In this Feb. 4, 2015 photo, tombstones of the first stallions at the state-run Azucarero horse ranch, where an artificial insemination program is being developed, stand in a horse cemetery at the ranch in Artemisa, Cuba. The tombstones carry the horses’ names, birthdays, the years they died, their number of offspring as well as how many of their offspring were winners. Some of the names on the tombstones are Azucarero, Rincon Criollo, Playa Hermosa, Discutido, Limonada and Pimpollo. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

In this Feb. 4, 2015 photo, tombstones of the first stallions at the state-run Azucarero horse ranch, where an artificial insemination program is being developed, stand in a horse...

In this Feb. 4, 2015 photo, tombstones of the first stallions at the state-run Azucarero horse ranch, where an artificial insemination program is being developed, stand in a horse cemetery at the ranch in Artemisa, Cuba. The tombstones carry the horses’ names, birthdays, the years they died, their number of offspring as well as how many of their offspring were winners. Some of the names on the tombstones are Azucarero, Rincon Criollo, Playa Hermosa, Discutido, Limonada and Pimpollo. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Vedat Xhymshiti; is an independent journalist and war correspondent. He has reported on a number of Middle Eastern conflicts from the Arab Spring in 2010 to the current Syrian civil war. He has been published in various media including Der Spiegel, NY Times, TIME, Paris Match, Le Monde ect. He is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy. Xhymshiti is also a print media critic, a columnist for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and founder of THEFrontliner.net

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