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Some Who Fled Cuba Are Returning to Help
By DAMIEN CAVEMARCH 4, 2014
At Atelier, foreigners and Cubans find food and service that had disappeared from Havana for decades. 1,571 more words
In the John Paul II Library at NUI Maynooth, all can now enjoy Hughie O’Donoghue’s artwork, Red Books. At Maynooth, we have also been treated to an elegant and informative lecture from the artist and I imagine that the talk will soon be online–I know it was filmed. 2,956 more words
The maps which explain the Ukraine crisis
As Russia and Ukraine come ever closer to blows over Crimea, we explain, using maps, the issues at stake…149 more words
Ever since the cited Merkel’s comment in Peter Baker’s NYT report on Sunday 2 March that Putin is “in another world,” loads of the punditocracy have tackled the question of Putin’s mindset (my initial reaction was that he’d abandoned his usual cagey caution and launched the invasion out in a mix of impatience, self-righteousness, and masculinist ‘decisionism’, the Caesarism Giuliani admires). 10,633 more words
Behind the Headlines: History and Geography Help Explain Ukraine Crisis
The country rests precariously between East and West.
A woman wipes away tears as she walks away from a memorial in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. 970 more words