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  1. ncbi A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: dose-response analysis of thyroid follicular adenomas detected during first screening in Ukraine (1998-2000)
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:305-12. 2008
  2. ncbi Body mass index and the risk of total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes: a large prospective study in Ukraine
    M Khalangot
    Diabetes Mellitus Epidemiology Laboratory, V P Komisarenko Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kiev, Ukraine
    Heart 95:454-60. 2009
  3. pmc The Ukrainian-American study of leukemia and related disorders among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine: I. Study methods
    A Romanenko
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 170:691-7. 2008
  4. ncbi Epidemiology of smoking in Ukraine, 2000
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Prev Med 33:453-61. 2001
  5. ncbi Drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in Ukraine: a threatening convergence of two epidemics?
    I Dubrovina
    Project Office, World Health Organization, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:756-62. 2008
  6. pmc Elevated minisatellite mutation rate in the post-chernobyl families from ukraine
    Yuri E Dubrova
    Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 71:801-9. 2002
  7. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
  8. ncbi Possible distinct molecular carcinogenic pathways for bladder cancer in Ukraine, before and after the Chernobyl disaster
    Keiichirou Morimura
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Oncol Rep 11:881-6. 2004
  9. pmc HIV treatment access and scale-up for delivery of opiate substitution therapy with buprenorphine for IDUs in Ukraine--programme description and policy implications
    R Douglas Bruce
    Yale University AIDS Program, New Haven, CT 06510 2283, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:326-8. 2007
  10. pmc The Ukrainian-American study of leukemia and related disorders among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine: III. Radiation risks
    Anatoly Ye Romanenko
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 170:711-20. 2008

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  1. ncbi A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chornobyl accident: dose-response analysis of thyroid follicular adenomas detected during first screening in Ukraine (1998-2000)
    Lydia B Zablotska
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:305-12. 2008
    ..measurements taken within 2 months after the accident, and resided in the three heavily contaminated areas in Ukraine. This analysis is based on the 23 cases diagnosed in 12,504 subjects for whom personal history of thyroid ..
  2. ncbi Body mass index and the risk of total and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes: a large prospective study in Ukraine
    M Khalangot
    Diabetes Mellitus Epidemiology Laboratory, V P Komisarenko Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kiev, Ukraine
    Heart 95:454-60. 2009
    ..Several prospective studies have evaluated the association between body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes; however, the results are controversial...
  3. pmc The Ukrainian-American study of leukemia and related disorders among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine: I. Study methods
    A Romanenko
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 170:691-7. 2008
    ..To investigate this further, we assembled a cohort of 110,645 male cleanup workers from Ukraine and identified cases of leukemia occurring during the period 1986 to 2000...
  4. ncbi Epidemiology of smoking in Ukraine, 2000
    A B Gilmore
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Prev Med 33:453-61. 2001
    ..smoking prevalence and its determinants is needed to inform the development of an effective tobacco control policy in Ukraine, particularly given the way in which the tobacco industry has targeted post-Soviet countries since transition.
  5. ncbi Drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in Ukraine: a threatening convergence of two epidemics?
    I Dubrovina
    Project Office, World Health Organization, Donetsk, Ukraine
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:756-62. 2008
    To investigate anti-tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance rates in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, and to explore the association between the epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB).
  6. pmc Elevated minisatellite mutation rate in the post-chernobyl families from ukraine
    Yuri E Dubrova
    Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 71:801-9. 2002
    ..human minisatellite loci has been studied among families from rural areas of the Kiev and Zhitomir regions of Ukraine, which were heavily contaminated by radionuclides after the Chernobyl accident...
  7. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
    ..to estimate the cost-effectiveness of a harm reduction intervention among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Odessa, Ukraine; and to explore how the cost-effectiveness changes if the intervention were scaled up to 60% as recommended by ..
  8. ncbi Possible distinct molecular carcinogenic pathways for bladder cancer in Ukraine, before and after the Chernobyl disaster
    Keiichirou Morimura
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Oncol Rep 11:881-6. 2004
    After the Chernobyl accident in 1986, the incidence of urinary bladder cancers in the Ukraine increased gradually from 26.2 to 43.3 per 100,000 people between 1986 and 2001...
  9. pmc HIV treatment access and scale-up for delivery of opiate substitution therapy with buprenorphine for IDUs in Ukraine--programme description and policy implications
    R Douglas Bruce
    Yale University AIDS Program, New Haven, CT 06510 2283, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:326-8. 2007
    Injection drug use (IDU) accounts for 70 percent of HIV cases in Ukraine. Until buprenorphine maintenance therapy (BMT) was introduced, few effective strategies aimed at achieving reduction in illicit drug use were available as a conduit ..
  10. pmc The Ukrainian-American study of leukemia and related disorders among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine: III. Radiation risks
    Anatoly Ye Romanenko
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 170:711-20. 2008
    ..After the Chornobyl (Chernobyl) accident in Ukraine in April 1986, several hundred thousand workers who were involved in cleaning up the site and its surroundings ..
