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War: Russia’s attack on Ukraine

The Russian political elite will never accept that they lost Ukraine. Ukraine being an independent state on its own is seen by the leaders of Russian military and secret service bureaucracy as a bad joke of history from which we need to move on. And they have been busy trying to drive it back behind the apron of Mother Russia in many different ways, mostly achieving the opposite of what they intended. Nonetheless, Russian efforts to undermine the operability of the Ukrainian state have not been without success.

Economics

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Winter is coming: The price of independence

What would be the price for Europe to become independent from Russian energy? Since the end of February, the world’s most advanced economies have been imposing harsher and harsher sanctions against the Putin regime, and global brands have been leaving the Russian market of 144 million people. In addition, there is one measure that would hurt the Russians very much, that is the trade embargo on Russian energy. Over decades, there could be scenarios where the EU becomes independent from Russia.

Lifestyle

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Naturel Hotels & Resorts

The Naturel Hotels & Resorts, three hotels that are situated in the heart of Carinthia offer unforgettable holiday experiences for families and active travellers. The recently modernised mountain resort DIE KANZLERIN, which is located on the Gerlitzen Alpe near Lake Ossiacher See, offers the best of both worlds: A holiday in the mountains, which is still close to the lake. The modern suites dispose of 1-2 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony with a fantastic panoramic view.

Beyond

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Making cars and aircrafts from the byproducts of petroleum refining

Cars are getting heavier. In the same category, the change compared to 30 years ago is dramatic: the weight of cars has increased by more than 15 percent. This goes against the principle of making vehicles more efficient to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the range of electric vehicles. The solution to this problem would be to use lighter materials that also meet safety requirements.

Venice, the city of water and lights

Venice’s unique location, stunning architecture, romantic atmosphere, and world-famous carnival are all part of its appeal. Nicknamed as the Queen of the Adriatic, its former wealth, power, glamour and luxury evokes. Despite its faded charm, the city is made rather patinated and attractive by the fusion of cultures that have met here over the past centuries. It is no coincidence that the city of lagoons has inspired so many writers, poets and artists.

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One of the forerunners of photo-realism: László Méhes

We were sad to hear, László Méhes, one of the most important and internationally renowned figures in modern Hungarian art, passed away in Bry-sur-Marne on July 5, 2022. He was recognized as one of the major artists of Hungary, as well as he was one of the most important and internationally renowned figures in modern Hungarian art. His works are in the collections of major institutions such as the Centre George Pompidou, National Museum of Hungary. As a remembrance, we are sharing an interview from 2017.

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The Finest Art of Luxury Living

At the Crystal VAYA Unique, extraordinary design and a first-class location make it the ideal home base for your winter holiday in Obergurgl or your summer holiday in the rear Ötztal. In winter just strap on your skis in the morning directly in front of the hotel – and off you go for a full day skiing ahead. The Crystal VAYA Unique is located directly at the Festkoglbahn valley station. It combines glamour, chic alpine lifestyle and first-class design to create a very special holiday ambiance for all.

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The heart of Lake Constance, the floral Mainau Island

In the corner of the German, Swiss, and Austrian borders, where the Alps turn into a gentle slope, Lake Constance lies in an expansive valley protected from the wind. The subtropical area has a very rich flora, especially in the north-west. Germany’s national monument and most beautiful tourist attraction, the almost 45-hectare Mainau floral island is found in the basin of Upper Lake Constance.

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World Water Day 22 March

The idea for this international day goes back to 1992, the year in which the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro took place. That same year, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution by which 22 March of each year was declared World Day for Water, to be observed starting in 1993.
World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, a festival to celebrate romantic love, is coming up soon. Many believe that it is very important to celebrate Valentine’s Day, although some say that every day you can spend with your beloved should be a holiday. Valentine’s Day became increasingly popular in many countries around the world by the second half of the 20th century. This day is now celebrated as the day of romantic love when lovers exchange gifts.
Saint Valentine has most likely become the patron saint of lovers owing to the calendar coincidence, first in Italy and later in England and France.

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