Archive for May 8th, 2015


Chinese Warships to Join Russian Navy in Black Sea, Mediterranean for Historic Drill

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7 May 2015 (RT)* – Two Chinese missile frigates will enter the Russian Black Sea naval base of Novorossiysk for the first time in history. They will then conduct joint exercises with Russia in the Mediterranean.
Type 054A frigate. (Image from Wikipedia)

Type 054A frigate. (Image from Wikipedia) | Source: RT

The Linyi and the Weifang will enter the port of Novorossiysk on May 8 to take part in Victory Day celebrations, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

Each is a 4,000-ton vessel of the relatively new Type 054A (also known as Jiangkai II), which first entered service in 2007. They are accompanied by a support ship. This is the first time Chinese warships will have entered the Russian base.

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South Africa’s Sex Workers Nightly Fear for Their Lives

8 May 2015 (Pressenza)* – Speaking through their organization, the South African Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) the sex workers of the country have serious concerns about their issues and whether they will ever be ironed out, and as a consequence they work under pressure fearing for their lives.
South Africa’s sex workers nightly fear for their lives

Source: Pressenza

One of their issues is that behind the scenes police mistreat them at night as they parade for their prospective clients.

At any time, given when the police arrive, they must run for their lives. So the ladies of the night have laid down notes on a few issues that need to be attended to by the government of South Africa, as follows:

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