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Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Liveblogging World War II: August 27, 1944: S.S. Sturmbrigade R.O.N.A.
S.S. Sturmbrigade R.O.N.A. was an anti-partisan formation composed of people from the so-called Lokot Autonomy territory in the Nazi Germany-occupied areas of Russia during World War II.
"Ukraine's European choice does not have an alternative now"
In Belarus Andrei Kureichyk is called "a man with a hyperactive civic stand." A playwright and screenwriter, he is not only active in his response to social processes, but is also very productive in his creative work, writes a lot, and realizes his works into theater or movie production.
What is inside those 280 Russian 'humanitarian aid' tricks headed for the Ukraine border?
Michael Weiss has a good article in Foreign Policy about that Russian convoy of military trucks headed for the Ukraine, ostensibly to deliver humanitarian aid to civilians in Donetsk who are surrounded by Ukraine troops.
Vitebsk authorities "forget" to invite 4,000 people to meeting
The Vitebsk city executive committee sent its reply to the appeal of 4,108 residents of Vitebsk's Biliova district concerning the promises to build a medical complex, charter97.org learnt from the press service of the organising committee to create the Belarusian Chrisian Democracy party.
The most extreme litter deterrent we've ever heard of
Usually, disposing of your trash on the sidewalk will get you a slap on the wrist or, at worst, a minor fine.