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Section: Middle East

    Ukraine’s LGBT: Trapped between warring sides
    Mar12

    Ukraine’s LGBT: Trapped between warring sides

    Kiev, Ukraine – On a chilly Kiev night Maxim, a 37-year-old gay man from the eastern city of Donetsk, waited for a cab to take him to the only shelter in the country for internally displaced LGBT people. After Russia-backed separatists took over his hometown last summer he said life for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community...

    IMF approves $17.5 billion for Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approves $17.5 billion for Ukraine

    The head of the IMF made the announcement that the organization approved a $17.5 billion aid package for Ukraine. Plan foresees disbursing about $10 billion worth of financing during the first year. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine’s LGBT: Trapped between warring sides
    Mar12

    Ukraine’s LGBT: Trapped between warring sides

    Internally displaced LGBT people face discrimination and rejection no matter where they go. …read more Source: AL...

    Pro-Russian separatists fire at Red Cross officials
    Mar12

    Pro-Russian separatists fire at Red Cross officials

    Ukraine’s Counterterrorism Center said in a statement that Pro-Russian separatists fire at Red Cross officials, no one was killed or wounded. …read more Source: World...

    IMF approves $17.5 billion aid package for Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approves $17.5 billion aid package for Ukraine

    Plan foresees disbursing about $10 billion worth of financing during the first year …read more Source: Anadolu...

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels
    Mar12

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels

    NNA – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that Russia was still arming and training rebel forces in eastern Ukraine and he called for the warring parties to help foreign monitors …read more Source: National News...

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine
    Mar12

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine

    Medics and charities working in Donetsk say dwindling supplies of methadone means addicts are not getting adequate help to rehabilitate. Not only is drug use on the rise in rebel-controlled Eastern Ukraine, but an upsurge in the sharing of needles has led to an increase in HIV infections. An estimated 238,000 people aged 15-49 are infected,...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels
    Mar12

    In Eastern Ukraine, Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels

    DONETSK—After months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the presence of the Ukrainian military and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the rebellion. New recruits for Ukraine’s rebel army, part of a battalion of Don Cossacks, are on their way out of Donetsk to a piece of wasteland for weapons training....

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine
    Mar12

    HIV/AIDS and drug use on the rise in Ukraine

    Clinics in war-ravaged Eastern Ukraine face dwindling supplies as they try to help rehabilitate heroin addicts. …read more Source: AL...

    IMF chief sees ‘better news’ at last for advanced economies
    Mar12

    IMF chief sees ‘better news’ at last for advanced economies

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that major advanced economies were seeing “better news” thanks to cheap oil, currency shifts and low interest rates that encourage investment.”For once in a long time there are clearly some relatively better news on the horizon of the advanced economies. And this has not happened in...

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