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    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree

    (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 championships in Paris. The man, 25, was arrested in late May on the country’s border with Poland and was heavily armed, according to the announcement Monday by the...

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption
    Jun06

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption

    The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius, the economy and trade minister, amid allegations of cronyism was a worrying sign in the fight against graft. …read more Source: The New York...

    Euro 2016 Soccer Championship Attack Plot Foiled, Ukraine Says
    Jun06

    Euro 2016 Soccer Championship Attack Plot Foiled, Ukraine Says

    KIEV (Reuters) – 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.The Ukrainian border guard service reported on Saturday that the unnamed 25-year-old had been arrested...

    Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks
    Jun06

    Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks

    A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament and was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine Arrests Man ‘Planning Euro 2016 Attacks’
    Jun06

    Ukraine Arrests Man ‘Planning Euro 2016 Attacks’

    The head of Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak says it has detained a French citizen planning a series of armed attacks in France during the Euro 2016 soccer championship. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman for Plotting Attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman for Plotting Attacks on Euro 2016

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency SBU said on Monday it has thwarted a plot to attack soccer’s European Championships in France by arresting a Frenchman who wanted to cross from Ukraine into the European Union armed to the teeth. ”The Ukrainian Security Service has managed to foil a series of 15 terrorist attacks which were planned...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman for plotting attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman for plotting attacks on Euro 2016

    Ukrainian Security Service says man planned series of 15 attacks on bridges, railways and other infrastructure for Euro 2016 …read more Source: The Globe and...

    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...

    Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks
    Jun06

    Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks

    A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament and was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    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...