13 April 2013

Stories from 13 April 2013

Ukraine's Language Issue: Voices From the Ground

  13 April 2013

Ukrainian politicians' views on the language issue are well-known. But what do ordinary Ukrainians think of it? And how does it affect the people who reside in the predominantly Russian-speaking areas of Ukraine - those who are the target audience of the politicians who, in 2012, voted in favor of the language law?

Earthquake Hits Awaji Island in Japan

  13 April 2013

A strong earthquake hit Awaji island of Japan on Saturday morning April 13, 2013. Twitter user JUN took this photo [ja] of the devastation. Seven people were severely injured, according to a report [ja].

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