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Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height
Jul28

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height

If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia. And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago. That’s the word from researchers who analyzed a century’s worth of height data from 200 countries....

#IamNotAfraidToSay: Victims of sexual assault in Ukraine and Russia break taboo
Jul27

#IamNotAfraidToSay: Victims of sexual assault in Ukraine and Russia break taboo

A hashtag has given a voice to victims of sexual violence in Ukraine, Russia and beyond. Many women are challenging the stigma that surrounds sexual violence and revealing a shocking picture of the scale of the problem. …read more Source:...

The scars of Ukraine’s war in Mariupol
Jul27

The scars of Ukraine’s war in Mariupol

The war in eastern Ukraine has arrived at the Sea of Azov port town. The city center is deserted, the situation uncertain. One in five people here is an inland refugee. Christian F. Trippe reports from Mariupol. …read more Source:...

Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack
Jul26

Ukraine bars major religious procession from entering Kyiv after threat of attack

A religious march had been banned from Ukraine’s capital after authorities found live grenades near the planned route. Previously, Ukrainian nationalists harassed the Orthodox worshipers, calling them “agents of Moscow.” …read more Source:...

Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade
Jul25

Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade

On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. He traveled to a spot on the Russian-Ukrainian border where he retrieved a cache of weapons hidden there...

Journalist killed in Kyiv car bombing buried in Belarus
Jul23

Journalist killed in Kyiv car bombing buried in Belarus

Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet has been buried in his homeland of Belarus. Hundreds gathered to mourn the 44-year-old who was killed when the car he was driving exploded in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing
Jul22

Exclusive: Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice will urge Beijing next week to avoid escalation in the South China Sea when she makes the highest-level U.S. visit to China since an international court rejected its sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Even as Washington has sought to keep a lid on the situation, Rice – in an interview with Reuters...

News24.com | Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
Jul22

News24.com | Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

A new report suggests the detention and torture of civilians has become common in Ukraine torn by a separatist war in the east. …read more Source:...

Journalist Pavel Sheremet’s murder shocks Ukraine
Jul20

Journalist Pavel Sheremet’s murder shocks Ukraine

Russian Journalist Pavel Sheremet’s killing is one of Ukraine’s most politically-charged murders in years. He died when the car he was driving exploded. It is unclear if he was the intended target. …read more Source:...

These beautiful LADIES will blow you away with their amazing Gymnastics act! VIDEO
Jul20

These beautiful LADIES will blow you away with their amazing Gymnastics act! VIDEO

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – Acrobatic gymnastics is a sport that combines elements of ballet, gymnastics and of course acrobatic stunts.This video shows the Ukraine team in the finals of 2010 Acrobatic Gymnastics championships and they were brilliant. However, even with their incredible performance, they finished third so you can imagine how...

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