While Ukraine has long held ambitions to join the EU, officials in Brussels are treating spurned Kiev with contempt, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has claimed, as tensions heat up across the shared border with Russia. Speaking on the RTL TV channel on Sunday, Zagreb’s leader shared his opinions on the former Soviet republic’s relations with the 27-member bloc.
Western ideas are destructive to Russian society, Moscow officials argue. Russia’s Ministry of Culture has published a draft order setting out traditional values that it says must be protected from encroachment by foreign ideas, terrorists, and extremists amid a global crisis for public morality.
BRUSSELS: More economic sanctions on Russia would have a devastating effect on the European economic and financial sectors, politicians and pundits have told Sputnik.
The United States is helping Russia to de-dollarize the economy. This was announced on January 26 by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a plenary meeting of the State Duma (Russian Parliament, Moscow).
With tensions growing on the border between Russia and Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has announced that Zagreb will pull its troops out of NATO contingents stationed in the region should the situation spiral into a full-scale conflict. Bulgaria also says, ‘don’t include us. We’ll not be sending troops to Ukraine.’
The expression on the trainee upholsterer’s face darkened as he realised he had been beaten by a rival theatregoer to the last seat in the packed theatre. The son of an upholsterer and waitress, August Kubizek was in love with opera.
Hard-up and fed up, UK and EU motorists who to save the environment were coerced into switching to expensive hybrid (petrol-electric) electric cars are turning on their petrol tanks.
If FREE DOWNLOADS results in sufficient gratuities Michael’s pioneering initiative will be a fitting epitaph to the death of books with prices on their covers.
The European Medicines Agency wants to put warning labels on Covid-19 jabs made by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, saying there was a ‘reasonable possibility’ they may have caused a spinal inflammation.
MICHAEL WALSH OP-ED: Someone recently asked, ‘when and where is the revolution to start.’ It reminded me of the Japanese WWII fugitive who emerged from the Burmese jungle during the 1960s. ‘Is the war over yet,’ he plaintively asked.