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    Hounded and out of work, gay Ukrainians flee rebel east
    Jun28

    Hounded and out of work, gay Ukrainians flee rebel east

    Oleksandr had already lost his job for being gay in the rebel Ukrainian bastion of Donetsk when he was approached by two Russian speakers with rifles dangling on their hips. “So what are you, a fag?” one of them asked as the 28-year-old was grabbing a pack of cigarettes at the local kiosk. Lanky but athletic Oleksandr — an avid...

    US warship visits Georgia amid Ukraine crisis
    Jun28

    US warship visits Georgia amid Ukraine crisis

    A US warship arrived Sunday in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi on a training mission, the U.S. embassy said, sending a message of support to the NATO aspirant amid the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama sheds cool style for ‘fearless’ final lap in office
    Jun28

    Obama sheds cool style for ‘fearless’ final lap in office

    Barack Obama has reached the stage of his presidency where if he wants to break out in song publicly, as he did with “Amazing Grace” in a eulogy on Friday, then he’s going to do it. With a year-and-a-half left in office, Obama is shedding some of his trademark “no drama” style for a looser approach, admitting that he feels more fearless and...

    Ukraine’s Shelling of Donetsk Kills One Civilian
    Jun28

    Ukraine’s Shelling of Donetsk Kills One Civilian

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Joint Centre for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire Regime said on Sunday that the Ukrainian army shelled with mortars the town of Gorlovka in Ukraine’s East, where a civilian was killed. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Turkcell set to buy all shares in Ukraine mobile operator
    Jun28

    Turkcell set to buy all shares in Ukraine mobile operator

    Turkey’s leading mobile phone operator, Turkcell, has signed an agreement to acquire a 44.96 percent stake in Euroasia Telecommunications Holding, which owns 100 percent of Astelit LLC, the Ukrainian mobile operator of “life:)” …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Foreign investment in Israel drops by 50%
    Jun28

    Foreign investment in Israel drops by 50%

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Israel dropped by almost 50% last year in comparison to the year before as the country continues to feel the effects of last summer’s Gaza conflict, a new UN report has revealed. The report, published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), shows that only €5.7bn was invested...

    Ukraine president says 60,000 troops deployed in east
    Jun28

    Ukraine president says 60,000 troops deployed in east

    The Ukrainian president declares expansion of the number of troops deployed in the eastern conflict zone to 60,000 despite a truce accord. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s village caught in crossfire of enduring war
    Jun27

    Ukraine’s village caught in crossfire of enduring war

    KRYMSKE: Few places along the front line in east Ukraine see regular fighting as bitter as the village of Krymske. Roads to the village have all but crumbled away under the weight of military trucks, tanks and armoured personnel carriers. For now, Krymske is in the hands of Ukrainian government forces and the volunteer battalions that fight...

    Lvov: An unexpected vacation destination
    Jun27

    Lvov: An unexpected vacation destination

    The picturesque Ukrainian city opens an Israeli honorary consulate in an effort to promote tourism. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    US compares China’s policy in South China Sea to Russia’s in Ukraine
    Jun27

    US compares China’s policy in South China Sea to Russia’s in Ukraine

    The US has compared China’s behavior in pursuit of territory in the South China Sea to that of Russia in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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