Russia – Ukraine

Was this only an exercise?   It was during April 2021 when the Russians have surrounded Ukraine’s border with tanks, missiles and thousands of men as it threatens ‘full-scale combat operations.’    Footage has emerged of tanks, missile trucks and howitzers being freighted to the Crimea and the border of the disputed Donbass region in eastern Ukraine,… Continue reading Russia – Ukraine

Holodomor -1929 – Ukraine farmlands

  Nie ver van Suid-Afrika speel dieselfde tonele in verskeie Afrika lande af.   Digby ons grens aan die noorde,  is Zimbabwe waar daar heelwat burgers van die land vlug na ander lande in die hoop vir 'n paar krummels.   Hulle was eens die broodmandjie van Afrika.   Vandag is daar niks oor nie.    Sommige burgers… Continue reading Holodomor -1929 – Ukraine farmlands

Ukraine – Holodomor

Raphael Lemkin defined genocide as “the crime of destroying national, racial, or religious groups.” In 1953, Lemkin called the Holodomor “perhaps the classic example of Soviet genocide.” Anne Applebaum, whose new book Red Famine exposes the deliberate policy of mass-starvation imposed by Stalin, agrees (although she recognizes the difficulty of applying the term under international… Continue reading Ukraine – Holodomor