Tag Archives: Ukrainian(s)

Southern Ukrainian city Kherson back in the hands of Ukraine

After Russian troops left Kherson Ukrainian forces entered the city and were welcomed as liberators. Days after Russia’s damaging withdrawal from Kherson Kyiv and other cities are targeted, and Russia lets the Ukrainians feel that they will not give up until Ukraine is all theirs. Continue reading

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Celebrate World Ballet Day 2022

World Ballet Day is a moment when several companies all over the world open the studio doors to share the intimate work the professional dancers exert on a daily basis. Continue reading

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Putin adressing tens of thousands of flag-waving supporters at Moscow’s main football stadium

Russian Führer at the anniversary of the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea The ‘Great Ruler of Russia” has taken already several occasions to show he is the most righteous leader of Mother Russia. He has taken on the airs and graces … Continue reading

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A useless but very dangerous challenge game

Even though the much-maligned and provocative 45th President of the United States of America may have disappeared from the scene, his comrade Vladimir Putin is still on the throne and no less talkative. Putin still insists on having everything under … Continue reading

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From a land 90 times Belgium: Kazakhstan #2 Natural wealth attractive to Russia as well as Europe

In 1975 the Kazakh S.S.R. was made up of 19 regions including 82 cities and 183 semi-urban settlements, a total population estimated at 14.170.000. The Kazakh people then were mainly Muslims, who spoke a Turkic language but were Mongol in … Continue reading

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“If Perestroika Fails…”: The Last Summer of the Cold War – June-July 1991.

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President Gorbachev had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990, but gave his acceptance speech in Oslo on 5 June 1991, twenty-five years ago. In it he warned that, if perestroika fails, the prospect…

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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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