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2014: A Difficult YearFor The EU

For the European Union, the year was marked by division, euroskepticism and self-doubt. But the ongoing confrontation with Russia could once again bring unity. It was a foreseeable political disaster: discontent had long been seething, and in May it showed its force in the elections for the European Parliament. Almost everywhere, euroskeptic parties, right-wing populists […]

This is the moment an angry mob grabbed an MP and threw him in a rubbish bin. The group, screaming curses and insults, hurled Vitaly Zhuravsky into a large waste container outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kyiv. A protester pinned down a shaken Zhuravsky by his head, preventing him from escaping. He had his briefcase and […]

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A video has surfaced of a middle-aged “black Dutchman” who, like most global citizens, feels outraged by the recent events of the destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in the Ukraine. In the video, the man voices out his anger at the events that led to the crash. In this very personal and sincere video, […]

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The People of African Descent in Ukraine are passing through difficult times. The ongoing political unrest has brought about unexpected economic and other crises among most people living in the country. However, the People of African Descent bear the most brunt for obvious reasons. Most Ukrainians know little about the People of African Descent except […]

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East African countries could be forced to spend more on wheat imports in the remaining part of the year as world production is expected to fall due to poor weather and fears of political instability in Russia and Ukraine, which supplies 17 per cent of the global demand. The decline is likely to cause a […]

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