Monthly Archives: March 2018

Scenes From American Consulate in Saint Petersburg

Dear Readers: With Easter Sunday coming tomorrow, as we humbly await the resurrection of Christ, it is time to ponder deeply about …. COLOSSAL PAYBACK and Revenge! As a component of the tit-for-tat spat in Russia-U.S. relations, the Russian government … Continue reading

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Zubov: Ukrainian Is Better than Russian – Part II

Dear Readers: Today I hope to break down this polemic of Zubov vs. Tretiakov and propose my own solidly-based opinions of who is right, and who is wrong, and about what.  Recall that the debate centers around a comparison of … Continue reading

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Zubov: Ukrainian Is Better than Russian – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from a Ukrainian online magazine called Obozrevatel.  The author is Tatiana Gayzhevskaya.  This piece caught my eye, since I am a Linguist myself.  Well, not a practicing one — the job market for … Continue reading

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Zakharova Promises London “A Big Surprise” On March 29

Dear Readers: I have this piece today from VZGLIAD, by Dmitry Zubarev, reporting on an utterance emitted by Maria Zakharova yesterday on Vladimir Soloviev’s Sunday talk show.  Regular Russia watchers know that Maria is the official spokesperson for the Russian … Continue reading

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Suspicious Death Person Of Interest Malaysian Boeing – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing my translation of that old KP interview from December 2014.  In which anonymous eye-witness “Alexander” implicates Captain Vladislav Voloshin as being a “person of interest” in the MH-17 catastrophe.  We got through that part of the … Continue reading

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Suspicious Death Person Of Interest Malaysian Boeing – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my translation of that old KP interview from December 2014.  In which anonymous witness “Alexander”, an employee of a small military airport in Eastern Ukraine which dispatched jets for bombing runs of the Donbass in 2014, implicates … Continue reading

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Suspicious Death Person Of Interest Malaysian Boeing – Part II

Dear Readers: Today continuing the Voloshin suicide story by reminding why he was considered a Person of Interest in the MH-17 incident.  Voloshin’s death is being treated as suspicious by the Ukrainian police, but this is normal in the case … Continue reading

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