Sixteen of them were held captive in the so-called "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR"), while 58 Ukrainians were handed over by the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR"). Although the Kremlin insists the Russian army is not in eastern Ukraine, worldwide observers say Russian soldiers and military hardware are involved in fighting in the region.
Tuesday's high of minus 7 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 22 degrees, prompted the weather service to issue a wind chill advisory until noon Wednesday . The risk of wintry precipitation will linger in those areas possibly through 9 a.m. Recently, the numbers coming for free lunchtime service have grown slightly, ranging from 80 to 85 people daily, Marin said.
Despite keeping a relatively low profile since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama edged out his successor, President Donald Trump , to retain his title as Gallup's " most admired" man for the 10th straight year, the polling group announced Wednesday.
The holiday is marked by 7 days of candle lighting to celebrate the 7 principles of the holiday, which CNN notes are "unity ( umoja ), self-determination (kujichagulia), collective responsibility (ujima), cooperative economics (ujamaa), objective (nia), creativity (kuumba) and faith (imani)".
Russia's call for dialogue comes after the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously voted on Friday to impose tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest missile test on November 29. "North Korea will seek negotiation with the United States while continuing to pursue its effort to be recognised as a de facto nuclear-possessing country", South Korea's Unification Ministry said in a report, without offering any reasons for its conclusion.
The president did not mention in the comment which segment or guest on the show elicited the response, but the comments came following an interview involving former Republican Rep. However, a major conflict of interest appeared when it was revealed that the Clinton campaign and the DNC helped fund Fusion's work through the end of October 2016, just days before Election Day, according to the Washington Post.