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President of Ukraine met with the Speakers of the Parliaments of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia who arrived in Kyiv

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Speaker of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia Ināra Mūrniece, and partymember of the Latvian National Alliance (All for Latvia! – For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK), plus the Speaker of the Seimas of … Continue reading

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Russian invasion of Ukraine enters seventh day – BBC News

Russia claims to have taken control of the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Kherson. The Kherson governor says that the city is surrounded but it remains in Ukrainian hands. Russian paratroopers have landed in Kharkiv and the Russian military convoy … Continue reading

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President Volodymyr Zelensky, addressing a European Parliament emergency session via videolink

The 27-member block of the European Union says that the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy‘s plea of an immediate membership of the EU for his country will not be possible. Zelenskyy on Monday signed a membership application formally requesting that Ukraine … Continue reading

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Key Facts About Ukraine and the Russian invasion

The entire civilized world was amazed when they got to hear that what happened, Putin had assured the world he would not do. Putin’s reputation until this moment for many has always been as a shrewd ex-KGB man who eschewed … Continue reading

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Na de leugendaad de terreurdaad

Gisteren kreeg ik een bericht te horen dat mij schokte, maar toch ook niet verraste. Ik heb al jaren mijn bedenkingen bij enkele wereldleiders die meer dan eens door gebeurtenissen bevestigd zijn geworden. De twee boezemvrienden van vroegere Wereldleidende gebieden … Continue reading

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Will Ukraine Escape Russian Domination?

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Image of Ukrainian Lesser Coat of Arms accessed via commons.wikimedia.org. The political history of post-Soviet Ukraine is marked by corruption, electoral fraud, and mass protests.? In the 30 years since the breakup of the…

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Putin plays dangerous poker game

The standoff in eastern Ukraine is the most tense since Russian-backed forces took control of parts of the country in 2014. Now President Vladimir Putin appears to be threatening the region once more. 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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