All posts tagged with: ukraine

NEW on VOY: The OneMinutesJr. video of the week!

Posted September 5, 2013 no picture

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"Looking Ahead" by Andrei Gasnash, 15, Ukraine. A young man rejects temptations by moving forward. http://youtu.be/jnL6sLLR5LA From now on, Voices of Youth will share with you a OneMinutesJr. video every week. What are OneMinutesJr. you ask me? They are sixty-second videos made by young people (between the ages of 12 and 20) from all over the world. Time may be limited in a One Minutes Jr video, but not the freedom to express oneself creatively, which is the basic right...


HIV-Positive Won't Stop Her

Posted November 11, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Member since September 30, 2013
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“I was often sick, and we used to go to hospital with my granny. When my mother died, granny left the doctor’s office crying. I was thinking to myself, what could afflict her so much? She then told me about my HIV status and that I would constantly have to take medicine.” 15 year old Liza, from the Ukraine, may have been diagnosed with HIV at a young age, but that does not stop her. Liza is a well-known civic activist not only in her home country, but abroad. She openly t...


The future of Ukraine is in people's hands

Posted March 21, 2014 no picture Group four

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Ukraine has just suffered a civil revolution against former President Viktor Yanukovitx. 60% of the population went to the entrance of Ukraine at the European Union. The President ignored these claims so people decided to start a revolution. Viktor Yanukovitx tried to stop this revolution with violence but he didn’t know that it would be a bad way to do it. In the last few weeks 80 people were killed by Berkut (government’s police), which was commanded by Yanukovitx. It has sta...