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    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds
    Jun16

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from her favorite book. They hardly understood a word, but her voice soothed them…. …read more Source: Associated...

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds
    Jun16

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from her favorite book. The hospital in Ukraine’s war-torn east has been shelled eight times since the conflict started more...

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds
    Jun16

    In east Ukraine psychiatric ward, war deepens mental wounds

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from her favorite book. They hardly understood a word, but her voice soothed them. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin says Russian military will receive new 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year
    Jun16

    Putin says Russian military will receive new 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year

    President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year capable of piercing any missile defenses — a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    The 10 slowest economies in the world
    Jun16

    The 10 slowest economies in the world

    Some countries bounced back relatively quickly after the global financial crisis, but others aren’t doing so hot. “Worryingly, the stalled recovery in some high-income economies and even some middle-income countries may be a symptom of deeper structural malaise,” Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s chief economist and senior...

    Hundreds In Rare Antiwar Protest In Rebel-Held Donetsk, Ukraine
    Jun16

    Hundreds In Rare Antiwar Protest In Rebel-Held Donetsk, Ukraine

    At least 500 people have held a rare antiwar protest in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Ukraine, calling on separatists to remove rocket launchers from residential neighborhoods where they provoke fire from government troops. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Wait. What? Why?!
    Jun16

    The Daily Vertical: Wait. What? Why?!

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Residents Stage Rare Anti-War Protest
    Jun16

    Donetsk Residents Stage Rare Anti-War Protest

    Hundreds of people in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, staged a rare protest against the war on June 15. The protestors’ main complaint was that separatist forces were firing on Ukrainian army positions from populated areas, putting civilians in danger when Ukrainian forces returned fire. Alexander Zakharchenko, the...

    US to store heavy weapons in Poland under Nato plan
    Jun16

    US to store heavy weapons in Poland under Nato plan

    The US will take a decision soon to store heavy weapons including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles in Poland, the Polish defence minister says. Tomasz Siemoniak said he had discussed such US military deployments last month with US Defence Secretary Ash Carter. The US military has been conducting massive drills with Nato allies in Eastern...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine: regional chief
    Jun16

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine: regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian serviceman have been killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the separatist eastern region of… …read more Source:...