  11. ncbi Predictors of self-reported HIV infection among drug injectors in Ukraine
    Robert E Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1741 Vine Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 35:82-8. 2004
    To identify characteristics, including current high-risk drug and sex behaviors, associated with self-reported HIV infection among injection drug users (IDUs) in Ukraine.
  12. ncbi Anthropometric, environmental, and dietary predictors of elevated blood cadmium levels in Ukrainian children: Ukraine ELSPAC group
    Lee S Friedman
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    Environ Res 102:83-9. 2006
    ..Whole-blood cadmium levels observed in this group of Ukrainian children appear to be similar to those reported in other Eastern European countries...
  13. ncbi Non-cancer effects in acute radiation syndrome survivors in Ukraine
    David Belyi
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Kiev, Ukraine
    Health Phys 98:876-84. 2010
    ..This descriptive study summarizes more than 20 y of follow-up, makes attempts to offer a prognosis for the Chernobyl ARS survivors' health, and explores the link between the outcomes of interest and radiation exposure...
  14. pmc High HIV risk profile among female commercial sex workers in Vinnitsa, Ukraine
    P Kyrychenko
    Sex Transm Infect 81:187-8. 2005
  15. ncbi Thyroid cancer among Ukrainians and Belarusians who were children or adolescents at the time of the Chernobyl accident
    P Jacob
    GSF Institute of Radiation Protection, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Radiol Prot 26:51-67. 2006
    ..contributing to thyroid cancer incidence among those exposed in childhood or during adolescence in Belarus and Ukraine after the Chernobyl accident...
  16. pmc The Ukrainian-American study of leukemia and related disorders among Chornobyl cleanup workers from Ukraine: II. Estimation of bone marrow doses
    Vadim V Chumak
    Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 170:698-710. 2008
    ..These results should be treated as preliminary; it is likely that the dose calculations and particularly the uncertainty estimates will be improved in the follow-up of this effort...
  17. ncbi Important factors governing exposure of the population and countermeasure application in rural settlements of the Russian Federation in the long-term after the Chernobyl accident
    S Fesenko
    Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology, Kievskoe Shosse, 249020 Obninsk, Kaluga Region, Russia
    J Environ Radioact 56:77-98. 2001
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  18. ncbi [The Médicins sans Frontières HIV/AIDS programme in Ukraine]
    G E L van den Berk
    Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, afd Interne Geneeskunde, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2685-9. 2007
    In 1999, Médicins sans Frontières started an HIV/AIDS programme in Ukraine, a country with an estimated 410,000 people with HIV (1.4% prevalence), including 53,000 in urgent need of antiretroviral therapy...
  19. ncbi Epidemiology of psychiatric and alcohol disorders in Ukraine: findings from the Ukraine World Mental Health survey
    Evelyn J Bromet
    Department of Psychiatry, State University or New York Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:681-90. 2005
    ..presents the lifetime, 12-month, and 1-month prevalence estimates of nine psychiatric and alcohol disorders in Ukraine assessed as part of the World Health Organization (WHO) World Mental Health (WMH) research program...
  20. ncbi Epidemiology of heavy alcohol use in Ukraine: findings from the world mental health survey
    Charles P M Webb
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:327-35. 2005
    To describe the epidemiology of heavy alcohol use in Ukraine, using data from the world mental health (WMH) survey in Ukraine.
  21. ncbi Radiation-induced leukemia risk among those aged 0-20 at the time of the Chernobyl accident: a case-control study in the Ukraine
    Andriy G Noshchenko
    Department of Environmental Sciences, National University Kiev Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
    Int J Cancer 99:609-18. 2002
    ..aged 0-20 at the time of the Chernobyl accident in the most radioactively contaminated territories of the Ukraine (Rivno and Zhytomir regions)...
  22. pmc Interventions with injection drug users in Ukraine
    Robert E Booth
    Division of Substance Dependence, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, USA
    Addiction 104:1864-73. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a brief human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and counseling intervention compared to a more time-consuming and expensive street-based intervention with injection drug users (IDUs)...
  23. ncbi Suicide ideation, plans and attempts in Ukraine: findings from the Ukraine World Mental Health Survey
    Evelyn J Bromet
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Psychol Med 37:807-19. 2007
    ..Using data from the Ukraine site of the World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative, we present the first population-based findings from a ..
  24. ncbi Successful model of suicide prevention in the Ukraine military environment
    Vsevolod A Rozanov
    Human Ecological Health, Odessa, Ukraine
    Crisis 23:171-7. 2002
    The article deals with the problem of suicidal behavior in the Ukraine military environment and gives an example of the successful prevention approach...
