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Whether or not officers apprehend the girl, a Jehovah's Witness who suffers from &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/science/19/94/377/15349_sausage.html ' target=_blank>cancer, her legal battle is set to resume tomorrow in an Ontario court.
The girl, who cannot be identified under a court order, has received chemotherapy, which suppresses the production of red blood cells, making blood transfusions necessary. But the girl, with the support of her parents, said she would refuse a blood transfusion because her religion forbids it, prompting B.C. child-welfare officials to intervene, reports the Globe and Mail.
Russia may terminate all kinds of military and military-technical relations with Israel, including the agreement on the exchange of reconnaissance data
The Ilyushin 20 (Il-20) military electronic reconnaissance aircraft of the Russian Air Force with 14 servicemen on board that went off radar screens off the coast of Syria was shot down by Syrian air defense systems over the Mediterranean Sea