On 22nd September Prosecutor General Lutsenko announced that he would be appealing to the Verkhovna Rada to strip Mykola Skoryk of his parliamentary immunity next week. 757 more words
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The 2nd September is the (official) birthday of the City of Odessa.
It is a day where the constituents celebrate a long history of cultural glory, of communal heroic deeds and also of suffering, of its enduring and friendly cosmopolitan make-up, of historical influences, and generally of its deserved place in folklore earned throughout the centuries (including those noteworthy deeds that pre-date its official birthday). 852 more words
The Bard knew a thing or two about humanity and life’s bemusement and intrigues – as all great writers do, for an acute sense of observation is somewhat key to prose able to retain interest (and with great prose distinctly lacking, it is why this blog will never have readers counted in millions). 1,004 more words
About a week ago, whilst sat with a friend (and soon to be business partner) fluent in those strange tongues of Java, C++ and other exotic yet unintelligible languages that produce Microsoft Ukraine winners, the blog tentatively mentioned the fact that an “Odessa App” would be a rather good idea – particularly if the city emerges as the Eurovision host. 239 more words