Volunteers braved dangerous roads in Donetsk on Tuesday to bring much needed supplies to the only orphanage in Ukraine for children with HIV/AIDS.
Victor Goncharo, the director Makiyivka orphanage, says the children have been negatively affected by ongoing airstrikes in the area carried out by Kiev’s military. When the children go outside, he says, they look at the sky to check for military jets.
As the humanitarian situation in Donetsk deteriorates the staff of the orphanage fear supplies of life-saving drugs could run out in the city. In total, 64 children are housed at the orphanage.
Ukraine: Blood and flowers haunt blasted Lugansk building [VIDEO]
Flowers were brought to the Lugansk city administration building on Tuesday. With damaged trees, holes in the ground, pools of blood and shattered windows, the area bears clear scars from Monday’s blast. Ukrainian military jets continue to hover in the sky.
Anti-Kiev forces accuse Kiev authorities of shelling the building, an accusation denied by Kiev. Eight people have been reported kills in blast.
Poland: Obama arrives in Warsaw for talks with Komorowski [VIDEO]
U.S. President Barack Obama arrived at the Belweder Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Tuesday to meet with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski. The meeting forms part of a four-day trip to ensure U.S. commitment to European security.
The While House hasannounced plans for a $1 billion (€740 million) initiative to send more of its military to Europe on a temporary basis.
Thailand: Hunger Games salute sparks arrest warning [VIDEO]
Anti-coup protesters in Thailand were warned, Tuesday, that they could face arrest over raising their arms in a three-fingered salute.
Thailand’s military rulers are attempting to crack down on the symbol of silent resistance to the coup, which was used in popular TV and film series, “The Hunger Games.” Footage shows people doing the salute in Bangkok, Sunday and Monday.
The military have threatened to arrest people in large groups who refuse to obey orders to lower their arms.
Spain: Coca-Cola workers express rage at factory closures [VIDEO]
Ukraine: Anti-Kiev militants prepare for battle [VIDEO]
Anti-Kiev militiamen were seen standing guard in the eastern suburbs of Slavyansk, Tuesday, in preparation to face any further attacks from Kiev forces. Heavy fighting has been reported in the area, near the village of Semyonovka.