Archiv für den Monat: Mai 2017

Lapidarium

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“The Fallen 9,000″ On the beaches of Normandy, the bodies of 9,000 soldiers are etched into the sand in memory of those who fell on D-Day.

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Around 1,3 million Ukrainians are now working in Poland. That’s the biggest migration wave of Europe these days.  ***

Poland is probably the last country in Europe where a picture of the Prime Minister going to her son’s first Holy Mass is possible.

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Metapher.

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Putin on Trump: I’ve already known 3 US presidents, they come and go, but policies don’t change. That’s how strong is power of bureaucracy.

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 Human potential. ***

7 million people died during the ‘Holodomor’ man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932-33. 16 countries consider it a genocide.

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Der Türkisnaschvogel, auch Rotfußhonigsauger (Cyanerpes cyaneus) genannt.

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Air cons

[photo: Leslie Heng] 

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Vaganova Ballet Academy student, Daria Ionova. Photo by Darian Volkova.

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“The rules are simple: they lie to us, we know they’re lying, they know we know they’re lying” ― Elena Gorokhova

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first date

If Putin thought Macron would roll over he was in for a big surprise when they met at Versailles on Sunday.

Macron called out Putin to his face on:

- Chechnya’s anti-gay purge;

- Kremlin propaganda;

Impressive.

Weiterlesen

Paul Henry. Incoming Tide. 1912

Julio Larraz (Cuban, b. 1944) The Straits of The Santa Ana, 2011. Oil on canvas, 152.1 x 126.4 cm

Antonio López García, Quince, 1992

Joan Miró. The Red Sun. 1950

 Allison Green (American, b. 1974), Creation, 2013. Oil on canvas, 60 x 48 in.

Paul Klee, Schwarzer Fürst, (black prince), 1927

 Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Composition with Woman, ca 1938-41

clarification

…because Poland is a low-value target for the terrorists…