With Saul Leiter in the East Village

The East Village block where Saul Leiter lives and works is a short walk from any number of reminders of what the neighborhood used to look like—the Strand Bookstore, the pierogi emporium Veselka. In mythic times this was a landscape hopping with artists who frequented the Cedar Tavern and the Club, among them Richard Pousette-Dart, who early on encouraged Leiter to continue his explorations with a camera. That is a distant memory in this stretch of the East Village, along the streets that Leiter famously photographed during that Ab-Ex decade, today in the shadow of the gleaming new towers that

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The prodigy of the Middle East

An investment hub brimming with opportunity, Kurdistan is fast becoming the prodigy of the Middle East.

From the ashes of the tumultuous previous regime has emerged modern Kurdistan like the mythological phoenix. To look back on this prosperous decade is to take stock of just how far the region has come in such a short space of time.

From a primitive, lifeless caterpillar a vibrant and colorful butterfly has blossomed. A modern, mature state fully engaged in international business and peaceful diplomacy.

There’s no looking back for Kurdistan 2013; too much has been achieved in both geopolitical relations and international

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Taking the Strain in the Middle East

THE RAF’S Hercules fleet is seeing a major surge in the tempo of its operations in the Middle East to support simultaneous British Army combat deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan. It comes at a time when almost half the RAF’s C-130K fleet is undergoing urgent modifications.

As a result, the RAF’s C-130J fleet, operated by 24 and 30 Squadrons, is being heavily tasked during the current rotation of army brigades, totalling more than 20,000 troops, into Afghanistan and Iraq. C-130Js are used to shuttle troops to and from Basra so that RAF Tristars and chartered airliners can land at Al

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Part 2 Fighter Floggers

BEFORE THE introduction of the MiG-29 in 1986, the MiG-23M, ML and MLD successively provided the backbone of the Soviet Frontal Aviation air defence forces in East Germany for around ten years. Based at Wittstock, 33 IAP, which was the presentation unit of the 16th Air Army, became the first regiment to relinquish its MiG-23Ms for the new fighter. In all, eight regiments converted to the MiG-29 prior to the reunification of East and West Germany.

During the final years of the Soviet occupation and subsequent withdrawal from Eastern Europe, two regiments were equipped with MiG-23MLDs, one in East Germany

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Called to competitions beekeepers FAR EAST

Our Cheremshansky farm organized in 1960 on the basis of several apiaries prodsnabov non-ferrous metallurgy. Who beekeeping farm has more than 15 thousand families, 141 placed on an apiary. They are located in the mountain forest area of ​​the East Kazakhstan region within a radius of 8 to 640 kilometers from the center of the estate. This dispersion of apiaries very difficult job on their service. Therefore, we are taking measures to ensure that the placement of apiaries zone minimizes.

The purpose of such a large specialized farms lay in the fact that in the next goals to achieve

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Russian authorities later here came here because more civilized

Old man: "Between the eastern and western? Overall, though there is a difference. If Mogilev and visit here, you can feel it. I do not even know how to say: here later Russian authorities came because here all more civilized" .Lady: "I I wish to say, that the difference is large enough there, we differ from the eastern Belarusians. The fact that "most of the gains of October" came to us virtually exclusively in 1946, played a positive role. Everything. And I’ll stand on this, even under torture. "Young Man: "There are just normal people like us, our country is

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Kwasniewski: I would wish the EU facilitated dialogue in Belarus

During the conference "The European Union and the close proximity of the difficulties", which was organized by Aleksander Kwasniewski, "Friends of Europe", a past president of Poland said that a united Europe asks for "appropriate policies" in relation to its neighbors."I would wish the EU facilitated dialogue in Belarus, which would lead to democratic change in this country. At the moment we have a situation where all of Belarus stronger isolates himself in Europe, while the mainland opposite — built "- said Kwasniewski.By him, absence of such a joint policy towards the countries of Eastern Europe "can lead to bad

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Democrats between East and West

According to political analyst views, Ph.D. Vyacheslav Orgish, Congress of Democratic Forces indicates: the opposition there are two orientation directions — one to the West, in a united Europe, and the other to the East — in Russia."Today, like it did not take the Communists, Social Democrats, members of the UCP, BPF, of course, that the process occurs razbyagannya opposition forces and will last — says Orgish. — Here different background. But, in my opinion, one of the main is that directly led to two areas of foreign policy, economic, and cultural orientation. Some are drawn to the East, the

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Ira Dubenetsky: Creativity — the most basic of human manifestations, is evidence of divinity in it

Listen to the interview well: Karatkevich: "Tell me what you Easter?"Dubenetsky: "It is a celebration of Christ’s resurrection, a day of victory of life over death. Prazdnichek This very large …"Karatkevich: "And what do you more?"Dubenetsky: "Huge life, a great man, a great human freedom, the rights of creativity — a lot of things …"Karatkevich: "Ira, what lures you in art?"Dubenetsky: "Certainly, creativity, this is probably the most basic of human manifestations, is evidence of divinity in man. This is something that nobody can take away from men, with which he is born and lives. Art is — this is

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Deliveries UDC «Mistral» in Russia can disrupt the balance of power in the Far East, the Japan Defense

In the Land of the Rising Sun are concerned about the agreement between Moscow and Paris on the supply of Russian 2-amphibious assault ships (UDC) of «Mistral».   This June 2, 2013 in Singapore, said the Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera talks with his French officer Jean-Yves Le Drianom have passed «in the fields» Forum Governing military departments of the Asia-Pacific region in the so-called «Shangri-La Dialogue.»   This was told ARMS-TASS.   «This decision upsets the balance of forces in the Far East», — I. Onodera allocated.   In the current time on the French shipyard in Saint-Nazaire is

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