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Slovakia effectively bans Islam from country, forbids mosques

Since 2016, Slovak laws makes it impossible for Islam to become a state-recognized religion. Slovakia has adopted measures making it difficult for Islam to become one of the country’s officially recognized religions, making it the European country with the toughest laws against Islam in all of Europe.

In 2016, two-thirds of deputies, including opposition ones, voted in favor of laws submitted by the governmental Slovak National Party (SNS) that required religious groups in the country to have 50,000 followers to run their schools, open religious establishments or qualify for government subsidies. The law previously required only 20,000 signatures.

According to official sources, Islam, which was primarily targeted by the law, has a maximum of 5,000 followers in Slovakia.

Flashback: Bernie Sanders Says JFK’s Opposition To Castro Regime Made Him Want To “Puke”

In 1986 Bernie Sanders reminisced about watching the 1960 presidential debates between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon and how it made him sick to hear them talk tough about Fidel Castro’s uprising.

Panic In Ukraine Over Coronavirus As Evacuees Arrive From China

A sleepy town of 8,000 people in central Ukraine turned into a hot spot on February 20 as protesters clashed with the police and blocked roads to prevent evacuees from China from arriving at a local medical center for a two-week quarantine.

Nine police officers and one civilian were injured as a result of the clashes, and two criminal cases opened for violent attacks.

Residents of Novi Sanzhary in Ukraine’s Poltava region took to the streets out of fear that their town could be exposed to COVID-19, a coronavirus that has affected more than 75,000 and killed more than 2,000 people globally.

No cases have been registered in Ukraine, however.

“People are unhappy that our town is receiving these people,” local resident Serhiy Oliynyk told Zik television station. “Coronavirus is one of the most dangerous diseases that exist.”

Farmers are saving money to buy their rented fields.

Farmers are saving money to buy their rented fields. They are cutting purchases of combines and other farm machinery by up to 40%, says Alex Lissitsa, CEO of IMC, a major agrobusiness. He said: “Investments in technology will be suspended in the next two years. Everybody started to save all their money, as it’s likely that the banks won’t give big loans.” This spring the Rada is to pass a limited law allowing Ukrainian farmers to buy and sell up to 10,000 hectares. The market would start in October.

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The Radical Communists on Bernie Sanders’ staff

“The Soviet Union was not horrible.”

If Trump gets elected “fucking cities burn.”

“If Bernie doesn’t get the nomiation . . . , Milwaukee will burn.”

“The cops are gonna be the ones that are getting fucking beaten in Milwaukee.”

“That was the intention of the Gulas, not only to elim- like, remove, like people that were like insidious to the state, from the state. Like, hey! You guys are all cuasing problems, you’re like working against the revolution, we’re just going to remove you and put you in Siberia, where you learn the fucking value of like being a comrade.”

US prisons “far worse” than the Soviet Gulag.

Bernie Sanders: Bread lines are good thing.

Video Of Half Naked Bernie Sanders Singing Communist Anthem In the USSR

It’s 1988 in the Soviet Union, the mood is festive, and Bernie Sanders is sitting at a table shirtless in his briefs with his wife, Jane, handing out gifts to the mayor of a midsize city they’ve befriended.

“I have met many fine mayors in the United States,” Sanders says, “but I want to say that one of the nicest mayors I’ve ever met is the mayor of Yaroslavl.”

At another point,a member of Sanders’ delegation hands a Russian woman a small American flag.

“If you’re wondering what’s wrong with capitalism, it’s made in Hong Kong,” he jokes. “Sorry about that.”

(Ukrainian) Repin’s famous paining of Kozaks – identity of the models

Перебуваю в захопленні від цього відео! Хочу поділитись. P.S. Дякую Мирону Левицькому за посилання на нього.

Posted by Віктор Доскалюк on Friday, 31 January 2020

* The artist, Repin was born in Kharkiv Oblast to a Kozak family.

* He began work on the famous painting a few years after Czar Alexander II banned everything Ukrainian: Books, Songs, Plays. (Painting was not banned.)

John Bolton Took Six Figures From Ukrainian Oligarch Clinton Foundation Donor

Former White House national security adviser John Bolton pocketed $115,000 from Ukrainian steel oligarch Viktor Pinchuk’s foundation shortly before entering President Donald Trump’s White House as national security adviser, a position first held in the Trump White House by General Michael Flynn. Bolton’s unpublished manuscript reportedly accuses Trump of wanting to withhold military aid to Ukraine, but Trump denies this had anything to do with a Quid Pro Quo situation. Democrats are clamoring to call Bolton as a witness in Trump’s Senate impeachment trial regarding his alleged pressuring of the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden’s alleged corruption in the country’s oil and gas industry. Ukraine’s president Zelensky adamantly denies that Trump pressured him.