Russia-Iran Missile Deal

Russia and Iran Concluded an Agreement on the Supply of 1,000 New Long-Range Missiles: Putin Is Forming a New Contour of the War with Ukraine; the Democratic World Must Prevent This in Order to Defeat the New Axis of Evil Iran is preparing to send about a thousand additional weapons to Russia, including short-range surface-to-surface…

The stories from Kharkiv: the Museum of Civilian Voices of the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation

The Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is located only 40 kilometers from the border with Russia. A large number of Russian-speaking people live in the city, but Kharkiv is not pro-Russian and does not support so-called “Russian world”. Probably, the enemy hasn’t forgiven Kharkiv for this. Since February 24, the city has been subjected to daily shelling. Local residents have a sad joke:…

Russia Defines A Historical Mistake for Mankind

Throughout all stages of the existence of the Russian state, its key drivers have been internal repression and external expansion, often combined with the genocide of the peoples who stood up against Russian invasion. Russia is an artificially created country with an artificial people inhabiting it: the so-called Russians, who claim to be part of…

SCM Donates US$48 billion to Ukraine in 40 days

SCM

From 24 February 2022 to 4 April 2022, SCM businesses, the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation, and FC Shakhtar donated about UAH 1.4 billion ($48 million) in aid to Ukraine and Ukrainian people. In particular, this amount includes humanitarian aid (food, medicines, essential items, evacuation, shelters, etc.), as well as support for the Ukrainian Armed Forces and…

Winners of the Atomium Prizes kick off Comic Strip Festival.

Shih-hung Wu

Each edition of this month-long festival showcases comic strip professionals. This edition on Friday was no exception with over €100,000 in prizes that will be distributed between the winners. Brussels is a hotbed of creativity and the comic strip industry is particularly well represented there. Nevertheless, comic strip creation has been weakened in recent years…

Belgian Chocolate: Antwerp Tells the Story

Chocolate Museum

Belgium museum showcases the country’s best known export – chocolate Although Belgium may be small in size, it’s definitely famous for its wide variety of products such as beer, frites and waffles. But, as good as these are, nothing quite beats the delicious, creamy taste of Belgian chocolate.  The question though is how did this…

Wallonia tourism bounces back after devastating pandemic and floods

Wallonia Tourism

For the second successive summer a staycation in Wallonia is all the vogue in Belgium this year. Due to the ongoing pandemic, more and more of us (whether out of choice or necessity) are holidaying on home soil. But, of course, if a vacation closer to home is de rigueur it does help if there…

Brasserie becomes latest addition to Etterbeek’s famous four

Sofitel

What do famous Belgians Amélie Nothomb, Franquin, Stromae and Marouane Fellaini all have in common? Well,  novelist Nothomb, comic artist Franquin, Stomae, the singer, and footballer Fellaini were all born in the Brussels district of Etterbeek. A newly re-opened restaurant in the commune now hopes to join that illustrious list of famous locals and become…