As a proposed law against domestic violence slowly works its way through the legislative process, a scholar and deputy to the National People’s Congress says it must include protections for the elderly and children, as well as spouses.
The Speaker of Parliament on Friday said that Russian legislators will endorse measures by the Crimean Parliament to break away from Ukraine, a move opposed by the government in Kiev and by Western leaders.
Months of planning. Hours crawling through snow and clawing up vertical ice. Hundreds of nonstop pull-ups. And when climber Sean O'Neill reached the top of Telluride's daunting Bridal Veil Falls, a 365-foot fang of treacherous ice, he felt reborn.