As of March 27, the number of refugees fleeing Ukraine since the Russian invasion started reached nearly 3.9 million. Most of the refugees — mainly women and children — are now in neighboring Poland, Romania, Moldova, Belarus, Slovakia, and Hungary.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: World War II
Seventy-three years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
The blast destroyed 90 percent of Hiroshima and killed at least 80,000 people. Around 60,000 more died from radiation sickness before the end of the year.… Continue Reading
I write from the International Anti-Corruption Academy conference in Vienna, Austria, where many speakers have remarked how much the world has changed in the past few years.
I agree — but I go back much further.… Continue Reading