Princes walking ..
“I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.” -Ecclesiastes 10:7 Easter week can be dramatic. The Russian president has recently received an arrest warrant on behalf of the International War Crimes Tribunal. A former US president may be arrested. Metropolitan Pavel of the Kyiv Monastery of the Caves has…
Acts of Protest !
Russians in exile took part in protests against the Putin regime’s war in Ukraine on the anniversary of the invasion, February 24. Such was carried out in more than fifty cities around the world, according to Lyubov Sobol who speaks at the beginning of this clip (with English subtitles) / CNN
“A sea of ideas” – but no ideology!
Are the former Soviet states somehow betrayed? In connection with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the former Soviet Republic of Ukraine renounced its nuclear weapons. Russia and all former Soviet republics – including Ukraine – renounced their marxist ideology, to embrace the freedom offered by the West. But the West has possibly failed to…
Who said: “We will take Kyiv in three days” !?
The phrase “возьмем Киев за три дня” ( = We’ll take Kyiv in three days !) has become something of a catchphrase on the Russian web. Also internationally. Not really catching. Who said that in the first place? It is said to have come from the Russian military (one rumor says that Putin uttered it…