Posts Tagged ‘Donetsk’

Ukraine war in maps: Russia launches new offensive in Donetsk

After leaving Kherson, Russian troops are launching a new offensive in eastern Ukraine, according to the Institute for the Study of War. Source

Occupied Donetsk prepares for new school year with Kremlin curriculum

American politician Wilma Mankiller once said, “whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.”  And the Kremlin is applying that philosophy as hundreds of children are making their way back to the classroom. Schools and teachers in the Russian-controlled Donetsk region are preparing for the new school year under a Russian curriculum and […]

Cycling on the frontline: The Ukrainians defying danger in the Donetsk war zone

Toretsk is on the frontline of the war in Ukraine, yet cyclists pedal around the streets, going about their daily business as if defying the surrounding danger. Source

Ukraine war: Ten dead and dozens feared trapped in Donetsk flats hit by Russian rockets

The building was struck in Chasiv Yar, about 20 kilometres from Kramatorsk, expected to be a major target of Russian forces as they advance westwards in eastern Ukraine. Source

Ukraine war: Donetsk governor urges over 350,000 residents to flee as Russian offensive escalates

Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko told reporters that getting people out of Donetsk province is necessary to save lives and enable the Ukrainian army to better defend towns from the Russian advance, with Russia escalating its offensive. Source

The Peoples Republics of Lugansk and Donetsk — The Duran

Via The North Belfast Journal A View from Napoleons Nose by Fra Hughes… Andrei Kocetov is a member of the Federation of Trade Union Council, in the Peoples Republic of Lugansk,LPR, a newly created Republic in the Donbass region, between Russia and Ukraine, formerly a part of Ukraine until 2014. 1,180 more words via The Peoples […]

Ukrainian Parliament adopted law on reintegration of Donetsk and Lughansk

Fighting at Donetsk Airport in 2014 (nsnbc file) 280 MPs voted for bill No. 7163 as a whole at a parliamentary session on Thursday. Before the bill was passed, the secretary of the parliamentary committee on national security and defense, Ivan Vinnyk, read out a number of amendments to the text of the bill. In […]

Rape culture: Girls wearing shorts under school uniform skirts to avoid sexual harassment from classmates

     Girls as young as 12 wear shorts underneath their school skirts to prevent sexual harassment, which includes boys groping them in the playground and exposing their underwear, MPs have heard. The “sexual harassment epidemic” has been “normalized” in UK schools and has reached “breaking point,” the Women and Equalities Committee was told on Tuesday. […]

Syrians take to the streets protesting against US imperialism, flagrant violation of country’s sovereignty

     Syrian people took to the streets in southeastern city of Hasakah on Friday and burned the US Flag. People of Hasakah, who were angry with the arrival of 250 US soldiers to the Kurdish-controlled town of Rumeilan without Syrian government’s mandate, condemned “the US imperialism” and the “illegal presence” of US troops in the […]

Those little laundry detergent packets are highly poisonous

     One day we will all wonder why we ever made detergents so toxic–after all they are going on the clothes we put on our backs. A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Central Ohio Poison Center found that exposure […]

Powerful sandstorm turns city red in northern China

     A sandstorm hit north and northwest China on Friday, adversely affecting local residents and traffic conditions. In Erenhot City of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the sandstorm brought by the gale turned the city red, decreasing visibility to below 50 meters. Strong winds and sand limited visibility on the highway to below 10 meters. The […]

Lawsuit: Sexual abuse of women allowed to flourish in New York prisons

     Multiple cases of male corrections officers sexual abusing female prisoners were brought to light in a class action suit filed against the New York Department of Corrections, which alleges a “culture of indifference” has allowed sexual abuse to flourish. “Staff sexual abuse is a serious problem in New York’s women’s prisons,” said Veronica Vela, […]

Combat vet eviscerates ‘xenophobic’ conservatives: ISIS wins if you block refugees

     Republican Rep. Steve Russell of Oklahoma laid into his party for its stance on Syrian refugees, saying that turning away people seeking solace from violent terrorist groups hands victory to Islamic State jihadists. Russell, a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and 21-year career soldier with the Army, spoke Wednesday to Congress and decried […]

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Egypt decries Israeli ‘excessive violence’ against Palestinians

TCP : Egypt slammed the latest Israeli violations and use of “excessive” violence against the Palestinians of Gaza strip, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid in a Saturday statement. An Israeli Border Policeman Fires Tear Gas Towards Palestinian Protesters During Clashes At A Checkpoint Between Shuafat Refugee Camp – TCP Egypt has called […]

Civilian killed in intense Ukrainian army shelling of Donetsk despite ceasefire

An image from the scene by RT’s Murad Gazdiev At least one civilian has been killed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after an army shell hit an apartment building amid intense fire on rebel positions. An RT correspondent says the city has seen one of its worst shellings in months. “There was fire, […]

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