Countess Emilia Plater (German-Switz: Broel-Plater, Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė; (11/13/1806 - 12/23/1831) was a noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Raised in a patriotic tradition, she fought in the November 1830 Uprising (against Russian Empire)
Every day we hear a lot about Russia, about Russian spies, Russia's interference in the US presidential election, Russian politics in Syria, and Russian propaganda machine on Facebook….Picture by Pixabay.com, CC0 Creative Commons
At 7 p.m. on August 23rd, 1989 aproximately two million people joined hands forming a human chain spanning over 600 kilometers from the Gediminas Tower in Vilnius to the foot of Toompea in Tallinn, crossing Riga and the River Daugava.Picture by Wikipeadia, Creative Commons
Singapore, June 12, 2018. The President of the United States Donald J. Trump, met with Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, in the first summit meeting between the leaders of the two countries. They signed a joint statement, agreeing to security guarantees for North Korea, new peaceful relations, reaffirmation of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,
The 2018 inter-Korean summit took place on April 27 on the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area, between Moon-Jae-in, President of South Korea, and Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea. It was the first time since the end of the Korean War in 1953 that a North Korean leader entered the South Korea's territory.
August 23, 2018. Good news on North Korean Front: Washington DC, Department of State. U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced this morning that Steve Biegun was appointed as the special representative for North Korea.
Thursday, May 10, Aachen, Germany. The prestigious International Charlemagne Prize award, so-called "Oscar in Politics” of 2018 was extended to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in recognition of his vision of a new, strong, united and sovereign Europe and of the re-establishment of the European project.
Friday, February 2, 2018. Watkins Mind Body Spirit Magazine (based in London, UK) published their annual Watkins’ 2018 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People – spiritual teachers, activists, authors and thinkers that change the world.
According to the publishers, the main three criteria were taken into account when compiling the list: 1) The person has to be alive as of January 1st, 2018; 2) The person has to have made a unique and spiritual contribution on a global scale;
Tuesday, April 3, White House, Washington, D.C. – President Trump was hosting the leaders of three Baltic states today - Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia, Raimonds Vejonis, President of Latvia, and Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania."We are very protective of the Baltic region", President Trump said, "We have great friends there".