Category Archives: Ukraine

New Year

New mob: And then Iranian President Rouhani calls for unity as death toll rises in unrest Eliza Mackintosh and Alanne Orjoux, CNN, January 1, 2018. Rouhani has acknowledged that Iranians have the right to protest legally but urged national unity … Continue reading

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Trip to Sarny

As the Wikipedia page then read: Sarny (Ukrainian: Сáрни, Russian: Сáрны, Polish: Sarny) translated as Does, is a small city in the Rivne Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Sarny Raion (district), and is … Continue reading

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Another Democracy

So the calls again. Leader must go. Thought there had been election. Monitored for fairness by the very countries from which there are now calls for leader to step down. The pushout through sanctions. Statues with some statement against dark … Continue reading

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Easy National Amnesia

Brief Associated Press story in Metro Ottawa, June 23, 2012. Summary sidebar set of stories, easy to miss: Poland Members of Poland’s Jewish community and other Poles have marked the 70th anniversary of the first deportations from the Warsaw ghetto … Continue reading

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