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Syrian Refugees Can’t Go Home

With Syria engulfed in civil war, here are four stories of families struggling to stay together.

Crimea: Irina's Story

Irina, a drug user for almost 30 years, is one of those most at risk following Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Transgender Crimea

Pasha is a transgender person from Sevastopol, Crimea, but Russia's annexation of the peninsula earlier this year threw his whole life into chaos. Today he is a refugee in Kiev.

Crimean LGBT Community in Transition

With Russia annexing Crimea, life has changed for everyone in the LGBT community. Some have left Crimea, while others are adjusting to the new realities of homophobic Russia.

Ukraine's Dead Sea

Kuyalnik Estuary is a large brackish lake on the outskirts of Odessa, Ukraine, and home to one of the country's oldest sanatoriums. Today it is on the brink of environmental disaster.