Photo Blog: Enjoying beautiful Sheki, Azerbaijan in late fall
This village in northern Azerbaijan, known in part for its silk industry, reminded me of Gatlinburg, Tennessee minus the scurrying chaos of a tourist invasion. 200 more words
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s major party leaders met with their caucuses on Tuesday, preparing to kick off talks on forming the next government with a nationalist party that holds the balance of power after an inconclusive weekend election.
So there’s a declared candidate for the St. Paul School Board who’s (a) a TERF (trans-exclusive radical feminist), (b) apparently also an anti-vaxxer, (c) this is apparently just the tip of the iceberg of her overall awfulness, according to people who know her from Facebook neighborhood groups and so on. 1,158 more words
On December 26th, 1991, the USSR, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, fell. Fifteen countries were part of this one big area. Currently, Russia, Central Asia, The Caucasus, the EU Borderlines, and The Baltic republics are the regions that was part of the previous USSR. 1,127 more words