Category Archives: News and Politics

Discussion about Democracy

Democracy was supposed to be the most successful political idea of the 20th century. What did people expect from it? Why has it run into trouble? When I look at the world today, I may see several countries which call … Continue reading

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A Plan spoken of in long past times

From the Ukraine political crisis in November 2013, after Yanukovych refrained from signing an Association Agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin could chat up the Crimean population and making them … Continue reading

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Crimea votes overwhelmingly to join Russia

Originally posted on The Ukrainian Times:
By Vladimir V. Sytin The Ukrainian Times Victory! The State Duma, Russia’s parliament, ratified the treaty on admission of Crimea to the Russian Federation after the March 16 overwhelming vote of more than 96%…

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When Crimean people made their choice

In January Jacek Krawczyk, President of the EESC Employers Group, said he thought that the European Economic and Social Committee must stand up for the rights of citizens whenever they are violated, especially when this happens through police brutality. He … Continue reading

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International Day of Happiness!

We may witness many countries going beyond the rhetoric of quality of life to incorporate practical measures to promote twin concepts of happiness and well-being in their legislation and policy-making.  These good practices can inspire other countries so that measuring … Continue reading

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Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country

26-27 February 2014 EESC, Brussels: Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country. Europe looking at 2014 2014 was going to be a crucial year for all Europeans, having them to bring their vote once again and … Continue reading

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Mastery from Kiev, Ukraine

From Kiev, a magnificent class concert with one climax after the other. Marvellous! *** Class Concert – Kiev Ballet by Laurent Gentot Класс-концерт *** Like Loraine C Murray remarks: La créme de la créme in technique and artistry. +++ Whilst … Continue reading

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Battling Borshct in Ukraine

Originally posted on thegeopoliticscookbook:
Mother Russia poetry majestic tells the time of a great empire Turning round the old man ponders Reminiscing an age gone by Mother Russia Dance of the tsars Hold up your heads Remember who you are…

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Mother of Ukraine or Crimea

Usurpers Today 1546 years ago Simplicius became bishop of Rome whilst an usurper had driven Emperor Zeno from the throne and rivals tortured and killed each other, fighting for a “mother of God”, not able to see God has never … Continue reading

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A man from the North wanting to have control in Belgium

Originally posted on Belgian Biblestudents – Belgische Bijbelstudenten:
Figures in history Photograph of Charles Taze Russell. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Throughout history lots of religions had troubles with certain figures wanting to have control over everything and wanting to be the…

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