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Kiev Seeks to Silence pro-Russian Protestors and Federalists in Southeastern Ukraine

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Kiev Seeks to Silence pro-Russian Protestors and Federalists in Southeastern Ukraine Galina Zobova and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is intent on finding a solution to the crisis in the Ukraine however nationalist and pro-Western forces keep on upping the ante. Obviously, many political elites in Moscow believe that incitement is being […]

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European Art and Adorable Individualism: L.S. Lowry and Paul Gauguin

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European Art and Adorable Individualism: L.S. Lowry and Paul Gauguin Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) became one of the greatest painters in the United Kingdom in the twentieth century because he provided images of a world that existed and his style was very individualistic. Northern English people can certainly […]

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Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria

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Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria Salma Zribi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The vibes of multi-cultural Europe, gender rights, numbing down on Christianity, progressive age based on new technology, growing atheism, and so forth, appears to be bypassing Islamist sectarians going to Syria in order to […]

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Tokyo and Osaka Fashion News: A Slice of Spain

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Tokyo and Osaka Fashion News: A Slice of Spain Hiroshi Saito and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Japan is internationally famous for luxury fashion and being accessible to a whole array of fashion trends. Mega cities like Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe and Nagoya, and many others, are blessed with many buzzing fashion districts. The fashion angle […]

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Ukraine Tensions Mount in Russian Populated Areas: Federalism or Bust?

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Ukraine Tensions Mount in Russian Populated Areas: Federalism or Bust? Galina Zabovo and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation needs to focus on stabilizing the “sinking Ukrainian ship” based on national interests; the need to leave the door open to new elites in Kiev based on strength; to focus on compromise based […]

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Armenian Christians and Syria Crisis: Turkey is a Dangerous Shadow under Erdogan

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Armenian Christians and Syria Crisis: Turkey is a Dangerous Shadow under Erdogan Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is a dangerous shadow under the leadership of Prime Minister Erdogan. This notably applies to the intrigues being played out in Syria by Turkey and how Erdogan sides with the Muslim Brotherhood […]

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“Authorities” in Kiev Reject Federalism and Language Rights

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“Authorities” in Kiev Reject Federalism and Language Rights James George Jatras Deputy Director, American Institute in Ukraine – AIU Kiev “Administration” Prefers to Flirt with NATO In the not-too-distant past, “federalism” was not a dirty word in Ukrainian politics, even from a western-oriented, nationalist perspective. For example, Professor Alexander J. Motyl of Rutgers University, a […]

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PM Erdogan in Turkey is Bent on Dividing Society and Usurping Democracy

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PM Erdogan in Turkey is Bent on Dividing Society and Usurping Democracy Nuray Lydia Oglu and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is entering a very dangerous period because at the helm of power resides an individual that twists the knife against perceived enemies. Indeed, the fact that around 45% of the electorate endorsed the […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Louis Vuitton and the Japanese Apple Pie

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Tokyo Fashion News: Louis Vuitton and the Japanese Apple Pie Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Louis Vuitton remains firmly committed to the Japanese luxury market because of the vibrant nature of this sector in the land of the rising sun. Indeed, this sector is extremely resilient even in negative economic times providing […]

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Prime Minister Medvedev of Russia visits Crimea: Special Economic Zone

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Prime Minister Medvedev of Russia visits Crimea: Special Economic Zone Galina Zobova and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is intent on stabilizing the economy of Crimea while the International Monetary Fund and Western lenders spread their tentacles into the Ukraine. This was witnessed when Prime Minister Medvedev of the Russian Federation announced […]

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