The feast of Green Week (Zielone Świątki) is celebrated in Poland around mid-May towards early June – it’s syncretized with the movable celebrations of Pentecost that starts 50 days after Easter. These festivities show many elements of pre-Christian Slavic spring rituals. 2021 date: May 23 / June 20 (Eastern).
Since its establishment in 1860, the Russian Compound in Jerusalem has undergone many makeovers and ownership changes.
In its latest EU-wide survey of citizens’ views, the EU’s spring ‘Euro barometer’ will not make for comfortable reading in Brussels. Despite the Eurorats’ usual attempts to extract some positives from the answers to its 29 questions with many possible answers for each, the simple fact is that only 23% of the 27 nation EU citizens said they’re in favour of the EU as it is today.
My old friends at KGB despise the GRU. But it was GRU that got 2-3 high level agents into Franklin Roosevelt’s White House and shaped America’s wartime foreign policy.
The founder of the Telegram channel NEXTA, Roman Protasevich, who was detained in Belarus, has agreed that the Western-back hit-squad, who supervised anti-government protests, prepared to assassinate President Alexander Lukashenko, pled guilty to organising the riots and warned about the sleeping radical cells in Belarus.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that because of its imperial ambitions the United States will repeat the fate of the USSR. ‘The United States acts like an empire as did the USSR. Some countries are threatened, others are bribed’, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the heads of international news agencies at the SPIEF.
Like a garden slug, the political cult lurking in their Brussels bunkers leave a slime trail behind them wherever they wander. The EU economy is in such dire straits, even Germany and France would be barred from joining their own club.
In a recent interview for the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Ukrainia’s Jewish President Volodymyr Zelensky has reaffirmed his country’s intention to purchase military equipment from Germany.
Prosecutors in Russia have demanded that Facebook block the page of the Russian LGBT Network, with the authorities alleging that it harms the development and health of minors. The profile is followed by over 5,000 people.
The Jerusalem Post is reporting that after Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine condemned the honouring of alleged National Socialist (Nazi ‘collaborators’ sic) in the former Soviet republic, dozens of people rallied outside the Israeli Embassy in Kyiv demanding that Jews apologize and repent for their role in orchestrating the 1930s genocide during which over 10 million Ukrainians were murdered: