Spanish political leaders have been playing a very significant part in bringing EU diplomacy to the world stage from the very beginning. The first permanent High Representative of EU's Foreign and Security Policy was the Spanish physicist-politician Javier Solana. He launched the difficult negotiation for Ukraine's membership in the European Union which angered Russia.
Irpin is newly named "Hero City of Ukraine" by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. Just a stone's throw away from the center of Kyiv, the Russians thought they'd cakewalk through Irpin and take Ukraine's capital. Thwarted by Irpin, the Russians beat an ignominious retreat. Let its street art clue you in on the essence of this Hero City!
If Russia's atrocious invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 leaves a bitter déjà-vu taste in the mouth, it is because it is an eerie blow-by-blow replica of past Russian aggressions.
Sobral placed Portugal at the top of the long list of participating countries in the Eurovision2017. He scored a stunning 758 points, the highest ever in Eurovision’s current voting system. But he was very sick
From the absolute bottom, Spain “topped” the list of 26 finalists in the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest held last 13 May. On the reverse side of the list was Portugal represented by Salvador Sobral who scored a stunning 758 points and won the Contest.