As the price of natural gas and other forms of energy skyrocket in Europe, Hungary has inked a deal with Russia’s Gazprom to ensure a stable and cost-effective energy supply for the next 15 years.
Over the next 15 years, long-term Russian gas supplies to Hungary will avoid transit through Ukraine, a key point behind Monday’s agreement reached by the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller in St. Petersburg.
UKRAINE is the largest country in Europe with its unique Slavic culture pivotal to the Aryan branch of the Teutonic and Celtic family of ethnicities. Ironically, the only period during the 20th Century when Ukraine blossomed to its potential was during the Brezhnev era and onwards.
The case of Afghanistan shows that United States military support can be withdrawn, and allied nations such as Ukraine must take heed of that lesson, says an expert on Ukrainian affairs.
The unforeseen consequences of NATO’s rout and retreat from Afghanistan hot on the heels of their being expelled from Iraq and Syria is concentrating collective minds across Western and Central Europe. As the EU disintegrates and awareness that NATO defence is a risible fantasy more and more nations are seeking non-EU/US alliances.
The harrowing photographs of starving people that Noerwegian arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen showed in the West shocked the world’s public and helped him organise aid.
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).
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.
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.