Russia Could Invade Ukraine This Weekend

Several likely Russian actions indicate that Russia could invade Ukraine (beyond the Crimea occupation) this weekend. Ukraine is getting a widescale cyberattack on its government websites. Ukraine says 70 government sites have been hit by cyberattack. Russia already has 100,000 troops on the border and Russia is moving more military gear now. The image above …

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About 115000 Russian Troops Massing At Ukrainian Border

Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has reported that Russia has increased troop levels on the border with Ukraine to about 115000. US intelligence indicates Russia could invade early next year with a force as large as 175,000 troops. Ukraine indicates Russia has about forty battalion groups. Approximately 700 snipers, likely of the 20th CAA, began conducting reconnaissance …

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Ukraine Helping South Korea, China and Canada With Rockets or Jets or Both

South Korea successfully launched a locally developed 75-ton space rocket engine which is comparable to a SpaceX Falcon 1. The orbital rocket KSLV-II (Korea Satellite Launch Vehicle) is also known as Nuri. The rocket is 25.8 meters tall and has a diameter of 2.6 meters and weighs more than 52 tons. South Korean media did …

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Russia Controls the Black Sea and Ukraine Needs to Join the EU

The Russian coastguard opened fire on two artillery boats and a tug belonging to Ukraine which it claimed had made an unauthorized passage through Russia’s waters. Two of the craft, the Berdyansk and the Nikopol, were damaged and six crew members injured. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and Ukraine’s Parliament has declared martial law in 10 …

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Ukraine 2019 elections could shift Ukraine to EU and US

The Russia-Ukraine war has continued from 2014 to today. Russian troops in uniforms without identifying insignia occupied and took Crimea. Russian intelligence and military services provided leadership, funding, ammunition, heavy weapons and regular units of the Russian army to launch and sustain a separatist conflict in Donbas. More than 10,500 have died. A substantially improved …

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Putin prioritizing economy over military so is Ukrainian peace next to remove sanctions?

Putin’s new budget is boosting major infrastructure spending by making deep cuts in military spending. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Russian military spending fell by 20 percent last year, the first major decrease in two decades. While critics dispute the amount and suggest there may be budgetary machinations at work, most …

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Update on the War in Ukraine

A ceasefire between pro-Russian forces and Ukraine has been re-established after a flare-up in the fighting. The US recently agreed to provide Ukraine with anti-tank and other weapons. Above – Soldiers with US’s FGM-148 Javelin, an anti-tank missile Previously the Obama administration refused to provide weapons to Ukraine. This lack of support was despite assurances …

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Gene Therapy cures sickle cell in teenage boy

A French teenager’s sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering gene therapy treatment. The world-first procedure at Necker Children’s Hospital in Paris offers hope to millions of people with the blood disorder. Doctors removed his bone marrow – the part of the body that makes blood. They then genetically altered it in a …

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