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Odesa’s Catherine the Great Monument and the Legacy of the Russian World

The American Spectator 02 Feb 2023
... as its Cossacks aided Russia in battle against the Turks, printed Russian dictionaries that described Ukrainian as a “Polish-distorted version of the Russian language,” and, worst of all, introduced the abhorrent institution of serfdom to Ukrainian lands that had never known it.

Kiev’s ombudsman calls for more curbs on Russian language

Russia Today 01 Feb 2023
Universities should set an example by ditching the use of Russian, the commissioner for protecting the Ukrainian language says. Speaking Russian should be banned on all university campuses in Ukraine, in and outside lectures, the ombudsman in charge of protecting the Ukrainian language, Taras Kremen, has said.

Over 14,000 Ukrainian pupils enrolled in schools nationwide

Irish Independent 01 Feb 2023
As of January 31, 14,482 Ukrainian children have taken up places in hundreds of schools across the country.Out of that figure, 9,334 of these pupils have been accommodated in primary schools while 5,148 pupils have enrolled in post-primary schools.Dublin schools cater for the ...

Russian troops are sending Ukrainian civilians into MINEFIELDS to find a safe path through, Kyiv claims

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2023
Russian commanders are forcing Ukrainian civilians to wade through minefields to determine safe routes for their troops, a new report has claimed ... A photograph shows a warning sign which reads as 'Stop Mines' written in both Ukrainian and Russian languages in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, on January 2, 2023.

Ukraine will be like a ribbon running through Eurovision, says BBC

AOL 31 Jan 2023
This includes a school programme which has seen children in the Liverpool region being taught Ukrainian along with other European languages before the event kicks off. Ms McColgan added she hopes there will be a “legacy” of relationships between Ukrainian and Liverpudlian artists that are created off the back of the event.

Doomsday is closer than we think but do we care?

Khaleejtimes 31 Jan 2023
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (BAS) moved the two hands of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to the midnight hour (the moment of annihilation of mankind) in January 2023, the closest it ever reached near 'doomsday' ... Ominously, the announcement was made available in Russian and Ukrainian languages in addition to English.

Initiative unites language enthusiasts in pursuit of cross-cultural communication

The Jordan Times 30 Jan 2023
AMMAN — BlaBla Language Exchange, a volunteer-based community initiative, is allowing language enthusiasts to travel the globe without leaving Amman ... of two sets of languages, he said ... Alona Petrusenko, a Ukrainian residing in Jordan, is a Russian-language facilitator with BlaBla.

Ukraine official gloats after drone strike on weapons facility in Russian-allied Iran: 'Ukraine did warn you'

Business Insider 30 Jan 2023
A Ukrainian-language version of Polodyak's tweet included a screenshot of his purported "warning," a December 24 tweet in which he called for the destruction of Iranian production facilities ... Ukrainian defense outlet Defense Express, meanwhile, shared satellite imagery that suggested the damage was minimal.

Putin threatened UK strike: Johnson

Taipei Times 30 Jan 2023
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, front right, welcomes former British prime minister to Kyiv on Jan ... He went on to become one of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s biggest supporters and has visited Kyiv since resigning as prime minister ... ‘My mother is Ukrainian; they won’t.’ He also said he had no intention of invading,” Wallace said.

Children of asylum seekers experience Quebec cultural ritual: French welcome classes

Moosejaw Today 30 Jan 2023
Manuel had come to the east-end school to register seven-year-old Travis — not for regular classes, but for an intensive French-language course that is mandatory for children of newcomers who can't speak the language ... “It was hard at first because we did not know the language ... Donat staff can welcome families in five languages.

The ‘Putin Principle’ could bring peace to Eurasia

The Hill 30 Jan 2023
Since, according to Putin, Ukrainians are really Russians, Russia must be perfectly entitled to do with them what it wants ... The Scandinavian Rus’ established a state whose inhabitants were primarily East Slavic tribes who spoke their own versions of what eventually would become Ukrainian, Belarusian and Russian.

Chelsea star's racial slur shame: New £88million signing Mykhailo Mudryk apologises for using n-word in ...

The Daily Mail 30 Jan 2023
Chelsea's latest £88million signing has apologised after he used the n-word in a TikTok video filmed for his fans ... But the Ukrainian winger has been slammed online for using the language in the clip 'irrespective of context' ... RELATED ARTICLES ... .

Moscow provides more evidence of US biolabs in Ukraine

Russia Today 30 Jan 2023
... control conducted HIV/AIDS research on Ukrainian military personnel. The commander of Russia’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defense Forces, Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov, presented Ukrainian-language documents referring to HIV infection studies that began in 2019.

Putin threatened to kill me with a missile - Johnson

RTE 30 Jan 2023
"He said, 'Boris, you say that Ukraine is not going to join Nato any time soon ... "And I remember saying to Minister Shoigu 'they will fight' and he said, 'my mother is Ukrainian, they won't!' ... "That would be 'Vran'e' in the Russian language ... Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr in Kyiv earlier this month ... "I said ... .

Boris Johnson Says Vladimir Putin Threatened To Kill Him

Huffington Post 30 Jan 2023
PA REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2022 File photo dated 28/07/22 - Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the the Commonwealth Business Forum at the ICC in Birmingham. Issue date ...And I remember saying to Minister Shoigu ‘they will fight’ and he said, ‘my mother is Ukrainian, they won’t!’ ... “That would be ‘Vran’e’ in the Russian language ... You know I’m lying ... .

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In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile is test-fired as part of Russia's nuclear drills by a Russian nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea.
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