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  • Smilemenders to head for Ukraine [A humanitarian team of dentists is heading to the Ukraine to help in the fight against tooth decay and gum disease.] (Evening Advertiser) 06/30/2004
  • Analysis: Defining genocide [Some say there was only one genocide in the last century - the Holocaust. Other experts give a long list of what they consider cases of genocide, including the Soviet man-made famine of Ukraine (1932-33)] (BBC) 06/30/2004
  • Cheaper IVF [In-Vitro Fertilisation] 'Could Tempt Britons to Go East' [Infertile British women forced to go abroad in search of eggs] (The Scotsman) 06/30/2004
  • Ukraine sets up Legal Assistance Fund for Socially Vulnerable Population (Interfax) 06/30/2004

  • Kyrgyzstan Struggles To Stop Slave Trade [trafficking] (EurasiaNet) 06/29/2004
  • Danube celebrates 10 years of cleanup as pollution worries continue (AFP/Terra Daily) 06/29/2004
  • UN: Nuclear image tainted by Chernobyl (Reuters/CNN) 06/29/2004
  • Four companies selected for dry nuclear storage facility tender in Ukraine (Bellona) 06/29/2004
  • Ukraine Discusses Social Payment Increase (AP/Forbes) 06/29/2004
  • Human traffickers detained in Ukraine (Interfax-Russia) 06/29/2004
  • Ukraine signs anti-tobacco convention (Interfax) 06/29/2004

  • The President and the Journalist’s Shadow (Transitions Online) 06/28/2004
  • Internet under surveillance 2004: Ukraine (Reporters sans frontières) 06/28/2004

  • Fake drugs -- when painkillers are baby killers (AFP/Yahoo) 06/27/2004
  • Nuclear industry still haunted by Chernobyl - U.N. (Reuters/AlertNet) 06/27/2004
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin (C), Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma (L) and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko attend a service at a monastery in Chernigov region of Ukraine, June 27, 2004. (Reuters/Yahoo) 06/27/2004
  • Ukraine defies international protests to risk ‘ecological disaster’ on Danube (Glasgow Sunday Herald) 06/27/2004
  • Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin admires a hand-made tankard during his visit to the Senkovka village in the Ukrainian Chernigov region, June 27, 2004. Putin went for his visit to meet Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. (Reuters/Yahoo) 06/27/2004

  • Medical equipment donated to Ukraine hospital; Church coordinates shipments to impoverished region (Press & Sun-Bulletin) 06/26/2004
  • Orphaned Children with HIV in Ukraine need your help (BRAMA) 06/26/2004
  • How a headless corpse and a dead witness came back to haunt the leader of Ukraine [Gongadze, Honcharov] (Independent) 06/26/2004
  • US Army Reserve son-in-law failed to obtain a visa for his Ukrainian mother-in-law who could provide desperately needed household help (Minnesota Star Tribune) 06/26/2004
  • F1 visa abusers face action [Foreign women used relaxed visa regulations to infiltrate the country during the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix] (Bahrain Gulf Daily News) 06/26/2004
  • Police pledge to crack down on prostitutes [The scattered prostitution rings are more in connection with the foreign girls, Ukrainian and Russians.] (Malta Independent) 06/26/2004
  • Despite fears, nuclear power industry growing -UN (Reuters/AlertNet) 06/26/2004

  • Council Of Europe: International 'Bride Finders' Come Under Scrutiny (RFE/RL) 06/25/2004
  • Statement of Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell: New Twist in Unsolved Murder of Ukrainian Journalist Heorhiy Gongadze (BRAMA) 06/25/2004
  • Західна преса кидає тінь на президента Кучму? [Ґонґадзе] (BBC Ukrainian) 06/25/2004
  • Ukrainian Gift of Life to Sponsor Film Festival [Dovzhenko and others to be featured on NJ cable] (UGOL) 06/25/2004
  • Some Experts Concerned Greek Sex Trade Could Increase as Olympics Near [Trafficking] (VOA) 06/25/2004
  • Ukrainian groups organize international journalism contest (IJNet) 06/25/2004
  • Race Against Time To Compensate Nazi-Era Slave Laborers (Deutsche Welle) 06/25/2004
  • Ukrainelifestyle lesson [Ukraine resident Ekatirina Konstantinova grew up in an area still affected from the Chernobyl meltdown in 1986...] (Advertiser) 06/25/2004

