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    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…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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...

    And 2014′s Worst Currency Was…Bitcoin
    Dec23

    And 2014′s Worst Currency Was…Bitcoin

    It was a bad year for the Russian ruble and the Ukrainian hryvnia, but nothing short of catastrophic for the Bitcoin. …read more Source:...

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014: press watchdog
    Dec23

    International journalist deaths soar in 2014: press watchdog

    New York (AFP) – The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported Tuesday.The CPJ study found that an “unusually high proportion” of the 60 journalists who...

    The Quirky Ways 7 Other Countries Celebrate Christmas
    Dec23

    The Quirky Ways 7 Other Countries Celebrate Christmas

    If you’ve ever considered it odd that U.S. Christmas traditions revolve around indoor trees (real and plastic) and a plump, bearded man sliding down chimneys… you’re not wrong. In fact, our conception of Santa Claus can largely be attributed to a single 1828 poem, Clement Clarke Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” which...