Ukraine

Alleged shopping sprees match family’s European holiday

The shopping sprees alleged by The Wall Street Journal appear to match the dates in reports on Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor s 2014 holiday in southern Europe.

The holiday followed Najib s two-day working visit 1 to The Netherlands to offer condolences and discuss the next course of action with his Dutch counterpart two weeks after MH17 was shot down in Ukraine in 2014.

For the rest of this story and more, subscribe for only RM150 a year.

Three-in-One Notebook

The Whole Megillah interviews here Laura Aron Milhander, author, and Inna Chernyak, illustrator of the new Kar-Ben picture book, Not for All the Hamantaschen in Town , a Purim story.

Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman also participates.

Here goes The Whole Megillah (TWM): Welcome, everyone and congratulations on such a fun book (I laughed out loud while reading)

Ukraine: workers organise at the grass roots

PAVEL LISYANSKY, founder of the Eastern Human Rights Group and lawyer for workers in eastern Ukraine, gives his view in this guest post of efforts to strengthen the labour movement at a time of military conflict and attacks on workers rights.

In 2015 breaches of Ukrainians social, economic and labour rights are becoming sharper and sharper.