`We have lied so much that these `hypocrits` don`t believe us anymore!`
McClatchy: "... Not only have international condemnations of the arms shipment been "few and feeble," Netanyahu said, but at the same time "handshakes and smiles" were seen in Tehran as European policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.Netanyahu accused the international community of "hypocrisy against Israel," keeping largely silent following the exposure of the arms ship but readily issuing "blunt and sharp" denunciations of Israel..."
Wissenschaftler und BUND veröffentlichen Energiewende-Fahrplan: Drastische Steigerungen der Energieeffizienz mit raschem Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien verbinden
Wissenschaftler und Umweltschützer haben entschlossene Energiesparmaßnahmen und die schnelle Steigerung der Energieeffizienz gefordert. Die nach der Fukushima-Katastrophe in Japan vor drei Jahren beschleunigte Energiewende könne nur zum Erfolg geführt werden, wenn der Ausbau von Wind- und Solarkraftwerken ungebremst weitergehe und von einer zielgerichteten Energiesparpolitik flankiert werde. EU-weit lasse sich der Energiebedarf bis Mitte des Jahrhunderts etwa um die Hälfte reduzieren, was zu Einsparungen von rund 500 Milliarden Euro bei den Energiekosten führen würde. Drastische Energiesparmaßnahmen seien auch zum Erreichen des deutschen Klimaziels einer 40-prozentigen Reduzierung der Treibhausgase bis 2020 erforderlich.
The Crimean parliament has voted for Crimea to to become a state within the Russian Federation.
...There was an attempt by "activists" from the "Automaidan" protests, which had earlier blocked streets in Kiev, to enter Crimea. The were taken into custody and later released and send back.
Violent fascist radicals from the Right Sector are arriving in Ukranian areas with Russian affiliated populations likely to enforce their point of view. The sympathetic to them NYT account:
With the city in play, street fighters from Independence Square in Kiev have arrived by bus in Odessa. Their eyes deep from the violence they had just seen, attired in body armor, they draw apprehensive stares, but their presence has also allowed supporters of the interim government to feel safe enough to stage several large rallies.
One wonders how they make their supporters to "feel safe" ...
Mohammad Samara self-demolishes his residential barracks
...He added that “OCHA” organization provided him with the barracks in order to have a home for him and his family but the municipality still harassed them and issued an administrative demolition order for it.
Crimean parliament guarantees broader rights to Tatar minority
A resolution passed by the Crimean parliament guarantees proportional representation in the republic’s legislative and executive bodies for the Crimean Tatar ethnic minority and grants their language official status, among other things.