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    Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online against Sex Abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine Unite Online against Sex Abuse

    Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out – for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine – but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence.Victoria Ivleva was just 20… …read more Source:...

    How History Can Help Our Fight Against ISIS
    Jul19

    How History Can Help Our Fight Against ISIS

    Once again, the world is reeling at the news of yet another terror attack. A truck plowed it’s way through a crowded street, mowing people down, and when it was all said and done 84 people have been reported dead with dozens more injured. AP Photo/Luca BrunoAnd the world asks – When will it end? I don’t like seeing the images...

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics
    Jul19

    Russian stars who could miss the Rio Olympics

    MOSCOW (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it is exploring the legal options for a possible ban of the entire Russian team from next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a result of the country’s repeated doping scandals. Russia finished fourth in the gold medal table at the 2012 Olympics in London and third in the...

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup
    Jul19

    How John Kerry Handled Turkey’s Coup

    For the last five days, Secretary of State John Kerry has been locked in a fight between order and chaos, and it’s not clear who is winning. After standing with French President Francois Hollande to celebrate Bastille Day in Paris on Thursday morning, Kerry flew to Moscow for four hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in an...

    Kilford: What Canada can do about Turkey
    Jul19

    Kilford: What Canada can do about Turkey

    These days, even the most forgiving observer of Turkish politics is having a difficult time glossing over the disturbing news coming out of Turkey. Certainly, the recent aborted coup attempt is important enough. But well before this, journalists, academics and civil society activists critical of the government found themselves under arrest and...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

    Hundreds of personal stories of sexual violence and harassment are appearing on social media in Russia and Ukraine, after a post by Ukrainian journalist Nastya Melnychenko became an internet sensation. In a region where any discussion of sexual and domestic violence is often taboo, the widespread reaction triggered by the Melnychenko posting has...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

    Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out — for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine — but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse
    Jul19

    Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

    MOSCOW (AP) — Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out — for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine — but about their experiences of rape and sexual violence. Victoria Ivleva was just 20 years old when she was raped by a stranger just steps from her...

    Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Stage Fake Riot Against Pretend Monitors
    Jul19

    Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Stage Fake Riot Against Pretend Monitors

    Residents in Ukraine’s separatist-controlled eastern city of Luhansk staged a fake riot involving hundreds of locals. The exercise on July 19 was organized by a local pro-Russian activist group on the streets of the city. It included a simulation of residents confronting armed international monitors acting as a police force. (RFE/RL’s...

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Deadliest Month In Nearly A Year
    Jul19

    Seven Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Deadliest Month In Nearly A Year

    Ukraine said seven government soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia separatists in the country’s east, making July the deadliest month for the Ukrainian military in nearly a year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...