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What consensus algorithm is MimbleWimble/Grin using? Does it use Zero Knowledge Proofs as well?

Understand that MimbleWimble/Grin is privacy centric. Does it use Zero Knowledge Proofs to achieve the privacy goals? In addition, what consensus algorithm is MimbleWimble/Grin using?
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Mimble Wimble chain privacy

Does Mimble Wimble automatically perform transaction cut-through, or is one able to retain a record of every single transaction (the entire blockchain) if they choose to?
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Transaction creation process is not non-interactive(Mimblewimble)?

I have read Mimblewimble paper. Certainly, Transaction merging process is non-interactive. However, Transaction creation process seems to be not non-interactive. To create transaction, a sender must ...
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Why does script need to be purged from transactions for mimblewimble to work?

What is the compatibility problem between script and mimblewimble usage on the main chain? Is there a way that Bitcoin can adapt to allow both mimblewimble and features like multi sig, atomic swaps ...
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How does Mimblewimble's security model compare to Bitcoin's?

In addition to scaling, privacy, and scripting differences Mimblewimble also differs in its security model. How does Mimblewimble's security model compare to Bitcoin's? Specifically: How well will ...
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How does MimbleWimble avoid transaction graph leaks?

Now, creating transactions in this manner supports OWAS already. To show this, suppose we have two transactions that have a surplus k1*G and k2*G, and the attached signatures with these. Then you ...