Saturday, January 24, 2015

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Chief Monitor in Ukraine condemns Russian missile attack on Mariupol,Ukraine as reckless, indiscriminate, and disgraceful

"At approximately 09:15hrs on 24 January, the SMM in government-controlled Mariupol heard at its location incoming massed Multi-Launch Rocket System (MLRS) attacks from a north-east direction, consisting of an extremely heavy barrage lasting 35 seconds." 

The UN Secretary-General strongly condemns today's indiscriminate and inhumane Russian rocket attack on the city of Mariupol, Ukraine, Europe

"The UN Secretary-General strongly condemns today's rocket attack on the city of Mariupol, which reportedly killed dozens of civilians and left over one hundred injured. He notes that rockets appear to have been launched indiscriminately into civilian areas, which would constitute a violation of international humanitarian law."

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Beyond the Pale: Russian Special Operations Forces Launch Chemical Weapon Attack in Eastern Ukraine, Europe

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Russia's New Year Greeting to Civilization

Eastern Ukraine, Europe:  “If this is not aggression, what is?” Ukrainian President Poroshenko speaking today in Magic Mountain, Davos, Switzerland, Europe

Monday, January 19, 2015

A Face Against Russian Terrorism In Europe

Photo credit:  Agence France Press

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Warmest wishes for a safe, peaceful, and healthful New Year to my faithful readers ...

New Year's tree in the Kyiv, Ukraine, Future European Union, main train station.  Photo credit  (c) Euromaidan pr.  Copyright controlled.


The Lithuanian central bank forecasts that tomorrow's adoption of the euro will be positive for the nation's economy

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Where the Danube River and Delta (Almost) Meets the Dniester River and Delta ... and the Guns of December are far away

With vivid memories of our trip in July 2013.  Map (c) The Economist magazine.  Copyright controlled.
Danube Delta - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The waters of the Danube, which flow into the Black Sea, form the largest and best preserved of Europe's deltas.

73 percent of Russians think the government works on behalf of a small elite, while only 3 percent said the government works for the benefit of average people

Moscow, Russian Federation.  December 30, 2014.  (c) Copyright controlled.

Ukraine's central bank has stated the nation's economy experienced its worst year since the Second World War.