Inconvenient witness?

(source: Meduza ) “Ilim”, a pro-Moscow separatist in Lugansk in eastern Ukraine, was never called as a witness in the trial against the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, which yesterday – 22/3 – was on the second day of the Reading of the verdict, the day when also the sentence – 22 years in prison – […]

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“Only Adelaja was missing …”

A month ago was published an article (with a certain sting that perhaps is not so easy to perceive for a sluggish Scandinavian mind as mine) on the russian-speaking side of a ukrainian publication, where the ongoing pursuit of political power, wealth and fame in the ukrainian capital Kiev is described, and a number of […]

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How much of a “pro-Russian” was Vladimir?

Presidents Putin and Poroshenko “discussed” Grand Prince Vladimir’s role in history – in their respective absences – when two historical  dates was commemorated: one thousand years since Prince Vladimir’s death in 1015,  and the anniversary of Rus’ Christianization 987/88. Thus it has recently (15/7) passed a thousand years since the Great Prince of Kievan Rus, Vladimir […]

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