Month: November 2020

The Deck Boy Who Saved a Super Liner

At regular intervals, all vessels are placed in Dry Dock where they are thoroughly examined and repaired before being licensed to return to the high seas. The great ocean liners were no exception. The then 16-year-old Michael Walsh was one of the skeleton crew left to man the RMS Britannic during its repair and renovation in north Liverpool’s Dry Dock.

Kremlin cars: The favorite rides of Russian leaders, from Nicholas II to Putin (PHOTOS)

Cars of Soviet and Russian leaders as for any heads of state are not just a means of transportation. The machines should meet special requirements: they should emphasize the status to be most comfortable and meet the highest safety requirements. Sometimes the choice of a vehicle became a part of the policy – only the machine of production of their own country was preferred. The Heads of State usually take in foreign trips entire fleets for which several aircraft were used.

Is Sweden Emerging from its Slumbers

Ethnicity of suspects, criminals and victims haven’t been mapped in Sweden since 2005 for politically correct reasons. However, a record spike in robberies and a change of tune on immigration from the country’s waking up leadership has spurred the Swedish Crime Prevention Council to reverse its policy.

George Soros and EU Named and Shamed

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Europe’s most popular premier lambasted billionaire plutocrat George Soros as ‘one of the most corrupt people in the world’ after he called on the European Union to make Hungary and Poland submit to his ‘open society’ values.