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    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread
    Jul22

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread

    A patient waits in a hospital treating drug users in the rebel capital of Donetsk, Ukraine © AFP / Aleksey FILIPPOVDONETSK, Ukraine, Jul 22 – As clashes drag on in east Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, health activist Natalia Gurova is fighting another battle of her own. Gurova manages a project in her...

    Politics: 5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues
    Jul22

    Politics: 5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues

    Fifteen soldiers have been killed and 24 more have been wounded in the last three days. Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight more were wounded Thursday night and Friday morning in eastern Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. One soldier was killed and another was wounded on Thursday night near the Butovka coal mine, and...

    Former spy chiefs tear into Trump
    Jul22

    Former spy chiefs tear into Trump

    ASPEN, Colorado — Two former top U.S. intelligence officials tore into President Donald Trump on Friday, saying in sometimes personal terms that Trump has shown disrespect for intelligence officials and a distasteful affinity for Russian President Vladimir Putin, and warning he may be endangering U.S. national security. The two...

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread
    Jul22

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread

    DONETSK: As clashes drag on in east Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, health activist Natalia Gurova is fighting another battle of her own. Gurova manages a project in her insurgent-controlled home city of Lugansk handing out clean syringes and condoms to drug-users and sex workers who are most at risk from HIV and...

    Lukashenko Offers Kiev Joint Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to East Ukraine
    Jul22

    Lukashenko Offers Kiev Joint Humanitarian Aid Deliveries to East Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday offered his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, to cooperate in delivering humanitarian aid to the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) in war-torn eastern part of the country via Ukrainian territory. Earlier in the day, the Belarusian...

    Ukraine conflict
    Jul22

    Ukraine conflict

    Ukraine’s eastern regions have been the scene of deadly clashes between pro-Russian forces and Kiev troops since November 2014. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Obama spy chiefs upbraid Trump over remarks about intelligence community
    Jul22

    Ex-Obama spy chiefs upbraid Trump over remarks about intelligence community

    Ellen Nakashima | Washington Post ASPEN, Colo. – Two former senior Obama administration intelligence officials on Friday expressed anger at President Donald Trump’s statements disparaging the intelligence community and disbelief at his embrace of Russia. File photo: Former CIA director John Brennan said he was dismayed by the “photo op” of...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry
    Jul22

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The ceasefire regime introduced in eastern Ukraine on June 24 has failed largely because the parties to the conflict have no political will to fulfill their commitments, the German Foreign Ministry said Friday. “The agreed truce is not being maintained. We continue to observe numerous instances of the use of weapons along the...

    Fighting escalates in east Ukraine
    Jul22

    Fighting escalates in east Ukraine

    Deadly clashes have erupted between government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign
    Jul22

    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign

    By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miler | Washington Post WASHINGTON — Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney...