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    Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state
    Jul18

    Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine have proclaimed a new state on the territories they control. More than 10,000 people have died in fighting after Russia-backed rebels took control of parts of … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    OSCE SMM Registers 56 East Ukraine Civilian Deaths in 2017
    Jul18

    OSCE SMM Registers 56 East Ukraine Civilian Deaths in 2017

    LUHANSK (Sputnik) — The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) registered 56 civilian deaths in eastern Ukraine this year, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) said Tuesday. A total of 311 civilians fell victim to violence in the Donbas, 255 of them sustained injuries, OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander...

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF
    Jul18

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF

    12.9 million infants globally, almost 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016 as estimated by a joint report of WHO and UNICEF. This figure shows that these children are prone to contract fatal diseases such as Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTP) as they haven’t developed immunity against these fatal diseases. Out of those...

    Kremlin Launches Attack On Freedom Of Expression
    Jul18

    Kremlin Launches Attack On Freedom Of Expression

    Russia has introduced significant restrictions to online speech and invasive surveillance of online activity and prosecutes critics under the guise of fighting extremism, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today (18 July). The 83-page report, “Online and On All Fronts: Russia’s Assault on Freedom of Expression,” documents Russian...

    Ukraine wins Vitebsk Song Contest 2017 first prize
    Jul18

    Ukraine wins Vitebsk Song Contest 2017 first prize

    Vlad Sytnik from Ukraine became the first prize winner of the 26th International Song Contest Vitebsk 2017. The winners were announced during the gala closing concert of the Slavianski Bazaar 2017 festival in Vitebsk on 17 July. …read more Source:...

    Families of MH17 unveil ‘living memorial’ on 3rd anniversary
    Jul18

    Families of MH17 unveil ‘living memorial’ on 3rd anniversary

    Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

    Sofia worried by migratory pressure towards Italy
    Jul18

    Sofia worried by migratory pressure towards Italy

    At the Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva expressed concern over the migratory pressure towards Italy in recent weeks and demanded that the EU put in place effective policies for the return and readmission of illegal immigrants, including by continuing the efforts for concluding the...

    White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’
    Jul18

    White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    The American Doctor Trying to Cure Ukraine’s Corruption
    Jul18

    The American Doctor Trying to Cure Ukraine’s Corruption

    KIEV, Ukraine—When U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hurried here to Ukraine’s capital after the G-20 summit earlier this month one of his goals was to speak about the “importance of implementing anti-corruption reforms.” at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Bannon’s 2016: ‘Rootless White Males,’ ‘Pure Evil’ And A ‘F*cking Hammerhead’
    Jul18

    Bannon’s 2016: ‘Rootless White Males,’ ‘Pure Evil’ And A ‘F*cking Hammerhead’

    Donald Trump’s decision to bring on former Breitbart News chair Steve Bannon as chief executive of his campaign in August 2016 seemed like a last-ditch tactic for a foundering presidential bid. Bannon was known to most people at the time as a conservative bomb-thrower in charge of a news site that served as refuge for those who found even...