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Program Highlights – Week 05/02/2018 to 11/02/2018

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Monday 5


  • Live from Catania, Sicily, Italy. Pontifical Mass on the Feast of Saint Agatha of Sicily, from the Cathedral of Sant’Agatha.
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Take a Walk on the Wild Wall (of Smolensk)

I already wrote a few post about the hero city of Smolensk and its surroundings and even one dedicated specifically to its fortified walls. This time, however, I want to focus a bit more about an aspect of Russian culture, which I had only subconsciously noticed before a sunny day in the city of Smolensk. 619 more words

Places To Visit

Missing Repression and Loving Mockery

Some time after the Smolensk catastrophe a motley group of diehard conspiracy believers began holding monthly meetings (the 10th of each month) to commemorate the crash and make dark pronouncements about finding the truth behind the crash and generally be miserable. 380 more words

Jack in the USSR

The world changed overnight on November 9th, 1989 – the night when the Berlin Wall came down. Ten years earlier, in 1979, I had driven across Europe, through the Iron Curtain, and on to Moscow – at the heart of the Soviet empire. 28,635 more words


Program Highlights – Week 08/01/2018 to 14/01/2018

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Monday 8


  • Live from the Sala Regia, Papal Apartments, Vatican City. Meeting of Pope Francis with the Diplomatic Corps, which include all the ambassadors to the Vatican.
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Navalny's Volgograd coordinator gets 15 days in prison

by Sarah Hurst

The coordinator of Alexei Navalny’s campaign headquarters in Volgograd, Alexei Volkov, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison ostensibly for delaying his rally there on Friday for 35 minutes. 327 more words

Vladimir Putin

Program Highlights – Week 06/11/2017 to 12/11/2017

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Monday 6


  • Live from Sala Stampa, Vatican City. Press Conference following the conclusion of the Workshop on assisting victims in human trafficking, held in the Vatican.
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