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News Ukraine » Social: “Invisible battalion”: how Ukrainian women secured the right to fight on a par with men

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/ganna-grytsenko/invisible-battalion-ukraine
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Ukrainian women have refused to “reconcile” men or to ... them of veterans’ benefits (the law “On the status of war veterans and guarantees of their social protection” provides rather a long list of these), deny them compensation (how are you ...

News Ukraine » Social: How both sides in Ukraine’s war are losing the HIV battle

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2018/02/15/how-both-sides-ukraine-s-war-are-losing-hiv-battle
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In January, the Ukrainian parliament approved a law on “temporarily occupied territories”, confirming it will provide no financial or other aid to them and holding Russia solely responsible for all damages and social services in non-government ...

News Ukraine » Social: Thousands of Ukrainian miners on strike over unpaid wages

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/thousands-of-ukrainian-miners-on-strike-over-unpaid-wages/article/515304
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

On Friday, Ukraine's ministry of energy and coal mining said the workers ... than 10,000 people since its outbreak in April 2014 and has further aggravated the social situation in these depressed areas. Many settlements near the frontline have been bombed ...

News Ukraine » Social: Ukraine Ejects Ex-Georgian President, Deporting Him To Poland

News channel or source: https://www.wuft.org/nation-world/2018/02/12/ukraine-ejects-ex-georgian-president-deporting-him-to-poland/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Ukraine’s border agency confirmed his deportation to Poland on Monday, while videos on social media purported to show Saakashvili getting seized by masked men. “This person was on Ukrainian territory illegally,” the agency said in a statement ...

News Ukraine » Social: Russia Expects U.S. to Cease Backing Extremists in Ukraine

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24762&SEO=russia-expects-u.s.-to-cease-backing-extremists-in-ukraine
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Ukrainian authorities promote the image that Russia is the enemy, amid internal contradictions, political turbulence (marches to demand the resignation of Piotro Poroshenko) and the social dissatisfaction in that former Soviet republic, stresses the ...

News Ukraine » Social: Russia urges Ukraine to lambast attack on Russian cultural center in Kiev - diplomat

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/990575
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

political turbulence and social discontent, the Kiev authorities are actively propagating an image of an adversary personified as Russia," Lukashevich said. "Offences against Russian property and Russian citizens in Ukraine are encouraged. At the ...

News Ukraine » Social: Ukraine secures US funding for storage facility

News channel or source: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/WR-Ukraine-secures-US-funding-for-storage-facility-15021801.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"The project not only increases our energy security, but also has a profoundly positive social and economic impact by creating more well-paid jobs in Ukraine," Chaly said. "We are confident that our joint efforts with the US government and leading American ...

News Ukraine » Social: PATTERSON: Trip to Ukraine was inspiring

News channel or source: http://www.richmondregister.com/opinion/patterson-trip-to-ukraine-was-inspiring/article_040be7e8-134b-11e8-a7bb-7760d3ae102a.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Sponsored by the Ivano-Frankivsk College of the Precarpathian National University, Berea College, the Yaremche Center for Social and Business Initiatives, the International Programs of the U.S. Forest Service, Fulbright Ukraine, the Carpathian National ...

News Ukraine » Social: Socioeconomic Impact and Needs Assessment - Donetsk and Lugansk regions - Ukraine, 2017

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/socioeconomic-impact-and-needs-assessment-donetsk-and-lugansk-regions-ukraine-2017
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

This report presents an analysis of social and economic vulnerability in the conflict-affected Donetsk and Lugansk regions region of Ukraine, with a particular focus on rural people living along the engagement line. The study measures the economic and ...