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Russian army to receive first 15 homegrown attack helicopters Ka-52M in 2022: Source

Russian army to receive first 15 homegrown attack helicopters Ka-52M in 2022: Source

Moscow, Nov 29 (UNI/Sputnik) The first 15 newest Russian Ka-52M attack helicopters will enter service with the Russian army in 2022, a source in the aircraft industry told Sputnik on Monday.
"The first deliveries will begin in 2022 ... 15 per year, that is, 15 vehicles in 2022 and 15 vehicles in 2023," the source said.
Modernized Ka-52M choppers are equipped with an upgraded optoelectronic system with an increased range of target detection and recognition; a new digital motor, providing for more precise pointing; a new radar system with an active phased array antenna; and a guided increased-range projectile.

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Using 'deepfake' technology in China may require identity verification

28 Jan 2022 | 10:10 PM

Beijing, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Users of AI-generated synthetic media, or 'deepfake' technologies, may be required to verify their identities to gain access to relevant services in the future, China's cyberspace regulator said on Friday.

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Japanese Foreign Ministry considers reduction of embassy staff in Ukraine

28 Jan 2022 | 10:09 PM

Tokyo, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese Foreign Ministry has started assessing the expediency of cutting embassy personnel in Ukraine due to unceasing instability, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, citing diplomatic sources.

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Lebanon's crisis forces youth to drop out of school: UNICEF

28 Jan 2022 | 10:07 PM

Beirut, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Lebanon's crisis is increasingly forcing young people to drop out of school and engage in ill-paid, irregular and informal work to survive and help feed their families, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a report released on Friday.

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Vietnam reports 14,929 new Covid-19 cases

28 Jan 2022 | 10:06 PM

Hanoi, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Vietnam reported 14,929 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, including 14,892 locally transmitted and 37 imported, according to its Ministry of Health.

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Japan to reduce quarantine days for Covid-19 close contacts

28 Jan 2022 | 10:03 PM

Tokyo, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Japan will further cut the quarantine period from the current 10 days to seven days for people who came in close contact with someone infected with Covid-19, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday.

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