On November 21, Ukraine celebrated the third anniversary of Maidan riots that split the nation into two camps. Maidan has deprived Ukraine of unity within its own people. The unity was lost artificially, after people from Western Ukraine came to the Independence Square and toppled the regime of Viktor Yanukovych
On April 11, 1857, Alexander II approved the State Emblem of Russia. Today, the Russian State Emblem is still considered one of the most complex state emblems in the entire history of the world. The question about the origin of the two-headed eagle on the Russian State Emblem still remains open
China resorted to tough rhetoric at a meeting of the UN Security Council and blocked a resolution on Aleppo. China's ambassador accused the West of unleashing the war in Syria. China is mad because Trump accused Beijing of protectionist policies and made it clear that he would establish relations with Taiwan
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye, is a song about the ravages of war. Johnathon Lighter states, "The song has often been supposed to be an anti-recruiting song and to have been written in Ireland in the late 18th or early 19th century, at the time of or in response to the Kandyan Wars.
This top-secret aircraft, known as the U-71, is part of Project 4202 of the Russian missile program. There is very little information about the aircraft. Supposedly, the aircraft can develop the speeds of up to 11,000 kilometers per hour. This glider aircraft is also said to be super-maneuverable and capable of entering near space
Last count, there were 7.5 billion people 'living' on the planet. That number is accurate, more or less. Much more profound and less edifying is the fact that at least half (a more probable estimate is 4 billion poor folk) of earth's citizens live, er, barely exist. Across the seven continents many locals live in abject poverty; families struggle...
The Holy Sepulchre is the main shrine of Christendom. This is the tomb in the rock, in which, according to the Gospel, Jesus Christ was buried after his crucifixion and where he then resurrected three days afterwards. The tomb is the main altar of the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem
For scores of reasons, the future of Europe is in a cooperative and close relationship with Russia. It just cannot be otherwise, although, if you are determined to waste enough resources, impoverishing to some degree your own people through decreased trade and increased military waste, you can hold the inevitable off for quite a while
According to international experts, a quarter century later, the share of liquified natural gas (LNG) in the world gas trade will increase up to 53 percent from the current 40. Yet, it appears that even in 25 years, LNG supplies will not pose any serious competition to Russia's Gazprom and its natural gas shipments to Europe
Activity of the US Democratic Party is being currently checked by the FBI. The reason is unstoppable threats to electors. Beside that, the FBI is trying to find out who funds incessant protests in the country against the Republicans.
Iran produces ninety-five per cent of the medicines needed to treat patients inside the country, while fifty per cent of the raw materials are also made in Iran. Next on the list are new lines of drugs to treat certain types of cancer, multiple sclerosis and diabetes and the first target is the Middle East's 400 million-strong population.