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13 February 2014 Military News

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  • Russia Plans to Build 150 Aircraft in 2014 RIA Novosti 13 Feb 2014 -- Russian aircraft makers are expected to manufacture about 150 military and civilian aircraft in 2014, a government official said Thursday.

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  • US Says Snowden Copied Security Password from Co-worker VOA 13 Feb 2014 -- U.S. investigators have concluded that former national security contractor Edward Snowden collected some of the huge cache of surveillance documents he has disclosed by copying the password of a coworker who since has resigned.
  • Snowden used NSA co-worker's password to access secret files - report VoR 13 Feb 2014 -- A civilian employee at the National Security Agency has been disciplined after admitting he gave intelligence leaker Edward Snowden his personal encryption details, NBC News reported Thursday.
  • White House Announces Voluntary Cybersecurity Framework AFPS 13 Feb 2014 -- The Obama administration has released a voluntary framework developed by hundreds of companies, several federal agencies and many international contributors as a how-to cybersecurity guide for organizations in the business of running the nation's critical infrastructure.
  • 'Mask' Malware Called 'Most Advanced' Cyber-espionage Operation VOA 13 Feb 2014 -- Researchers at the Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab say they have uncovered what they're calling "one of the most advanced global cyber-espionage operations to date."
  • Petr Poroshenko: the dark horse of the Ukrainian politics VoR 13 Feb 2014 -- Petr Poroshenko, the chocolate king of Ukraine and one of the country's wealthiest people, is more and more often called the most likely candidate for the post as prime minister. The man who founded one of the most successful confectionary corporations Roshen and who is worth about a billion and a half USD has been mostly involved in politics rather than business over the past decade.
  • What Is 'Zelyonka' And Why Does Ukraine's Opposition Keep Getting Doused In It? RFE/RL 13 Feb 2014 -- Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the chairman of Ukraine's opposition Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) faction, donned a crisp white shirt before traveling to Kharkiv on February 12 to visit jailed ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
  • EU Calls For Dialogue, Coalition Government In Ukraine RFE/RL 13 Feb 2014 -- A top European Union official has called on Ukrainian leaders and the opposition to take urgent measures to form a coalition government as a way out a nearly three-month-long political crisis.
  • US Launches Global Effort to Bolster Outbreak Preparedness VOA 13 Feb 2014 -- Controlling disease outbreaks that threaten global public health is the goal of a new, 26-nation partnership launched in Washington. The United States is leading a group of countries and international organizations to help improve the world's ability to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats.
  • China's lunar rover 'wakes up': spokesman People's Daily 13 Feb 2014 -- China's moon rover Yutu is awake after its troubled dormancy but experts are still trying to find out the cause of its abnormality, a spokesman with the country's lunar probe program said on Thursday.
  • Chinese Lunar Rover, Thought Lost, Comes Back to Life RIA Novosti 13 Feb 2014 -- China's maiden lunar rover, which had earlier been declared lost due to technical problems, has unexpectedly revived itself, the country's state media reported Thursday.



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