June 1, 2024

May 15, 2024

The Russian troops are ten to fifteen kilometers from the Kharkiv beltway…

April 1, 2024

Idus Martiae

Excerpts from the March 14 speech by US Ambassador Pressman: “We cannot ignore it when the Speaker of Hungary’s National Assembly asserts that Putin’s war in Ukraine is actually “led by the United States.” We cannot ignore a sitting minister referring to the United States as a corpse whose nails continue to grow.  We can […]

2024.02.01. The last month of the first 12-month Roman calendar (except in a leap year)

Until 45 BCE, from March to February, the length of the months was as follows [current length if different] MARTIVS= 31; APRILIS= 29 [30]; MAIVS= 31; IVNIVS= 29 [30]; QVINTILIS= 31; SEXTILIS= 29 [31]; SEPTEMBER= 29 [30]; OCTOBER= 31; NOVEMBER= 29 [30]; DECEMBER= 29 [31]; IANVARIVS= 29 [31]; FEBRVARIVS= 28 or 23 [28 or 29]; […]