Monthly Archives: July 2017

Syrian Woodpecker Migrates To Moscow

Dear Readers: Today, even though it’s Sunday, I decided to waive my usual Bible reading and just go for a cute animal story.  In this case, a Syrian woodpecker.  And no, I swear to God there is no double meaning … Continue reading

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What Ukraina Has Become – The Diary Of A Kiev Resident

Dear Readers: Well, I reckon it’s “Ukraine Week” here at the Avalanche.  Following my 2-parter on the Malorossiya Founding Document, this piece from the Komsomolka actually fits in nicely as a sort of coda; one could even call it the … Continue reading

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Malorossiya Constitutional Act – English Translation – Part II

Dear Readers: Today, as promised, completing my translation of the Constitutional Act announcing the new state of Malorossiya.  Please recall:  A couple of days ago, Donetsk Peoples Republic (DPR) elected leader Alexander Zakharchenko announced a project to replace the current … Continue reading

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Malorossiya Constitutional Act – English Translation – Part I

Dear Readers: The big huge news yesterdays in the Russian World, was the proclamation of the new state of Malorossiya, to replace the incumbent (and failed state) Ukraine.  Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the Separatist Donetsk Peoples Republic (DPR), declared the … Continue reading

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Biography of Bolshevik Leader Lev Kamenev

Dear Readers: In the year 2017 the Russian press is celebrating and re-living the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, one of the most momentous events in 20th-century history.  In revolutionary terms, we are up to the July Days. Recall … Continue reading

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“Life” – a movie with a positive Russian character!

Dear Readers: This is a movie review, if you will induge me. WARNING:  There are tons of SPOILERS ALERTS, so don’t continue reading one more word if you don’t want to know!  First go see the movie, and then y’all come … Continue reading

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Russia Adopts New Citizenship Oath

Dear Readers: Yesterday the big news in Russia was the adoption (by the State Duma) of an oath of citizenship.  Prior to this, people could become Russian citizens without taking an oath, I think they just had to sign something, … Continue reading

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