A seismic shift in the global power struggle between the West and the East has shifted to Central Europe. Russian and NATO military hardware confront each other in what was, until a short time ago, a sea that was of little interest to the rest of us. Happily, for peace, Turkey, the keyholder of the Bosporus has forbidden all military ships from entering the Back Sea.
Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.
EXCLUSIVE: Early in the morning of May 1, 1945, the last chief of staff of the ground forces of Nazi Germany, General Hans Krebs, presented the commander of the 8th Guards Army, General Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov, with Adolf Hitler’s political testament, in which he appointed members of the new German government headed by Admiral Karl Dönitz. Krebs announced Hitler’s self-martyrdom and was authorised by the new Chancellor Joseph Goebbels to negotiate a truce with the Soviet side. The Soviet side recognized only unconditional surrender.
Russia continues to profit enormously by selling energy products, oil and gas despite sanctions but thanks to Western sanctions. During the two months of the military special operation in Ukraine, Russia earned €62 billion from the sale of oil and gas, reports BFM TV.
All wars are business opportunities: Usually, military conflicts push countries to rearm in order to strengthen their reserves. Still, the Russian special operation in Ukraine will unexpectedly hit the leading enterprises of the US defense complex, including the leading enterprises of the US defense complex, reports BFM TV.
In Memory of May 1st 1945
a poem by Clara Sharland
‘In Memory of May 1st, 1945’ is a poem of mourning and hope: mourning for Adolf Hitler, who self-martyred on 30 April 1945; hope for Germany, for National Socialism, and for the Aryan race, all of which lived on to the next day. The poem subtly emphasizes hope over mourning by commemorating not the day of Hitler’s death, but the day after.
Minister of Climate and Environment, Anna Moskwa clearly has zero comprehension of geopolitics. She has come out and said that the European Union should penalize countries that use roubles to pay for Russian gas. In response to Moscow’s decision to cut off supplies to Poland and Bulgaria over their refusal to do so.
Police operatives in Paris have reportedly opened fire leading to the death of two people as anti-Emmanuel Macron protesters take to the capital’s streets following the second round of the 2022 French Presidential Election. Protests have erupted across France following the result of the 2022 Presidential Election. Emmanuel Macron will return to the Elysée Palace for another five years after winning his second consecutive contest against National Rally’s Marine Le Pen.
The state airliner of Washington-approved German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is the one person responsible for denying Europe Russian energy and thus starving the European Union into submission to Washington and Wall Street. Olaf Scholz was forced to cross the North Pole to bypass Russian airspace, writes the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.
One man knew American citizen Winston Churchill better than anyone else. That man was his personal bodyguard, Walter Thompson. A former Scotland Yard detective, Thompson accompanied the English autocrat everywhere during 18 years service.
A Study of War by Professor Quincy Wright shows that in the period from 1480 to 1940 there were 278 wars involving European countries, whose percentage participation was as follows: ENGLAND 28% FRANCE 26% SPAIN 23% RUSSIA 22% AUSTRIA 19% TURKEY 15% POLAND 11% SWEDEN 9% ITALY 9% NETHERLANDS 8% GERMANY (INCLUDING PRUSSIA) 8%, DENMARK 7%.