Tag Archives: Ukraine

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Insight – Activist stampede pushes board directors into shareholders' arms

By Michael Flaherty NEW YORK (Reuters) – A few days after joining the board of Atlantic Power, private equity veteran Gilbert Palter said he received a flurry of calls from…

Exclusive – Investigators '90 percent sure' of bomb on crashed Russian plane

By Ahmed Mohamed Hassan & Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – Investigators of the Russian plane crash in Egypt are "90 percent sure" the noise heard in the final second of…

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Ukraine famine memorial unveiled in US capital

A monument commemorating the millions of Ukrainians who died during a Soviet-era famine was unveiled in the US capital, in a ceremony that brought back horrific memories for survivors. "It's…

A 'Natural' Herb Can be Poisonous, Woman Learns

Herbal remedies that are touted as "natural" may not always be safe, as a new report shows: A woman in the United Kingdom who was trained in using herbs experienced…

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U.S. diplomat says seeing 'some pullback' of weapons from eastern Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that there have been signs that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are pulling back some of their weapons. "We are now…

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Russia – impolite to begin U.N. chief race without Ukraine, others

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it does not want to offend Ukraine & other recently elected United Nations Security Council members by officially launching…

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Health groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response

Global health groups accused Ukraine on Friday of being critically late & ineffective in responding to Europe's first polio outbreak since 2010. The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in late…