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07 February 2014 Military News

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Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for February 07, 2014
  • Defexpo-2014: Russian-Indian defence ties Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- DEFEXPO-2014 is a land, naval and internal homeland security systems exhibition in New Delhi, yet it's impossible to avoid the discussion of aircraft production on t he fringes of the exhibition, especially because the Indian media have recently launched a campaign of criticism against one of the most ambitious joint Russian-Indian programmes, that of developing the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft, or FGFA, a derivative project from the T-50 PAK FA Russian jet fighter.
  • Kalashnikov Concern Estimates Operating Loss of $50M in 2013 RIA Novosti 07 Feb 2014 -- The operating loss of Russia's Kalashnikov gun maker last year is estimated at about 1.7 billion rubles ($50 million), the company's newly appointed general director said Friday.
  • Kalashnikov Eyes Indian Partners for Weapons Production RIA Novosti 07 Feb 2014 -- Russia's Kalashnikov Concern is in talks with several Indian companies on setting up joint ventures to produce small arms and high-precision weaponry, a company official said Thursday.

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Ukraine: UN chief highlights need for dialogue, peaceful resolution of political crisis UN News Centre 07 Feb 2014 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated the urgency of ending the political crisis in Ukraine through dialogue and the need to prevent further violence, as he met with the country's President ahead of the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
  • Oleg Tyagnybok: neo-nazist, anti-Semite and one of the Maidan leaders Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- Out of all the extremist nationalists on the Maidan square, Oleg Tyagnybok is probably the most noticeable one. There are several reasons for that. First. He is the official leader of the legalized neo-Nazi party Svoboda (Freedom), which has a parliamentary faction in the Ukrainian parliament. Second, he is one of the "troika" or the Big Three of Maidan's leaders.
  • Brussels, Kyiv, Moscow React To Leaked Nuland Phone Call RFE/RL 07 Feb 2014 -- The United States has apologized for the content of a leaked telephone call in which U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland apparently uses strong language to dismiss EU involvement in Ukraine and doubts opposition leader Vitali Klitschko's ability to occupy a senior government post.
  • Yanukovych In Sochi To Meet Putin; U.S. Apologizes To EU Over Leaked Call RFE/RL 07 Feb 2014 -- The United States has apologized for the content of a leaked telephone call in which U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland apparently uses strong language to dismiss EU involvement in Ukraine and doubts opposition leader Vitali Klitschko's ability to occupy a senior government post.
  • Nuland Denies U.S. Training Ukraine Militants, Suggests Aid Possible RFE/RL 07 Feb 2014 -- A senior U.S. diplomat has denied Russian claims that Ukrainian antigovernment militants are trained at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.
  • US Accuses Russia of Leaking Diplomat Conversation on Ukraine RIA Novosti 07 Feb 2014 -- Washington has accused Russia of being behind the leak of an intercepted telephone call between top US diplomats discussing the unfolding political crisis in Ukraine and using foul language to disparage the EU.
  • Nuland Refuses to Comment on Alleged EU Statement VOA 07 Feb 2014 -- U.S. diplomat Victoria Nuland refused to comment Friday on the leak of an apparently bugged private phone conversation in which the speaker makes a disparaging remark about the European Union.
  • US's Nuland apologizes for 'f..k EU' comment in conversation on Ukrainian opposition Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- Spokesperson for the US Department of State Jen Psaki has stated that Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland had apologized to her European counterparts for a rude statement in their address issued in the course of a conversation with the US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt.
  • European Commission not to slap sanctions on Ukraine Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- The European Union's position on Ukraine is unchanged - no sanctions against the country or individual Ukrainian officials are up for discussion at the upcoming EU ministerial session, scheduled for February 10, according to the official spokeswoman for the European Commission Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen.
  • Kim Jong Un's Letter to Participants in National Conference of Subworkteam Leaders in Agricultural Sector KCNA 07 Feb 2014 -- Supreme leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter 'Let Us Bring About Innovations in Agricultural Production under the Unfurled Banner of the Socialist Rural Theses' to the Participants in the National Conference of Subworkteam Leaders in the Agricultural Sector on Feb. 6, Juche 103 (2014).
  • Meetings of Electorate Nominate Kim Jong Un as Candidate for Deputy to SPA KCNA 07 Feb 2014 -- Meetings of electorate took place at all constituencies across the country to nominate supreme leader Kim Jong Un as a candidate for deputy to the 13th Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) of the DPRK.
  • Russia Gives N. Korea Grain Supplies, Expects No Nuclear Test RIA Novosti 07 Feb 2014 -- Russia says it will provide North Korea with 50 tons of grain this year as humanitarian assistance.
  • South Korea team arrives in North over reunions Iran Press TV 07 Feb 2014 -- A team of South Korean officials has arrived in the North in preparation for the planned reunion of separated families, a report says.
  • Iran ready to address all IAEA concerns: official IRNA 07 Feb 2014 -- Iran is ready to answer all questions raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over its peaceful nuclear activities, said the spokesman of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Behrouz Kamalvandi on Friday.
  • Iran official rejects Sherman's 'worthless' remarks Iran Press TV 07 Feb 2014 -- A close aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has dismissed as "interventionist and worthless" remarks by a US negotiator about Iran's nuclear facilities.
  • Iran slams latest US sanctions against companies, individuals Iran Press TV 07 Feb 2014 -- Iran has condemned the latest US sanctions against nearly three dozen companies and individuals for business with Iran in the run-up to the upcoming nuclear talks.
  • China reports 314 confirmed H7N9 avian flu cases CNA 07 Feb 2014 -- The number of confirmed human cases of H7N9 avian influenza in China and Hong Kong has reached 314 since an outbreak on the mainland began last March, with 80 percent of the cases involving contact with poultry or wild birds, a Taiwanese health official said Friday, citing a report by Chinese health experts.
  • EU Members Press For 'European Package' For Eastern Partners RFE/RL 07 Feb 2014 -- Thirteen European Union states have sketched out a prescription for the bloc's Eastern Partnership program that includes a 'European Package' to go beyond the current prize of association agreements for EU neighbors.
  • Bosnia protests: more than 150 injured, presidential office on fire Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- More than 150 people were wounded in clashes between police and protestors in Bosnia on Friday as anger over the country's struggling economy boiled over. Hospitals in Sarajevo said over 100 people had been injured during clashes there, while there were reports of 50 people wounded in the central town of Zenica and another 11 in the northeastern city of Tuzla.
  • Egyptian General al-Sisi to become presidential candidate? Voice of Russia 07 Feb 2014 -- Egyptian army said on Thursday that Kuwaiti newspaper misinterpreted remarks by Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in which he said that he would run for president.



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