RT: Situation in Ukraine ‘nearing humanitarian catastrophe’ – Amnesty Intl . . . where is the concerns by the world’s leaders over this situation? How hypocritical! ~J

Posted: January 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Published time: January 09, 2015 02:35

A private house in Petrovsky District of Donetsk damaged in the result of shelling by Ukrainian army (RIA Novosti / Igor Maslov)

A private house in Petrovsky District of Donetsk damaged in the result of shelling by Ukrainian army (RIA Novosti / Igor Maslov)

Eastern Ukraine is nearing a humanitarian catastrophe, as residents struggle to get food and medicine, rights group Amnesty International told Reuters. The UN refugee watchdog added that the elderly in the region could be severely hit by Kiev’s policies.

People in the southeastern Lugansk and Donetsk regions are struggling financially and are barely scraping by, according to the deputy director of Europe and Central Asia at Amnesty International, Denis Krivosheev.

“While it may be too early to call this a humanitarian catastrophe, it’s clearly progressing in that direction,” Krivosheev said, adding that pensioners are the most vulnerable part of the population.

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) also expressed…

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