  • Slave laborers to get more funds from interest on German settlement (JTA) 06/24/2004
  • Міграційна ситуація в Україні (VOA) 06/24/2004
  • Звiт Держдепартаменту щодо торгiвлi людьми - заходи боротьби з цим явищем в Українi (VOA) 06/24/2004
  • «Iндепендент» знову пише про справу Гонгадзе (VOA) 06/24/2004
  • Український омбудсмен стверджує, що в Абу-Греїб українських громадян катували (VOA) 06/24/2004
  • Ukraine seamen detail Iraq prison torture (AP/NY Times) 06/24/2004
  • Слідчий у справі Ґонґадзе: стаття в Індепендент 'шкідлива' (BBC Ukrainian) 06/24/2004
  • Ukrainian Prosecutors To Probe Murder Of Gongadze Witness (RFE/RL) 06/24/2004
  • Leak forces Ukraine to investigate death of witness to murder [Honcharov, Gongadze] (Independent) 06/24/2004
  • Human rights ombudswoman says Ukrainian sailors were tortured in Iraq (Interfax) 06/24/2004
  • White slaving on increase, says OSCE [human trafficking] (AFP/B92) 06/24/2004
  • Report on human trafficking praises Czechs [Czech Republic human trafficking linked to street prostitution and forced sex work in more than 200 brothels; victims primarily from ex-Soviet states such as Ukraine and Moldova] (Prague Post) 06/24/2004

  • Cops help human traffickers (News24) 06/23/2004
  • Breakthrough in Gongadze case met with deep suspicion [CPJ] (BRAMA) 06/23/2004
  • OSCE Media Representative concerned about deportation of [Ukrainian] journalist [Mihail Padalyak] from Belarus (OSCE) 06/23/2004
  • Letter: Please help [Ukrainian] asylum seekers (York Daily Record) 06/23/2004
  • FYI: Two [Ukrainian] Men Detained for Nearly 4 Years [in Pennsylvania] (Human Rights First) 06/23/2004
  • Sexual exploitation “a growing menace” (AFP/B92) 06/23/2004
  • Illegal migration from Ukraine is still a problem (Slovensko) 06/23/2004
  • Pagedown: Ukrainian sex slave escaped captivity by jumping from the third floor of an apartment block [trafficking] (AFP/Kathimerini) 06/23/2004
  • Ukraine becomes Egmont Group member [national anti-money laundering programmes] (Interfax) 06/23/2004
  • Доповідь Репортерів без кордонів про цензуру в Інтернеті. Організація критикує Китай та США і називає Україну, Бірму і Білорусь традиційними порушниками (BBC Ukrainian) 06/23/2004