  25. ncbi Evaluation of a school-based HIV/AIDS educational intervention in Ukraine
    Pavlo Kyrychenko
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Vinnitsa National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnitsa, Ukraine
    J Adolesc Health 39:900-7. 2006
    ..people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), self-efficacy and behavioral intentions of senior secondary school students after an HIV/AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) educational intervention in Vinnitsa, Ukraine.
  26. ncbi Feasibility of buprenorphine maintenance therapy programs in the Ukraine: first promising treatment outcomes
    Michael Schaub
    Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Addict Res 15:157-62. 2009
    Opiate substitution therapy (OST) in the Ukraine was not provided until 2004. As part of the introduction of OST, the first feasibility study was conducted in 2007...
  27. ncbi Improving quality of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Ukraine: a focus on provider communication skills and linkages to community-based non-governmental organizations
    Kateryna Gamazina
    PATH, Ukraine Office, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Cent Eur J Public Health 17:20-4. 2009
    b>Ukraine has the highest rate of HIV infection in Europe, with an estimated adult prevalence of 1.6 percent...
  28. pmc NA cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the Chernobyl accident: cytohistopathologic correlation and accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in nodules detected during the first screening in Ukraine (1998-2000)
    Yuriy Bozhok
    Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kiev, Ukraine
    Cancer 117:73-81. 2009
    ..However, the accuracy of FNA cytology for detecting histopathologically confirmed malignancy after this level of internal exposure to radioiodines is unknown...
  29. ncbi Plutonium and other alpha emitters in mushrooms from Poland, Spain and Ukraine
    J W Mietelsk
    Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory, The Henry Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland
    Appl Radiat Isot 56:717-29. 2002
    ..Pu, U and Th isotope activity concentration measurements in some mushroom samples collected in Poland, Spain and Ukraine. The sampling sites differ a lot with regard to observed levels of Pu, its origin and isotope ratios as well as ..
  30. ncbi Refractive and visual outcome of paediatric cataract surgery in the Ukraine
    Pia Agervi
    St Erik s Eye Hospital, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:674-8. 2006
    To describe the refractive and visual outcomes after surgery for congenital or developmental cataract in the Ukraine.
  31. ncbi Heterogeneity in the distribution of RET/PTC rearrangements within individual post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid carcinomas
    Kristian Unger
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit GmbH, Institute of Molecular Radiobiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4272-9. 2004
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  32. ncbi The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine: its potential social and economic impact
    T Barnett
    School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1387-403. 2000
    ..There is a strong possibility that Ukraine is confronted by an HIV epidemic which will spread into the general population and that the most common mode of ..
  33. ncbi Childhood leukaemia in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine following the Chernobyl power station accident: results from an international collaborative population-based case-control study
    S Davis
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:386-96. 2006
    ..There is little evidence regarding the risk of leukaemia in children following exposure to radionuclides from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion on April 26, 1986...
  34. ncbi Fitness loss and germline mutations in barn swallows breeding in Chernobyl
    H Ellegren
    Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    Nature 389:593-6. 1997
    ..rate was obtained from segregation analysis at two hypervariable microsatellite loci, indicating that mutation events in barn swallows from Chernobyl were two- to tenfold higher than in birds from control areas in Ukraine and Italy.
  35. ncbi A cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases after the chornobyl accident: thyroid cancer in Ukraine detected during first screening
    Mykola D Tronko
    Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kyiv, Ukraine
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:897-903. 2006
    ..cancer among those exposed as children and adolescents, particularly in Belarus, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine. Here we report the results of the first cohort study of thyroid cancer among those exposed as children and ..
  36. ncbi HIV/AIDS epidemic in Eastern Europe: recent developments in the Russian Federation and Ukraine among women
    Larissa Burruano
    IMS Health Outcomes and Research, Munich, Germany
    Gend Med 6:277-89. 2009
    The Russian Federation and the Ukraine are among the Eastern European countries with the fastest growing number of cases of HIV...
  37. ncbi Molecular epidemiology and prevalence of mutations conferring rifampicin and isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains from the southern Ukraine
    V V Nikolayevskyy
    HPA Mycobacterium Reference Unit, Institute of Cell and Molecular Sciences, Clinical TB and HIV Group, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:129-38. 2007
    ..epidemiological data from 589 patients with radiologically confirmed TB in the Odessa and Nikolaev regions of the Ukraine in 2003-2004...
  38. ncbi Nationwide measles epidemic in Ukraine: the effect of low vaccine effectiveness
    Inga Velicko
    European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Solna, Sweden
    Vaccine 26:6980-5. 2008
    ..Between September 2005 and mid-June 2006, more than 50,000 measles cases were reported in Ukraine; many reportedly had received two doses of measles vaccine and over 60% were among persons 15-29 years old...
  39. pmc A distribution of two SNPs in exon 10 of the FSHR gene among the women with a diminished ovarian reserve in Ukraine
    Ganna Livshyts
    Department of Human Genomics, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
    J Assist Reprod Genet 26:29-34. 2009
    ..To evaluate the association between phenotype and follicle stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) genotype in women with ovarian dysfunction and patients with "poor response" to gonadotropin stimulation of ovulation...
