War required three things – money, money, and more money, economic consequences of war

“The current international security system has nearly expired “claims ANDRIY YERMAK, Ukraine’s presidential advisor in his article “The Global System Has Failed. Ukraine Is Showing the World How to Build A Better One”. World failed to remain not only the peace but stability in the EU, the region, where actually international organizations were established precisely for peace and economic cooperation.

Wars are destructive and disruptive, but for economists one of the most important point is that wars are expensive and the effect on working force, capital, resource allocation, trade, and globalization is destructive as well. Large wars constitute shocks of the not only participating countries’ economies, but the whole neighborhood and the world economy. There may occur short-term stimulation and positive aspects and long-term destruction and rebuilding, but war generally hinders economic development. There are some specific economic effects of war across historical eras we can use in analyze.

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Alterfest

Working in a cultural center I often witness concerts and festivals organized by my colleagues. Alterfest is one of those occasions. Celebrating its 10th birthday this year, it continues to gather like-minded people to enjoy the power of music.

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Collective unconscious – The wisdom of mankind – Archetypes

Recently, I was reading a book by Jean Shinoda Bolen – Goddess in every woman, this book is based on the theories of well-known Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung who founded analytical psychology. Jung’s work has been influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. Jean Shinoda Bolen has a same kind of book about male archetypes too. I decided to investigate it more, because this theory worked in my case.

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Okroshka: A Refreshing Summer Soup From Russia

Okroshka (Окрошка) is a cold soup that probably originated in the Volga region of Russia. Because of its light, refreshing taste, it is popularly served in summer. The soup usually consists of diced vegetables, eggs, and meats in a base of either kvass or kefir and is often garnished with sour cream. Best known in Russia, it can be found throughout the former Soviet space.

(recipes are in the end)

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