  • Понад 500 тисяч жінок із колишнього СРСР були продані в сексуальне рабство (УНІАН) 06/22/2004
  • CPJ condemns deportation of independent [Ukrainian] journalist [Mikhail Podolyak] (CPJ) 06/22/2004
  • Prosecutor General's Office may open criminal case following The Independent article [Gongadze] (Interfax) 06/22/2004
  • Новi повороти в справi Гонгадзе (VOA) 06/22/2004
  • 2000 Ukrainian patients to receive treatment for HIV/AIDS (News-Medical) 06/22/2004
  • Генпрокуратура запевняє, що затримала вбивцю Георгія Ґонґадзе (BBC Ukrainian) 06/22/2004
  • Журналісти закликають Кучму та його уряд шукати істину [Ґонґадзе] (BBC Ukrainian) 06/22/2004
  • Witness's death adds to puzzle over fate of Ukraine journalist [Gongadze] (Financial Times) 06/22/2004
  • La Strada: The street without joy [trafficking] (RFE/RL) 06/22/2004
  • 'Killer admits' Gongadze murder (BBC) 06/22/2004
  • Man confesses to killing Ukrainian journalist [Georgiy Gongadze] (Reuters) 06/22/2004
  • Convicted Ukrainian Murderer Says He Killed Gongadze (RFE/RL) 06/22/2004
  • FT: Головоломка справи Ґонґадзе ускладнилася (BBC Ukrainian) 06/22/2004
  • М. Ґонґадзе: 'Прокуратура шукає варіанти, аби прикрити правду' (BBC Ukrainian) 06/22/2004
  • [Belarus] KGB deports Ukrainian freelance journalist [Mikhail Podoliak] (Reporters sans frontières) 06/22/2004
  • Puzzle over fate of Ukraine journalist [Gongadze] (Financial Times) 06/22/2004

  • Fears of Athens sex slave boom [Aid agencies and experts in Greece and the southern Balkans are warning there could be a big increase in the trafficking of women and children to Athens because of the Olympic Games being held in the city this August.] (BBC) 06/21/2004
  • Українська влада відкидає звинувачення у гальмуванні справи Гонгадзе (VOA) 06/21/2004
  • Генпрокуратура: Гончаров помер від насильства [Ґонґадзе] (BBC Ukrainian) 06/21/2004
  • З Білорусі депортовано українського журналіста (BBC Ukrainian) 06/21/2004
  • Офіційна Україна реагує на статтю в 'Індепендент' про розслідування справи Ґонґадзе (BBC Ukrainian) 06/21/2004
  • Girl returns from Ukraine for heart surgery (CFCN Canada) 06/21/2004
  • 'Killer admits' Gongadze murder (BBC) 06/21/2004
  • Was Gongadze's death an excess of executive power? (Дзеркало Тижня) 06/21/2004
  • Справа Ґонґадзе: 'не всі сидять тихо'. Автор статті в Індепендент А.Крушельницький сказав Бі-Бі-Сі, що його джерела готові свідчити в суді (BBC Ukrainian) 06/21/2004
  • Refugee centre Bela pod Bezdezem (Radio Prague) 06/21/2004

  • Стеження закінчено. Забудьте? Британська газета отримала нові матеріали у справі Ґонґадзе - від службовців українських правоохоронних органів (BBC Ukrainian) 06/20/2004
  • Slavery of Children and women in Persian gulf countries (Persian Journal) 06/20/2004

  • Омельченко: до викрадення Гонгадзе причетний президент Кучма (VOA) 06/18/2004
  • Ukraine drive to keep Russian off buses [Lviv is the most Ukrainian city in the country and if we don't preserve our Ukrainian language we will lose our identity] (BBC) 06/18/2004
  • WHO report: Study on environmental burden of disease in children: key findings [PDF] (WHO) 06/18/2004
  • One in three child deaths in Europe due to environment. New WHO study details devastating effects (WHO) 06/18/2004
  • Ukraine MPs call for impeachment [Gongadze] (BBC) 06/18/2004
  • Громадськi слухання на тему зникнень та полiтичних убивств (VOA) 06/18/2004

  • Great Oaks to assist hospitals in Ukraine (Bartlett Appeal) 06/17/2004
  • VR chairman, Interfax president discuss Ukrainian legislation on mass media (Interfax) 06/17/2004
  • Г.Омельченко: Рада блокує звіт по Ґонґадзе (BBC Ukrainian) 06/17/2004
  • Eye tests for Chernobyl holidaymakers (Evening Telegraph and Post) 06/17/2004
  • Holocaust hotline anger in Poland [An international organisation dedicated to hunting down Holocaust war criminals has opened a telephone hotline for potential informants in Poland. From 6/16/04] (BBC) 06/17/2004
  • Mills Lane to get stem cell injections in Ukraine. Recovering from stroke: Ex-judge’s wife optimistic about the treatment. (Reno Gazette-Journal) 06/17/2004