  40. ncbi HIV/AIDS among adolescents in Eastern Europe: knowledge of HIV/AIDS, social representations of risk and sexual activity among school children and homeless adolescents in Russia, Georgia and the Ukraine
    Robin Goodwin
    Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University, UK
    J Health Psychol 9:381-96. 2004
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of a climate of continuing social change in this region...
  41. pmc Impact of transition on public health in Ukraine: case study of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
    Diane DeBell
    Centre for Research in Health and Social Care, Institute of Health and Social Care, Anglia Polytechnic University, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
    BMJ 331:216-9. 2005
  42. ncbi Cancer after nuclear fallout: lessons from the Chernobyl accident
    Dillwyn Williams
    Thyroid Carcinogenesis Research Group, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Nat Rev Cancer 2:543-9. 2002
  43. ncbi Seasonal programming of adult longevity in Ukraine
    A M Vaiserman
    Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Aging Processes, Institute of Gerontology AMSU, Vishgorodskaja 67, Kiev 04114, Ukraine
    Int J Biometeorol 47:49-52. 2002
    ..This is consistent with the hypothesis that the rate of ageing may be programmed in response to environmental influences at critical periods of early development...
  44. ncbi Questionnaire- and measurement-based individual thyroid doses in Ukraine resulting from the Chornobyl nuclear reactor accident
    I Likhtarev
    Radiation Protection Institute, Ukrainian Academy of Technological Sciences, 04050 Kyiv, Ukraine
    Radiat Res 166:271-86. 2006
    The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), in cooperation with the Ministries of Health of Belarus and of Ukraine, is involved in epidemiological studies of thyroid diseases presumably related to the Chornobyl accident, which occurred in ..
  45. pmc Progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection in Ukraine: results from a birth cohort study
    Claire Thorne
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 9:40. 2009
    b>Ukraine was the epicentre of the HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe, which has the most rapidly accelerating HIV epidemic world-wide today; national HIV prevalence is currently estimated at 1.6%...
  46. ncbi Biological consequences of Chernobyl: 20 years on
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:200-7. 2006
    ..A coordinated international research effort is therefore needed to further investigate the effects of the disaster, knowledge that could be beneficial if there are further nuclear accidents, including the threat of a "dirty bomb"...
  47. ncbi Birth defects surveillance in Ukraine: a process
    Wladimir Wertelecki
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of South Alabama, 307 University Blvd, CCCB 214, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
    J Appl Genet 47:143-9. 2006
    Birth defects (BD) surveillance using international standards was introduced in Ukraine by a network of five BD centers located in northwestern, central and southern regions...
  48. ncbi Adult Dirofilaria repens nematodes in a cat from Kiev, Ukraine
    A Mazurkevich
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine National Agricultural University, PC 03041, Kiev, Ukraine
    Vet Rec 155:638-9. 2004
  49. pmc The chernobyl accident 20 years on: an assessment of the health consequences and the international response
    Keith Baverstock
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1312-7. 2006
    ..Accurate assessment of the consequences is important to the current debate on nuclear power...
  50. ncbi Thyroid cancer incidence trends in Belarus: examining the impact of Chernobyl
    Martin C Mahoney
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1025-33. 2004
    ..While prior studies of thyroid cancer incidence within Belarus have increased since the 1986 Chernobyl reactor accident, the magnitude of increase is not well quantified...
  51. ncbi Health effects of the Chernobyl accident: fears, rumours and the truth
    Mati Rahu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Hiiu 42, 11619 Tallinn, Estonia
    Eur J Cancer 39:295-9. 2003
    ..Researchers in search of the truth through epidemiological reasoning are facing serious challenges which are reviewed within this article...
  52. ncbi Reforming tuberculosis control in Ukraine: results of pilot projects and implications for the national scale-up of DOTS
    A Vassall
    Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 24:55-62. 2009
    The period of economic transition has had severe consequences for health and health systems in Ukraine. The tuberculosis (TB) situation illustrates this...
  53. ncbi Strontium fallout from Chernobyl and perinatal mortality in Ukraine and Belarus
    A Korblein
    Münich Evironmental Institute, Schwere Reiter Str 35 1B, 80797, Munich, Germany
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 43:197-202. 2003
    Perinatal mortality rates in the regions of Ukraine and Belarus surrounding the Chernobyl site increased in 1987, the year following the Chernobyl accident...
  54. ncbi Gender differences in sex risk behaviors among Ukraine injection drug users
    Robert E Booth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:112-7. 2007
    To assess gender differences in drug and sex risk behaviors and evaluate predictors of HIV-related sex risk behaviors among heterosexual injection drug users (IDUs) in Ukraine.
