order to protect potential soft targets during the European Championship soccer tournament. Michel Cadot says an extra...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman planning to attack synagogue during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman planning to attack synagogue during Euro 2016

    (JTA) — Ukraine’s State Security Service said it has arrested a Frenchman who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, including on a synagogue, during the Euro 2016 soccer championship. The announcement by the Ukrainian intelligence agency, known as the SBU, on Monday said that the man, age 25, had been arrested in late May on the...

    Ukraine Detains Man Accused Of Planning Attacks On Euro 2016 Soccer Championship In France
    Jun06

    Ukraine Detains Man Accused Of Planning Attacks On Euro 2016 Soccer Championship In France

    Ukrainian authorities recently apprehended a French citizen detained on the Ukrainian-Polish border, who had allegedly been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting.The Ukrainian border guard service reported over the weekend that the unnamed 25-year-old had been arrested with an arsenal of...