Monthly Archives: February 2019

Russian Press Takes the Side of American Right vs “Feral” Left

Dear Readers: In this global world that we live in, everybody’s business is everybody’s business.  Just be sure — I beg people — if you are digging into somebody else’s business —  to please get it right! Exhibit A:  This … Continue reading

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Did Maduro and Rosneft Outsmart Trump?

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from Infox.ru.  I am not very familiar with this site, looks to be a Russian business newspaper.  The headline reads: Maduro and Rosneft Outsmarted Trump Rosneft is, of course the Russian Oil Company … Continue reading

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Eurovision – Ukrainian Singers Must Undergo Ideological Purity Test – Part II

Dear Readers: Well, the plot continues to boil.  As commenter Nat brought to my attention, the Ukrainian Eurovision finalist Maruv is out of the picture, so the job is still up for grabs.  Maruv, aka Anna Korsun (quite sensibly, in … Continue reading

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Eurovision – Ukrainian Singers Must Undergo Ideological Purity Test – Part I

Dear Readers: In recent years, the Eurovision Song Contest, once a harmless and joyous pop festival, the very same which introduced ABBA to an appreciative world (!) has become over-ideologized, and fallen prey to neo-Cold War politics.  Alas, it’s no … Continue reading

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Why A Belorussian Jew Doesn’t Want You To See T-34

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from the Russian press, by reporter Anton Krylov.  The Russian headline translates as: Ukrainians Stole the Anti-T-34 Campaign From a Belorussian Jew So, in the U.S. Ukrainian Nationalists are attempting to censor and … Continue reading

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“On the Ground Bandera!” – Brave Cop Splits Ukrainian Society

Dear Readers: Returning from the 16th century to our modern time, is like waking up from a horrific nightmare, replete with monsters — only to realize, that nothing in that feverish dream was half as scary as the real world … Continue reading

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More Giles Fletcher: The Grifter Tsars – Part VII

Dear Readers: Today we can end this educational series with a few final confidence tricks employed by the Russian Tsars, to engorge their coffers. First on the list is a creative con is known as the Pauper’s Play.  This may … Continue reading

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