  55. pmc Preliminary evidence for the cross-cultural utility of the type D personality construct in the Ukraine
    Susanne S Pedersen
    Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 16:108-15. 2009
    ..Type D personality is a risk indicator in cardiac patients. The validity and reliability of the Type D Scale (DS14) have been confirmed in Western Europe but not outside this context...
  56. ncbi The congenital anomalies registry in Belarus: a tool for assessing the public health impact of the Chernobyl accident
    G Lazjuk
    National Research Institute for Hereditary and Inborn Diseases, UI Orlovskaya 66, 220035 Minsk, Belarus
    Reprod Toxicol 17:659-66. 2003
    ..Although the trend we observed may be explained by better ascertainment and prenatal diagnosis, a real increase cannot be ruled out...
  57. ncbi Drug injectors and dealers in Odessa, Ukraine
    Robert E Booth
    Addiction Research and Treatment Services, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:419-26. 2003
    ..in a series of focus groups and in-depth interviews with injection drug users (IDUs) and drug dealers in Odessa, Ukraine. Ukraine has the highest rate of HIV infection in Eastern as well as Western Europe, and Odessa ranks among the ..
  58. pmc Mother-to-child transmission risk is increased among HIV-infected pregnant women in Ukraine with serological test results positive for syphilis
    Claire Thorne
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1114-5. 2008
  59. ncbi Stimulant injectors in Ukraine: the next wave of the epidemic?
    Robert E Booth
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:652-61. 2008
    ..IDUs), unaware of their HIV status, recruited through street outreach in Kiev, Odessa and Makeevka/Donetsk, Ukraine. Overall, 22% tested positive for HIV, including 39% among opiate/sedative injectors, 19% among opiate injectors ..
  60. ncbi Tobacco use, cessation advice to patients and attitudes to tobacco control among physicians in Ukraine
    Christopher Squier
    Department of Oral Pathology, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:458-63. 2006
    ..physicians' smoking behaviors and their attitudes toward tobacco use by their patients and tobacco control in the Ukraine, a 70-item questionnaire was administered to 799 general practitioners (287 men and 512 women) working in both ..
  61. ncbi Predictors of HIV sero-status among drug injectors at three Ukraine sites
    Robert E Booth
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1741 Vine Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    AIDS 20:2217-23. 2006
    To assess the HIV serostatus of injection drug users (IDU) in Ukraine, as well as associations between serostatus and selected demographic and risk factors.
  62. ncbi Seasonality of birth in children and young adults (0-29 years) with type 1 diabetes in Ukraine
    A M Vaiserman
    Laboratory of Mathematical Modelling of Ageing Processes, Institute of Gerontology, Vyshgorodskaya st 67, Kiev 04114, Ukraine
    Diabetologia 50:32-5. 2007
    ..We examined whether the pattern of month of birth for type 1 diabetes patients in Ukraine differs from that for total live births.
  63. ncbi Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in HIV-1 infected pregnant women in Europe
    Megan Landes
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:925-36. 2007
    ..A total of 1,050 women were included: 530 in Western Europe and 520 in Ukraine. Syphilis was the most common bacterial STI (2% prevalence, 95% CI 1.2-3.0)...
  64. ncbi [Peculiarities of superficial architectonics of peripheral blood erythrocytes in children irradiated in utero and living in the radioactive-contaminated areas]
    E I Stepanova
    Tsitol Genet 40:40-3. 2006
    ..The disorders in the superficial relief and in the form of blood erythrocytes indicative of the disorganization and transformation of erythrocytes in the children irradiated in utero stipulate their functional inferiority...
  65. pmc Smoking initiation and nicotine dependence symptoms in Ukraine: findings from the Ukraine World Mental Health survey
    Charles P M Webb
    Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Public Health 121:663-72. 2007
    ..This study examined the personal, familial and psychiatric risk factors for smoking initiation and development of nicotine dependence symptoms in Ukraine.
  66. pmc Correlates of smoking initiation among young adults in Ukraine: a cross-sectional study
    Tatiana I Andreeva
    School of Public Health, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
    BMC Public Health 7:106. 2007
    To estimate the impact of smoking restrictions in homes and schools, and tobacco advertising and information on smoking initiation by young people in Ukraine.
  67. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in Ukraine in 2001-5
    Tatiana I Andreeva
    School of Public Health, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Tob Control 16:202-6. 2007
    To analyse trends in smoking prevalence in Ukraine from three surveys conducted in 2001-5, and to explore correlates of observed changes, in order to estimate the stage of tobacco epidemic in Ukraine.
  68. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of intimate partner aggression in Ukraine
    K DANIEL O'LEARY
    Dept of Psychiatry, Stony Brook University, Putnam Hall South Campus, Stony Brook, NY, 11794 8790, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:619-26. 2008
    ..Using data from the World Mental Health (WMH) survey in Ukraine, we present the first population-based findings on the descriptive epidemiology of partner aggression among ..
