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    Life Outside The Ruins Of Donetsk’s Airport
    Jun03

    Life Outside The Ruins Of Donetsk’s Airport

    It’s been two years since the start of the battle for Donetsk airport between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. It was the scene of some of the fiercest fighting of the war in eastern Ukraine. Today, one family still living within view of the destroyed airport scratches out a living without utilities, jobs, or any...

    Life Outside The Ruins Of Donetsk’s Airport
    Jun03

    Life Outside The Ruins Of Donetsk’s Airport

    It’s been two years since the start of the battle for Donetsk airport between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. It was the scene of some of the fiercest fighting of the war in eastern Ukraine. Today, one family still living within view of the destroyed airport scratches out a living without utilities, jobs, or any...

    Clinton Rejects ‘America First’
    Jun03

    Clinton Rejects ‘America First’

    “Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order.” Thus did page one of Thursday’s New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton’s big San Diego speech on foreign policy. Inside the Times, the headline was edited to underline the point: “Clinton to Portray Trump as Risk to the World.” The Times promoted the speech as “scorching,” a “sweeping...

    Flooding in Europe Kills 7, Shuts Museums and Castles
    Jun03

    Flooding in Europe Kills 7, Shuts Museums and Castles

    Torrential rain and rising rivers that continue to sweep across Europe have killed at least seven people and forced the closing of the world’s most visited museum. The River Seine surged to its highest level in more than 30 years, overflowing its banks and forcing the Louvre in Paris to close on Friday to allow the staff to move works at...

    G7 Concerned about Data Hacking of Journalists in Ukraine
    Jun03

    G7 Concerned about Data Hacking of Journalists in Ukraine

    Ambassadors to Ukraine from the Group of Seven countries are expressing concern about the publication by hackers of the names and contact information of journalists who have reported from rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine.Hackers from a group called Mirotvorets (Peacekeeper)… …read more Source:...

    For Ukrainians displaced by conflict, there’s no going back
    Jun03

    For Ukrainians displaced by conflict, there’s no going back

    The fighting began in Ukraine more than two years ago. But the Ukrainian government is only beginning to get a handle on the internally displaced. Estimates of Ukraine’s internally displaced vary. The government has registered 1.7 million IDPs but the true number could be higher. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Record attendance ‘overwhelms’ organizers of symbolic Auschwitz bike ride
    Jun02

    Record attendance ‘overwhelms’ organizers of symbolic Auschwitz bike ride

    WARSAW (JTA) — A record 150 cyclists or more are scheduled to participate in the third Holocaust commemorative Ride for the Living in Poland. Participants aged 16-81 from eight countries are scheduled to join the 55-mile trek from the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in southern Poland to the Jewish community center in Krakow that begins on Friday....

    Families of MH17 crew sue airline over jet crash
    Jun02

    Families of MH17 crew sue airline over jet crash

    The families of six crew members on a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed lawsuits against the airline on Thursday, accusing it of negligence and breach of contract. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq
    Jun02

    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq

    SINJAR, Iraq—Evil doesn’t always reveal itself through goose-stepping armies or skyscrapers collapsing on a clear autumn day. Sometimes, it’s only a sun-bleached bone in a field. This was the place the old peshmerga colonel wanted to show me. It wasn’t anything special by the look of it. Certainly, this plot of brown grass on a...

    Bitcoin Technology Can Help Russia Dodge Sanctions: MP
    Jun02

    Bitcoin Technology Can Help Russia Dodge Sanctions: MP

    Russian businesses could harness the power of technology developed for cryptocurrency bitcoin to avoid being subject to Western sanctions, a prominent Russian lawmaker claimed. Blockchain is the ledger behind Bitcoin and it effectively allows for the transfer of information online, ensuring that two copies of it were not made. Andrei Lugovoi,...