“Cioran’s clinamen”: a female Muslim reading – interview with Daria LEBEDEVA

Daria Lebedeva was born in the city of Odessa, Ukraine, and presently lives in Sweden. She obtained a PhD in Philosophy from the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, under the supervision of Agata Bielik-Robson, with a thesis about Cioran’s clinamen: a case study of a philosophical influence (2012). It’s… Continue lendo “Cioran’s clinamen”: a female Muslim reading – interview with Daria LEBEDEVA

“O clinamen de Cioran”: uma perspectiva feminina muçulmana. Entrevista com Daria Lebedeva

DARIA LEBEDEVA é ucraniana, nascida em Odessa, e vive atualmente na Suécia. Realizou seu doutorado no Instituto de Filosofia e Sociologia da Academia Polonesa de Ciências (Varsóvia), sob orientação de Agata Bielik-Robson, com uma tese sobre o filósofo romeno de expressão francesa: Cioran’s clinamen: a case analysis of a philosophical influence (2012).[1] Trata-se de uma… Continue lendo “O clinamen de Cioran”: uma perspectiva feminina muçulmana. Entrevista com Daria Lebedeva

Not Our War: Africans fleeing Ukraine | BBC Africa Eye (documentary)

It’s estimated thousands of Africans were among more than five million refugees fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95ABSqRpy74 As they tried to escape the carnage, many Africans were treated like second class citizens. Reports of discrimination at Ukraine’s western borders were widespread with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees acknowledging racist treatment. BBC Africa… Continue lendo Not Our War: Africans fleeing Ukraine | BBC Africa Eye (documentary)

Russians in Germany clash over the war in Ukraine | DW Documentary

The war in Ukraine is driving a wedge between Russian speakers in Germany. Putin’s critics and supporters are fiercely divided. The conflict came to a head on May 9, which marked 77 years since Nazi Germany's surrender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjW_6ArOQ1w Barricades, strict regulations, and thousands of police on duty: German authorities predicted May 9 would get heated.… Continue lendo Russians in Germany clash over the war in Ukraine | DW Documentary

“Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

We speak to Yale University historian Timothy Snyder about his latest article for The New Yorker, "The War in Ukraine Is a Colonial War." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d21K_csDds Snyder writes about the colonial history that laid the foundations for the Russian war in Ukraine, such as Russia's imperial vision and how leaders including Hitler and Stalin have aimed… Continue lendo “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is a Colonial War” – Timothy SNYDER

Putin’s speech at Russia’s Victory Day celebrations | DW News

As the war rages in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin is observing the anniversary of Russia's defeat over Nazi Germany. There has been a great deal of speculation about what he might say, given that the war in Ukraine is not going as hoped, and there are no major victories for him to celebrate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyzhKC_W-7A

Qual a influência dos neonazistas na Ucrânia? | BBC News Brasil

A justificativa do presidente russo, Vladimir Putin, para a invasão da Ucrânia é de “desnazificar” o país vizinho. Grupos nacionalistas, neonazistas e supremacistas brancos têm de fato crescido no país, inclusive participando ativamente dos combates militares. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijZaklJegrE No entanto, eles não têm influência direta sobre os rumos do governo e da política ucraniana, segundo historiadores… Continue lendo Qual a influência dos neonazistas na Ucrânia? | BBC News Brasil

Why is Ukrainian and Palestinian resistance treated differently? | Al Jazeera

As Russian troops continue their assault on Ukraine, Western governments have progressively tightened sanctions against Russian political leaders, billionaires and businesses, while publicly supporting Ukrainian popular resistance and opening their borders to refugees. Newspapers and TV channels have led with stories of Ukrainian resilience against dire odds, and Ukraine’s president recently addressed a US music awards… Continue lendo Why is Ukrainian and Palestinian resistance treated differently? | Al Jazeera

The Donetsk People’s Republic | Vice News

As an uneasy ceasefire continues to hold in Eastern Ukraine, VICE News returns to Donetsk with an exclusive film that follows some of the characters involved in setting up the self-proclaimed state of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woD44CsR4jg In early April 2014, pro-Russia rebels seized the regional administration building and other key institutions in… Continue lendo The Donetsk People’s Republic | Vice News

“Russia for Russians!” – Sergey SUKHANKIN

CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, 9/2015 Ultranationalism and xenophobia in Russia: from marginality to state promoted philosophy Sergey Sukhankin, Associate Expert, International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS), Kiev). Historian, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, Kaliningrad The course of Russian development over the past decade has explicitly shown that both internal milieu and foreign policy… Continue lendo “Russia for Russians!” – Sergey SUKHANKIN