Only 100 years ago the world was dragged into a serious war that went on for 4 years. The ambitions of European politicians thrust the world into an irreversible conflict in 3 weeks. WWI led to deaths of 20 million people. WWII claimed 50 million lives. A potential world war in the 21st century would likely claim several hundred millions of lives
Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Russia at the International Court of Justice. Kiev intends to hold Russia accountable for committing acts of terrorism and discrimination during its illegal aggression against Ukraine. Can anyone imagine that the UN Security Council may decide to deploy troops in the Crimea to meet Ukraine's requirements?
Every four years, the Americans celebrate an important holiday - the inauguration of new president. Inauguration ceremonies of the past would at times be marred with nuisances. One of the inaugurated presidents was drunk as a skunk, another one messed up the words of the oath, and a third one died soon afterwards