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Ukraine stuck in a tug-of-war between Russia and the West

Ukraine stuck in a tug-of-war between Russia and the West

>>Sreenivasan: LAST SPRING, UKRAINIANS FOUND THEMSELVES VOTING IN A HISTORIC ELECTION THAT BROUGHT A POLITICAL NEWCOMER AND FORMER ACTOR TO UKRAINE’S PRESIDENCY, RONALD REAGAN-STYLE. POPULAR TELEVISION STAR VLADIMIR ZELENSKY BECAME PRESIDENT VLADIMIR ZELENSKY, AND NOW LESS THAN A YEAR LATER FINDS HIMSELF MANEUVERING BETWEEN THE NEEDS OF HIS COUNTRY, A POLITICAL FIGHT IN THE U.S. …

Denying Your History | Armenian Genocide

Denying Your History | Armenian Genocide

In every friend group, there’s that one person that doesn’t quite belong – nobody really likes them but nobody hates them enough to kick them out. Their presence is just sort of tolerated. They have some dirty laundry, maybe they cheat on their wife or sell drugs on the side – things you genuinely disagree …

The Most Lethal Special Forces Units From Around the World

The Most Lethal Special Forces Units From Around the World

Special forces- the elite of a nation’s military, tasked with missions too delicate or difficult for large, conventional forces to undertake. These elite warriors operate in small unit sizes, and are specialized in a variety of tasks to include recon deep behind enemy lines, hostage rescue, counter-terrorism, and direct-action missions such as sabotage or assassinations. …

Average American vs Average Chinese Person

Average American vs Average Chinese Person

Long before the United States was even a thing, China saw itself as the civilized center of the universe. For hundreds of years it was indeed home to a magnificent civilization, way ahead of those soon-to-be-brilliant European powerhouses. When the Europeans started exploring the world in the 15th century in what we now call the, …