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The political intrigue in Ukraine is spinning off. Signs are everywhere that serious developments loom on the horizon, a rumor of big asset grabs goes around, the natural gas pricing theme constantly pops up in the headlines, and, accordingly, Russia is at the epicenter as the media debates rage. Driving down the Yalta-Sevastopol expressway, you would see bunches of bikers racing past at brealneck speeds and greeting each other with gestures of the initiated. Chances are the kids gave in to the irresistible temptation to hang out by the seaside for a little extra time in the wake of the bikers' convention to which Russian premier V. Putin paid a snap visit, causing news outlets - Ukrainian nationwide not to mention Crimea's local – to explode with illustrated accounts of the otherwise niche event.

Sixty five years ago, on August 6, 1945, US bomber B-29 dropped a nuclear bomb which was roughly 2,000 times more powerful than the biggest munitions used over the entire past history on the Japanese city of Hiroshima

The situation is unfolding on the UN highest court`s verdict on Kosovo`s independence. Now that the legality of Kosovo`s 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia has been recognized, the West seems to be pushing forward its 'offensive' on the Bosnian Republika Srpska to achieve success on this stage of anti-Serbian strategy as well. Trying to prevent Bosnian Serbs from following Serbia`s plan of self-determination, the European Union (EU), with active support from Catherine Ashton, the First Vice-President of the European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the EU, worked out a plan of how to occupy Bosnia and Herzegovina, annul the 1995 Dayton Agreement and revise the UN mandate.

Pakistanis had entertained high hopes that when President Obama assumed office his policy towards South Asia would reflect what he had said in his campaign speeches and what his past experience of living in Pakistan, where his mother had worked for many years, had made clear to him: The situation in the region often called a “nuclear flashpoint” could improve only if a just and equitable solution was found for the issues-primarily the dispute over Kashmir-that bedevilled relations between India and Pakistan.