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Kakhovka Dam as Chernobyl?

13 Jun 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Vladan Lausevic

The partial collapse of the Kakhovka dam in Ukraine has raised concerns about its environmental impact, with some warning it could be the country's worst ecological disaster since the Chornobyl nuclear meltdown. Ukraine's president called an emergenc...

War and language - Interview with Andrei Kurkov

11 Jun 2023 1 minute read 3 comments Vladan Lausevic

Andrei Kurkov, a Ukrainian author, provided insights into life in Kyiv since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022. In an interview with SWI swissinfo.ch during his visit to Switzerland for the Geneva Summit on Human Rights and Democracy, Kurkov e...

EU, Ukraine and grain

9 Jun 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Vladan Lausevic

The European Commission has faced criticism from Germany and Spain for extending restrictions on the import of certain Ukrainian agricultural products. The restrictions, which affect wheat, maize, rapeseed, and sunflower seed, were implemented by sev...

Wings For Ukraine: The Other Option

8 Jun 2023 8 minute read 3 comments Investigator515

Western Fighters are a no brainer, But is the F-16 really the best bet? With all the talk about the coming offensive, and discussion over the options available for supplying Ukraine with western fighter jets, the option of the F-16 is one that is con...

Civil war in Russia?

7 Jun 2023 2 minute read 2 comments Vladan Lausevic

In recent days, there has been intensified shelling in the Belgorod region, including the city of Shebekino and border villages. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are targeting military targets in the region, which include electronic warfare stations, ware...

War and Women

2 Jun 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Vladan Lausevic

Lyuba Maksymovych, the founder of the Center for Women's Perspectives in Lviv, Ukraine, has been running her own NGO focused on protecting women's rights for the past 25 years. However, when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in Februar...

Funeral. Bryan

28 May 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptotexty

On Monday, May 15, 2023, there was a funeral in Dnipropetrovsk region. Serdeshnyi Artem Mykolayovych "Bryan" ➖OLENIVKA➖ sergeant, assistant grenade launcher of the rifle division of the platoon of the training process of the personnel training batt...

Funeral. Bronya

25 May 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptotexty

Today, Thursday, May 25, 2023 - the funeral. Pavlichenko Sergey Mykolayovych "Bronya" (Armor) ➖OLENIVKA➖ major company commander of the repair company of the separate special purpose unit "Azov" Many people gathered. The May sun burns strongly over...

The horrors of war and war-pigs

22 May 2023 2 minute read 2 comments Vladan Lausevic

Vladlen Tatarsky, known by his pen name Maksim Fomin, was a blogger who gained fame in Russia for his role in the Donbas conflict. Originally from Ukraine's Donbas region, Fomin transformed remarkably from a Ukrainian bank robber to a celebrated figu...

Ukraine, Greece, Syria and Tik-tok ban

20 May 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Vladan Lausevic

  President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine is engaged in diplomatic efforts ahead of a potential Ukrainian counteroffensive. He attended the Arab League summit in Saudi Arabia to lobby for support from Gulf states, despite their close relations with...