British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv in ‘solidarity with the Ukrainian people’, reports The Daily Telegraph. As part of the visit, Johnson promised Ukraine another military support and £385 million in World Bank loans.
The hypocrisy of the NATO West is truly breathtaking. ‘The main goal of NATO is to prevent the spread of the conflict in Ukraine to other countries,’ NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with Die Welt. Stoltenberg stressed that NATO is not a party to the conflict and does not send its units to Ukraine.
Murmansk was completely destroyed during World War II. In terms of the number of German bombs dropped per square meter, it is second only to Stalingrad. Located on the coast of the cold Barents Sea, Murmansk serves today as the main northern gateway of Russia. One of the country’s largest ports, through which it conducts regular trade with the rest of the world, is located here.
In Pennsylvania, situated in the Land of the Free, police have arrested American Thomas Richard Glazewski for putting up satirical stickers with the face of Joe Biden at gas stations, accusing him of rising fuel prices, writes Fox News. As the channel notes, against the backdrop of rising oil prices, stickers with a similar message have become extremely popular in the United States.
In 2018 Laura Young purchased a bust at Goodwill, a second-hand shop in the Texan city of Austin, for just $35 (£28). She photographed it strapped into the passenger seat of her car. An independent antique and vintage dealer, she told media she went into the thrift store ‘hoping to find something cool’.
Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler had much in common. The first was Italian yet he liberated and led the French nation. The latter was of Austrian birth but freed and championed the German people. Napoleon put an end to French revolutionary abuses. Adolf Hitler brought an end to the corruption and banking houses usurious deprivation following the victors’ vicious terms inflicted upon Germany after World War One.
Can you imagine what it must be like to be marched out to face a firing squad, say goodbye to your closest friend who is standing next to you and then have the squad shoulder their rifles and march away having not fired a shot? What are the odds of that happening during a war situation?
After more years than I care to remember, I still recall the elbow in the ribs. ‘Get up, son. Give the lady your seat.’ When I became less a callow youth, I would volunteer my bus seat without a poke in the ribs. It was and still is my second nature to keep open a door for an approaching lady.
An unusual funeral service is gaining popularity in the United Kingdom, reports The Sun. According to the publication, many Britons are so seriously short of funds that they have to rent decorative coffins for their deceased relatives.
Mata Hari spent much of her career falsely claiming that she was raised as an Indian temple dancer. In reality, however, she was born Margaretha Zelle on August 7, 1876, and grew up the daughter of a haberdasher in the Dutch town of Leeuwarden.