  69. ncbi Hybridization of Bombina bombina and B. variegata (Anura, Discoglossidae) at a sharp ecotone in western Ukraine: comparisons across transects and over time
    Alexey Yanchukov
    Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev
    Evolution 60:583-600. 2006
    ..Here, we report on a joint genetic and ecological analysis of a hybrid zone in the vicinity of Stryi in western Ukraine. We used five unlinked allozyme loci, two nuclear single nucleotide polymorphisms and a mitochondrial DNA ..
  70. ncbi Anthelmintic resistance in cyathostomins of brood horses in Ukraine and influence of anthelmintic treatments on strongylid community structure
    Tetyana A Kuzmina
    Department of Parasitology, I I Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, vul B Khmelnitskogo 15, Kyiv 01601, Ukraine
    Vet Parasitol 154:277-88. 2008
    ..reduction test (FECRT) to determine the presence and distribution of anthelmintic resistance in strongylids in Ukraine. The anthelmintic drugs "Albendazole-7.5" (7...
  71. ncbi Chernobyl: poverty and stress pose 'bigger threat' than radiation
    Valeska Stephan
    Nature 437:181. 2005
  72. ncbi Health lifestyles and political ideology in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine
    William C Cockerham
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1799-809. 2006
    ..association of political ideology with health lifestyle practices and self-rated health in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. The political trajectory of post-Soviet societies has taken two divergent paths, either toward democracy or ..
  73. ncbi Exposure to PCB and p, p'-DDE in European and Inuit populations: impact on human sperm chromatin integrity
    M Spano
    Section of Toxicology and Biomedical Sciences, BIOTEC MED, ENEA Casaccia, 00060 Rome, Italy
    Hum Reprod 20:3488-99. 2005
    ..Their impact on male fertility is still unknown...
  74. pmc Exposure from the Chernobyl accident had adverse effects on erythrocytes, leukocytes, and, platelets in children in the Narodichesky region, Ukraine: a 6-year follow-up study
    Eugenia Stepanova
    Scientific Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Environ Health 7:21. 2008
    ..on April 26, 1986, all children in the contaminated territory of the Narodichesky region, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukraine, were obliged to participate in a yearly medical examination...
  75. pmc Fertility in four regions spanning large contrasts in serum levels of widespread persistent organochlorines: a cross-sectional study
    Gunnar Toft
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Noerrebrogade 44, Build, 2C, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Environ Health 4:26. 2005
    ..Persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs) may interfere with reproductive function but direct evidence in humans is very limited...
  76. ncbi Iodine excretion in regions of Ukraine affected by the Chornobyl Accident: experience of the Ukrainian-American cohort study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases
    M Tronko
    Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Acad Med Sci Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Thyroid 15:1291-7. 2005
    ..In both time periods, urinary iodine levels were found to vary by place of residence and were lower in rural compared to urban areas. Iodine status needs to be considered when evaluating risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases...
  77. ncbi Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection: Ukraine experience to date
    Ruslan Malyuta
    World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 16:123-7. 2006
    ..This article sets out to describe the first 2 years of the implementation of the national PMTCT programme in Ukraine.
  78. ncbi Advocacy and coverage of needle exchange programs: results of a comparative study of harm reduction programs in Brazil, Bangladesh, Belarus, Ukraine, Russian Federation, and China
    Dave Burrows
    AIDS Projects Management Group, Sydney, Australia
    Cad Saude Publica 22:871-9. 2006
    ..Monitoring to determine regular reach (those who are in regular contact with harm reduction services) should be added to uniform data collection carried out by harm reduction programs. Advocacy is crucial to achieving high coverage...
  79. ncbi Intimate partner violence and increased lifetime risk of sexually transmitted infection among women in Ukraine
    Annie Dude
    Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 38:89-100. 2007
    ..that physical violence perpetrated by a sexual partner is associated with risky sexual behaviors and increased risk of sexually transmitted infection in Ukraine, and may constitute a barrier to prevention of HIV/STI transmission.
  80. ncbi Risk factors for spontaneous preterm birth in two urban areas of Ukraine
    S C Monaghan
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:123-30. 2001
    ..We conducted a study in two urban areas of Ukraine, asking if the traditional predictors of preterm delivery continue to be associated with risk under these ..
  81. pmc Health effects of the Chernobyl disaster: illness or illness behavior? A comparative general health survey in two former Soviet regions
    J Havenaar
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 105:1533-7. 1997
    ..The results of this study suggest that the Chernobyl disaster had a significant long-term impact on psychological well-being, health-related quality of life, and illness behavior in the exposed population...
  82. ncbi Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans, and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls in breast milk from two cities in Ukraine
    B C Gladen
    Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 58:119-27. 1999
    Substantial environmental pollution has been alleged in Ukraine, but little information is available to allow an assessment of the possible impact on humans...
  83. ncbi Radiation effects in lymphocytes of children living in a Chernobyl contaminated region of Belarus
    L S Mikhalevich
    Institute of Genetics and Cytology, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk
    Int J Radiat Biol 76:1377-85. 2000
    ..To investigate cytogenetic and mutational effects in lymphocytes from individuals chronically exposed to radiation from the Chernobyl catastrophe...
