Mashonda has returned with her new EP, Note to Self via Tifrere Music. It’s her first proper project since her 2005 debut album, January Joy, and her most personal to date. Note to Self contains eight tracks, three of which are interludes with affirmations (“God’s Plan,” “Purity” and “No More”). She co-wrote every song on
Kazuki Takahashi, creator of the internationally famous Yu-Gi-Oh! manga, was found dead in July. At the time, officials did not disclose the circumstances.
Ukraine accuses Russia of violating international law by placing Ukrainian children in Russian families.
The transfer of Ukrainian children from occupied territories to Russia and their adoption by Russian families is a potential war crime.
Fall rains have turned the earth to sludge, slowing advances at least until the winter freeze, in conditions that have hampered military movement for centuries.
Announced by Mr. Putin in September, the draft sent shock waves across Russia.