Monthly Archives: August 2016

Dangerous Water Shortage in Luhansk

Dear Readers: I saw this piece by Evgeny Krutikov, who usually writes about the war in Syria.  This is about a different war – the one waged by the Kiev regime against “its own people” in the region of Luhansk. … Continue reading

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Russian Opinion Poll on Status of Donetsk

Dear Readers: I saw this piece in VZGLIAD today, it contains the results of a scientific opinion poll conducted by the sociological agency called “Russian Public Opinion Research Center” — in Russian this is Всероссийский центр изучения общественного мнения  or … Continue reading

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From the Nurse Anesthesiologist to the CIA: 5 Degrees Of Separation

Dear Readers: This was my process:  I was scanning the Russian press for an interesting story, and I saw this one in ROSBALT.  I used to read ROSBALT religiously, then not so much after it became a kreakl mag.  But … Continue reading

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Who Is the Richest Man in Russia?

Forbes came out with their annual ratings of richest people.  The gold medalist, for Russia, is a man named Mikhail Gutseriev.  He lives in Moscow and is worth $6.4 billion dollars.  He is a self-made businessman and the majority shareholder of … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Attack: The Miroslava Berdnik Story – Part II

Dear Readers: Here is still more continuation of the Miroslava Berdnik story.  Yesterday I provided some background on the Ukrainian nationalists and their never-slaked desire to extract revenge for their defeat in WWII.  Their elaborate plan for revenge has stretched out over … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Attack: The Miroslava Berdnik Story – Part I

Dear Readers: Here is a continuation of the Miroslava Berdnik story.  Recall that this Ukrainian journalist and writer was arrested by the Internal Police, the SBU (successor to the Soviet KGB).  She is charged with (literally) thinking and writing the … Continue reading

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Female Circumcision in Dagestan – What’s Up With That?

Dear Readers: As promised, here is the piece on the female circumcision scandal which recently rocked Russia.  Since this controversy was also covered somewhat in English-language media, then technically you don’t really need me to translate it from Russian.  Except for … Continue reading

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