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  • Children of Chornobyl Relief Fund celebrates 15 years of humanitarian medical missions (BRAMA) 09/30/2004
  • Flimsy controls fail to prevent EU countries selling arms to human rights abusers (Amnesty International) 09/30/2004
  • About 1,000 CIS citizens go missing in Russia annually [30% are Ukrainian] (Interfax-Russia) 09/30/2004
  • Ukraine shuns EU plan for transit camps (UPI/Wash Times) 09/30/2004
  • Ukraine adds to debate on 'transit' camps (IHT) 09/30/2004

  • United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc. (UUARC) is again listed in the combined federal campaign, as well as state and local campaigns (BRAMA) 09/29/2004
  • СФУЖО в Італії - спогади учасниці конференції (BRAMA) 09/29/2004
  • New Funding for IOM Counter Trafficking Project (BRAMA) 09/29/2004
  • Human Rights Group Slams EU Asylum Plans (Deutsche Welle) 09/29/2004
  • Business Prefers Immigrant Workers Undocumented [Six months after a decree aimed at regulating the inflow of immigrant workers into Portugal went into effect, the measure has turned out to be a complete flop.] (IPS) 09/29/2004
  • Chernobyl Concert: Local musical benefit to help airlift [Jewish] children from area of radiation (Detroit Jewish Times) 09/29/2004
  • A human trafficker could be anyone's mother [Trafficking] (ISN) 09/29/2004
  • Report Finds Macedonia Has Third Most Toxic Waste in World [Only Ukraine and Poland rank higher, with 19,500 tonnes and 15,000 tonnes respectively.] (Souteast European Times) 09/29/2004
  • Ministry says fight against human trafficking is successful [Smugglers working along the eastern border with Ukraine often bribe Slovak police] (Slovak Spectator) 09/29/2004

  • Draft national budget affects charity activities and NGO development, AUB says (Interfax) 09/28/2004
  • US State Department opens new office to deal with global emergencies [Office led by veteran diplomat Carlos Pasqual, most recently the US ambassador to Ukraine] (AP/Yahoo) 09/28/2004
  • Detectives smash massive ring trafficking in women (Ha'aretz) 09/28/2004

  • 40 arrested in 'olim' sex scam [Trafficking: Israeli Jewish men enlisted young Ukrainian women in financial duress...agreed to pay the ringleaders $40,000...they would work as prostitutes.] (Jerusalem Post) 09/27/2004

  • Absence of data on clinic's therapies provokes skepticism (Boston Globe) 09/26/2004
  • Desperate parents chase a stem-cell miracle (Boston Globe) 09/26/2004

  • The Persecuted, in Chains [Homeland Security Department, which took over immigration matters from the INS 18 months ago, says it detains only those who pose a security threat...But there are countless cases of asylum seekers who are detained...including Ukrainian grass-roots activists] (NY Times) 09/25/2004
  • Iodine Deficiency Disorders Plague Europe, Central Asia, says UNICEF [problem is most severe in countries such as Russia and the Ukraine] (VOA) 09/25/2004

  • Mushrooms kill 7 [Seven Ukrainians have died and another 95 have fallen ill after eating mushrooms, the health ministry said on Thursday...64 Ukrainians have died since the beginning of the year] (News24) 09/24/2004

  • США допомагають Українi боротися з торгiвлею людьми (VOA) 09/23/2004
  • OSCE/ODIHR conference in Helsinki calls for human rights protection of trafficking victims (OSCE) 09/23/2004
  • Russia [and Ukraine] must iodise salt, UNICEF envoy Karpov says (Reuters/AlertNet) 09/23/2004
  • Chernobyl Comes of Age. Melting myths. (National Review) 09/23/2004
  • One suitcase, and a desire to teach. Peace Corps veterans give SMS grad a sendoff to Ukraine. (Missouri News-Leader) 09/23/2004
  • OSCE Mission and La Strada Moldova to help develop best practices guide in assisting trafficking victims (OSCE) 09/23/2004

