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    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked
    Dec01

    Russia HIV infection bucks trends as World Aids Day marked

    MOSCOW (AP) — On a frigid evening on the outskirts of Moscow, two HIV-prevention activists unzip backpacks, pull out packs of hypodermic needles and start discretely approaching people leaving a nearby pharmacy with an offer that could save their lives. So-called harm reduction programs — which distribute clean needles and condoms as well as...

    Ultra Right Cuts Crimea’s Lights
    Dec01

    Ultra Right Cuts Crimea’s Lights

    Ukrainian activists, including the far right, are blowing up power lines in the Russian-occupied peninsula and risking an even greater confrontation between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family
    Dec01

    Lubomyr Luciuk: Canada has been good to refugees — including my family

    Canada has been good to refugees. I should know. My late parents were both political refugees, fleeing the Soviet and Nazi occupations that eviscerated Ukraine, before, during, and after the Second World War. Like millions of others, they found themselves in Western Europe at war’s end, their homeland no longer theirs. They could not...

    Poroshenko Pardons Russian In Prisoner Exchange
    Dec01

    Poroshenko Pardons Russian In Prisoner Exchange

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian citizen in exchange for serviceman held by rebels
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian citizen in exchange for serviceman held by rebels

    President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange

    President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
    Dec01

    Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    NATO Ministers Expected to Endorse Membership Push by Montenegro
    Dec01

    NATO Ministers Expected to Endorse Membership Push by Montenegro

    NATO ministers are expected on Wednesday to endorse efforts by the tiny Balkan state of Montenegro to join the 28-nation Western military alliance – a membership many analysts say could further strain military and diplomatic ties with Russia. NATO foreign ministers meeting this week in Brussels are expected to clear Montenegro’s...

    Activists Attempt to Change Ukraine’s Approach to Climate Change
    Dec01

    Activists Attempt to Change Ukraine’s Approach to Climate Change

    Ukraine today is among 20 largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world but so far preventing climate change is not yet a priority for the Ukrainian government. The few examples of green technology in Ukraine are exceptions to the rule – and average Ukrainians still consider global climate change a distant problem, unrelated to their...