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Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

This is one of my favourite photos from our trip around Europe. Taken in Peneda-Gerês National Park in northern Portugal, it captures Arūnas taking a coffee break… 60 more words


Hey people,
How was your Easter??? I had the best day ever. Besides the fact that my thesis was killing me I decided to forget about it for a day and relax at my hometown. 76 more words

Obama admin sends 600 "boots-on-the-ground" to E. Europe

Ben Watson reports for Defense One, April 22, 2014:

The Pentagon is sending about 600 U.S. troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia… 515 more words

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Dr. Eowyn reblogged this on Fellowship of the Minds and commented:

Having just removed the last U.S. battle tanks from Europe, the U.S. is not ready for either a cold or hot war with Russia over Ukraine, and Obama had already said that the U.S. and NATO have no plan to use force in Ukraine. So why is he sending 600 troops to 4 E. European countries bordering on Russia and Ukraine? Does he actually think the Russian Army, with 360,000 soldiers, would be deterred by our 600?

EVS in Lithuania, Vilnius starting September 2014 (11 months)

ADVIT Moldova is spreading a call for 2 volunteering opportunities in Vilnius:

Vilniaus Pal. J. Matulaicio SPC “Biciuliai” (2013-LT-26) – Work with children. … 482 more words


A castle just like in a child's mind

A castle on a grassy, green hill, with a flag waving against a clear blue sky. Just like children imagine castles to be, and how they draw them on paper. 55 more words


Emerging into Mexican Culture

This year my Easter celebration was completely different from the previous ones and it was also much longer. We left Tijuana on Wednesday night to go and visit Roberto’s family. 482 more words

U.S. Plans Military Exercises Near Russia

The U.S. will send hundreds of troops to East Europe for training exercises, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, as the Americans look to reassure nervous allies near Russia. 223 more words