  • New school year, new clothes for refugee children in Ukraine [Julia, whose father arrived in Ukraine from western Sudan six years ago,...has never seen Sudan and says that Ukraine is her favourite country.] (UNHCR) 09/22/2004
  • Helping Victims of Human Trafficking (Deutsche Welle) 09/22/2004
  • Kuchma says Ukraine under huge pressure in connection with presidential elections (Interfax) 09/22/2004
  • Yushchenko Was Poisoned with Ricin - Substance Used by Special Services - Kostenko (UNIAN) 09/22/2004
  • Ukraine OKs poisoning probe (AP/Edmonton Sun) 09/22/2004
  • Ukrainian widow finally gets visa to take late husband home (Toronto Community News) 09/22/2004
  • Thomas A. Dine President, RFE/RL: 50 Years Later, Ukraine Still Lacks a Free Press (RFE/RL) 09/22/2004

  • U.S. May Punish Troops Seeing Prostitutes [Trafficking] (AP/Yahoo) 09/21/2004
  • Ukraine - New Funding for IOM Counter Trafficking Project (IOM) 09/21/2004
  • Author: Global sex trade 'biggest human rights crisis facing women today' [Victor Malarek, author of the new book The Natashas: The New Global Sex Trade] (Daily Pennsylvanian) 09/21/2004
  • Analysis: Poisoning Impairs Ukrainian Oppostion Candidate's Election Campaign (RFE/RL) 09/21/2004
  • Who Next? Ukraine's Opposition Leader Fears Murder [Yushchenko] (Reuters) 09/21/2004
  • Photo: Ukraine's main opposition leader and presidential hopeful Viktor Yushchenko addresses deputies during a parliamentary session in Kiev, September 21, 2004. Still recovering from what he says was an attempt to poison him, Yushchenko on Tuesday warned politicians their lives could be in danger from a murderous leadership bent on election victory. (Reuters/Yahoo) 09/21/2004
  • Photo: Haggard Ukraine's key opposition leader and presidential candidate, Viktor Yushchenko adresses the rallying crowd, just hours after being released from an Austrian hospital, in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, in Sept. 18, 2004 file photo. Ukrainian parliament Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, decided to set up a commission tasked with investigating allegations of an alleged attempt to poison Yushchenko earlier this month. (AP/Yahoo) 09/21/2004
  • Victor Yushchenko called on the deputies to get off their knees (Our Ukraine) 09/21/2004
  • Parliament forms ad hoc team to inquire into Yuschenko disease reasons (Interfax) 09/21/2004
  • Authorities said death of journalist [Volodymyr Karachevtsev] found hanged was due to an accident (Reporters sans frontières) 09/21/2004

  • Analysis: Terrorism, Common Ground, And The CIS Summit (RFE/RL) 09/20/2004
  • Ukraine to prosecute man for missile smuggling [Ukrainian official said it was 'most unlikely to be connected to Iraq'] (Reuters/Yahoo) 09/20/2004
  • Ukrainian Company Under Investigation Over Iraq Deals (RFE/RL) 09/20/2004
  • Ukraine Probes Alleged Aid to Iraqi Insurgents (VOA) 09/20/2004
  • Ukraine Firm Accused of Arming Iraqis (AP/Guardian) 09/20/2004
  • General prosecution closes inquiry into weapons smuggling and documents forgery (Interfax) 09/20/2004

  • Bill Moyers: Journalism Under Fire [...in the Ukraine journalism matters; from 9/17/04] (Tom Paine) 09/19/2004

  • United Nations child sex shame [A 14-year old girl breaks down crying, when she reveals how she lost her virginity to a helicopter pilot from Ukraine.] (IOL) 09/18/2004

