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    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...