  84. pmc Somatic symptoms in women 11 years after the Chornobyl accident: prevalence and risk factors
    Evelyn J Bromet
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8790, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:625-9. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi Simultaneous introduction of HIV type 1 subtype A and B viruses into injecting drug users in southern Ukraine at the beginning of the epidemic in the former Soviet Union
    Alexey A Nabatov
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 18:891-5. 2002
    ..To characterize viruses present during the early stage of the epidemic in southern Ukraine, where the first outbreaks in the FSU were registered, we obtained partial env and pol sequences from IDUs from ..
  86. ncbi Ukraine, 1992: first assessment of diphtheria vaccine effectiveness during the recent resurgence of diphtheria in the Former Soviet Union
    R T Chen
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 181:S178-83. 2000
    A case-control study in Ukraine provided the first data on the field effectiveness of Russian-produced vaccine during the 1990 diphtheria resurgence in the former Soviet Union...
  87. ncbi Chernobyl accident: retrospective and prospective estimates of external dose of the population of Ukraine
    Ilya A Likhtarev
    Radiation Protection Institute, Ukrainian Academy of Technological Sciences, Kyiv
    Health Phys 82:290-303. 2002
    Following the Chernobyl accident many activities were conducted in Ukraine in order to define the radiological impact...
  88. ncbi Nucleotide variation in the p53 tumor-suppressor gene of voles from Chernobyl, Ukraine
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Mutat Res 439:25-36. 1999
    The 1986 Chernobyl disaster contaminated vast regions of Ukraine and Belarus with a variety of radioactive isotopes and heavy metals...
  89. ncbi Hospital admissions during pregnancy in two urban areas of Ukraine
    R E Little
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:323-7. 2001
    ..We investigated the reasons for hospital admissions in a sample of deliveries from Ukraine, a country of the former eastern bloc...
  90. ncbi Illicit drug use and its health consequences in Belarus, Russian Federation and Ukraine: impact of transition
    Vladimir B Poznyak
    Training and Research Center, Belarussian Psychiatric Association, Minsk, Belarus
    Eur Addict Res 8:184-9. 2002
    ..of the transition period on illicit drug use and its health consequences in Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Available data were compiled to illustrate the trends and policy responses since 1991, when the countries had ..
  91. ncbi Ukrainian application of the Children's Somatization Inventory: psychometric properties and associations with internalizing symptoms
    L Litcher
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794-8790, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 29:165-75. 2001
    ..psychometric properties of the Children's Somatization Inventory (CSI) in 600 10-12-year old children in Kyiv, Ukraine, replicating and extending the original findings from a sample in Nashville, Tennessee (J. Garber et al. 1991)...
  92. ncbi Monitoring of radionuclides contamination of soils in Shatsk National Natural Park (Volyn region, Ukraine) during 1994-2001
    V Hrabovskyy
    Department of Physics, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, 19 Dragomanov Str, 79005 Lviv, Ukraine
    J Environ Radioact 72:25-33. 2004
    ..of the soils in the western part of the territory of Shatsk National Natural Park (ShNNP), Volyn region, Ukraine, performed during 1994-2001 are presented...
  93. ncbi Quantitative assessment of the effects of agricultural practices designed to reduce 137Cs and 90Sr soil-plant transfer in meadows
    M Camps
    Departament de Química Analítica Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 647, 3a Planta, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 332:23-38. 2004
    ..98 and 0.86, respectively, between calculated and experimental log transfer factors...
  94. ncbi Risk of thyroid cancer in the Bryansk Oblast of the Russian Federation after the Chernobyl Power Station accident
    Scott Davis
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington 98109 1024, USA
    Radiat Res 162:241-8. 2004
    ..These findings are consistent with descriptive reports from contaminated areas of Ukraine and Belarus, and the quantitative estimate of thyroid cancer risk is generally consistent with estimates from ..
  95. ncbi 137Cs contamination in tea and yerba mate in South America
    D E Di Gregorio
    Departamento de Ciencias Basicas, Universidad Nacional de Lujan, Rutas 5 y 7, Lujan, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Environ Radioact 76:273-81. 2004
    ..The results suggest that the area was fertilized with a product that originated in a region affected by the fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident...
  96. ncbi Lake fish as the main contributor of internal dose to lakeshore residents in the Chernobyl contaminated area
    I G Travnikova
    Institute of Radiation Hygiene, Mira Street 8, 197101 St Petersburg, Russia
    J Environ Radioact 77:63-75. 2004
    ....
  97. ncbi Biological estimates of dose to inhabitants of Belarus and Ukraine following the Chernobyl accident
    A Edwards
    National Radiological Protection Board, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0RQ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 111:211-9. 2004
    ..All other assays showed inconsistency from person to person or other variations apparently not related to dose. The measurement of translocations, it is concluded, is the biological method of choice for retrospective dosimetry...