  • Темпи поширення СНІД в Україні зростають. Кожен сотий українець хворий на СНІД або інфікований ВІЛ (BBC Ukrainian) 09/17/2004
  • Complicity, complacency, corruption drive global trafficking trade, concludes author Victor Malarek SPECIAL (BRAMA) 09/17/2004
  • Forgotten beds find new Ukrainian home [Compassionate Utilization of Resources (CURE), Arkansas-based organization collects medical equipment and supplies to be distributed to hospitals in Third World countries.] (Enid News) 09/17/2004
  • Presidential candidates Omelchenko [1,787,430], Volha [735,398] and Krivobokov [606,266] submit signatures to CEC for checking [500,000 signatures minimum required] (Interfax) 09/17/2004
  • Report analyzes media legislation in former Soviet countries (IJNet) 09/17/2004
  • Experts Warn of Rising AIDS Stats from East Europe [Telicka said that in Russia and Ukraine, which share a border with the EU after enlargement, there has been a 50-fold increase in infections to about one adult per 100.] (Reuters) 09/17/2004
  • Ukraine has no plans to create center for Chechen refugees, state migration committee says (Interfax) 09/17/2004
  • EU hits at Ukraine's safety for reporters [Gongadze] (Financial Times) 09/17/2004
  • Europe tackles rising [HIV/AIDS] cases [EU's new eastern neighbours, like Ukraine and Belarus, have the fastest growth of Aids anywhere in the world.] (BBC) 09/17/2004
  • The Price of Sex [Victor Malarek's 'The Natashas'] (Moscow Times) 09/17/2004

  • Governments urged by UN to take action against HIV/AIDS in Europe (UN) 09/16/2004
  • AIDS Conference Opens Amid Warnings Of Resurgent Threat (RFE/RL) 09/16/2004
  • Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam need tighter adoption rules, says German NGO [eight countries signed convention in 2000 and have failed to ratify it] (Expatica) 09/16/2004
  • Striving for a bright future: Ukrainians come to CR seeking work but few put down roots (Prague Post) 09/16/2004
  • Ukraine arms Cuba and Venezuela (Jane's) 09/16/2004

  • Deaf Children, Music School In Mirgorod To Be Visited (Randolph Herald) 09/15/2004
  • Call for a public trial in the case of Georgy Gongadze four years after he went missing - RSF (UNIAN) 09/15/2004
  • Ukraine and Moldova agree to develop co-operation on sustainable management of the Dniestr river (OSCE) 09/15/2004

  • Media bodies decry Ukraine murder inquiry [Gongadze] (AFP/ABC-Australia) 09/14/2004
  • Міліція безсила в справі Ґонґадзе? (BBC Ukrainian) 09/14/2004

  • Iran could join the nuclear arms club by 2007 (Hi Pakistan) 09/13/2004
  • Slovakia's asylum policy criticised by refugee office (Slovak Spectator) 09/13/2004

  • Great Oaks assistance on the way to Ukraine [containers of hospital supplies are being sent to churches in Ukraine. 'That way, we have a better grip on how the items are distributed'] (Commercial Appeal) 09/12/2004

  • Porn prevention on the Net (Computer Crime Research Center) 09/10/2004
  • Pesticide waste a time bomb in poor nations: FAO [19,500 tonnes of toxic waste in Ukraine; It costs about 3,500 dollars to clean up one tonne of pesticides.] (AFP/Yahoo) 09/10/2004
  • UN warns of pesticide 'time-bomb' [stockpiles of toxic chemical waste - worst documented problems are in Poland, Ukraine, Macedonia and Moldova] (BBC) 09/10/2004

  • Eastern Europe: European Commission Warns Of 'Resurgent' HIV/AIDS Epidemic (RFE/RL) 09/09/2004
  • TV Best Bets: HBO, 8:45 p.m. - 'Chernobyl Heart'. Portrait of heartache. Filmmaker Maryann De Leo received an Oscar for this wrenching short documentary that chronicles with great humanity the tragic results of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine. The film is most painfully memorable while detailing radiation's devastating impact on young children suffering from birth and heart defects. (Detroit Free Press) 09/09/2004
  • Seeing a Mushroom Cloud in New York (NY Times) 09/09/2004
  • Nuclear Families. Chernobyl Heart surveys the accident aftermath. (Cleveland Scene) 09/09/2004
  • Veterinary department blocks supply of 10,000 tonnes of Russian herring (Interfax) 09/09/2004

