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    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions
    Apr16

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An international rights group says growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Disabled Condemned to Life in Institutions
    Apr16

    Ukraine’s Disabled Condemned to Life in Institutions

    Rights group: Ukraine’s disabled children condemned to life in grim institutions …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions
    Apr16

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An international rights group says growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions blighted by neglect and abuse…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukrainian Journalist From Donetsk Reportedly Killed
    Apr16

    Ukrainian Journalist From Donetsk Reportedly Killed

    A Ukrainian journalist from the eastern region of Donetsk has reportedly been killed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Slow growth, Greek crisis, Ebola on menu as IMF, World Bank meet
    Apr16

    Slow growth, Greek crisis, Ebola on menu as IMF, World Bank meet

    Washington (AFP) – A sluggish global economy, the Greek debt crisis and continuing fallout of the Ebola epidemic will take focus beginning Thursday when top finance officials gather for the World Bank and IMF Spring meetings.With high unemployment festering in advanced economies, and emerging countries entering their fifth straight year of...

    Russia Preparing for Kim Jong Un Visit
    Apr16

    Russia Preparing for Kim Jong Un Visit

    Russia is making preparations for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to Moscow next month, the Kremlin said Wednesday. In January, Moscow said Kim had accepted an invitation to Russia’s Victory Day ceremony and he was expected to attend the event on May 9 in Moscow. The event marks the 70th anniversary of Russia’s victory...

    Badly Burned Ukrainian Boy Bravely Fights Back
    Apr16

    Badly Burned Ukrainian Boy Bravely Fights Back

    A 9-year-old Ukrainian boy has returned to his native country after intensive treatment in the United States for life-threatening burns. Volodia Bubela, burned in a house fire almost a year ago, battled back at a Boston hospital, impressing doctors with his bravery. Faith Lapidus narrates this report from VOA’s Tetiana Kharchenko....

    Russians say sending Canadian troops to Ukraine is “counterproductive and deplorable”
    Apr16

    Russians say sending Canadian troops to Ukraine is “counterproductive and deplorable”

    The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia, the Canadian Press writes. Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article: Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in...

    By Misunderstanding Crimea, the West Is Pushing Russia Further Away
    Apr16

    By Misunderstanding Crimea, the West Is Pushing Russia Further Away

    On the recent anniversary of the Russian annexation of Crimea, residents of the peninsula came out on the streets to celebrate waving flags, cheering and clapping. There was music and dancing. The Night Wolves, a biker gang known for having close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, joined all the way from Moscow. Crimea escaped civil war,...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev, Supported Ousted Government
    Apr16

    Ukraine Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev, Supported Ousted Government

    A former Parliament member in ousted President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions was found shot dead outside his home in Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said. Oleg Kalashnikov, 52, reportedly had intimate knowledge of the people behind the “Anti-Maidan” movement, which opposed the pro-European Maidan protest movement...