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    Egan: Gang members often mentally ill, survivors of trauma, study finds
    Jan22

    Egan: Gang members often mentally ill, survivors of trauma, study finds

    An in-depth study of gang members in Ottawa, based on jailhouse interviews that took two years, is full of surprises and shattered clichés. Carleton University sociologist Katharine Kelly spoke at length to 16 gang-involved young men. Their candour was striking. “They didn’t look like typical gang members that you find, particularly in the...

    Gang members often mentally ill, survivors of trauma, study finds
    Jan22

    Gang members often mentally ill, survivors of trauma, study finds

    An in-depth study of gang members in Ottawa, based on jailhouse interviews that took two years, is full of surprises and shattered clichés. Carleton University sociologist Katharine Kelly spoke at length to 16 gang-involved young men. Their candour was striking. “They didn’t look like typical gang members that you find, particularly in the...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east

    SOKILNYKY, Ukraine (AP) – Hours after a new peace initiative for Ukraine began taking shape, mortar shells rained down Thursday on the center of the main rebel-held city in the east, killing at least 13 people at a bus stop. The deaths in Donetsk sparked wrath and grief … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Brzezinski: US, Allies Should Deploy Deterrent Force to Baltics
    Jan22

    Brzezinski: US, Allies Should Deploy Deterrent Force to Baltics

    A former top U.S. official says the United States and its allies should deploy troops to the Baltic states to deter possible Russian aggression there. Speaking Wednesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee, former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski said he feared that Russian President Vladimir Putin might try to invade the...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. …read more...

    Pro-Moscow rebels force Ukraine retreat in battle for key airport stronghold
    Jan22

    Pro-Moscow rebels force Ukraine retreat in battle for key airport stronghold

    MOSCOW— The Ukrainian army retreated Thursday from key strongholds at the Donetsk airport, an epicenter of fighting in the country’s conflict-battered eastern region, handing a symbolic gain to pro-Russian rebels amid a surge of violence that threatens to further unravel peace efforts.Read full article >> …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus attack kills 13, dashes peace hopes for east

    SOKILNYKY, Ukraine (AP) — Hours after a new peace initiative for Ukraine began taking shape, mortar shells rained down Thursday on the center of the main rebel-held city in the east, killing at least 13 people at a bus stop. The deaths in Donetsk sparked wrath and grief that was swiftly exploited by pro-Russian rebel leaders, who paraded captive...

    Donetsk Bus Hit By Mortar As Ukrainian Forces Lose Control Of Airport
    Jan22

    Donetsk Bus Hit By Mortar As Ukrainian Forces Lose Control Of Airport

    A new attempt to create a lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was left in tatters in just a matter of hours, after a trolleybus in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk was apparently hit by mortar fire. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Army Retreats From Destroyed Donetsk Airport, Soldiers Captured
    Jan22

    Ukraine Army Retreats From Destroyed Donetsk Airport, Soldiers Captured

    After months of defending Donetsk International Airport from pro-Russian separatist attacks, the Ukrainian government confirmed Thursday that the army has retreated from the now-destroyed main terminal. However, acting speaker of the General Staff of Ukraine Vladyslav Selezniov said that some of the buildings inside the airport remain “under the...

    Civilians Killed as Shell Hits Bus in Donetsk
    Jan22

    Civilians Killed as Shell Hits Bus in Donetsk

    The war in Ukraine continued in bloody fashion today as government forces retreated from key parts of Donetsk airport and a mortar shell hit a public bus, leaving several civilians dead. There were conflicting reports on the number of those killed on the bus, but estimates range between eight and 13. It is currently unclear who fired the shell,...