Monthly Archives: June 2019

Elton John vs Putin Debate On Homosexuality

Dear Readers: Today we have an interesting and heated debate between Rock Legend Elton John and Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the topic of homosexuality.  The kerfuffle started when a Russian film distribution company cut a sex scene out of … Continue reading

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Gruzian Hospitality: That is Sacred and Holy Thing!

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece by analyst Mikhail Moshkin.  This is a continuation of the ongoing saga about the Tbilisi anti-Russian riots, which resulted in Russia cutting off tourism to that Caucasian nation.  I did a piece on … Continue reading

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Russia Return to PACE – is good thing! – Part II

Dear Readers: Concluding my review of this piece by Dmitry Bavyrin, who argues that Russia’s return to PACE was a victory of Russian diplomacy.  Some Russophiles argue that Russia should never return, and just tell the Europeans where they can … Continue reading

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Russia Return to PACE – is good thing! – Part I

Dear Readers: In the Russophile community there have been heated debates over Russia’s return to the Parliamentary Assembly of Europe (PACE), a body that does not have the power to make binding laws.  Recall that Russia was suspended (well, technically, … Continue reading

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Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part III

Dear Readers: Today concluding my review of this piece by reporter and military analyst Evgeny Krutikov.  Where we left off, the Soviet Union was maneuvering like crazy to be in a better position, territorially, before the expected German invasion.  The … Continue reading

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Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of this piece by reporter and military analyst Evgeny Krutikov.  Where we left off we were discussing a secret protocol of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact, whereby the Soviet Union purchased, from Nazi Germany, a small chunk … Continue reading

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Molotov-Ribbentrop, how much time did it buy? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new historical series, based on this piece by our old friend, Evgeny Krutikov.  Krutikov wrote this piece a couple of days back, to commemorate the Russian holiday called “Day of Memory and Grief” marking … Continue reading

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