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Russia: 1.5 years since the start of the war in Ukraine

The last time I went to Russia before the invasion was in January 2022, a month before it started. Little did I know it would be the last time I would see my home country before it became an aggressor state that started a war in the middle of Europe in the 21st century.

The Obligation to Grant Asylum to Russian Refugees

When Vladimir Putin attacked Ukraine on February 24, 2022, a refugee crisis was born. The refugee dilemma began when both Ukrainian and Russian refugees initially attempted to seek asylum and escape the war outside of their home countries. 

The Reaction to Vinicius’ Racist Abuse Shows Exactly Why it Took Place

Valencia fans gathered where the bus was expected to pass by and chanted, but not in support of their own team. Instead, they shouted racial slurs directed at Brazilian Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr..

Greek Coast Guard Leaves Asylum Seekers at Sea

A video taken on April 11 depicts 12 asylum seekers, including children and an infant, being taken from the Greek island Lesbos and abandoned at sea. The footage was taken by Austrian politician Fayad Mulla, who has been documenting human rights violations of asylum seekers on the island for two and a half years.

Zelensky Tours Europe Securing Weapons for the Counteroffensive

Many different countries support Ukraine, providing it with humanitarian, economic, and military assistance. To thank these allies and seek even more support, from May 13 to 15, President Volodymyr Zelensky conducted working trips to Ukraine’s main allies. 

The Coronation of King Charles III

On May 6th, thousands of people flooded the streets of London to witness the coronation of King Charles III.

Language: the Nation’s Code

Language is more than simply a means of communication; it is also an important part of a country's identity and cultural legacy. Ukraine has encountered major hurdles in its battle to retain its language and protect its statehood, but its people have remained united in their commitment to defend their language and the freedom of their country.

Vladimir Kara-Murza Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

On Monday, April 17, the Moscow City Court sentenced Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years in a strict regime colony. He was convicted under three articles of the Russian Criminal Code.

Porto, Portugal: A Dazzling Weekend Getaway

Located in the northern part of the country, along the Douro River, is the second largest city of Portugal: Porto. This city is one...

The Roots of the French’s Love of Protests

As such, it is visible that the current protests do not only symbolize discontent with the increased retirement age but represent a general anti-establishment movement within France. It is a protest against a government that bypassed a parliamentary vote and against a president that seems to have lost touch with the public.

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“Dispararon al pianista” en el Hay Festival de Segovia

Trueba y Mariscal hablan de "Dispararon al pianista" con Pepa Blanes en el Hay Festival de Segovia.

Should We Treat Ageing Like a Disease?

Ageing has been considered a natural and inevitable process for most of human history. However, the idea of redefining it as a disease has gained traction in recent years.

Our Time to Reverse Climate Change has Lapsed

Climate change is here, and there is no longer any way that we can reverse its effects. Not necessarily because it would be physically impossible, but because the people most responsible for greenhouse gas emissions are too focused on profit to stop polluting.