Russia is advancing in key military technology areas and shows no deceleration in efforts to destabilize the West, said the commander for U.S. forces in Europe.


Photo: Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, head of U.S. European Command


This event marks an important first step towards improving the democratic process in countries historically impacted by fraud and corruption with paper ballots. While still early, the implications of blockchain voting could be transformative to democracies around the world. Blockchain technology improves upon previous digital voting systems by ensuring transparency, safety and voter anonymity. 

The expected growth in Ethereum’s market cap is reportedly driven by the applicability of its network, and the growth of initial coin offerings (ICOs) As covered by Hacked, ICO fundraising has topped $1.2 billion in February, bringing the total amount raised this year to $2.7 billion.


Analyst: “…we believe that by submitting the appeal Gazprom will be only able to postpone its payment to Naftogaz. And such postponement may be costly for the Russian holding, as Naftogaz is asserting.”

“I would expect, at the minimum, several scores of entities/individuals (close to Putin) to be sanctioned in the next round of US sanctions lodged against Russia – likely in the next few weeks.


The Mt Gox sell off continues to drag Bitcoins sharply lower with no end in sight


On March 8, the price of bitcoin dropped to $9,000, after reaching $11,000 merely 48 hours ago. Analysts have attributed three major factors to the decline in the price of bitcoin: Mt. Gox sell off, SEC announcement, penalization of Japanese exchanges.


With two tenders completed, Ukraine has generated UAH 7.89 bln from 4G mobile license sales this year, which is 26% higher than the regulator’s appraisal price.


In addition to being prohibited from offering its tokens to New Jersey residents, the order warned that Bitcoiin may face other enforcement actions, including both ancillary relief and civil penalties. 

Russia’s military has chosen its favorites among the Syrian Army forces that are leading Russian support to Vladimir Putin’s dream of building a stronger than ever political and military presence in the Middle East. Some of the best informed analysts of the Syrian situation believe Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan [ctr in photo] has won over even Putin and is considered a possible successor to the top job, should anything happen to Bashar al-Assad.


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