Category Archives: Geography

“Ukraine and its glory has not died yet, nor her freedom…”

[I wrote and posted this 10 years ago. It’s time to post it again.  PLEASE NOTE THAT TODAY’S LEADERSHIP IN UKRAINE IS NOT THE SAME AS TEN YEARS AGO] The title of this article is from the first line of … Continue reading

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The Black Sea

Traversed by Ancient and Modern Empires Here is about an area of the world that remains, for those of us oriented primarily toward North America and Europe, a historically complicated and geographically confusing mélange of ancient empires initially forged by … Continue reading

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