Gorbachev’s legacy has remained a mixed one for despite the ovation that he is given by the international community, his era has been largely vilified by Russia.
In the press, Putin is represented as longing for an old empire that is no longer around. On the American news stations, I see the resurgence of an old enemy that they had forgotten about.
Is the post-cold war order that has governed the world for the past 30 years drawing to a close?
In 1997, the Czech National Bank issued Koruna banknotes with an image of St. Agnes of Bohemia at the back.
Dvorak's journey is two-fold; he first discovers the sound of his own soil. It is only then that he embarks on the quest to attune his ear to creating a new musical tradition in what is a relatively young immigrant nation.
It was the coo of his orchestral pieces that would resonate within the hearts of those who had the privilege perform, publish and participate in Sibelius' music.
Inanna's care and protection of the king, her concern for his life and his fate, as well as her ability to ensure his victory during battle; are all dominant themes in what are considered to be the blessings she bestows.
What happens when different nation-states, under the guise of democracy, free will and the sanctity of sovereignty, decide not to play nice with one another?
The war in Ukraine has rudely reminded us that in times of war, nations begin to pull back and pull away from trade with nations that may utilise those goods and services to execute what is a crime against humanity.
Ishtar's power of speech, relayed through her spoken voice, was critical to her role as a Mesopotamian Goddess.