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Exploiters beware!

By Svarthol

Dear players, There have been reports of some players using the so called "grid exploit" to their advantage in combat situations recently. CCP wants to make it known that those players found to do this run the risk of being banned from playing EVE.

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Caldari Police forces in Crielere are currently under investigation after serious accusations.

By Svarthol

Caldari police forces in the system have been accused of shooting at, and even destroying the ships of innocent spacefarers, near the Crielere jumpgates. Police officials say that this was done to ensure the safety of the new research center in the system. They claim that they are holding secret information, proving beyond doubt, an imminent, serious threat to the invaluable research center.

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Docks at Ryddinjorn VI - Moon 2 - Pator Tech School Station being investigated after a tragic accident.

By Svarthol

An accident has been reported at the docks in the giant space harbour of Ryddinjorn. A Minmatar Cruiser of the Stabber type is said to have exploded inside the station while undocking. All crewmembers were instantly killed. It is still being investigated what caused the accident, but our sources claim that there is no indication that this was an act of terrorism.

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Ships stranded at MN5N-X VII - Moon 5 - ArchAngels Assembly Plant.

By Svarthol

The docks at MN5N-X VII - Moon 5 - ArchAngels Assembly Plant have had some problems with the gravity-generating mechanism recently. The situation got out of control earlier today when the system failed as a cargo of livestock was being unloaded leaving the poor animals floating helplessly in zero gravity.

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The State and Federation open new research center

By Svarthol

The Gallente Federation and the Caldari State today released a joint statement declaring that the research center in Crielere, jointly built by the two empires, has now been completed. The new research center is expected to spearhead research activities for both the Gallenteans and the Caldari. Scientists from both the empires have hailed the news and are very optimistic it will pioneer many exciting new technologies in the near future.

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Early downtime

By Svarthol

Dear EVE Players. Today we experienced some unexpected techinical issues, that forced us to have the downtime unusually early at 10:10 GMT. The cluster went up at 11:30 GMT instead of 12:00 GMT. We apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused.

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The State and Federation open new research center

By Svarthol

The Gallente Federation and the Caldari State today released a joint statement declaring that the research center in Crielere, jointly built by the two empires, has now been completed. The new research center is expected to spearhead research activities for both the Gallenteans and the Caldari. Scientists from both the empires have hailed the news and are very optimistic it will pioneer many exciting new technologies in the near future.

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Emperor Heideran receives the Aidonis Statue.

By Svarthol

In a surprise statement released today, the Aidonis Foundation has revealed the next receiver of the coveted Aidonis Statue. The Statue is rewarded annually to those that have contributed greatly to inter-stellar peace and improved empire relations. This is the first time the Statue is awarded to a national leader still in power, but most political analysts agree that Heideran more than deserves the award, as he is without doubt the main reason for the thaw in relations between the empires in re...

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The Planck theory strikes again! This time in container tech.

By Svarthol

Yet another usage of the age-old Planck theory has been discovered, this time in the field of cargo container technology. Advancements in Planck bubble generation technologies made by researchers at Duvolle Laboratories have allowed for the creation of containers that have higher capacity than volume.

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CONCORD deplores increase in slave trade

By Svarthol

CONCORD has released a harsh statement warning against slave trade. The statement is in response to persistent rumors that slaves are becoming increasingly popular as forced labor throughout the world of EVE. CONCORD wants to remind people that slave trade is strictly forbidden everywhere except within Amarr borders and that there are harsh penalties for engaging in human trade.

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Unscheduled downtime

By Svarthol

We had an unscheduled downtime yesterday (21st of July) at 23:40 due to a power failure. The cluster was back in operation 1 hour 20 minutes later.

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Caldari official denounces vandalism at research project site

By Svarthol

For the first time a Caldari official has given a public indication for the role of the research project site, that seems to be a joint operation by the Gallente Federation and the Caldari State. In a statement released today by the head of operation for the State, Yaku Makinonu, he said the research facilities being constructed in the Crielere system where for the 'future good of all space farers' and that any new technologies discovered at the site would benefit everyone. Bearing this in mind ...

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Ameinaka IX - Moon 21 - Six Kin Development Warehouse station closed for repair.

By Svarthol

A series of explosions has forced station owners to shut down the docking facilities at the Ameinaka IX - Moon 21 - Six Kin Development Warehouse station. It's generally believed that the damage was caused by a meteor and repairs are underway. Pilots are asked not to attempt docking there until further notice, as the docking facilites are now running on emergency power and can not support sensors or communication systems.

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More details uncovered on secret research pact

By Svarthol

The rumors regarding the research pact between the Gallente Federation and the Caldari State have now been substantiated, though the nature of the research still remains unclear. Inside sources have revealed that the two empires have earmarked a secret location somewhere in the Lolbrerie constellation to be the site of their research project.

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Rumors abound on a secret research pact

By Svarthol

Unidentified sources within the Gallente Federation have indicated that negotiations for a major research pact between the Federation and the Caldari State are underway. Nothing has been confirmed, but it is understood that delegates from both sides have been meeting in a secret location, surrounded by heavy police presence to keep curious travelers at bay.

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Raneilles VI - Moon 14 - Core Complexion Inc. Factory docks trashed!

By Svarthol

Earlier today an overloaded transport vessel bumped into some vital components of the outer docking mechanism at Raneilles VI - Moon 14 - Core Complexion Inc. Factory station. Damages to the docks were fortunately minimal but the ships hull was severely damaged causing a massive spill of the cargo of garbage.

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Gehi IX - Moon 4 and Mora VI - Moon 4 stations clear for docking.

By Svarthol

Operators of the docking facilities at Mora VI - Moon 4 - Ishukone Corporation Factory and Gehi IX - Moon 4 Royal Khanid Navy Assembly Plant have ended their strike after intense negotiations with station owners. "They showed us that they have real understanding of what it means to support a drone on minimum wage", one worker observed.

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