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    Millions Face Food Insecurity, TB Outbreak in Eastern Ukraine Fighting
    May17

    Millions Face Food Insecurity, TB Outbreak in Eastern Ukraine Fighting

    Nearly 3.5 million people caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid, according to the United Nations, which says its assistance program has received a fraction of the funding it needs. Populations live under the constant threat of artillery and gun fire, mines and unexploded ordinance, and now face growing food...

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine
    May17

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine

    Close to 3.5 million people caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid according to the United Nations. Populations caught in the crossfire now face growing food insecurity and outbreaks of diseases like tuberculosis. For VOA, Henry Ridgwell visited the front line earlier this week. …read more Source: Voice...

    The first year of the Mueller investigation, by the numbers
    May17

    The first year of the Mueller investigation, by the numbers

    One year into Robert Mueller’s special counsel gig, the question he was assigned to answer — whether the Trump presidential campaign had anything to do with Russian interference in the 2016 election — is still a mystery. That doesn’t mean Mueller has been slacking. In that same time, he’s brought more than 100 charges against...

    Did Mostik the cat beat Vladimir Putin across the controversial  bridge linking Russia to Crimea?
    May17

    Did Mostik the cat beat Vladimir Putin across the controversial bridge linking Russia to Crimea?

    The contentious bridge linking Russia to Crimea has prompted another controversy, this one over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ceremonial first crossing actually came in second — to a cat. Putin proudly drove a bright orange, Russian-built truck across the Kerch Strait Bridge Tuesday. …read more Source: USA...

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’
    May17

    Jailed Ukrainian Filmmaker Determined To Carry Hunger Strike ‘To The End’

    A lawyer for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea and is now in prison in Russia, says his client is “serious” about a strict hunger strike he began on May 14 and that he “plans to see it to the end.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

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    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike
    May17

    Incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker goes on hunger strike

    Russian officials say an incarcerated Ukrainian filmmaker has gone on hunger strike to demand the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Russia. Oleg Sentsov, a vocal opponent of Russia’s annexation of … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Inside Mueller’s FBI team
    May17

    Inside Mueller’s FBI team

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly hurled insults at the FBI agents working on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 campaign. Rudy Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney who’s now Trump’s lawyer, has attacked them as “stormtroopers.”The vitriol is unsurprising. The agents are powering an investigation that...

    North Korea Threatens to Cancel Trump-Kim Summit
    May17

    North Korea Threatens to Cancel Trump-Kim Summit

    The nuclear summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump, scheduled to take place on June 12th in Singapore, may not happen after all. The North Korean regime has objected to the ongoing ‘Max Thunder’ joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea. Its state-run news agency KCNA...

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?
    May17

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?

    In late April more than 50 members of the U.S. Congress condemned the government of Ukraine’s ongoing efforts to glorify “Nazi collaborators.” The letter, signed by both Republicans and Democrats, outlined concerns about ongoing ceremonies to glorify leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army as well as 14th SS Galizien Division (aka...