  98. ncbi [Development of a strategy for countermeasures application aimed at remediation of consequences of radioactive contamination of forest ecosystems]
    S I Spiridonov
    Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Obninsk, 249020 Russia
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 44:104-12. 2004
    ..The derived results have been formalized as indices of countermeasures effectiveness for different combinations of criteria...
  99. ncbi [Reconstruction of I-131 in milk and exposure doses to the thyroid gland of cattle after the Chernobyl AES]
    E V Spirin
    Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology, Obninsk, 249020 Russia
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 42:564-8. 2002
    ..8 and 0.2. The calculations showed, that the average absorbed doses to the thyroid varied between 10 and 40 Gy...
  100. ncbi Investigation of food contamination since the Chernobyl fallout in Austria
    M Schwaiger
    Radiation Protection, Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf, A 2444, Austria
    Appl Radiat Isot 61:357-60. 2004
    ..24 microSv (adult), or 0.88 microSv (5-year infant) respectively, which is less than 0.5% of the ingestion dose of the first year and amounts to 0.7% of the ingestion dose from natural radionuclides...
  101. ncbi Artificial radionuclides in sediments of the Don River Estuary and Azov Sea
    Genady G Matishov
    Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Russia
    J Environ Radioact 59:309-27. 2002
    ..10(-6) Sv/yr) is well below regulatory recommended limits, indicating that current levels of radioactivity in the environment pose no threat to commercial fisheries operations for the bordering nations of Russia and Ukraine.

Research Grants14

  1. Suboxone and Methadone for HIV Risk Reduction in Subutex Injectors
    GEORGE EDWARD WOODY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Unlike Ukraine and Russia where the prevalence of HIV among IDUs is 40-50%, the prevalence among IDUs in Georgia is 10-15% even ..
  2. Rural Environmental Health in Central/Eastern Europe
    Thomas Cook; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and the environment in Central Europe, specifically to the Slovak and Czech Republics, Hungary, Poland, and the Ukraine; and (2) to facilitate collaborative research and intervention activities between participating countries and ..
  3. UAB Framework Program for Global Health
    John Ehiri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Ukraine, Univ. of West Indies, Jamaica, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru, Univ...
  4. Structural Barriers to HIV Prevention and Treatment with IDUs in Ukraine
    Robert Booth; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to systematically assess, using qualitative and quantitative methods, structural barriers that impede IDUs in Ukraine from receiving HIV prevention services, drug treatment and HIV antiretroviral therapy...
  5. VELOPHARYNGEAL FUNCTION FOR SPEECH AFTER PALATAL SURGERY
    William Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, this study may serve as a model for international prospective clinical trials, such as in Russia and Ukraine where treatment of cleft palate is centralized.
  6. Diversity of Nicotinic Synapses in Sympathetic Ganglia
    John Horn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This research will be done in Kiev, Ukraine as an extension of NIH grant #R01 NS21065...
  7. Rapid Assessment of Drug Law & Policy in the FSU & CEE
    Zita Lazzarini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposal also includes a cross-national study of the implementation of the RPAR in Ukraine, Poland and Russia in order to examine how structural barriers operate under a variety of contrasting conditions -..
  8. International Substance Abuse Research Training Program
    ROBERT ALPERT ZUCKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will also serve as the hub for links with other research centers in Poland, &with newly added sites in the Ukraine, Slovakia, &Latvia...
  9. UAB-NDRI-SUBSTANCE ABUSE ICOHRTA IN UKRAINE
    Nalini Sathiakumar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..NDRI) and the Pirogov Medical University in Vinnitsa, Ukraine. The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen and sustain, through collaborative training and research, the ..
  10. Pilot Project Core - CIFASD
    Edward Riley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, projects were chosen to be conducted in Buffalo, NY; the Ukraine; and Rome, Italy...
  11. Methadone maintenance and HIV risk in Ukraine
    George Woody; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..opioid dependence is an important way to reduce the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases, particularly in Ukraine since intravenous opioid use is the major way these infections are being spread...
  12. Transporting Behavioral Treatment for IDU's in Ukraine
    Joseph Schumacher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..in the United States to be tailored for the novel treatment of opiate injection drug use (IDU) disorders n the Ukraine. This application responds to the International Research Collaboration on Drug Addiction (PAS-03-023) program ..
  13. HIV Transmission in Russia Through Liquid Drug Injection
    Robert Heimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Since the fall of the Soviet Union, injection drug abuse has become epidemic in Russia and the Ukraine. Beginning in 1995, a second epidemic, HIV-1 infection, has swept through Russia and the Ukraine...
  14. PKD2 involvement in the Btk-PKCBeta-NFkappaBeta pathway*
    David Rawlings; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This Fogarty program based research work will be carried out primarily in the Ukraine at the R.E...