  • Resort stages fun day for Chernobyl disaster children (ic NorthWales) 06/16/2004
  • Ukraine announces it will continue to destroy rocket fuel [Program for disposal of residual solid rocket fuel no longer in US interests] (AP/ENN) 06/16/2004
  • Ukrainian Government to Carve Canal Through Europe’s Most Important Bird Breeding Ground (UN Observer) 06/16/2004

  • Перед виборами Верховна Рада до справи Гонгадзе не повернеться (VOA) 06/15/2004
  • Торгівля жінками: ситуація в Україні (VOA) 06/15/2004
  • A Canadian Treasure, Now Available to the Public. The Kurelek Campaign for Care to enhance the quality of life for seniors FOTO/S (BRAMA) 06/15/2004
  • Orthodox (UOC-Moscow Patriarchate) parishioners in Transcarpathia Beat Two Greek Catholic Priests (RISU) 06/15/2004
  • Editor of Ukrainian news agency UNIAN and friend cruelly beaten in Kyiv (UNIAN) 06/15/2004
  • Thyroid cancer high since Chernobyl; Researchers found a 12-fold increase in thyroid cancer in women in Belarus since the April 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion in neighboring Ukraine (Big News Network) 06/15/2004
  • Piano professor to stand trial on child sex charges (Sydney Morning Herald) 06/15/2004
  • Ukraine fails to fully comply with trafficking elimination standards, but making significant efforts to do so - US Department of State Report (Interfax) 06/15/2004
  • Bulgaria Faces Criticism over Traffic in People (Novinite) 06/15/2004

  • Trafficking in Persons Report - pagedown to Ukraine Tier 2 [The Government of Ukraine does not yet fully comply with minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking...] (USDOS) 06/14/2004
  • From Russia as 'slaves' (NY Daily News) 06/14/2004
  • Fewer Traffic Problems [Women are trafficked into Kosovo predominantly from Moldova, Bulgaria, and Ukraine...] (Transitions Online) 06/14/2004
  • Sri Lanka takes on call girls [Four Ukrainian women were rounded up by a police team last week...] (News24) 06/14/2004
  • Kyiv to host General Assembly of International Women's Council in 2006 (Interfax) 06/14/2004

  • У Києві на одному дереві повісилися дівчина та двоє її знайомих (УНІАН) 06/12/2004

  • Prosecutor sees progress in Gongadze case [no clarification of the progress provided in this report] (Interfax) 06/10/2004
  • Українська жiнка - тема парламентських слухань (VOA) 06/10/2004
  • Most of the youth of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union are not optimistic -- social services have collapsed and life expectancy is down (Prague Post) 06/10/2004

  • FATF to consider observer status for Ukraine in June [Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering] (Interfax) 06/09/2004
  • Wild Child: The Story Of Feral Children (Discovery Channel Canada, 9 p.m. tonight) [...authorities in the Ukraine discovered Oxana Malaya, an 8-year-old girl who had spent five years living in a kennel with dogs] (Toronto Star) 06/09/2004

  • 'Nuclear Security in Ukraine: European Perspective' Round Table to Take Place in Brussels on June 10 (UNIAN) 06/08/2004
  • Tajik journalists attend OSCE human trafficking workshop [led by Inter-Ukraine] (IJNet) 06/08/2004

  • Book investigating death of journalist Gongadze now released in Ukrainian - 'OBEZHOLOVLENYI' (BEHEADED) (BRAMA) 06/07/2004

