“I Am a Ukrainian” the cry for help before the end, Russia lost the battle

After the video of Carla Dauden, who firmly claimed “No, I’m not going to the world cup”, another video has been going viral with already more than 5 millions views on YouTube and another young girl stood out among the crowd, talking on the behalf of an exhausted population. This is Yulia. She is a… Read More “I Am a Ukrainian” the cry for help before the end, Russia lost the battle

Hungary and the nuclear option: going backward or looking ahead?

Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration in front of Budapest’s landmark Liberty Statue 10 days ago, to protest against the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant. Under the agreement that was settled by the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, with Moscow a few weeks ago, the Hungarian government will receive a thirty-year loan of  10… Read More Hungary and the nuclear option: going backward or looking ahead?

Zimmerman’s acquittal sparks protests in the US

Protests broke out in several US cities after Sunday non-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman. Thousands of people are marching askin for justice for the murder of the teenager Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman was acquitted by the justice depatment, the prosecution can file for appeal but only on the procedural aspect, not on the facts of… Read More Zimmerman’s acquittal sparks protests in the US

Updates and recaps from the Turkish social unrest

A different recap in Vice-style of the most newsworthy story of the last two weeks and certainly the most firing event and social uprising of the last decade in Turkey. A documentary which takes the angle of the protesters and reflects the insight of this fight that began as peaceful and environmentally-centered in Gezi Park… Read More Updates and recaps from the Turkish social unrest