Russia says it fired warning shots near British warship
The incident is said to have happened near Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden says Ukraine hasn't met NATO membership criteria
President Biden said Monday that Ukraine had yet to meet standards required to join NATO but would receive necessary support from the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden to send $150 million in military aid to Ukraine as Russia eyes U.S. forces ahead of summit
The Pentagon's package "includes capabilities to enhance the lethality, command and control, and situational awareness of Ukraine's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nations Pledge to Tackle Inequalities as part of New Targets to end HIV/AIDS by 2030
UN officials say they are worried that the achievements in the HIV/AIDS response are uneven and the most vulnerable are at highest risk. They say the new targets are urgently needed. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS By Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jun 9 2021 (IPS) World leaders, those on the frontlines of the AIDS response, civil society, academics and youth have agreed that there is no way to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 without tackling persistent inequalities among marginalised groups. The leaders on Tuesday adopted a new set of targets to end the epidemic. Called the Global AIDS Strategy 2021-2026, it builds ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse LGBTQ Population TerraViva United Nations HIV Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Source Type: news

New audio of 2019 phone call reveals how Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate baseless Biden conspiracies
Never-before-heard audio, obtained exclusively by CNN, shows how former President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Rudy Giuliani... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mechanism of state regulation of medical response to emergencies as an element of the civil protection system - Volianskyi PB, Yakymets V, Terentieva AV, Slabkiy H, Tverdokhlib OS, Pechyborshch VP.
OBJECTIVE: The aim: Conducting a comprehensive analysis on ensuring the mechanism of state regulation of the development of medical emergency response as an element of the civil protection system of Ukraine in the context of dynamic changes of external and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Biden Announces a Donation of 19 Million COVID-19 Vaccines to COVAX, With More to Follow
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will donate 75% of its unused COVID-19 vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing program, acting as more Americans have been vaccinated and global inequities have become more glaring. Of the first tranche of 25 million doses, the White House said about 19 million will go to COVAX, with approximately 6 million for South and Central America, 7 million for Asia and 5 million for Africa. The doses mark a substantial — and immediate — boost to the lagging COVAX effort, which to date has shared just 76 million doses with needy countri...
Source: TIME: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ZEKE MILLER / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Ukraine's ambassador to Thailand dies on beach island
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusians increasingly cornered after EU cuts air links
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As fear of repression rises among Belarusians following the arrest of a dissident journalist whose plane was... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York Times: Prosecutors investigating whether Ukrainians used Rudy Giuliani to promote misleading election claims
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether some Ukrainian officials helped execute a sweeping plan to meddle in the 2020 US election,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine bans electricity imports from Russia, Belarus
Ukraine's National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Utilities will limit electricity imports from Russia and Belarus until... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sondland sues Pompeo, U.S. for $1.8M in impeachment legal bills
The key witness in the Ukraine inquiry was fired two days after Trump's acquittal in the Senate. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ukraine opposition leader and Putin ally under house arrest after being charged with treason
The move comes days after Viktor Medvedchuk was charged with treason, with the Opposition Platform - For Life party chairman denying the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another nuclear incident feared in Chernobyl as nuclear reactions smolder "like embers in a barbecue pit"
(Natural News) Scientists raise the possibility of another nuclear accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, as fission reactions are smoldering once again in the nuclear reactor that melted down in 1986. This is according to the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants (ISPNPP) in Ukraine. In a discussion last week about plans to dismantle the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia keeping 80K troops at border amid NATO exercise, US officials say
Despite announcing last month that it would be ending its military buildup at the Ukraine border, Russia has kept around 80,000 troops... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ousted Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch part of Rudy Giuliani federal inquiry, lawyer says
Federal investigators examining whether Giuliani failed to register as foreign agent representing Ukrainian interests in the US (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukrainian ex-lawmaker says he spoke to FBI about Giuliani
Andrii Artemenko had a close-up view of Giuliani’s work with Ukrainian officials and operatives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rudy Giuliani's apartment raided by feds, accelerating inquiry into Ukraine dealings; warrant served on DC lawyer
Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is being investigated for his dealings in Ukraine when he was searching for damaging info... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal investigators raid Rudy Giuliani ’s NYC apartment over Ukraine dealings
Investigators seize several electronic devices in the raid (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal search warrant executed at Rudy Giuliani's NYC apartment
The search was conducted as part of a criminal probe into Giuliani's dealings in Ukraine, The New York Times reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors associated with experiencing sexual violence among female gender-based violence survivors in conflict-afflicted eastern Ukraine - Capasso A, Skipalska H, Guttmacher S, Tikhonovsky NG, Navario P, Castillo TP.
BACKGROUND: Since 2014, over 1.6 million people have been forcibly displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. In 2014, 8% of reproductive-aged women in Ukraine had ever experienced sexual violence, compared to 5% in 2007. This increase was driven by non... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Abandoned plant and wasteland: Ukraine eyes UNESCO World Heritage tag for Chernobyl
Officials say they hope that such an assignation could mean more funding and more tourists for the region. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Fritz Source Type: news

