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    Canada under pressure to strengthen Ukraine crisis response
    Dec23

    Canada under pressure to strengthen Ukraine crisis response

    The Conservative government is under pressure over its refusal to provide “lethal” military aid to Ukraine or to sanction three Russians tied to both Vladimir Putin and Canadian businesses. The government announced economic sanctions and travel bans against 11 additional Russian officials and nine Ukrainian separatist leaders last week in...

    Top Russian Allies Distance Themselves From Putin, Support Ukraine
    Dec23

    Top Russian Allies Distance Themselves From Putin, Support Ukraine

    Kazakhstan, one of the principal allies of Russia, renewed Monday its military cooperation with Ukraine, to which it promised vital supplies of coal, following a visit to Kiev the day before by the leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Why Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Have Given Up Hope Of Returning Home
    Dec23

    Why Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Have Given Up Hope Of Returning Home

    With armed men roaming the streets and war closing in, Lena Nahiba decided to escape from rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. She took her six children with her. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine May Stop Supplying Electricity to Separatist-held Eastern Regions
    Dec23

    Ukraine May Stop Supplying Electricity to Separatist-held Eastern Regions

    Ukraine used to be self-sufficient in electricity, but months of fighting the pro-Russian uprising has disrupted coal supplies to thermal power plants, which traditionally generate around 40 percent of the country’s power. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    See Life in Eastern Ukraine’s Underground Shelters
    Dec23

    See Life in Eastern Ukraine’s Underground Shelters

    When photographer Ross McDonnell went to cover the ongoing Ukrainian crisis as a freelancer, he felt his photographs didn’t stand apart from the hundreds being produced in the region at that time. “You are dealing with very intense circumstances and you come away from that feeling like you haven’t had [any] real connection to the...

    CPJ: Number of Journalists Killed Rises in 2014
    Dec23

    CPJ: Number of Journalists Killed Rises in 2014

    A press freedom group says at least 60 journalists have been killed this year while doing their job, with members of the international press making up a particularly high percentage of the dead. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists issued its annual report Tuesday documenting journalist deaths in 21 countries in 2014. It says local...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian as separatists seek to create new identity
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian as separatists seek to create new identity

    In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused. The conflict has not only split the university in half and forced many students and professors to quit, it also has...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused. The conflict has not only split the university in half and forced many students and professors to quit, it also has...

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian
    Dec23

    Ukraine’s rebel university goes Russian

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In eastern Ukraine, where the country’s pro-Russian insurgency has claimed thousands of lives, the region’s top university is a major victim of the bitterness and rifts the fighting has caused…. …read more Source: Associated...