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      When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate
      Jan01

      When Is Orthodox Christmas Day? 16 Countries Prepare To Celebrate

      Orthodox Christian communities in multiple countries are preparing to celebrate their own Christmas on Jan. 7, 2018, a fortnight after the Dec. 25 event. Orthodox Christmas is recognized and celebrated by a total of 16 countries which include Russia, Ukraine, Egypt and Serbia. So why does the celebrations take place in January instead of...

      Zach Braff Discovers He’s Advertising Erection Pills In Russia
      Sep15

      Zach Braff Discovers He’s Advertising Erection Pills In Russia

      Zach Braff, star of the popular television show “Scrubs,” discovered his photo is being used to sell male performance enhancement pills in Russia. The actor tweeted a facepalm emoji accompanied with a photo of himself as Doctor John “J.D.” Dorian on a Ukrainian ad selling erectile dysfunction medicine. The ad stated the medicine...

      Zach Braff Discovers He’s Advertising Erection Pills In Russia
      Sep15

      Zach Braff Discovers He’s Advertising Erection Pills In Russia

      Zach Braff, star of the popular television show “Scrubs,” discovered his photo is being used to sell male performance enhancement pills in Russia. The actor tweeted a facepalm emoji accompanied with a photo of himself as Doctor John “J.D.” Dorian on a Ukrainian ad selling erectile dysfunction medicine. The ad stated the medicine...

      WATCH: Ukrainian Pilot Lands Plane Safely After Hailstorm Shatters Windscreen
      Aug01

      WATCH: Ukrainian Pilot Lands Plane Safely After Hailstorm Shatters Windscreen

      Capt. Alexander Akopov, a Ukrainian pilot, was awarded a national medal of courage by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, for showing exceptional skill at landing a plane last week, whose windscreen was smashed by hailstorm, it was reported Monday. …read more Source: International Business...

      Why EU Extended Russia Sanctions On Crimea Imports By One Year
      Jun19

      Why EU Extended Russia Sanctions On Crimea Imports By One Year

      Foreign ministers for European Union (EU) member states extended sanctions against Crimea, which were due to expire this Friday, by one year. The EU Council announced Monday the extension of “restrictive measures” until June 23, 2018 in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. …read more Source:...

      Before Russia Interfered In US And French Presidential Elections, Ukraine Warned Of Moscow’s Cyber Attacks
      May30

      Before Russia Interfered In US And French Presidential Elections, Ukraine Warned Of Moscow’s Cyber Attacks

      After Ukrainian authorities blocked access to Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine, and other major Russian social media websites earlier this month, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducted searches Monday at Kiev and Odesa offices of Yandex which was suspected of treason, reports said. …read more...

      Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’
      May12

      Florence Nightingale Birthday: Facts About ‘Founder Of Modern Nursing’

      It is Florence Nightingale’s birthday today! Revered as the “founder of modern nursing,” Florence was born in Florence, Italy on May 12, 1820. Florence was known for introducing the need for sanitation while caring for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War, saving several lives, training nurses and cleaning hospitals. She died in London at...

      OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol
      Apr24

      OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol

      A U.S. citizen patrolling with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) was killed in an explosion in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region Sunday, the U.S. Department of State said. “The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security...

      Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years
      Mar24

      Denis Voronenkov, Boris Nemtsov, Other Putin Critics Killed In Past 10 Years

      To add to the number of people killed for criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin and government, another Kremlin critic and former Russian lawmaker’s death Thursday, has left everyone shocked. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the killing a “Russian state terrorist act”, according to reports. …read more...

      Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says
      Mar23

      Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says

      South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine were the countries with the highest “suffering” rates in the world in 2016, according to Gallup’s analysis of its own data which was also used by the United Nations to release its annual World Happiness Report on March 20 on the occasion of the annual International Day of Happiness. …read...