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    Volunteers in Ukraine: ‘If we want change, we have to inspire kids’
    May12

    Volunteers in Ukraine: ‘If we want change, we have to inspire kids’

    Our project teaching children to speak English is about cultural exchange and solidarity with our neighbours. This is how to reform a countryIn February 2014, 100 people – now known as the “heavenly hundred” – were shot dead by riot police during protests in Independence Square, Kiev. The “revolution of dignity” began as an outcry against the...

    Macedonian Eurovision candidate announces she’s pregnant, gets engaged, fails to qualify for the finals
    May12

    Macedonian Eurovision candidate announces she’s pregnant, gets engaged, fails to qualify for the finals

    Jana Burceska, the Macedonian representative at this year’s Eurovision song contest in Ukraine failed to qualify to the final round. Still, not all was lost, as Burceska announced that she is pregnant, only to have her boyfriend and guitarist Aleksandar Filipovski propose to her during the event. …read more Source: Macedonian...

    The American way of war is a budget-breaker
    May12

    The American way of war is a budget-breaker

    US Army 2nd Battalion, 10th Regiment, 10th Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters take off during a joint US-Romanian air assault exercise at the Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase, eastern Romania, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Romanian and U.S troops are staging joint exercises with U.S. Black Hawk helicopters, part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade...

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’
    May12

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was going to fire “showboat” FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of what the Justice Department recommended, directly contradicting what the White House said a day earlier. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Lester Holt, Trump said the FBI had been in...

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final
    May12

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Belarus, Croatia, and Romania are among those who qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final
    May12

    Belarus, Croatia, Romania Among Qualifiers For Eurovision Final

    Performers from Belarus, Croatia, and Romania are among those who qualified for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe’s largest television event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’
    May12

    NBC exclusive – Trump: I was going to fire Comey ‘regardless,’ he was a ‘showboat’

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was going to fire “showboat” FBI Director James Comey “regardless” of what the Justice Department recommended, directly contradicting what the White House said a day earlier. In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Lester Holt, Trump said the FBI had been in...

    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’
    May12

    A Coup in Real Time? Historian Says Comey Firing Is Trump’s ‘Open Admission of Collusion With Russia’

    Yale historian says Trump has now admitted guilt; former intelligence officer says Flynn was a Russian agent. Has the other shoe finally dropped? Is this the beginning of Donald Trump’s attempted coup?Trump is a plutocratic authoritarian. As I have previously argued, it is fair to call him a fascist. He has repeatedly demonstrated this fact...

    Eurovision-2017 Grand Final: Armenia’s Artsvik to perform 5th
    May12

    Eurovision-2017 Grand Final: Armenia’s Artsvik to perform 5th

    On May 13 the Grand Final of Eurovision-2017 International Song Contest will be held in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    ‘They will find your body when it snows’: Ukraine soldiers bombarded by ‘pinpoint propaganda’ texts
    May12

    ‘They will find your body when it snows’: Ukraine soldiers bombarded by ‘pinpoint propaganda’ texts

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics 3km from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. “Ukrainian soldiers,” it warned, “they’ll find your bodies when the snow melts.” Text messages like the one...