No Genetic Damage to Kids of Those Exposed to Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: Study
FRIDAY, April 23, 2021 -- There's no evidence of genetic damage in the children of parents who were exposed to radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster in Ukraine, researchers say. Several previous studies have examined the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

If Russia invades Ukraine, here's who would win - military experts
Russia could be in for a surprise: Ukraine has been fighting in Donbass for seven years. Its skills and equipment are vastly improved. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia Orders Troops to Withdraw From Ukraine Border
The order came a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin warned adversaries that Moscow would deliver a swift and harsh response to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia to pull troops back from near Ukraine
Military units are told to return to base after weeks of tension, in a move welcomed by Ukraine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia says it is ending military buildup at Ukrainian border
Russia on Thursday said it would be ending its massive military buildup at the Ukrainian border, which has increased tensions with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia says it is withdrawing its large deployment of troops near Ukraine's border 
Russia says it is withdrawing its large deployment of troops near Ukraine's border. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia orders soldiers back from Ukraine border after weeks of tension
The move could end weeks of geopolitical tension caused by a massive buildup of troops and weaponry at the Ukraine border. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia Troops Withdraw From Ukraine Border After NATO F-16s Intercept Jets Over Baltic
Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu said that starting Friday, Russian troops would leave positions along the Ukrainian frontier. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia to Withdraw Troops From Ukraine Border
The buildup had raised alarms in the West of renewed clashes in eastern Ukraine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine grateful for U.S. military aid plan to counter Russia threat
The senate foreign relations committee advanced the Ukraine Security Partnership Act which would give Kyiv $300 million a year in military aid. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian troops to move back from Ukrainian borders
Министр обороны Сергей Шойгу объявил о завершении учений в Южном и Западном военных округах и распорядился вернуть личный состав в места... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photos show Russia's military buildup near Ukraine as Putin claims dominion over more of the region's sea and air
Moscow unilaterally declares parts of the Black Sea, and the airspace above it, no-go zones as EU says Putin has put 100,000 troops in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. considers more weapons shipments to Ukraine amid Russian buildup
Russia has built up roughly 120,000 troops along Ukraine’s eastern border, intruded into European airspace and restricted the movement... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine leader signs law to call up reservists for military service
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has signed a law allowing reservists to be called up for military service without announcing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tensions escalate as Russia fires missiles in Black Sea exercise
RUSSIA has fired a barrage of cruise missiles in the Black Sea as Vladimir Putin defies Western pleas to de-escalate war fears with Ukraine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia Effectively Seizes Control of Sea of Azov, Threatening Ukraine
The international community has focused on Moscow’s buildup of forces on land adjoining Ukraine, concerned that such a concentration of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden ratioed for feckless responses to bold Russian moves to build up forces along the border with Ukraine
(Natural News) We had no doubt that Joe Biden was exactly the wrong person at the wrong time in world history to become president, and our worst fears are about to be realized. When Americans have elections, the world watches. That’s just true; everyone wants to know who is going to lead the most powerful... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. warns airlines on flights near Ukraine-Russian border
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday urged airlines to exercise "extreme caution" when flying near the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scoop: Leaked Ukraine memo reveals scope of Russia's aggression
Russia's military exercises in the Black Sea threaten to strangle Ukraine's economy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU: Russia has sent more than 150K troops to Ukraine border
In Washington, the Pentagon said the Russian military build-up was larger than that in 2014 and it was not clear that it was for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moscow's military build-up on the border with Ukraine is even bigger than in 2014 when Russia invaded Crimea, a Pentagon spokesman said...
US says Russian build-up on Ukraine border is bigger than in 2014 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steady increase in Russian troops in Crimea on Ukraine border, says Pentagon
The Russian troop presence is now greater than in 2014, when Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, the Pentagon says. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian military build-up near Ukraine numbers more than 150,000 troops, EU's Borrell says
Russia has concentrated more than 150,000 troops on Ukraine's border and in annexed Crimea, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

150,000+ Russian troops now massed on Ukrainian border and in Crimea
Russia has concentrated more than 150,000 troops on Ukraine's border and in annexed Crimea, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK troops could head to Ukraine 'within hours' amid fears of Russian invasion
EXCLUSIVE: The Parachute Regiment stands ready to join forces from the US and other nations in an international alliance to stem the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia increases military presence in Black Sea amid rising Ukraine tensions
Russia increased its military presence in the Black Sea, sending two warships to the area and 15 smaller ships amid tensions with Ukraine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Is the Biggest Story on Earth. So Why Can ’t Hollywood Make Good TV Shows and Movies About It?
Last summer, I wrote a short story entitled Rat Island, set in a post-pandemic United States. In it, the rule of law and social order have broken down, with mobs roaming the streets of Los Angeles. A wealthy group of people stand on top of a skyscraper, waiting for the helicopter that will whisk them away, but the crowd storms the building, desperate to board. In the fall of 2020 my agent reported a surprising amount of interest from Hollywood in adapting my story for the screen—but this cooled off after the presidential election, when there appeared to be real danger of a coup, and came to a complete halt with the s...
Source: TIME: Science - April 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jo Nesbø Tags: Uncategorized climate change Magazine TIME 2030 Source Type: news