Tag Archives: Russia

Tanks for the Ukraine

There´s a lot of grumbling about this war inflicted on the Ukraine. Lots of touchiness who’s right or wrong. Well, there´s no doubt in my mind that Putin is the aggressor and that far too many Russians are voluntarily goosestepping … Continue reading

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We didn´t know!

News casts show Russians, who don´t know about the war in the Ukraine, nor the havoc wrecked by the Russian army as they target civilians, destroy cities, and even bomb nuclear plants. Seventy percent of all Russians are in favor … Continue reading

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Don´t trust in princes… (Psalm 146,3)

My friend asks me, why I quote my granny: “Don´t trust the Russians!” Well, it´s complicated. Trust grows. So does mistrust. The easy reasons are bad experiences with Russians as neighbors and rulers – during wars and after. You know, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Rügen

During this time, people are anxious to get out into the open once again. It´s normal, if you consider that the average living space in Germany is just a little more than 40 square meters per person. That´s why they … Continue reading

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A day in paradise lost…

My clock strikes 2 beats more than it’s supposed to. Perhaps it’s trying to tell me something. Perhaps it’s already later in the day, than I assumed. Even as the terrible news of Otto Warmbier sinks in, the catastrophes of … Continue reading

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