Explosions are taking place, fireworks are being thrown and large fires have broken out in Independence Square. On Tuesday at least 18 people were killed, including seven policemen, in the worst violence seen in weeks.
However, scientific advances, such as the development of antiretroviral drugs, have enabled people with access to treatment to live long and healthy lives with HIV. Here, we go through the key historical moments that have defined the HIV epidemic over the past 30 years.
You can also explore our interactive timeline which features video, photos, data, audio and more. HIV was unknown and transmission was not accompanied by noticeable signs or symptoms.
While sporadic cases of AIDS were documented prior toavailable data suggests that the current epidemic started in the mid- to late s. In this period, betweenandpeople could have already been infected.
New York and Los Angeles followed suit within a year. Blood banks began to screen the USA blood supply. Public Health Service issued the first recommendations for preventing mother to child transmission of the virus. However, the WHO estimated there were up tocases worldwide.
NGOs boycotted the conference. Between million people were thought to be living with HIV worldwide.Russia seized the peninsula from Ukraine after pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych was deposed in Kiev in February , and the loss of Crimea is a deep wound for Ukrainians. This is the first of two articles on the current crisis in Ukraine and on the history of conflict in the region.
The second will outline possible policy options for the international community. The crisis in Ukraine has become a tragedy, as is evidenced by the thousands of people who have been killed, and hundreds of thousands of refugees.
It will alter the future of Ukraine, Europe, Eurasia and possibly the world. The crisis began in the fall of as a public response to the authorities’ ill-advised policy and the greed of the elite.
Russia’s decision to invade Ukraine in mid resulted in a series of economic sanctions on the country by the U.S. and its allies. According to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Western sanctions had cost the country $ billion in and those . Hillary Clinton claims her experience in foreign policy makes her a better candidate for the U.S.
Presidency. Media outlets and voters who understand ‘foreign policy’ is one of the most important issues in this election, are checking up on her claim, and it . The Ukraine has been very much in the news lately, with much activity taking place in the region. The current focus is on Crimea, and the political tensions ari.