Monthly Archives: January 2018

America + Kazakhstan = A New Friendship Blooms! – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing this Kazakh mini-series, based on two pieces from VZGLIAD, this one by Alina Nazarova, and this one by Irina Alksnis.  Alina’s piece is headlined  “Trump and Nazarbaev discuss switching the Donbass negotiations from Minsk [to Kazakhstan]”, and … Continue reading

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America + Kazakhstan = A New Friendship Blooms! – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new mini-series, based on two pieces from VZGLIAD, this one by Alina Nazarova, and this one by Irina Alksnis.  Alina’s piece is headlined  “Trump and Nazarbaev discuss switching the Donbass negotiations from Minsk [to … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Be Careful What You Wish For!

Dear Readers: I saw this short but interesting piece in PolitNavigator.  The writer is Mikhail Ryabov from Lugansk.  I am happy to summarize this piece and regard it almost as a follow-up to the series I finished recently on Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Kadyrov Criticizes The Exceptional Nation

Dear Readers: I saw this piece in VZGLIAD a couple of days ago.  Don’t worry, it’s a shortie, I can do it all in one sitting. But first, before we start, I want to give a shout-out to my American … Continue reading

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Does the World Need A New Decree Of Peace? – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today we finish reviewing this post by Dmitry Lyskov.  Where we left off, we saw that the new Bolshevik-led government, with its official Decree of Peace, hastened to fulfill a decade-old promise it had made … NOT to … Continue reading

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Does the World Need A New Decree Of Peace? – Part V

Dear Readers: Continuing to review and work through this post by Dmitry Lyskov, concerning Russian history of 100 years ago.  Lyskov has done a good job in countering historical revisionism, often of the hysterical brand, e.g., “Lenin hated Russia and … Continue reading

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Does the World Need A New Decree Of Peace? – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing to review and work through this post by Dmitry Lyskov. Where we left off in our previous episode, we were attending the Seventh Congress of the Second Socialist International in Stuttgart Germany, where we were having a … Continue reading

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