FEMEN interrupted the opening ceremony of Europe Day in Ukraine. Two topless activists broke through the cordon and, in front of the mayor of Kiev and European ambassadors, unfurled a banner which said "Take us to Europe" and started demanding to stop the
circus ceremony. In this way they wanted to urge the EU officials to accept Ukraine as a European state with all the attendant legal consequences. As a result, both girls have been detained by the police in not quite a European way...
The only difference between deck and other military aviations consists of that airplanes of a deck aviation take off from ships and land on them. Such landings are very difficult because of weather frequent changes, strong wind, therewith there are only few or not at all finding-position orientations under the water. A deck pilot must have a perfect sense of espace: a sea wouldn't forgive any
mistake. "Deckers" use special modified airplanes. The shipborne fighter SU-33 (SU-27K) was added to the Russian armoury more than 10 years ago. The airplane is single-seater, it may be refueled in the air and can surely withstand modern enemies' forces. Its takeoff is realized from a special springboard, and when the aircraft lands its hook catches a line of a road finisher.
An amazing international festival of the historical reconstruction of the Middle ages "The Battle Between Nations" was held in the Khotynskaya fortress ( the city of Khotyn, Ukraine) from the 30th of April till the 3rd of May. Central events were
fights between national teams of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Canada, Italy and Germany. Besides soldiers there were a lot of other personages who just walked on the fortress territory feigning peasants or court servants.