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Harris Cites Uncorroborated Report on Russian Bounties to Attack Trump

Vice Presidential Nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday during the vice presidential debate relied on a report the Pentagon has said is uncorroborated to claim President Trump does not care about troops. “Take — and this is –this is very important when you want to talk about who is the current commander-in-chief and what …

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Russia plans to equip its combat helicopters with suicide drones

“Built-in instruments transmit information from the helicopter’s weapons control system to the payload, be it controlled detonation missiles, guided missiles, mini-drones or suicide drones. For instance, it can charge the drone’s battery, transmit the activation command, and turn the drone on to send it on a pre-programmed mission,” the source said. Originally, the new unguided …

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#Nagorno-Karabakh – Presidents of the US, France and Russia call for an immediate cessation of violence

During the whole period of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia the escalation has never reached to such critical point. Even in April 2016 when the Armenian side started massive operations against Azerbaijan, the two sides have never openly talked about a war so confidently. The army mobilization of both sides is an alarming fact that …

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Interview – Xymena Kurowska

Xymena Kurowska is Associate Professor of International Relations at Central European University in Vienna and Budapest. She received her doctorate in political and social sciences from European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. She works within international political sociology, with particular focus on security theory, psychosocial and anthropological approaches in the study of politics, relational and …

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Is Russia getting away with Murder?

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Putin’s Silence: Inaction of the Russian leader regarding “mercenaries” in Belarus plays against him.

The scandal about Russian mercenaries in Belarus continues to flare up, bringing more and more political dividends to the President of this East European country, Alexander Lukashenka. July 6, Lukashenka instructed the Prosecutor Generals of Russia and Ukraine to Belarus to be invited to discuss the future of the detained militants. Not a day goes …

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Denmark allows Nord Stream 2 to complete pipeline hit by US sanctions

Danish Energy Agency on July 6 gave Nord Stream 2 permission to use pipelaying vessels with anchors to complete the final stretch of the gas pipeline in Danish waters, allowing the company to restart work on the pipeline from Russia to Germany that was hit by US sanctions. Nord Stream 2 submitted a request for …

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Putin orders state of emergency over massive Siberian diesel leak

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared on Wednesday a state of emergency, after 20,000 tons of diesel oil leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle. This would mean that extra forces are going to the area to assist with the clean-up operation. The spill happened after a power plant in Norilsk collapsed on May 29 …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases | World news

Interpol said it had received reports from police in Ireland, Malaysia, Spain and Britain identifying delivery drivers transporting drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, ketamine and ecstasy. Earlier this month, the Spanish National Police identified and arrested seven people dressed as food delivery drivers in Alicante and Valencia, said Interpol. It added that those involved in …

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OSINT Global Trendline Report: COVID and the Americas

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