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    Children at Risk of Disease in Eastern Ukraine as Fighting Threatens Safe Water Supply
    Jun17

    Children at Risk of Disease in Eastern Ukraine as Fighting Threatens Safe Water Supply

    The UN Children’s Fund warns three-quarters of a million children in Eastern Ukraine are at risk of water-borne diseases as fighting threatens to cut off their safe water supply. The United Nations estimates around 10,000 people have been killed and more than 23,500 injured since fighting in Eastern Ukraine erupted between the government...

    Union of Armenians of Ukraine holds a number of events in Kiev
    Jun17

    Union of Armenians of Ukraine holds a number of events in Kiev

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    Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show
    Jun17

    Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

    The aircraft industry descends on Paris Monday for the world’s biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus, but also a chance for new kids on the block to snap at the heels of the two giants. Single-aisle planes for short and medium distances are the hottest ticket in the world’s civil aviation industry,...

    Joint Approach Of EU & US On Russian Sanctions Abandoned, Says German Minister
    Jun17

    Joint Approach Of EU & US On Russian Sanctions Abandoned, Says German Minister

    Germany threatened on Friday (June 16) to retaliate against the United States if new sanctions on Russia being proposed by the U.S. Senate end up penalising German firms. The Senate bill, approved on Thursday, foresees punitive measures against entities that provide material support to Russia in building energy export pipelines. Berlin fears that...

    Journalist missing in east Ukraine
    Jun17

    Journalist missing in east Ukraine

    New York, June 16, 2017—Authorities in eastern Ukraine should do everything possible to locate freelance journalist Stanyslav Aseyev, who has been missing from his home in the city of Donetsk since June 3, according to news reports and his employer. … …read more Source:...

    US Must Accept Crimea’s Decision to Join Russia, Drop Sanctions – Activist Group
    Jun17

    US Must Accept Crimea’s Decision to Join Russia, Drop Sanctions – Activist Group

    RICHMOND (Sputnik) — The United States should recognize that Crimea has chosen to be part of Russia and immediately lift sanctions against Moscow, Popular Resistance activist group Co-Director Kevin Zeese told Sputnik at a national antiwar conference. On Friday, the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) hosted a conference in Richmond,...

    US Concerned About Baltic Incidents in Upcoming Russian War Games
    Jun17

    US Concerned About Baltic Incidents in Upcoming Russian War Games

    The United States is concerned about possible Russian incursions along NATO’s Baltic borders during large Russian military exercises in September and will send more troops to the area, the commander of U.S. troops in Europe said on Friday. Russia has denied Western concerns that its Zapad 2017 war games will threaten stability in eastern...

    Water supply resumes in eastern Ukraine after shelling
    Jun17

    Water supply resumes in eastern Ukraine after shelling

    The pumping station for the water supply in Donbass region of Ukraine has resumed operation after it stopped due to shelling. …read more Source:...

    European Rights Body Criticizes Draft Moldovan Electoral Law
    Jun17

    European Rights Body Criticizes Draft Moldovan Electoral Law

    A pan-European rights body said on Friday there were significant concerns about a draft law in Moldova that would change the way the country conducts parliamentary elections and expand the powers of the president. The proposed changes have proved divisive in the ex-Soviet nation ahead of a parliamentary election next year, when parties who favor...

    Watch as Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. Bombers Over Baltic Sea During NATO Exercise
    Jun17

    Watch as Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. Bombers Over Baltic Sea During NATO Exercise

    KRZESINY AIR BASE, Poland—A Russian Su-27 fighter jet last week intercepted a formation of 11 NATO aircraft, including U.S. B-1B and B-52 bombers, as they flew within international airspace over the Baltic Sea as part of a military exercise. This correspondent for The Daily Signal was onboard a U.S. Air Force KC-135 aerial refueling tanker, part...