  • More global deaths through suicide than war and murder: WHO [Among the countries that report such deaths, the highest suicide rates are found in Eastern Europe -- namely Russia and the Ukraine] (AFP/Yahoo) 09/08/2004
  • Chernobyl Children Have Normal Mental Function (Reuters) 09/08/2004
  • Cameraman jailed in Transnistria [Reporters Without Borders call on Russia, Ukraine, the EU, the OSCE and the Council of Europe to respond to an appeal from the Moldovan authorities to use their influence to secure Mija's release] (Reporters sans frontières) 09/08/2004
  • Israeli women fight to bring checkpoint abuse to public eye (AFP/Yahoo) 09/08/2004

  • Американський урядовець критикує стан свободи слова в Українi (VOA) 09/07/2004
  • Ukraine opposition turning to 'terrorism' - Kuchma (Reuters/AlertNet) 09/07/2004
  • New evidence of radiation risk in childhood leukaemia [Chernobyl study] (Medical News Today) 09/07/2004
  • Dads 'pass on' radiation effects - Chernobyl study (BBC) 09/07/2004
  • Children of Chernobyl: Families in area host [Belarus] children in need of care for summer (Washington HeraldNet) 09/07/2004

  • Українська народна партiя вимагає справедливостi (VOA) 09/06/2004
  • Януковуч далi домiнує, вказує черговий монiторинг преси (VOA) 09/06/2004

  • Romania Says Heavy Metal Spilled Into North River (Reuters) 09/05/2004

  • How long will you live? What month were you born in? [the effect is much more pronounced in Ukraine, where a life-expectancy gap of more than two years was reported] (Globe and Mail) 09/04/2004

  • Photo: Playtime? : Ukrainian boys play one with other as they walk on sea-front during sunset in Sevastopol, Crimea, near the main Russian naval base in Black Sea. (AFP/Yahoo) 09/03/2004
  • Spiraling Economic Insecurity Threatens Global Crisis: Report [In Ukraine, four out of every five people expect their income to be inadequate in old age.] (OneWorld) 09/03/2004

  • Mission to deliver life-saving scanner to Ukraine (West Cumberland Times & Star) 09/02/2004
  • U.S. Recaps Commitment to Women in Europe, Eurasia [In Ukraine, funded seven women's trafficking prevention centers (TPC)] (USDOS) 09/02/2004
  • How to waste a $15bn opportunity [George Bush and Tony Blair have a lot of money to spend on (HIV/AIDS) in the developing world - but don't expect them to take advice from the experts. By Peter Gill] (New Statesman) 09/02/2004
  • Ukrainian police increasing security at important objects, crowded places, schools (Interfax) 09/02/2004
  • Visiting [Ukrainian] journalists suspect some are profiting from Chechnya war ['Someone in Russia needs this war'] (Decatur Daily) 09/02/2004
  • Risk of thyroid cancer rises with radiation dose, Chernobyl study (Medical News Today) 09/02/2004

  • Chernobyl Study Reveals First Direct Evidence That Risk of Thyroid Cancer Rises With Increasing Radiation Dose (PRNewswire/Yahoo) 09/01/2004
  • Human Trafficking and Ukraine are the Subject of Upcoming Discussion in Chicago [from 8/2/04] (Chicago Sister Cities) 09/01/2004
  • Alcoholism in Ukraine (First Light Partners) 09/01/2004
  • European rights court shelves reparation claim by descendants of repatriated Poles for now [Pole argued that he had been insufficiently compensated for property left behind by his grandmother in what is now Ukraine when the Polish-Ukrainian borders were redefined in 1945] (EU Business) 09/01/2004
  • Ukrainian Workers Case the First to be Reviewed by the Special Prosecutor’s Office [Trafficking] (OneWorld Southeast Europe) 09/01/2004
  • US Senator in Ukraine for Weapons Reduction Talks [from 8/31/04] (VOA) 09/01/2004
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