Posts Tagged ‘battalions’

“The Future Soldiers” Are Weaponized Drone Battalions

By Nicholas West Since the inception of Activist Post, we have been chronicling the transition from traditional military systems toward a future war matrix of fully autonomous weapons.  Many tech luminaries, universities and robotic weapons experts have called for a moratorium on the development of “killer robots,” or even the outright banning of such systems. […]

BREAKING: 4 Russian Military Police Battalions Deployed in Syria ‘Safe Zones’

Russian special forces on the ground in Syria supervising the transfer of Nusra terrorists from Al Waer district in Homs to Idlib in April 2017 (Photo: Patrick Henningsen @21WIRE) Yesterday AP reported that Russia’s defense minister has announced that four battalions of Russian military police are currently deployed in safe zones in Syria. Thus far, […]

Female death battalions: Russian Wonder Women of 1917

Russian troops fighting the Central Powers in WWI had lost all morale and spirit by summer 1917. The Provisional Government – which ruled the country after the fall of the monarchy – decided to form a female battalion and send women to the front to shame men into fighting. The president of the State Duma, […]

Heavy rain causes flash floods and landslides in south China; at least 10 dead and 13 missing

     At least 10 people have died and 13 remain missing after heavy rain caused flash floods, mudslides and landslides in south China’s Hunan, Guizhou, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. In Hunan, continuous rain resulted in swollen rivers, landslides and mud-rock flows. Three people died in Hengshan county, according to the provincial flood […]

New study links herpes virus with constipation and gastrointestinal problems

     People experiencing constipation for no reason might unknowingly have Herpes, according to new research. The new study has found a surprising link between gastrointestinal problems or the inability to empty the bladder and the the virus that causes genital herpes. The Yale-led study showed that the virus is able to spread from the genitals […]

Girl stabbed in France by man trying to ‘make sacrifice for Ramadan’

The girl, 19, was stabbed two times in the wrist and once in abdomen, Rennes prosecutor Nicolas Jacquet told journalists, adding that her wounds are not life-threating. French attacker live-streamed stabbing, had ‘hit list’ of VIPs, police The girl’s assailant told a witness that he was a Muslim. He was immediately detained by police at […]

Prostitution in the United Kingdom. “Sex Work and Students’ Debt”

The total number of prostitutes in the United Kingdom is not known and is difficult to assess, but authorities and NGOs estimated in 2009 that approximately 100,000 persons in the country were engaged in prostitution. According to data from the Office for National Statistics, prostitution contributed £5.3 billion to the UK economy in 2009. According to […]

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