Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

Ukrainian fascists suppress Russian culture

Yesterday in the evening fascist thugs broke up the final stage of public contest for Russian theatre director replacement. The owner of the Russian theatre of Odessa is a state, but theatre actors have right for self-management and internal autonomy in their cultural activity. That is why Kiev regime tries to put this kind of theatres under control in order to kill Russian culture in Ukraine.

$75 million pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones

PARIS — World donors pledged more than $75 million Monday to an historic UNESCO-backed alliance to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the wave of ideological-driven destruction carried out by Islamic State group militants.

French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors’ conference in Paris’ Louvre Museum, passionately called on more countries to contribute to the newly-created heritage alliance and help push it past its “ambitious” $100 million goal.

Reconsider the impact of trees on water cycles and climate, scientists ask

Forests and trees play a major role on water cycles and cooler temperatures, contributing to food security and climate change adaptation. In recent decades, the climate change discourse has looked at forests and trees mostly as carbon stocks and carbon sinks, but now scientists are calling for more attention on the relation between trees and water in climate change.