John Neethling and Patrick Cosani gunned down

  John Neethling koelbloedig doodgeskiet.   RIV en sterkte aan die familie. John Neethling from Blackheath , who was shot by two men in Heath Road, managed to drive his white VW Polo Vivo to a nearby garage where he passed away. Some sad and shocking news.. 32 year old John Neethling shot dead in what… Continue reading John Neethling and Patrick Cosani gunned down

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Crimea – Russia – old documentation

Crimea was part of Russia from 1783, when the Tsarist Empire annexed it a decade after defeating Ottoman forces in the Battle of Kozludzha, until 1954, when the Soviet government transferred Crimea from the Russian Soviet Federation of Socialist Republics (RSFSR) to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (UkrSSR). The transfer was announced in the Soviet… Continue reading Crimea – Russia – old documentation

Kerch Bridge – Crimea

The European Union has commented on the partial opening of the Kerch Strait bridge in Russian-occupied Crimea, saying this constitutes another violation of Ukraine's sovereignty. "The Russian Federation has constructed the Kerch Bridge to the Crimean Peninsula without Ukraine's consent. This constitutes another violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity by Russia," the spokesperson for the… Continue reading Kerch Bridge – Crimea

Crimea – self-determination (Putin)

2015 Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he began to plan the annexation of Crimea in a secret meeting with security services the day Ukraine's pro-Moscow president fled Kiev — and weeks before the peninsula held a self-determination referendum.    The revelation came in a trailer for the documentary Homeward Bound, by state television channel Rossiya 1, which also shows Putin discussing how… Continue reading Crimea – self-determination (Putin)

Carnivorous plants and Salamanders

In study published in the journal Ecology, a pair of biologists in the province of Ontario found that northern pitcher plants – also known as turtle socks – devour juvenile spotted salamanders.   Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find   The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamanders Biologists have discovered evidence… Continue reading Carnivorous plants and Salamanders

Immigrants – Europe – Italy – Libya

  The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the conflict in Libya hastening departures at an alarming rate, the UN has warned.  “If we do not intervene soon, there will be a sea of… Continue reading Immigrants – Europe – Italy – Libya

Plaasboer vermoor – Farmer killed – Sheepmoor – Moolman Meyer

Die boer by Ermelo wat sedert die naweek vermis is se lyk is op sy plaas gevind en met panga opgekap.  Die boer is die naweek vermis en sy lyk is gevind, nie ver van Ermelo af nie.  Dalk was hy ook soos ander boere, goed was vir sy werkers.  Ons blankes en veral boere,… Continue reading Plaasboer vermoor – Farmer killed – Sheepmoor – Moolman Meyer