  • WHO: Developing Countries Inadequately Treat Mental Disorders [Ukraine leads the world in substance abuse, alcoholism] (VOA) 06/06/2004
  • Ukraine orphans struggle with poverty, disabilities (AP/Houston Chronicle) 06/06/2004
  • Attack 'possibly racially motivated'. A Ukrainian man has suffered serious head injuries in an assault in County Antrim. (BBC) 06/06/2004
  • Attack dampens Ukrainian Journalist's Day (UANewswire) 06/06/2004

  • Dead Waters [Black Sea's ecology is now showing signs of recovery] (Science News) 06/05/2004
  • On this date in history: In 2000, Ukraine officials announced that the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, site of the worst radiation accident in history, would be closed. (UPI/Wash Times) 06/05/2004

  • WHO report spotlights risks to young people's health (BRAMA) 06/04/2004

  • Ukraine Editor's Beating Spurs Concerns (AP/Newsday) 06/03/2004
  • Hundreds in Kiev protest 'satanic' tax IDs (News24) 06/03/2004
  • Ukrainian Consulate asks public to help track down adopted children SPECIAL (BRAMA) 06/03/2004
  • Last month, a Turkish flagged vessel in an Italian port was found to be carrying 14,000 automatic weapons, also from Ukraine (NTV/MSNBC) 06/03/2004
  • Editor of weekly paper beaten up [Petro Kobevko, editor of the weekly Chas] (Reporters sans frontières) 06/03/2004
  • Two Greek deaf-mute men have been arrested on suspicion of having abducted and stabbed similarly disabled Ukrainian slave-workers who were planning to jump ship (Kathimerini) 06/03/2004
  • WHO World Mental Health Surveys Find Mental Disorders Are Widespread, Disabling and Often Go Untreated (PRNewswire/Yahoo) 06/03/2004
  • Romania complains to Ukraine over Danube-Black Sea canal (AFP/Yahoo) 06/03/2004
  • Turkey Seizes Missile Shipment headed for Egypt from Ukraine (AP/Yahoo) 06/03/2004
  • Photo: Port security officers block a road heading to one of the docks at Ambarli port in Istanbul, June 3, 2004, after Turkish authorities discovered a cargo ship travelling from Ukraine to Egypt with a cache of sophisticated weapons on board. Customs officials discovered at least two containers holding various weapons, including a rocket launcher, missiles and ammunition, when the ship stopped to refuel outside Istanbul on Wednesday, state minister Kursad Tuzmen said. (Reuters/Yahoo) 06/03/2004
  • Photo: Port security officers divert a truck at Ambarli port in Istanbul June 3, 2004, after Turkish authorities discovered a cargo ship travelling from Ukraine to Egypt with a cache of sophisticated weapons on board. Customs officials discovered at least two containers holding various weapons, including a rocket launcher, missiles and ammunition, when the ship stopped to refuel outside Istanbul on Wednesday, state minister Kursad Tuzmen said (Reuters/Yahoo) 06/03/2004
  • Turks 'seize major arms shipment' (BBC) 06/03/2004

  • Леонід Парфьонов звільнений з НТВ. Журналіст хотів бути журналістом, а не агентом Кремля (BBC Ukrainian) 06/02/2004
  • 'Chernobyl' fund-raiser car wash set for Jun 12 [Massachusetts] (Townsend Times) 06/02/2004
  • Kerry details plans to cut nukes (USA Today/Yahoo) 06/02/2004

  • Girls use fashion sense, flip-flops to raise funds for Ukrainian orphans [5/31/04] (Baltimore Sun) 06/01/2004
  • Study: Mental Illnesses Are Under-Treated [In Ukraine, where unemployment is rampant as the country struggles with westernization, mood disorders including depression topped the list] (AP/Yahoo) 06/01/2004
  • U.S. gets tough on immigration detention policies [Ukrainian fears repercussions if she is deported][5/31/04] (Sun-Sentinel) 06/01/2004
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