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    Is this the Buk missile launcher that shot down MH17?
    Jun05

    Is this the Buk missile launcher that shot down MH17?

    The Malaysian Airlines passenger jet from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed down in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on board in July 2014. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukrainians bid last farewell to Greek Catholic leader (AFP)
    Jun05

    Ukrainians bid last farewell to Greek Catholic leader (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Thousands of Ukrainians gathered in Kiev on Monday to bid a final farewell to the former leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Lubomyr Husar. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian NGO Works to Stop Spread of HIV Among Sex Workers
    Jun05

    Ukrainian NGO Works to Stop Spread of HIV Among Sex Workers

    During a recent visit to Kyiv, Michel Kazatchkine — the U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia — toured the Ukrainian capital’s various harm-reduction programs, aimed at stopping the spread of HIV. Among those was the nongovernmental organization Eney (Aeneas), which specializes in providing medical and legal...

    Saint’s Relics Are Miraculous Must-see in Secular Russia
    Jun05

    Saint’s Relics Are Miraculous Must-see in Secular Russia

    In the three weeks since St. Nicholas came to Moscow, more than 300,000 people have stood in huge lines for up to 10 hours to visit a gilded ark thought to carry his bone fragments. Yet the queues stretching down the Moscow River embankment from Christ the Savior Cathedral are something of their own marvel. The massive turnout to see the...

    Former Head Of Greek Catholic Church In Ukraine Buried
    Jun05

    Former Head Of Greek Catholic Church In Ukraine Buried

    The former head of the Greek Catholic church in Ukraine was buried after a funeral mass in Kyiv. Cardinal Lubomyr Husar served as head of the church, the Major Archbishop of Kyiv, from 2005-11. He was responsible for the move of the church’s headquarters from Lviv to Kyiv in 2005. His funeral on June 5 was held at the Patriarchal Cathedral...

    Daredevil falls to death while swinging on bridge in Kiev
    Jun05

    Daredevil falls to death while swinging on bridge in Kiev

    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The young daredevil fell while trying to swing across the top of a high bridge in Kiev, Ukraine. Onlookers screamed in shock as he fell to his death. …read more Source: Daily...

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer
    Jun05

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer

    First come the tulips, then come the tunes. It’s seasonal ritual in the nation’s capital: As the city’s Tulip Festival comes to a close, the bloom begins for another season, one filled with live music. Beginning with Westfest, this first weekend in June, the calendar is packed through to September with nearly continuous live...

    Russia: Ex-Ukraine library boss convicted of inciting hatred
    Jun05

    Russia: Ex-Ukraine library boss convicted of inciting hatred

    In a case Amnesty International has denounced as a ‘travesty of justice’, the head of Russia’s only state-run Ukrainian library was convicted on …read more Source:...

    Breathing Room for the Kremlin
    Jun05

    Breathing Room for the Kremlin

    Pity the poor modern historian, who has to explain the seemingly illogical logic of Russia’s trajectory, which stands in defiance of all settled knowledge about the rise and fall of states. Russia presents us with the bizarre, albeit fascinating, case of a state that has found a way to survive despite having exhausted its systemic resources...

    A sustainable solution for Afghanistan
    Jun05

    A sustainable solution for Afghanistan

    Afghanistan has multidimensional issues. One set of issues stems from internal structural causes. The second set stems from involvement of other countries that too impacts the internal structural issues. The cumulative effect of both is an unstable Afghanistan, insecure lives and ways of livelihoods for her people and no end in sight to the...