Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

How about this for a tourist attraction?! A lazy summer’s afternoon on a lake in Chuguev, Ukraine, was disrupted by a small yet extremely noticeable military invasion!** A helicopter interrupted the peace and quiet of bathers and swimmers by hovering over the water, dropping a small contingent of troops, and then buzzing off again. Apparently … Read more Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

Pompeo Says He’s Talked to Russia About Threats to U.S. Troops

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he and his team have warned Russian officials about all threats that Russia poses to Americans and U.S. interests in various parts of the world. Pompeo would not say whether he had specifically raised allegations that Russia was paying bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American troops … Read more Pompeo Says He’s Talked to Russia About Threats to U.S. Troops

Full, comprehensive ceasefire begins in Ukraine

Ukraine’s military is accusing Russian-backed separatists of violating a ceasefire that has come into effect in the country’s war-torn east. Monday’s truce is backed by leaders in both Moscow and Kyiv. There is a sense of cautious optimism among some who hope the ceasefire will hold and things will get better, while others are angry … Read more Full, comprehensive ceasefire begins in Ukraine

Fragile Truce| Ukraine ceasefire comes amid reports of separatists’ breach

A ceasefire has come into effect after six years of conflict in eastern Ukraine, but the country’s military chiefs claim the peace has been broken already after Ukrainian soldiers were shot at by forces from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. The separatists deny the claims. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Fragile Truce| Ukraine ceasefire comes amid reports of separatists’ breach

ABC’s Bob Woodruff and his son’s new adventure series, ‘Rogue Trip,’ on Disney+

The former war correspondent and his photographer son talk about their four-month journey to uncommon tourist destinations around the world, from Colombia’s Amazon rainforest to Chernobyl in Ukraine. WATCH NIGHTLINE EPISODES: https://abc.go.com/shows/nightline ALSO AVAILABLE ON HULU: https://hulu.tv/2wSmSrZ #Nightline #RogueTrip #Disney+ #BobWoodruff

Ukraine: Black box confirms interference with downed jet

The transcript from the black boxes from a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on January 8 confirms the fact of illegal interference with the plane. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Ukraine: Black box confirms interference with downed jet

Climate Change & Other Topics – Daily Briefing (24 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council/Climate Change – Brazil/UNHCR – SG statement on Ukraine – Burkina Faso/OCHA – South Sudan – COVID-19/UNAMID/UNMISS – WMO/Siberia – Former President Mkapa Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=24%20July%202020

Toddler returns to Israel after accidental exile

A tearful reunion between a toddler and her parents was documented after a 6-month separation. Three-year-old Melaniya Petrushanska spent almost a sixth of her life in accidental exile after Israel sealed its border while she was abroad visiting her grandmother in Ukraine Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video … Read more Toddler returns to Israel after accidental exile

Armed man takes policeman hostage in Ukraine

A man armed with a grenade escaped arrest on Thursday and took a senior Ukrainian policeman hostage in the central city of Poltava, a government minister said. It was the second hostage-taking in Ukraine in three days. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Armed man takes policeman hostage in Ukraine

Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary to end hostage siege

A gunman in Ukraine has released 13 hostages after the country’s president agreed to post a video on Facebook recommending a 2005 animal rights documentary. Volodymyr Zelenskiy promoted Earthlings, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, to help end an hours-long standoff in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk, where 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh had seized a bus with … Read more Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary to end hostage siege

Ukraine police free 13 hostages trapped on bus after standoff

Ukrainian police secured the release of all 13 hostages seized on a bus in western Ukraine on Tuesday and detained the hostage-taker. In a bizarre twist, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy agreed to endorse an animal rights documentary to end the standoff. Al Jazeera’s Emily Siu reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Ukraine police free 13 hostages trapped on bus after standoff

President’s video ends Ukraine hostage crisis

All 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine were freed unharmed after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more President’s video ends Ukraine hostage crisis

WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, 2019-2023.

In 2018, the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, identified mental health as an area for which action should be accelerated. The result was the establishment of the WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, covering the 5-year period 2019-2023. The Special Initiative is an ambitious programme aiming to ensure access to quality and affordable care … Read more WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health, 2019-2023.

Police boost presence near bus with hostages in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said “shots were heard, the bus was damaged.” Chief of the local police Yuriy Kroshko confirmed gunshots. Police identified the man as a 44-year-old resident of the Rivne region. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and … Read more Police boost presence near bus with hostages in Ukraine

Man seizes bus, takes 20 passengers hostage in western Ukraine

A man who said he was armed with weapons and explosives seized control of a bus in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk on Tuesday (July 21) and took about 20 people on board hostage, police said. The man’s demands were unknown, police said in a statement. TV footage showed empty streets cordoned off by … Read more Man seizes bus, takes 20 passengers hostage in western Ukraine