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It seems that pedophiles find Ukraine an ideal place to roam. This is alarming. See complete story here.

Here’s an excerpt of the story:

Nobody knows the depth of the problem, but the nation is seen as a hotbed of child pornography, sexual abuse.

Pedophiles roam where they can sexually abuse children with impunity. Unfortunately, Ukraine – with its lax law enforcement, shaky economy and endemic corruption – may provide just the haven they seek.


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I just read this interesting article published by Kyiv Post, a newspaper run by an American editor and a publication that publishes stories on the goings-on in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine.

The article is about the still unsolved case of a murdered journalist named Georgiy Gongadze, the crusading Kyiv journalist who founded the Ukrainska Pravda website and used the online news platform to criticize high-level corruption. He was slain in Ukraine in 2000.

The case is still been tried, and concerned people are still trying to get to the bottom of it all. It seems that it is being relegated to the bottom of the priority pile. But the widow of the slain journalist, Myroslava Gongadze, refuses to be swayed in getting the justice that her husband deserves. She is also a US-based journalist advocating human rights.

To read a related story, click here.

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